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Practice Director

washington, DC 
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Founded in 2001, Qlarion is a dynamic and rapidly growing consulting firm focused on providing Business Intelligence and Data Management solutions to Public Sector and related organizations. We are looking for smart, well-rounded technologists that are passionate about helping our long-term clients use Business Intelligence and Analytics to achieve their missions. 

Qlarion offers a “life friendly” work environment that is both challenging and rewarding.  While our consultants develop cutting edge solutions for our clients, we also encourage them to explore innovative ideas and technologies that complement our company’s vision.  Qlarion provides career mentoring as well as defined technical and functional career paths that allow employees to become more empowered and prepares them for leadership roles.  Each consultant has an annual dedicated training budget and opportunities for ongoing training and certifications to ensure they remain on the leading edge.

Qlarion provides an extensive package of large company benefits including healthcare, vision, dental, 401k matching, flextime, and PTO among others.  

 Qlarion is seeking a Practice Director based in the Washington, DC or Baltimore, MD area to manage and grow our BI engagements within our Public Sector client base. This individual should be an experienced, well-rounded, Business Intelligence-leader that can direct a team to solve challenging, data-driven problems.   This individual should bring substantial experience working in the Federal market, and be able to set and deliver on a vision the current and future use of BI within a Federal agency


The Practice Director’s responsibilities will include but not limited to:


Engagement Management –Manage Qlarion’s delivery team on client projects

Client Management – Manage existing client relationships and establish new ones

Business Development – Identify new business opportunities, position Qlarion to win, and lead proposal development within assigned client base

Corporate Growth – Participate in setting business strategy and goals as part of the management team

The desired candidate must meet the requirements below and will be compensated based on their qualifications.

  • 10 plus years of hands on experience leading and directing BI and data warehouse initiatives, and implementations for Federal agencies
  • Extensive development and analytical experience with major Business Intelligence tools (Business Objects, Oracle BI, Cognos, MicroStrategy, Microsoft, or SAS) is a must
  • Experience with Enterprise Information Management technologies and techniques is a must
  • Proven success in new business development, including leading pursuit strategies and proposal development
  • Proven success in service, operations, strategic planning, technology and leadership within the Federal market; Experience in Federal Healthcare a major plus
  • Deep understanding of data warehousing and modeling concepts (e.g., star and snowflake schemas)
  • Experience in the requirements, analysis, design, code, and test phases of BI consulting engagements
  • Understanding and expertise in data structure, algorithm, operating system and other fundamental Computer Science concepts
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and experience working directly with end-users and leading a development team


To learn more about Qlarion visit our website at www.qlarion.com



Andrea Schwartz
12007 Sunrise Valley Dr
Suite 420
Reston, VA 20191
Phone: (703) 248-9942