Senior PS Consultant - EMEA Region
Company: Alation Inc
Posted on: February 23, 2021
Alation continues to hire for roles at various locations with
all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19
crisis. Everyone new to the Alation team, along with our current
workforce, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to
return to our offices. Alation pioneered the data catalog market
and today is leading its evolution into a platform for a broad
range of data intelligence solutions including data search &
discovery, data governance, and digital transformation. Nearly 200
enterprises drive data culture, improve decision making, and
realize business outcomes with Alation. For more information, visit
https://www.alation.com/ We are seeking a Senior Professional
Service Consultant to join our expanding team in EMEA. The ideal
candidate will be a member of the Alation Professional Services
team who possesses deep data management expertise and an
outstanding record of program delivery success. As the leading
authority on Alation's technology they are primarily responsible
for advising key client sponsors, planning and leading multi-phase
implementation programs to drive usage, adoption and value.
- Participate in account knowledge transfer sessions with Alation
- Lead pre-engagement meetings with customers.
- Lead the customer through on-premise and cloud based product
- Lead the customer through single sign-on, authentication
configuration to LDAP or ActiveConfigure out-of-box database, file
system and Business Intelligence tool connectors.
- Create custom database, file system and BI tool
connectors/feeds using scripts and the Alation REST API.
- Populate the loading of metadata from databases, file systems
and BI tools.
- Define and populate Classifications, Taxonomies, Glossaries,
Articles and Lineage.
- Deliver customer training.
- Create functional requirements and technical specifications for
- Define coding standards and practices to be used by Solution
- Provide oversight of Solutions Engineers who are creating
custom integrations for the ingestion of metadata.
- Provide project status reports and briefings.
- Participate in creating statements of work (SOW).Assist
Customer Success Management as required.
- Provide input on new features to Product Management.
- Identifying opportunities for account expansion.
- Document lessons learned, tips/tricks and contribute knowledge
- Participate in customer community forums. Requirements:
- Energized and excited about being in a high growth, startup
- Passionate about continuously innovating and improving.
- Comfortable working in a non-traditional office environment
using virtual teaming and working remotely.
- Passionate about ensuring customers get maximum value out of
- Willing to travel 30-70% throughout the EMEA region
- Minimum 7+ years of consulting experience in a lead role.
- Data management experience with data quality, master data
management, reference data, profiling or data governance.
- Experience with multiple databases and excellent SQL
- Experience with single sign-on, authentication configuration
with LDAP and Active Directory.
- Python or Java experience using REST APIs.
- Experience with Hadoop distributions (Cloudera, Hortonworks,
MapR) and with AWS or Azure.
- Experience with Alation of other metadata tools.
- Experience with Business Intelligence tools.
- Experience delivering services as part of a software company.
#LI-EA1 Our founders have come together from different backgrounds:
business, engineering, and design. This unique mix from our
founding team is important to the Alation culture story. Today, our
team consists of creators and communicators with varied backgrounds
- from Stanford, to the Indian Institute of Technology, big
companies and one-person startups, the United States, and abroad.
We continue to seek ever more diverse perspectives as we grow. Why
Alation? - High-growth, collaborative environment with diverse and
inclusive teams - Continuous learning, enrichment and development
opportunities - Competitive pay and health offerings - Flexible
time off to relax and recharge
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