Job Description :
Baltimore, Maryland

$100/hr

Product SME (Qlik)

Duties:

Providing professional support services and/or the integration of their respective products.
Implement the products based on best Practices
Review the current architectural landscape and make appropriate recommendations.
Must be able to compare various solutions and determine the one which best fits the need.
Designs, develops and maintains infrastructure and backend applications.
Provides experience in web application technologies and middleware solutions.
Researches new technologies and products for their applicability to business processes.
Ensures that the architecture is well planned and in agreement with standards.

Qualifications:

Education:

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline is required.

General Experience:

At least 12 years of experience in architecting cloud based multi user environment with expertise in planning, designing, building, and implementing IT application modernization / implementation effort.
Must have a strong background in software engineering principles and techniques.
At least five (5) years of the required twelve (12) years of experience must be in the direct supervision and management of major projects that involve providing professional support services and/or the integration, implementation and transition of large complex system and subsystem architectures.
Must demonstrate a broad understanding of client IT environmental issues and solutions and be a recognized expert within the IT industry.
Must demonstrate advanced abilities to team and mentor and possess demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills.
Information architecture and Product/application roadmap planning
Technical architecture including software and hardware sizing and capacity planning
Knowledge of applications such as MarkLogic, MongoDB, Cloud, BI, NoSQL, Big Data, Cloudera, Qlik, EAI and ESB/Workflow based decision systems


Special Qualifications:

5 years of Experience with administering and suppoirting the different Qlik Products (QlikView/Qlik Sense/nPrinting/GeoAnalytics/ QAP platform
Responsible for deployment and publishing of Reports/applications
Implement and maintain security
Provide suggestions on Server and scalability across each environment
Troubleshoot issues, both from a development as well as a performance standpoint
Develop a practical roadmap for an enterprise-wide BI reporting and analytics platform.
Should define the overall BI data architecture, including ETL processes, ODS, EDW, data marts and data lakes.
Recommend appropriate technologies to support the implementation of the BI roadmap. Work with the data architect to insure that logical and physical data models support the analytic needs of the business.

Provide BI technical and architectural guidance to projects and teams, ensuring that new initiatives enable effective data reporting.