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Business Application Consultant

Location: Beijing, Beijing, China


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 212881

External Description:

A Business Application Consultant works with Business Consultants, Application Consultants, Architects, and the delivery team as part of an agile process delivering application solutions. Business Application Consultants are focused on Teradata’s application solutions portfolio, which includes but is not limited to Customer Journey, CIM, RTIM, Demand Chain Management, EAS, MDM, and RDM; and may include Teradata custom-developed applications such as web dashboards, Hadoop Applications, or ISV applications.

A Business Application Consultant requires strong application expertise and ability to work collaboratively with different teams to ensure that the application requirements are appropriately specified, documented and delivered. A Business Application Consultant will provide thought leadership to Clients about the application business domain, and may include application training, mentoring and application acceptance testing.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Applies background to marketplace, prospect and customer initiatives including focus on one or more of (A) presales activities, (B) post-sales delivery activities, or (C) a hybrid of both presales and post-sales activities. These may include for example:
    • Generates internal and external marketplace awareness and works with account teams to help develop interest in application(s) and Teradata’s design and implementation expertise.
    • Supports specific applications solutions sales motions including discussions, demonstrations and presentations.
    • Assists in the definition of required solution components.
    • Participates in (or may own) proof of concept and benchmarking to prove the viability of new solutions to clients; scoping and estimating; and in post-sales delivery of specific requirements, solution and detailed design, development, and testing – of installations/configurations, implementations, and upgrades
    • Provides leadership in utilizing a defined application methodology to integrate the application into the customer environment.
  • Thought leadership to Clients about the application business domain
  • Hands on leading the delivery of application training, mentoring, and application acceptance testing.
  • Support/guide user acceptance criteria for each application.
  • Will participate in detailed design and development phases of implementations by providing expertise and guidance, but typically will not be responsible for delivering the design / development activities.
  • Utilizes existing collateral, artefacts, and best practices and helps harvest / capture new materials and promotes their use.
  • All consultants are expected to build value in themselves. Teradata’s extensive library of both instructor led, and web-based training provides ample opportunity for the consultant to build and maintain marketable skills. Time has been allocated specifically for this task and each consultant is expected to have a ‘Learning Plan’. Progress against the learning plan is part of the annual appraisal.
  • All consultants are expected to build value in their practice through the contribution and reuse of consulting assets. After each assigned project, a consultant is expected to evaluate the project deliverables and to contribute those items that may be useful to other consultants that may be assigned similar projects. When a new project is assigned, the consultant will search the asset repository for assets that may improve or accelerate the project delivery.

Technical Skills

  • Enthusiasm, passion and interest in data analytics and applications.
  • In depth knowledge of application architecture and application business value.
  • In depth knowledge of, and skill in, the integration of relevant applications, for example supply chain and / or customer journey.
  • Skill / knowledge of relevant applications, business value, and the business domain including industry experience in supported industries.
  • Experience with application solutions, preferably Teradata’s, and appreciation of security and operating systems.
  • Knowledge of software delivery methodologies.
  • Knowledge of business application solutions and integration within an ecosystem.
  • Knowledge of applications, such as campaign management, demand chain management, and analytics which can be driven from these applications.


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Consulting Skills

  • Strong client interaction, communication, and consulting skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and self-motivate.
  • Quickly adapt in a fast pace environment.



State: Beijing Shi

Community / Marketing Title: Business Application Consultant

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

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Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

The Teradata Vantage architecture is cloud native, delivered as-a-service, and built on an open ecosystem. These design features make Vantage the ideal platform to optimize price performance in a multi-cloud environment.

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