Technology Consultant (Acceleration)

US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
2017-3356
# of Openings
1
Category
Technology

Overview

Acceleration crafts digital marketing capability for global brands and industry leaders. We are digital natives who early on understood the radical impact that technology would have on the future of brands.  A rare breed of individuals with comprehensive experience of building marketing capability, driving best practice and implementing marketing technology.

Operating at the intersection of technology and strategy, consumer engagement and insights to build the specific capabilities needed to grow market share and expand global reach.  We have a reputation for accelerating value-delivery for brands on the road to digital transformation.  Part of WPP Digital, and with 15 years’ experience, we employ 150 strategic marketing technologists globally.

About Acceleration and Wunderman

Acceleration, a premier marketing technology consultancy, became a part of Wunderman’s network in 2016, The relationship with Acceleration reinforces Wunderman's ability to deliver data and technology consulting and extends its offer into end-to-end digital transformation services. Acceleration, which joined WPP in 2012, helps its clients to develop ground-breaking digital strategies and to design and implement the supporting data and technology infrastructure behind them. The combined offer will allow Wunderman to provide its clients with seamless digital transformation that starts with strategy development and runs through to the creation of campaigns and experiences that drive concrete business results.

 

For more information, please visit: www.wunderman.com and http://www.acceleration.biz/.

 

The Technology Consultant must be a recognized specialist and client lead, with a deep understanding of the Data Architecture and Systems Integrations that comprise the clients Digital Marketing Infrastructure.  The ideal candidate will have a passion for digital marketing and extensive direct experience within the marketing technology landscape.

 

As an important member of the Acceleration team, you will work directly with clients as well as other team members to deliver solutions to unique business problems by leveraging your experience and knowledge.

The Technology Consultant must possess keen business consulting skills and will be responsible for assisting clients in defining solutions for their online marketing initiatives.  In addition, they will develop relationships with required clients within the client environment and be part of an Acceleration client facing team that consists of Business Directors, Business Consultants and Project Managers.

 

The Technology Consultant will also take an active role in driving best practices and methodologies, supporting business development efforts and acting as a thought leader within the organization and in the industry.

The role requires an advanced technical understanding of marketing technology that will allow managing the technology itself.

Responsibilities

Support the Acceleration team as part of client projects to deliver technical requirements and solutions in the following areas of expertise CRM, Segmentation, Content, Media, DMP, Social, DAM, Identity platforms and integration of these platforms with databases and other data sources.

 

Technical lead and engagement with clients as part of a project team to deliver strategic, best practice, practical technical solutions; from initial scoping through solution design, build, support transition and ultimately ongoing support. Must be familiar with both waterfall and agile methods of delivery.

 

Drive process and technical innovation, which will require the creation of documents, presentations, architecture diagrams, processes flows, data model diagrams and solution design documents and associated presentations.

 

Responsible for working with clients and the team to deliver the following type of engagements:

  • Solution Design and Architecture (Medium and High Complexity)
  • Integration specifications
  • Existing solution audit and analysis
  • Data mapping, extract and transformation strategies
  • Relational Data / Data Schemas development
  • Scripting and Query development
  • Reporting specification and delivery
  • Custom application development projects
  • Active mentoring and knowledge transfer within the broader Acceleration Technical Team

Support Acceleration business development efforts by providing technology related market insights and analysis

Lead multiple projects / streams of work within a program and identify additional business opportunities

Ensure the highest levels of satisfaction by delivering outstanding service, valuable insights and recommendations to clients

Qualifications

  • Must be a leader
  • Team player
  • Previous Marketing Technology and Digital channel experience a must
  • Strong Project Management and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and customer schedules with minimal oversight
  • Hard-working with tolerance for demanding and dynamic working environment
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent (computer science, computer technology, information systems or similar degree preferred)
  • Ability to lead and effectively manage technical discussions
  • 7+ years as a technical consultant preferably in the Telecommunications / Digital Marketing verticals
  • TOGAF certified
  • Data/ Architecture certification with a recognised industry body.
  • Experience with SQL and relational databases (MSSQL, MySQL, etc.)

  • Experience with Adobe Product Suite will be a plus

  • Excellent English skills, both written and verbal. Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment

 

Please ensure that you are in possession of the requisite documentation to legally work within the country where this position is based. Should you not receive a response to your application within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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