Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2000 10:48:39 -0500
Reply-To: Jack Shoemaker <JShoemaker@ACCORDANT.NET>
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From: Jack Shoemaker <JShoemaker@ACCORDANT.NET>
Subject: *** Red Brick
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A colleague has moved to a new company that uses Red Brick on top of
Oracle for data mining. (Imagine the nerve!) In any event, this guy is
actively in search of a 'Director/Manager of Strategic Analysis'. I am
posting this to SAS-L on the off-chance that some of you may know someone
interested in this role. The company is a CRM firm that just recently filed
it's S1 and is located in Columbia, MD. Here is the thumbnail job
Conceptual knowledge of Data Modeling Principles
* Entity Relationships (Relational theories, used for Transactional
* Multi-dimensional Relationships (Star Schemas, often used in Data
* Data normalization principles (Process of reducing or eliminating
* Understanding of Meta Data
* Any experience with SQL (Structured query Language, we use Oracle
* Any previous hands on experience with Systems development (At least
2 years), either as a developer or a Business Requirements analyst. The
ability to assess and understand the magnitude of a client's request or
demands as relates to IT development tasks would be a major plus.
* Experience with a major relational DBMS (Database management system)
* Any hands on exposure with Data Marts and Data Warehouse systems
(Oracle or Redbrick) would be a major plus, but not necessary. Typically
resources with hands on knowledge are very costly.
* Desktop skill sets especially Microsoft's Excel and Access database.
* Report writing/programming skills using ORACLE would be a major
* Experience with client server and distributive environments.
* Exposure to Systems Testing or Quality Assurance activities. This
position should have a major influence on the formal acceptance of new
systems and any major enhancements.
* Hands on exposure with project planning (we use Microsoft project)
* Strong Writing and presentation skills
* Exposure to a Systems Development Life Cycle methodology.
Strong Business analysis
* Exposure to CRM systems
* Exposure to Large Customer databases
* Marketing Analysis (Drill down methods)
Exposure to business applications with Aggregation / Roll-up type
processing. Most of the end products we produce for our clients involves
summaries of call taking results occurring at multiple levels. Especially
for our auto industry clients.
Jack N Shoemaker / JShoemaker@Accordant.net