September 23, 2020 5:16 pm

Principal Consultant

Role: Principal Consultant
Location: Anywhere in the world but available to work in the UK time zone
Travel: Wherever the client is!
Experience: 8+ Years
Remuneration: Commensurate with your experience

Acrotrend is a customer analytics consulting firm that specialises in supporting businesses to maximise the potential of the digital world. We take you from data to insight to action. We combine curiosity, questions and our love of data with:
• Best of breed customer analytics technology
• Machine learning and data science
• Packaged solution accelerators
In 2020 Acrotrend was included in the Financial Times UK’s Leading Management Consultancies List.
Check out our website ( to understand what we do and how we work
We are seeking a smart, diligent, methodical consultant who will be an expert in delivering our consulting service offerings to clients.

What you’ll do…
• On-board Acrotrend’s reference architecture built for cloud platforms like AWS/Azure.
• Lead the design phase for the projects with clients, carrying accountability of the solution design, client communications and reviews
• Create collaterals like solution design diagrams, technical specs,
• Design & build modern data warehouse and data lakes
• Envision, design & build data science and Machine Learning applications and use cases especially around customer analytics
• Drive client presentations to senior stakeholders as the technology authority
• Run PoCs and PoTs with clients
• Work in small and medium sized fast paced environments and project teams
• Help the clients in selecting technology architecture and tools to implement the best fit solution
• Bring in thought leadership around modern technology and ways of working
• Collaborate with Acrotrend SME’s and Delivery teams to build Proof of Concepts, Demos, and working propositions to take to market,
• Participate in pre-sales activities including proposal RFP’s, workshops, presentations and solution design for SOW’s

You’ll do it using…
• Excellent knowledge of data warehousing technologies and data modelling concepts (e.g. Snowflake, Amazon Redshift, Azure Cosmos)
• Hands-on experience with cloud-based analytics software like Snowflake, AWS Data lakes, ETL and data pipeline tools like Talend, Azure and AWS
• Good understanding of marketing automation and CRM architecture & functionality (e.g. Salesforce) to integrate into data warehouse and data lakes
• Hands-On experience in integration and application architectures for medium to large-scale enterprises (e.g. Talend, Data pipelines, APIs, Microservices)
• Working knowledge and architectural understanding of enterprise business intelligence tools (e.g. Power BI, Looker, Tableau)
• Variety of databases and programming languages, e.g. Java, R, Python, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, GraphDB, Databricks, Kafka, Spark, SQL Server, NET, C#
• Experience of working on integration patterns and microservices
• Expertise with Data Quality and MDM concepts
• Hands-on experience of developing and managing solution architectures for Agile/Scrum
• Experience or knowledge of DevOps and DataOps
• Your acumen for stakeholder management at all levels; both internally and externally
• Certifications in various technologies from the Acrotrend reference architecture
• A good appreciation of the cost drivers in systems delivery and operations and the commercial consequences of the technical decisions

You’ll fit in by…
• Embodying the values of Acrotrend
• Thinking like an owner (Founder’s Mindset)
• Communicating with honesty, candour, and respect
• Being resourceful and creative
• Acting with empathy

You’ll love it because…
• You will have the opportunity to work in a successful, fast-moving mission-driven company
• You will have autonomy and growth opportunities
• You will collaborate with other brilliant minds
• You will always be surrounded by new challenges from clients, consultants and technology

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