Senior Consultant


EMEA - UK - North of England



Job Overview

This position is responsible for correct usage of Pentaho technology in implementation project either via direct development, mentoring and coaching of partners/customers.


  • Designs and implements BI and data integration solutions using Pentaho development methodologies
  • Mentors (junior) consultants and partner and customer's staff members in the use of Pentaho product features
  • Researches and resolves installation, configuration, deployment and upgrade issues; acts as advocate for customer and liaison to Pentaho’s Engineering, Product Management and Support organizations
  • Assists (Enterprise) Solution Architects with the design, development, integration, performance tuning, roll-out, support and optimization of customer implementations of Pentaho products
  • Conducts technical orientation sessions using documentation and training materials
  • Identifies best practices and develops content for training courses and the Pentaho Knowledge Base
  • Assist the continued development of the Pentaho Consultancy Practice by mentoring other consultants, contributing to our knowledge base and training content, and improving the Pentaho development methodologies.

Interacts with:

  • (Enterprise) Solution architect to deepen out the architectural vision created by these
  • (Junior) Consultants to mentor them
  • Project manager to ensure proper project control and communication
  • Customer to deliver high quality solutions and transfer knowledge.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This role has no direct reports, however all Consultants supervise Customers, Partners and Junior resources in the correct usage of Pentaho technology.

  • Level of impact
  • Directly affects quality of delivered solutions
  • Affects image of Pentaho at Customers

Required Skills

  • 5-8 years experience working with business intelligence and data integration tools preferably in an agile development context
  • 5-8 years experience in data modeling (e.g., ER-modeling, dimensional modeling and/or data vault)
  • 5-8 years experience working with web and database application development tools, standards and languages including SQL, MDX, XML, Java, JSP, web services, Javascript and HTML/XSLT
  • Experience with minimally two or more well known data integration tools (such as: Pentaho Data Integration, Informatica, Datastage, Talend, …) and minimally one well know business intelligence solution (such as Jaspersoft, Business Objects, Cognos, Microsoft, Microstrategy, Tibco or Oracle).
  • Preference will be given to candidates with benchmarking and performance tuning expertise
  • Familiarity with or experience/education in Java software development, enterprise software architectures, and agile methodologies are a strong plus
  • 3-5 years experience working with core infrastructure technologies such as:
    • - operating systems (e.g. Linux, Windows, Solaris)
      - application servers (e.g. Tomcat, JBoss, Websphere, Weblogic)
      - relational databases databases (e.g. Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server)
      - column store databases (e.g., Vertica, LucidDB)
      - security architectures (e.g. CAS, Spring Security, LDAP, Microsoft AD) and
      - networking (e.g. HTTP/SSL/load balancing)

    Please submit your CV to

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical and dental coverage, life insurance and 401(k) plan.

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Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. We combine technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes. Visit us at


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