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Principal ICX Consultant - Strategist – Digital Velocityat CDW Careers

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Focus Area: 
Delivery Engineering
Date Posted 
Jan 25, 2023
Remote, Remote
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The DV Intelligent CX (ICX) practice is responsible for the strategy, go to market, and professional services delivery in emerging technologies that directly influence our customer’s ability to deliver next generation experiences to their customers. This is accomplished by having a deep understanding of Conversational AI, Natural Language, and software development all while keeping the end customer in mind. 

We lead with a consultative approach to understanding through a series of design thinking workshops run by the ICX Strategist.The strategist is responsible for leading the successful service delivery of Customer Experience transformation projects. During these workshops we aim to understand the various personas, point-points, and business objectives of our customer.


The Intelligent CX Consultant leverages their strong consulting and problem solving skills to facilitate the delivery of a CX engagement. Often working with a Technical Project Manager and running the overall strategic discovery sessions and documenting the project outcomes, bringing in key resources as needed to fulfill the mission. A successful Intelligent CX Consultant is a highly organized problem solver with a consulting background that is capable of maintaining focus across multiple strategic engagements simultaneously.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Design conversational experiences for a variety of platforms and applications.
  • Develop and maintain user personas, use cases, and task flows from design thinking workshops.
  • Develop and maintain a deep understanding of customer needs and behaviors to inform customer experience strategy and operations.
  • Analyzing and understanding business goals and requirements to identify opportunities for using conversational AI and other technologies to improve organizations customer experience, operations, and revenue.
  • Develop and maintain a knowledge base and ensure that it is up-to-date and accurate.
  • Deliver thoughtful and complete user needs analysis, with clearly prioritized and defined user workflows to inform development and architectural requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, engineers, and researchers, to define and implement the overall conversational strategy.
  • Conduct user research to validate, test and iterate on conversational designs.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in conversational design and technology.
  • Participate in customer experience focused conventions (non-technical) and events where public speaking may be required.

Education and/or Skill-Set Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, or Machine Learning.
  • 7+ years of professional consulting experience in business or technology consulting or similar roles.
  • Knowledge and skill level in identified competencies meet minimum requirements for role
  • Previous direct customer consulting experience or equivalent understanding of role responsibilities

Required Qualifications

  • 7+  years experience with Contact Center or Customer Experience (technical and/or analyst)
    • Will also consider experience with gathering software requirements by using design thinking workshops. 
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of Conversational AI, Natural Language, and human/computer interactions. 
  • (5) years facilitation, collaboration, and consensus-building skills, with experience in presenting to large cross-functional teams and senior leadership
  • Experience building strategic plans, presentations and writing technical documents and roadmaps
  • Experience working with and presenting to executive level sponsors
  • Strong problem solving skills 
  • Strong analytical skills to capture data and offer recommendations
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Strong grammar and language skills
  • Strong understanding of business processes, customer life-cycle, and customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team in a fast paced environment 
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Advanced knowledge of collaborative tools (e.g., Miro, LucidCharts)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, listening and presentation skills
  • The ability to work both as a team and independently
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Working knowledge of Jira/Confluence (or equivalent project/content management platforms)
  • Proven track record of balancing priorities and communicating effectively with audiences at all levels.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage meeting participants while keeping track of presentation tools such as MiroBoard. 
  • Strong desire to learn through partner lead training and self-learning

Preferred Qualifications

  • UX/CX requirements gathering, conversation design or copywriting experience
  • Experience with Conversational AI platforms such as: AWS Lex, IBM Watson, Google DialogFlow/Google Assistant, Microsoft Power Platform (PVA) or Cognitive Services, or other NLU services.
  • Knowledge of the software development life-cycle which can include:
    • Direct coding experience with JavaScript, Python, or equivalent language
    • Software/CX/UX quality assurance testing using tools such as Postman

COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

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