Microstrategy Associate Consultant
Open Analytics - Washington, DC

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Basic Function: The Associate Consultant position is an entry level position focusing on the rapid acquisition and application of new knowledge through a variety of customer project assignments.

Job Duties (include but not limited to):
  • Delivers billable consulting services. Efforts may be directed toward various MicroStrategy and / or supporting products and services
  • Ensures a solid understanding of business objectives associated with projects and/or programs to which he or she is assigned
  • Connects project outcomes with customers' overall vision and MicroStrategy account strategy
  • Develops technical competence of MicroStrategy products with a focus on implementation
  • Develops an understanding of the project life cycle and begins to develop associated customer skills
  • Seeks opportunities through project work to develop rapport and working relationship with external customers, with supervision
  • Communicates effectively with team members both internally and with customers
  • May participate in business development activities with guidance
  • Follows methodology for well-defined work
  • Leverages MicroStrategy best practices for service delivery
  • Observes and understands the dynamics of influence, internally and externally with customers
  • Works within an internal sphere of influence typically bounded by project or regional activities
  • Supports the team taking ideas from concept through full deployment
  • Develops an awareness of the competitive landscape including key differentiators and competitive positioning
  • Actively participates in internal knowledge-sharing forums

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in a business, technical, or related field
  • Up to 2 years of related experience
  • Commitment to personal and professional growth
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and business requirements
  • Programming or systems development experience preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team environment
  • Staffing to local projects wherever possible, however field consultants can expect periods and assignments of up to 75 - 80% travel