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About This Role:
The Principal Consultant is a leader within the consulting practice. In this role, you will work with our consulting, research, analytics, product, and sales organizations to develop business opportunities with new and existing clients; develop and lead client relationships; lead teams; and contribute to delivering consulting engagements and driving practice development in terms of advancing our portfolio of capabilities, methods, and tools in defined areas. In addition, the Principal Consultant leads and supports internal initiatives aimed at achieving business objectives.
The Principal Consultant scopes and delivers research-based consulting projects that improve business performance for our clients and are based on our published research, including: CIO topics, application development and delivery (AD&D), enterprise architecture, infrastructure and operations, cloud computing, data, business intelligence (BI), and security.
The ideal candidate has subject matter experience supporting technology strategy, application delivery architecture, and security and infrastructure teams, with experience working across the project life cycle from inception to execution.
Specific experience in areas such as COTS implementations, modern application delivery methodologies such as Agile or DevOps, data management, big data and analytics, mobile, or digital experience architectures is desirable. A focus on leveraging technology to meet business objectives is necessary.
The ideal candidate has extensive management/strategic consulting experience, working with executives from Fortune 1000 companies on complex strategic, organizational, and operational challenges.
Principal Consultants have three major responsibilities:
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