Head of Data

New York, NY, US

Head of Data - (51968)


Job Description:


A customer-centric, intellectually curious, energetic person
that can lead the data practice for Virtusa's various BU in the US.

• Lead a
community of data/analytics professionals within the business unit

• Understand our
current offerings, evolve those, and evangelize with senior client stakeholders

• In
collaboration with Sales, develop project opportunities with new and existing

• Lead technical
solutioning and estimation for data/analytics proposals

• Identify
talent within the business unit and leverage same for proposals and POCs

• Stay up-to-date
and evangelize new trends in data/analytics both internally and externally

• Advance
individual and Virtusa brand through meaningful publications such as blogs and

• 25-50% travel
depending on location (25% for NY/NJ based)


• Understanding
of the breadth of data and analytics solutions - data models, warehouses, MDM,
data governance/quality, data integration, BI, and analytics

• Understanding
of cloud-based big data and warehouse solutions

• Exposure to
the use of statistical analysis and Machine Learning techniques towards
building intelligent and/or predictive analytics solutions

• Exposure to
emerging/innovative Visualization paradigms

• Ability to
solution both as a solo contributor and a community leader

Customer-facing consulting and internal-facing collaboration and
mentoring skills

• Excellent
communication, presentation, interpersonal, and organizational skills

• Ability to
collaborate effectively with both sales and technical teams as part of

• Understanding
of various domain


• 12+ years
overall experience with last 8+ years building data and analytics solutions for
complex enterprises

• 5+ years of
pre-sales/consulting experience in data engineering

• Must have
executed 2-3 large data engagements from inception to production as an

• Experience in
building/migrating to cloud-based data solutions

• In-depth
experience in building ETL solutions, data lakes, data warehouses and
analytical platforms

• Experience in
non-functional/functional designs for analytics platforms

• Working
experience with Ai/ML and Data Science

• Consulting
experience with a large multi-national is a plus

Primary Location

: US-New York


: Full Time

Job Type

: Experienced


: No

Job Posting

: 10/08/2020, 2:09:25 PM
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