General information

Country
United States
City
Remote Location
Department
Pre-Sales
Job ID
27507

Description & Requirements

Senior Solutions Consultant, Business Intelligence/Analytics

 Remote Location

                                                 

About Infor

Infor delivers end-to-end ERP and strategic edge applications that are integrated and delivered in a multi-tenant cloud. We believe that customers need industry-specific solutions and that one size does not fit all. 

We are proud to serve more than 68,000 companies worldwide. Infor is a standalone subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc., which has annual revenues of over $110 billion.

For more information visit www.infor.com

Position Summary

 

Infor is transforming Solution Consulting and looking for a Business Intelligence/Data Analytics Solutions Consultant to develop and present compelling industry-leading solutions using our Birst/Infor technology.     The successful SC possesses a strong business acumen and an ability to understand our customers’ business needs and challenges through discovery to deliver strategic, industry competitive solutions.  Also has an artistic, visual capability for building compelling demo content.  SCs work closely with the sales organization to provide compelling solutions, presentations and demos while becoming the trusted advisor of our customers.

We are seeking a Senior Solution Consultant with 3 plus years of experience to help Birst, a leading cloud business intelligence platform, provide customers with unprecedented insight and analysis more quickly and cost-effectively than with traditional solutions.  Our world class team is rapidly re-shaping the next generation of business intelligence and analytics applications as part of Infor.

A Day in The Life Typically Includes:

  • Understand customers’ analytic goals and challenges through successful discovery
  • Confidently present and articulate the business value of the Birst platform to all levels
  • Demonstrate the Birst product in a way that clearly differentiates us from the competition
  • Scope, build, and present custom demos and proof of concepts.  This includes data acquisition, ETL, data modeling, and BI creation (reports, charts, analytics, and dashboards)
  • Be team coordinator of demo content – developing and documenting demos that range from standard to industry to integrated Infor or functional specific:
    • Includes story line with Business Value
    • Includes appropriate use of key product differentiators
    • Use modern graphical design to be visually appealing
  • Review upcoming product functionality and modify standard demonstration environment to show off new capabilities – share modifications with SC team
  • Be innovate and create new solutions with out-of-the-box thinking
  • Successfully research and document product, technical, and security responses on RFIs and RFPs
  • Work as team player by continually learning and sharing new knowledge
  • Manage multiple customer engagements simultaneously

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Be curious about how systems work and interested in finding creative solutions to tough business challenges
  • Give “Knock your socks off” presentations and demonstrations
  • Proven visual Dashboard development experience and skills.  Knowledge of dashboard best practices. 
  • Graphical Design Skills
  • Familiarity wih BI tools like Microstrategy, Business Objects, Cognos, OBIEE, Qlikview
  • Familiarity with RDMBS’ like SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata, MySQL
  • Broad understanding and ability to articulate the benefits of cloud computing
  • Able to travel as needed (around 50%)

·         Have a BA/BS degree

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in comparable pre-sales position, supporting sales cycles selling BI, of doing dashboard demo development.
  • Ability to work with teams physically in the office and virtually around the world from remote location
  • Be passionate about technology.  Excited about AI, Mobile, IOT and cloud technologies.
  • An understanding or experience with SQL, Visual Basic, JavaScript, ETL (extract, transform, load) scripting
  • An understanding or experience with data modeling, logical star schema designs, data warehouse concepts
  • Working knowledge of various front and back office business applications
  • Be self-motivated, flexible, and take initiative
  • Be a partner with sales in assisting with planning account strategy


Infor Values:

Our Guiding Principles set the standard for how we work with one another. They define who we are as an organization and guide everything we do. By applying the same shared values that unleash prosperity in free societies—such as value creation, integrity, responsibility, free speech, and toleration—we encourage one another to take initiative and to challenge the status quo.

 

We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf