Manager, Emerging Data Technologies
Location:
Phoenix , Arizona
Posted:
September 23, 2017
Reference:
P111212
This position would be responsible for the continued enhancement and support of the Data Warehouse and Analytics Workspace for the Agent Ecosystem. The Manager would be responsible for leading the Data Team to deliver several initiatives throughout the year in collaboration with business partners, strategy teams and other technology partners.

Key Responsibilities:

o Manage the Data Team consisting of development and support streams to maintain and enhance the Agent Data Warehouse (OLAP / OLTP)
o Work with the Senior Manager to define the strategy for the Data Warehouse and the Analytics workspace
o Lead the Data Team to gather, document, analyze, and manage business needs and requirements. Ensure high level designs, including architecture requirements, are accurately documented and map to the approved requirements
o Act as a liaison between the business community, technology organization, and external partners for all project requirements, system enhancements and support needs related to the Data Warehouse
o Lead the team to support user acceptance testing and ensure all defects are prioritized, assigned, and resolved satisfactorily
o Highly skilled in DBMS concepts and use. Proficient in the use of Oracle, MySQL, Teradata and HIVE
o Great team player with a focus on the customer
o Train, develop and mentor team members
o Promote a risk-aware culture; ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
Skills
Required Skills

o Must have LEAN, Agile (Scrum), ITIL knowledge or experience
o Must have experience with Jira and/or Rally
o Must be analytical, technical and have strong organizational skills
o Must have experience to facilitate the identification, design and implementation of business and systems solutions
o 7+ years of relevant experience
o Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering; or equivalent experience
o Highly skilled in DBMS concepts and use. Proficient in the use of Oracle, MySQL, Teradata and HIVE
o Must have experience of conceptual, logical and physical data models
o Must have a deep understanding of the architecture and design of ETL processes
o Familiarity with statistical modeling and usage of software or analytical tools such as R, SAS, Python
Desired Skills:

o Skilled in task automation, continuous integration and delivery
o Familiarity with Hadoop
o Familiarity with TensorFlow
o Comfortable with modern database solutions (Mongo, Maria, etc.)
o Masters Degree in Computer Science

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