Harvesting "Information Excellence"

Quaero India Openings (Data Scientist, Data Base Specialists) by informationexcellence
July 16, 2014, 11:11 am
Filed under: Career Info and Jobs

Quaero has recently started its operations in Bangalore India; is looking for talent in the space. Quaero is a leader in the customer analytics space.

Please check out the current openings and apply directly through the specified channels, stating you found the reference from the Information Excellence Blog.




Member of Amazon’s WW Pricing team (2 to 15 years) by informationexcellence
April 16, 2012, 2:00 pm
Filed under: Career Info and Jobs

Greetings from Amazon.com

Job Description: Member of Amazon’s WW Pricing team

As a member of Amazon’s WW Pricing team, you’ll play a key role in the evolution of our Pricing algorithms to solve the world’s most complex technical challenges in pricing optimization, large-scale computing, distributed systems, web applications, algorithms and data mining – to name a few. The Pricing systems are responsible for determining and publishing prices automatically, with little to no manual intervention, for the millions of items that Amazon sells worldwide ranging from Books to Consumer Electronics to Shoes. We are looking for  a sharp, experienced software development engineer who will help design & develop the next generation systems, services and tools for  Pricing. The engineer will play a pivotal role in the expansion of pricing software, with the mission to build and execute streamlined,  automated processes for computing, validating and publishing prices. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a team that will be responsible for building successful, sustainable and strategic solutions for Amazon from the ground up. If you are a talented, detail-oriented engineer with a solid software development foundation and a commitment to deliver the best possible technology solutions for our customers, then we want to hear from you!


Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Do you want to better understand how Amazon fosters customer trust globally with its pricing decisions? Does the challenge of applying state-of-the-art computer science to define/design/build building large scale automated systems that solve real-world problems interest you? To meet these challenges, Amazon’s Pricing team is looking for passionate and innovative software development engineers with a blend of technical and analytical skills who will work with other software engineers,  project managers, product managers across different countries and cross-functional teams to help build out the next generation pricing architecture for Amazon.com worldwide.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 2+ year relevant work experience (upto 15 years)

• Strong skills in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design and complexity analysis

• Proficiency in C++ and/or Java

• Familiarity with relational databases like Oracle or MySQL

Preferred Qualifications:

•             Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent

•             Familiarity with statistical models and data mining algorithms

•             Experience with high throughput, 24×7 systems

•             Innovation and initiative to improve coding standards, test coverage, quality and automation

•             Scripting skills in Perl, Python, JavaScript, and/or Ruby

•             Ability to write and understand functional/technical specifications, mentor junior developers and good communication skills

•             Strong organizational and problem solving skills with great attention to detail

•             Innovation and initiative to improve automation and development processes

Please send your profile details to Srinivasan N, Talent Acquisition Team of Amazon at srinin@amazon.com (080-33273000 Ext – 73602)

Changing Facet of BI and BI Professional: 2012/Mar by informationexcellence
March 27, 2012, 1:55 pm
Filed under: Career Info and Jobs, Knowledge Share Sessions

Information Excellence Knowledge Share Session-203:

  • Disruptive trend in analytics – Crowdsourcing”, Kishore Rajgopal, CEO, Crowadanalytix
  • Moving From DW-BI Development to DW-BI Solutioning, Raghuram Mutya, Director, Dell Services BI
  • What got me here wont get me there” for a BI Professional – Insights from the experts: Viros Sharma – BI Headat ITC Infotech  Kishore Rajgopal, Raghuram Mutya

Free for all professionals, registration required, please do not block seats as capacity is limited. Register at: http://informationexcellence203.eventbrite.com/

Focus: Changing Face of BI and BI Professional

When: Saturday Mar 31/2012, 09:45 AM to 01:00 PM

  • 09:30 AM    Sign in and Networking
  • 10:00 AM    Disruptive trend in analytics – Crowdsourcing”, Kishore Rajgopal, CEO, Crowadanalytix
  • 10:50  AM   Coffee Break
  • 11:00 AM    Moving From DW-BI Development to DW-BI Solutioning, Value Chain Solutioning with Industry Cases, Raghuram Mutya, Director, Dell Services BI Practice
  • 12:00 to 1 PM “What got me here wont get me there” for a BI Professional:
    • Expert Panel of Kishore Rajgopal (ex BI gloabl head of HCL and CapGemini Financial Services), Raghuram Mutya (Head of BI Practice in Dell Services), Krishnan Raman (ex BI global head of MindTree)
    • Share their insights and suggestions on What does it take for a BI Professional to grow up the Value Chain in their career
    • You could ask them “What makes you reject a candidate”, all things being equal from technical competency perspective

Register at: http://informationexcellence203.eventbrite.com/

Where: ITC Infotech India Limited  (Thank You for hosting us for this session)
18, Banaswadi Road, Pulikeshi Nagar, Bengaluru, 560005, Ph: 080 22989291

Directions:   Show on Google Maps

Speakers and Topics:

Kishore Rajgopal, CEO, Crowadanalytix (http://in.linkedin.com/in/rajgopalkishore)

Topic Detail:

  • Why VCs have put 280m behind 35 crowdsourcing start-ups – an analysis
  • What is crowdsourcing – with examples of Innocentive, 99designs, the Netflix competition and other crowdsourcing companies
  • Why crowdsourcing for analytics
  • What does this mean for us as professionals

Kishore Rajgopal

Kishore Rajgopal is the founder and CEO of Crowdanalytix. He comes with over 20 years of experience in variety of areas and functions – IT architect, Technology consulting, BI strategy, BI and analytics solutions.

