Data Strategist

Job Description

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IBM Global Business Services helps top-tier clients solve their most complex business and technical issues. With access to resources that only a global leader can provide, you will learn valuable skills, gain access to a vast and diverse network of talented professionals, and enjoy unparalleled career, training, and educational opportunities.

Data Strategist operates on full corporate technology stack with domain/process knowledge in each area. Leads determination on what insight is critical to business objectives, identifies approaches best suited to make data available, and identifies relevant metrics.

Ensures that metrics are translated into data needs and data needs into tech req'ts for tracking. Has technical acumen to make trade-offs to avoid over-burdening a resource with any piece of the solution. Helps establish corresponding cross-functional processes; brokers domain knowledge from one function to another; funnels downstream constraints to decision makers and overall strategy to individual data stakeholders; champions appropriate investment in data infrastructure/personnel; and assembles a team to address issues.

The Data Strategist has a similar skill set as a Data Engineer, but with much more of a data/process strategy focus.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• Degree Computer Engineering/Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, Applied Math
• 2+ years experience building data pipelines, micro-services and interfacing with databases
• Proficiency with Python and/or R
• Shell Scripting
• Cloud architecture / workload sizing

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

• 5+ years experience building data pipelines, micro-services and interfacing with databases
• Proficiency with a data modelling tool
• Masters preferred
• Enhanced reliable security clearance is preferred

EO Statement
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