Job Summary

Aptitive is a Chicago-based data & analytics consulting firm that helps companies to uncover the power of their data. As an Aptitive Manager you’ll work closely with our clients, technology partners, and team to develop tech-forward solutions for our clients’ unique business challenges. Typical projects focus on areas such as:

  • Data Strategy
  • Data Modernization and Warehousing
  • Analytics & Business Intelligence
  • Application & Data Integration
  • Data Science & Machine Learning
At Aptitive, we believe in hiring top talent, letting them push boundaries, and develop the career that supports their personal and professional goals.

Why Aptitive

At Aptitive, you’ll have the freedom to use your technical background and creative problem solving skills to make a direct impact on our clients. Exceptional client work is rewarded with fast-paced growth opportunities. Our biannual review process and mentorship program ensures that top performing consultants are recognized and promoted. We also offer a generous training stipend to further support our employees’ growth.

Local projects and flexible schedules are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to our commitment to work-life balance. Aptitive offers unique benefits, like our helping hand program and unlimited PTO, that help you to do what you love.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide data and analytics solutions to local clients throughout the Chicagoland area
  • Lead teams to design and architect robust data and analytical solutions for our clients
  • Learn and work with cutting-edge technologies and gain knowledge about industries such as Healthcare, Retail, Insurance, Manufacturing, and more
  • Work directly with clients to understand and document their business & technology requirements, design, code, & test data-centric solutions
  • Be involved from the beginning to the end of the system development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Mentor and help grow the careers of others
  • Assist in the sales process and help develop new business
  • Contribute significantly to the growth of Aptitive and our clients

Our Ideal Candidate

General Attributes

  • You are curious and love to explore new technologies
  • You have strong analytical thinking and creative problem solving skills
  • You’re an effective communicator that’s comfortable presenting to executive clients
  • You have the ability to think independently while working in a collaborative environment
  • You have a passion for personal growth and continuous learning
  • You can quickly adapt to new situations and get comfortable being uncomfortable
  • You have architected and implemented data solutions
  • You’re excited to share knowledge and expertise with other Aptitive software innovators and architects
  • You have lead and managed teams


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Possess a minimum of 5+ years of experience working with clients or customers/ client facing solving technical business problems
  • Diverse technology background or willingness and desire to learn new and unfamiliar technologies
  • Polished written and oral communication skills
  • Experience leading a team and guiding junior developers
  • Designed ETL and/or analytical architectures
  • Actively participates in business development initiatives
  • Experience managing across the entire SDLC including scope, schedule, and budget
  • Ability to bridge the gap between a technical team and business stakeholders
  • Have experience in the design of data vault and/or dimensional models
  • Ability to estimate and plan complex projects
  • Can be productive independently and/or in a team
  • Experience mentoring and developing junior employees
  • Well networked in Chicago and/or surrounding areas
  • Willing to commute to client sites within the Chicagoland area
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • Fun and enjoyable to work with!

Desired Experience

  • Earned a Masters Degree in a related field
  • Proven ability to develop a technical solution to a business problem
  • Ability to lead internal initiatives in addition to client work

Select Technology Skills

  • Understand and have successfully implemented cloud architectures
  • Has designed / built data models (dimensional, data vault, third normal form, etc.)
  • Database and SQL development
  • Dashboard and report development
  • Cloud ETL orchestration and development
  • Custom application development using object oriented techniques
  • Knowledge of AWS and/or Azure technologies, architecture, and PaaS design patterns
  • Has written complex SQL statements to transform data from its raw format into a new data model format
  • Can identify discrepancies in data and raise concerns / findings

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