Prior to this, In his 9+ years stint at Infosys, he evangelised and created its l technology consulting services and solutions. In 2009 in moved back to India as Global head of BI and analytics at HCL Technologies. Kishore retains a passion in working with clients, using technology, and analytics to meet business goals. In 2011 he joined Divyabh Mishra to create a startup called CrowdANALYTIX that optimized businesses by leveraging the predictive wisdom of a community.

He completed his bachelor’s in mechanical engineering and masters in Industrial management from IIT Madras. Apart from his professional life, Kishore is an active volunteer of the Art of Living; he teaches professionals to lead a stress free life, and a life of higher level of energy by yoga, breathing methods and meditation.

Preso Link

Raghuram Mutya, BI Head, Dell Service (http://in.linkedin.com/in/raghurammutya)

Raghuram Mutya

Topic Detail:

  • Growing from a DW-BI Developer to a DW-BI Solution Specialist
  • Spotting and Selling BI Solution Opportunities
  • Sharing from the Account Mining experience of upping Value Chain of Service

Raghuram leads the Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing practice at Dell. He has over 15 years of experience in the field, including with Perot System and HP. Raghu works with dozens of Dell client organizations of various sizes to design and deliver BI/DW solutions.

(Sorry, we did not have presos for this, If you missed the session, you did miss the golden nuggets of advice!)

Viros Sharma, BI Head, ITC Infotech, (http://in.linkedin.com/pub/viros-sharma/5/5a/b06)

Viros comes with extensive practice building experience in the space of DW and BI – including at ITC Infotech and BearingPoint. Apart from the indepth expertise in the complete BI lifecycle (from Program and Project Planning, Pre Sales Activities, Estimation, Resource Management) and Client and Account Management (Client Interaction, Requirement Gathering, Relationship Building and Invoicing), he has expertise in creation of Center of Excellence creation and maintenance.

Topic Detail:

  • What got me here wont get me there” for a BI Professional – Insights from the experts, along with Kishore Rajgopal and Raghuram Mutya

(Sorry, we did not have presos for this, If you missed the session, you did miss the golden nuggets of advice!)

Session Photos:

Kishore Rajgopal elaborating on “CrowdSourcing”

Raghuram Mutya illustrating BI Solutioning

Host Viros adding to the KnoledgeShare

Expert Insights on What got you here wont get you there:

Datastage and Cognos Consultant @ Advanced Business & Healthcare Solutions by informationexcellence
March 7, 2012, 10:24 am
Filed under: Career Info and Jobs

Datastage and Cognos Consultant @ Advanced Business & Healthcare Solutions:

email your responses directly to ravindra.m@advanced-india.com; Tel: +91-80-26535283  Fax: +91-80-26535284 .

Job Profile

Title: ETL/Datastage Consultant
Primarily responsible for leading the engineering of ETL routines primarily in an IBM InfoSphere environment.  The role is based in Bangalore, and will involve work that may be short duration work to provide support to our UK client project teams, or it may involve leading a project team to develop departmental or enterprise solutions on projects running for several months.  It may also involve engineering designs and then the delivery of solutions that will be delivered by the offshore development team.

Title: Cognos Consultant
Primarily responsible for leading the team of cognos reports developers.  The role is based in Bangalore, and will involve work that may be short duration work to provide support to our UK client project teams, or it may involve leading a project team to develop departmental or enterprise solutions on projects running for several months.  It may also involve engineering and recommending report designs and then the delivery of solutions that will be delivered by the offshore development team.


About the Company:

Advanced Business & Healthcare Solutions India, formerly Oak Labs India Private Limited, provides a range of procurement, collaborative and analytic products designed to enable organisations extend the value and effectiveness of the Finance, Human Resource and Payroll departments across the organisation and enable managers in the business to monitor, analyse and continually improve corporate performance.

Alongside this we offer a range of front and back office Health specific applications.

Advanced Business & Healthcare Solutions India is part of the Advanced Computer Software Group.

Senior ETL Lead/Architect position @ IronMountain by informationexcellence
January 27, 2012, 1:03 pm
Filed under: Career Info and Jobs


Open Position @ Iron Mountain Software Services Private Limited

Enterprise Information Solutions: 

Senior ETL Lead/Architect

This role will lead the implementation of batch data integration projects using IRM’s Enterprise Data Warehouse architecture and ETL tools. Candidate should have significant experience in implementing ETL processes in building data warehouse and data marts to support Enterprise Data Integration and Business Intelligence solutions. In this role, Senior ETL Lead/Architect would lead a team of 4 to 6 developers by directing the team on standards, design, coding and automation of ETL processes using technology and tools in IRM portfolio. Candidate should be able to contribute to development of IRM’s enterprise ETL framework and standards.

