ZS ( www.zsassociates.com ) is the world's largest consulting firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and increased use of today's latest technologies. From 22 offices worldwide, ZS professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.
ZS' Business Technology group helps companies define and execute their technology strategy by designing, building and operating the business intelligence (BI), big data, cloud, data management, dashboard and analytics capabilities that are at the core of sales and marketing operations.
The Solution Delivery team implements technology-based big data solutions within advanced analytics platforms and applications. In addition, this team configures ZS’ proprietary software used to streamline business processes for commercial groups at client organizations. This team takes overall ownership of the delivery of the technical solution leading the design and development phases and collaborating with other teams for business requirements and system testing.
Leverage extensive knowledge of big data systems, process flows and procedures to aid analyses and recommendations for solution offerings;
Lead feasibility analysis, select the technologies that provide the best solution and identify the products available that will best fit the solution proposed;
Design the solution taking advantage of the existing assets maintaining a balance between architecture requirements and specific client needs;
Create prototypes, conduct proofs of concepts, evaluate options with pros and cons and provide recommendations;
Assess the business situation by engaging with varied levels and profile of stakeholders;
Facilitate project execution by providing support in project-level issue resolution and scope management. Ensure quality of all project deliverables;
Collaborate with other team members (involved in the requirements gathering, testing, roll-out and operations phases) to ensure seamless transitions.
Bachelor’s/master’s degree in Computer Science or related field from a top university; MBA is desirable;
At least 5-7 years of professional experience in IT, IT services or consulting work;
At least 3 years of hands on development experience using open source big data components like: Hadoop, Flume, Hive, Spark, Sqoop, Pig, HBase, AWS, Kafka, Impala, Cloudera, Cassandra;
Programming experience in: SQL, Java, Python, R, Scala;
Proven ability to lead both on-shore and off-shore teams in the development of big data solutions;
Deep expertise in the principals and architecture of various technologies within the big data stack is required;
Experience implementing 2-3 end-to-end big data, cloud (Amazon Web Services or other) solutions across multiple technologies and platforms;
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in interpersonal and written formats;
Familiarity with agile development and DevOps best practices preferred;
Knowledge of IT strategy and management desirable.
ZS is a global consulting firm; English fluency is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is highly desired.
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS Associates offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, complete medical/dental/life insurance programs and retirement benefits. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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