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Director Business Intelligence

Tempe, AZ, US

Requisition Number: 76869 

Director Business Intelligence
Core Job Duties
Develop Insights' Global Data Science and Machine Learning design, build, test and deploy standards.
Lead the consultative development of tailored solutions to business problems that demonstrate thought leadership.
Partner with business and enterprise data leaders to provide technical advice on data technologies and trends.
Be a consultant for the business leadership and understand their challenges that could leverage Insights's for solving them, tailor POCs and proposals.
Unlock Insights's and guide the business – everything from tactical site optimizations to broad level strategic direction that is grounded in data evidence and heavy analytical rigor.
Lead and mentor a team of data scientists, machine learning engineers and data engineers  to explore & process data from disparate sources, generate actionable Insights's, drive the use of advanced analytics methods to test hypotheses and perform analytical deep-dives to identify problems, opportunities and actionable Insights's
Define and lead design and development of foundational growth enablers, including: self-serve analytics, customer Insights's, mission learning models for product recommendations and segmentation, market attribution, forecast and risk, etc.
Build a team of business champions in enabling a data-oriented decision-making culture and iteratively work with them in adopting the Insights's and analytics.
Demonstrate a bias for architecture principles balanced with tactical timelines, cost and risks.
Embrace and affect domain-centric design and architecture principles of security, scale, uptime and reliability.
Share the evaluation criteria, fitment, pros and cons of various technologies with internal and external customers.
Lead complex Big Data and Data Science Architecture and whiteboarding sessions.
Approach the problems with a business-oriented mindset to develop an understanding and documentation of business problems, product requirements and success metrics.
Participate in performance testing to ensure Big Data Architecture meets the needs of the data science and AI teams.
Keep abreast of the new technologies and trends in the AI and Data Sciences.
Keep evaluating new tools and technologies in this space and form a point of view.
Provide consulting to the relevant data teams on best practices for designing applications to enable easy analytics; be an expert on large-scale data sciences.
Communicate complex ideas clearly to tell a data story with the appropriate business language.
Think “beyond the numbers” to deliver business relevant recommendations with audience in mind.
Actively participate in the industry externally through internet research, white papers, or conferences.
Designing and planning for solutions in the various engineering subject areas as it relates to data storage and movement solutions: data warehousing, enterprise system data architecture, data design (e.g., Logical and Physical Modeling), data persistence technologies, data processing, data management, and data analysis.
All aspects of the EDW: ETL, metadata layer, presentation layer, security/administration, user support and production support
Deploy Data/Machine Learning Microservices solutions
Lead complex reporting projects
Lead teams of engineers and be familiar with standard project management processes (scrum, Kanban, etc.) including forecasting of effort and project timelines
Identify professional growth areas for each engineer on the team and proactively provide opportunities for increasing their skill set as engineers.
Provide deep strategical technical expertise and guidance in the design/architecture/planning stage of the project. Provide guidance during the execution/implementation as necessary. Help the team manage projects using agile engineering methodologies.
Core Skills / Behaviors
6+ years of hands-on experience working with data tools within the Microsoft data platform with an demonstrated understanding of the following technologies: 
SQL Server
Analysis Services and DAX
Reporting Services
Self-Service BI Tools: Power BI
Azure: Azure SQL Database, Azure Data Warehouse and Azure Data Factory
Azure Big Data Technologies: Azure Data Lake and Azure Databricks
7+ years of experience in scripting ETL solutions using one of the following (Python, Java, PowerShell)
7+ years of experience implementing Advanced Analytics/Machine Learning solutions
4+ years of experience using Linux through a terminal 
2+ years of experience using Containers – Modern build with microservices
Other Desired Qualifications
Strong analytical and reasoning skills that result in clear technical execution
Skill at translating requirements into clean, efficient and quality code
Passion to deliver craftsman-quality work both individually and as part of a team
Solid communication skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
Desire to learn new skills and grow competencies 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline 

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Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 11,000 teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 11,000+ teammates in 21 countries providing Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations across the globe
  • $9.2 billion in revenue in 2018*
  • Ranked #430 on the 2019 Fortune 500, #14 on the 2019 CRN Solution Provider 500
  • 2019 Adobe Americas Partner of the Year, 2019 Cisco Global-Americas Partner of the Year, 2019 Intel IoT Solutions Partner of the Year, Microsoft U.S. Azure Partner Choice Award for Data/AI, Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider 
  • Ranked #23 on the 2019 Fortune 50 Best Workplaces in Technology, #70 on the 2019 Fortune 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and #7 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2019 list of Best Places to Work (Extra Large Business)
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance

* Proforma to include PCM, Inc. for fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2018


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Posting Notes: Tempe || Arizona (US-AZ) || United States (US) || None || None || US - Tempe, AZ ||

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