Required skills:

Overall 8 to 10 years of experience implementing large scale ETL processes in data warehouse environments

  • 4 to 5 years of hands on experience preferably with Oracle Data Integrator (Sunopsis), Informatica, Datastage or other major ETL tools.
  • Strong knowledge of installation, configuration and administration of ETL tools
  • Expert level knowledge of SQL, PL/SQL on Oracle 10g or later version of database, SQLServer 2000 or later version of database
  • 1 to 2 years experience developing shell scripts on UNIX, Linux, AIX or other platforms
  • Experience integrating ETL processes with automation tools such as Espresso, Autosys and Control M
  • Good exposure to XML concepts and integration with ESB platforms such as Sonic MSB, Oracle ESB and IBM MQ
  • Strong data profiling, analysis skills and exposure to integrating ETL processes with data quality tools such as Oracle Data Quality/Trillium, FirstLogic etc
  • Strong understanding of data modeling concepts such as normalization, dimensional modeling etc
  • Exposure to enterprise reporting tools such as SAP Business Objects, Microstrategy and Cognos

Other relevant skills:

  • Ability to review work products (Technical design documents, ETL code, Unit testing documents etc) and provide guidance to junior team members
  • Ability to integrate components from multiple development streams and lead system integration tests for EDW environment
  • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with team members within and across project teams
  • Ability to troubleshoot data issues
  • Ability and willingness to provide operational support for ETL processes as needed

Please email your profiles with position title and “Information Excellence” reference to Mr. Kurian at Thomas.Kurian@ironmountain.com or at the address below:

Best Regards,
Kurian Thomas
Lead Recruitment
Iron Mountain Software Services Private Limited
Level 02, Block A, WTC-2
Bagmane World Technology Centre (BWTC)
K.R. Puram  – Marathahalli Ring Road,
Bangalore – 560048

Architect and Sr Developer for Data Analytics Product company in Bangalore by informationexcellence
June 10, 2011, 10:37 am
Filed under: Career Info and Jobs


Position 1: Business Intelligence/Data Analytics Architect

Position 2: Business Intelligence/Data Analytics Sr. Developer

If intrested, email profiles, with this site reference to: vasudha.mangalam@razorsight.com

Availability and closure timeline: Immediate / fairly quick.

Profile and Role Description:

Exciting position in Razorsight’s business intelligence and analytics team. Consider joining a community of like-minded professionals who are passionate about providing exceptional technical and software solutions. Razorsight is uniquely positioned to offer you the opportunity to join a firm that understands what it means to be a respected, sought-after specialist in the hot business analytics area.

If you know Microstrategy, Business Objects, Cognos or OBIEE well, and consider yourself passionate about BI, we can help you master new technology. The Sr. Business Intelligence developer will work in tandem with a business intelligence team to design, implement and support Razsorsight’s SaaS applications, provide comprehensive technical guidance and BI platform expertise. The role is intended to help the team develop a high-quality application product that takes full advantage of the platform’s capabilities, ensuring usability, performance, maintainability and business functionality consistent with requirements.

The responsibilities of this role may include:

  • Participation in all stage gate and design reviews
  • Assistance with project planning, estimating and approach definition
  • Review and interpretation of functional and non functional requirements
  • Review and enhancements to logical and physical database designs as well as optimization for proper use with the BI platform
  • BI schema definition, design, implementation and maintenance
  • Assistance with object development, including metrics, templates and filters
  •  Development lifecycle troubleshooting and design review support
  •  Testing process design support
  •  Implementation planning and support
  •  Performance testing and troubleshooting

Minimum Requirements

  • At least 7-8 years of relevant work experience
  • At least 4 years of experience in business intelligence and data warehousing solutions
  • Working knowledge of commercial reporting and business intelligence platforms
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases
  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written
  • Ability to work with cross functional team

Job Post: Data Architect for Product Portfolios by informationexcellence
May 3, 2011, 1:22 am
Filed under: Career Info and Jobs


Impetus is looking for the “Data Architect” for its Bangalore Center.

Impetus is Focused on Partnered product development, leveraging cutting edge technologies and solutions.They are looking at a progressive Data Architect who will work with the product experts to help design and scale the applications to be internet scale ready.

The role provides an opportunity to move from bring a “Data Person” to “Enabler of Scalable Products”. Across Multiple Domains and Products.

Impetus is one of the leading player in the space of Big Data No SQL Databases, and has product partnerships with several leading players in the industry. Check Out the Company profile here. Checkout About Impetus.

Here are the Nutshell Job Profile requirements, Database Architect, drop a line with your profile toto follow up.

Do remember to be explicit about the “Must Have Skills” in the profile Database Architect.