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Principal Consultant -- Data Strategy/Data Governance

Location: City, US


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Job Number: 27643

Position Title: Principal Advisory Services Consultant

External Description:

Informatica is currently looking for a Principal Consultant with experience in data strategy and data governance to join our team.

Job Summary 
As a Principal Consultant, you understand what it takes to implement data and analytics solutions that make valuable business outcomes possible. In the role of Principal Consultant, you’ll excel at uncovering, and then connecting, our customers’ strategic business drivers to Informatica’s technical capabilities. To be successful in the role of Principal Consultant, you must be able to work effectively in a fluid, fast-paced environment while maintaining excellent communication with management and team members.

Technology We Use

  • Hadoop, Big Data, Linux, Hive, Spark, Oracle, SQL, ETL, PowerCenter, Azure, AWS, Google, Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, Kerberos, Active Directory, Sentry, Ranger

Your Role

  • Stay current with changes in the technical area of expertise, while identifying new opportunities
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of the assigned applications, functional areas or projects
  • Actively manage and working with 5-10 accounts simultaneously
  • Assist customers with implementation while providing expert knowledge
  • Lead and deliver presales workshops and provide specialized services for customers
  • Develop and embrace key relationships with customers at all levels
  • Continuously contribute to proposals, construct estimates, and validate an approach for implementation
  • Work across multiple teams and departments
  • Mentor and assist associate consultants
  • Providing renewal rescue activities that may include customer problem resolution, use case design and development, and product feature demonstration and application
  • Proactively identify proof of value user cases, roles, and personas to address during the sales process
  • Support and participate in proof of concept activities, problem-solving and troubleshooting for the assigned applications, functional areas or projects
  • Participate in internal/cross-team meetings, scoping, decision making and technical documentation

Required Experience

  • 10+ years of experience as a data management practitioner
  • 5+ years of experience in leading large-scale data management and analytics initiatives
  • Proven experience implementing data governance programs, defining vision and data strategy

What We Look For

  • Ability to work on multiple projects and be flexible to adapt to changing requirements
  • Must be a champion of change, actively engaging and supporting change and innovation
  • Willingness to travel up to 60% of the time across North America
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • High energy, confident, ambitious and self-motivated individual
  • Willingness to embrace new challenges and help drive success
  • You’re on the rise in the data management industry, and have either done:
    • Public Speaking Engagements
    • Published Articles
    • Blogs or White Papers
  • Must be an effective communicator
  • BS in Computer Science or related degree, or equivalent work experience

City: City


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Company Profile:

Who We Are

Informatica empowers the world's most progressive companies to realize data-driven digital transformations that are changing the world.  To do this, we live by our We "DATA" values. We Do Good, Act As One Team, Think Customer First, and Aspire For The Future. Together, we are conquering the impossible with data and changing what was once unimaginable into what’s now common—making lives richer, businesses stronger, and our world better.

Unleash Your Potential

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

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Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

  • Since March 2020, our INFA Team have been working remotely to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19
  • During this time, work-life balance and the well-being of our team has been a priority for us. In lieu of not being in the office, our teams are actively participating online via video chats. You'll find groups connecting for online games, virtual break rooms, online training, yoga, morning coffee, and so much more!
  • We're also offering all teammates the ability to expense home office items (monitor, chair, desk, etc…) to ensure that you're as comfortable as possible

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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Travel Requirement: Up to 50%

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The Hiring Process

Apply for an open role via our Career Page or through an Internal Referral. While you're waiting to hear back from our Talent Acquisition Team, visit, our Informatica social channels, and Glassdoor. Doing so will give you insight into who we are, what we do, and why you should join our team.

If you're a great fit, one of our Recruiter's will reach out to you to schedule an initial screen via a video call. Use this time to share your experience with the Recruiter, and why you're the best person for the job.

After speaking to the Recruiter, you'll have a chance to meet with the Hiring Manager and team via a video call. Use this step as a chance to learn more about the team, and as a chance to sell yourself and impress the team.

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