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Senior Vice President

United States | Boston MA

Do you want to contribute to a better world while leading growth in a long-established world class Data Science/AI consulting business?  Are you looking for an environment where you can accelerate your career while working with world-class scientists and engineers on cutting edge projects?

Welcome to the world of Tessella

Using a combination of deep domain knowledge and technical expertise (including AI, data science and software engineering) we unlock value held within our client’s data to enable better informed decisions and outcomes.  Our work includes some of the most exciting and ambitious projects of our time. These make the world a better place: increasing productivity in development of new medicines; designing satellites to observe and understand our universe; harnessing fusion power to provide unlimited, clean energy; minimizing risk for workers in harsh and dangerous conditions; and much more…

We are now looking for a Senior Vice President, to lead our US business into a new phase of growth; building on our expanding teams providing end-to-end analytics and AI services. The ideal candidate will understand the value of analytics in scientific, engineering and technical industries, and will have the business, interpersonal and organisational skills necessary to lead both sales and operational delivery teams.  Supported by our globally recognised brand and working cooperatively with your European peers, you will run the Tessella business in USA, reporting directly to the CEO and representing our US business on the Tessella Board.  The role will include:

  • Accountability for the US P&L account: including the establishment and achievement of budgets targeted at growth.
  • Achieving and maintaining a mature sustainable sales organisation through your VP Sales, and by building effective sales channels via Tessella’s parent company, the Altran Group.
  • Meeting high value delivery expectations of our clients through your VP Operations.
  • Building a strong network of senior client relationships to support our positioning and ambitions for growth.


  • 5+ years senior or director level experience within a technical services-based environment.
  • Proven experience of meeting financial targets within a dynamic working environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and organizational skills and an ability to work effectively across diverse levels and cultures.
  • A drive to succeed, balancing the need for ownership and collaboration.
  • An understanding of how complex data can deliver value to clients using a variety of analytical, statistical and technological techniques.
  • Bachelors, Masters or PhD in science, mathematics or engineering.

About Tessella

Tessella is the Analytics and Artificial Intelligence World Class Center of the Altran Group, a global leader in innovation and high-tech engineering consulting. We are leaders in the field of data science, analytics and AI and have a reputation for solving our clients’ most complex technical challenges.  Tessella has been working with data for nearly 40 years and has offices in the UK, US, France, Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Germany. Tessella currently has between 350 and 400 first class technical staff worldwide, approximately 50% of whom hold post graduate qualifications.

Our work is often at the cutting-edge and our projects are varied and rewarding. We work in many industries where we are trusted by leading companies in their sector. Our projects, for example, add value to global pharmaceutical companies across all parts of their operations from lead identification, to manufacture, to strategy; we help consumer-goods companies model and simulate new product ideas and improve their processes; we support oil and gas engineers with the computational challenges of exploration and production, from reservoir modelling to writing control systems; and in space and defence, we solve complex mathematical problems to control satellites and radar systems.

We have many 100’s of world leading examples of how data has been used to enhance and transform businesses and lives.

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Tessella is one of the world’s leading data science and AI consultancies. We are scientists and engineers who enjoy solving the real-world technical challenges faced by industry-leading companies at the forefront of science and technology.

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