Manager

  • 39146
  • Non-Life - Data Science
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  • New Jersey, United States
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  • Feb 19, 2021
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage the data team to ensure team success
  • Be the ongoing "public face" of the data team, working closely with other areas of the company
  • Build team talent, help define and implement career growth for team members
  • Act as a project manager and scrum master for the team. Run Agile meetings for the team
  • Ensure very close collaboration and alignment with other teams, including constant collaboration with other teams
  • Guide the Prod Support portion of team to ensure daily/monthly loads and outputs run without errors and on time. Ensure the team responds to urgent production support issues quickly
  • Ensure the team builds required data warehouse enhancements as needed. Collaborate with business users and analyze user requirements
  • Work with Data Architect to help define and implement the future Data Architecture
  • Ensure the team addresses any environment issues which make development less efficient
  • Own the internal "marketing" of the data warehouse to ensure everyone in the company who needs data understands what is in the warehouse and how to get it
  • Ensure the team defines and builds any necessary Data Marts from the warehouse
  • Focus on team productivity by implementing full automation of loads, outputs and QA
  • Work with experts to monitor performance of the warehouse, and implement any necessary changes to improve it, including small fixes, and large architectural changes
  • Implement best practices for DevOps and version control within the team
  • Put in place any product upgrades, coordinate and work with other teams as needed to test and implement the upgrades
  • Monitor and project data storage requirements and costs, and put in place mitigating factors to reduce costs without adversely affecting warehouse performance
  • As needed, coordinate with cyber, regulatory and audit teams to ensure all necessary processes and controls are in place
  • Communicate and coordinate any larger issues and mitigation plans with the appropriate management
  • Manage team budgets and expenses, team PTO, employee reviews etc.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 3+ years of leadership experience managing a Data Warehouse or Data Warehouse production team
  • A good high-level understanding of data, SQL, data warehousing
  • Experience managing people and a team. Demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum or Kanban)
  • Work experience related to Insurance domain
  • A track record of managing projects and project teams to successful, on-time completion
  • Experience in a internal customer facing role
  • Ability to handle constantly changing priorities between projects and prod support
  • Excited by new technologies, and a love of learning. Evidence of being self-motivated and driven
  • An enthusiastic/positive/collaborative/helping/sharing/team focused attitude
  • You want to work on challenging problems with smart and collaborative people
  • Effective communication and presentation skills to groups of people, including senior executives. Ability to facilitate and coordinate discussion and to manage expectations of multiple stakeholders
  • Experience with "Duck Creek Insights" data warehouse tool
  • Experience with building a Data Lake
  • Experience with Azure cloud technologies
  • Experience using JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience working with onshore / offshore teams
  • Experience managing both employees and contractors