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Business Technology Solutions Consultant/Big Data (New Delhi, India)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

ZS’s India Capability & Expertise Center (CEC) houses more than 60% of ZS people across three offices in New Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru. Our teams work with colleagues across North America, Europe and East Asia to create and deliver real world solutions to the clients who drive our business. The CEC maintains standards of analytical, operational and technological excellence across our capability groups. Together, our collective knowledge enables each ZS team to deliver superior results to our clients.

ZS's Business Technology Group helps companies define and execute their technology strategy by designing, building and operating their business intelligence (BI), cloud, data management, dashboard and analytics capabilities. Team members strategize, design and build custom IT solutions to improve our clients’ commercial effectiveness.
The Solution Delivery team implements technology-based solutions in the areas of business intelligence, analytics, information management, reporting and mobility. In addition, this team configures ZS’s 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 systems, process flows and procedures to aid analyses and recommendations for solution offerings.

• Practical experience in understanding complex client requirements and process mapping to design flexible and scalable solutions. Lead systems implementations and detailed functional/technical system design.

• Manage SDLC implementation with large cross-functional global teams. Mentor and develop junior team members.

• 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 with specialization in Computer Science, MIS, IT or other computer related disciplines.

• 7+ years of relevant consulting-industry experience working on medium-large scale technology solution delivery engagements.

• Minimum 5 years of experience leading delivery of one or multiple projects.

• Experience of working with Big Data and Hadoop File System (HDFS).

• Have hands-on experience in writing MapReduce jobs in one of the following- Java, Pig, Impala and Python.

• Strong knowledge of Hive/Impala and Hive/Impala analytical functions.

• Capturing data from existing databases that provide SQL interfaces using Scoop.

• Good hands on experience of automation using oozie.

• Experience in working on Cloudera distribution is preferable.

• Experience with development on AWS is preferable.

• Excellent knowledge of NoSQL platforms Cassandra and Neo4j.

• Knowledge and application of full text search engine library like Apache Lucene.

• Hands-on experience with analytical tools, languages, or libraries (e.g. R, Mahout) will be an added advantage.

• Nice to have experience in JavaScript & Angular JS.

• Experience in coding in Java is preferable.

• Experience in Linux/Unix scripting is preferable.
Additional skills: 

• Strong client presence. Ability to communicate verbally and in writing technical concepts to all audiences.

• Ability to manage a virtual global team environment that contributes to the overall timely delivery of multiple projects.

• Knowledge of current data modeling, and data warehouse concepts, issues, practices, methodologies, and trends in the Business Intelligence domain.

• Experience with analyzing and troubleshooting the interaction between databases, operating systems, and applications.

• Help with the selling process including writing proposals and giving product demos.

• Significant supervisory, coaching and hands-on project management skills.
• Willingness to travel to other global offices as needed to work with client or other internal project teams.

ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
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 offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, plus an attractive benefits package.


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