Data Solutions Manager

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  • Location:

    Twin Cities, United States

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Contact:

    Steve Whiting

  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Our client is an International technology company that provides products and services in the financial services industry that enables companies to be more efficient. They wish to hire a Data Solutions Manager focusing on its core global platforms. The Data Solutions team delivers specialist SQL Server solutions and processes to enable business and client requirements, as well as development of database solutions as part of wider application deliveries.

Essential daily duties will include:-

  • Design and develop SQL solutions to support scalable data transformations and transfers of Data from other parties outside of the company
  • Design and Develop Power BI/SSRS reports and dashboard within a central framework/architecture
  • Develop complex and scalable SQL deliverables as part of a wider application delivery project
  • Plan and co-ordinate the tasks and resources within the team in-line with priorities and delivery standards
  • Provide estimates for requested pieces of work
  • Support and input into implementation plans for application deliveries and data transformations/transfers
  • Ensure SQL developments are undertaken in-line with process
  • Obtain and clarify requirements to enable SQL development
  • Ensure SQL developments adhere to stated non-functional requirements
  • Manage internal data transfers between systems, as well as transfers from external providers to enable activities such as business wins
  • Provide progress updates to IT Project Managers and Portfolio Management
  • Provide progress updates and appropriate escalations to IT Service Management
  • Provide 24x7 cover for agreed systems
  • Ensure developments are undertaken to agreed technology and architecture standards

Job Requirements:-

  • Bachelors’ Degree in a relevant discipline
  • Experience and proven track record of delivering SQL (2016 and later) and Power BI/SQL Reporting (2016 and later) solutions to schedule and budget
  • Experience in Team Foundation Server for Source Control and Bug Tracking
  • Experience working with both onshore and offshore remote teams
  • Experience working and delivering as part of large projects and/or IT releases
  • Experience of delivering large scale data on-boarding and transformation activities
  • The ability to identify and manage risks, issues and actions related to project/release deliveries and/or IT services.
  • Understanding of Design, Build & Testing approaches and strategies
  • Experience of Visual Studio
  • Experience in database deployment processes
  • Experience in monitoring, troubleshooting and performance tuning database solutions
  • Ensuring that risks and issues are identified, mitigated and escalated when necessary and contributing to pre-deployment risk reviews.
  • Working towards the continuous improvement of the application stack and the associated business processes, including contributing to post-project implementation reviews
  • Interfacing with service management to provide technical insight and a mechanism for analyzing and resolving issues identified in the production systems