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Position:  Data Solutions Manager

Employment Type: Full Time

Skill Level:  1Minimum of 7 years of related experience is required. Desired is that the experience is in a consulting services environment. US federal government experience ideal

Location: Remote (primary) with occasional on-site activities required at the client site in the Northern Capital Region (DC Metro).

Security Clearance Requirement: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and must be capable of obtaining and maintaining a Department of Defense (DoD) issued security clearance during employment.

Description

The Data Solutions Manager supports our client leadership by contributing to the strategizing, design and implementation of agile, scalable, and efficient data management solutions that can handle increasing levels of data volume, variety and velocity in modern data architecture.  S/he will support AWS Data Platform projects, collaborating with Business Analysts, Solution Architects, System Owners, Data Engineers and other Data Architects to understand external data sources, use cases, data models, and outcome objectives.

The Data Solutions Manager will support the creation and maintenance of a data infrastructure to extract, cleanse, and organize data for authorized individuals to access.

The Data Solutions Manager is also responsible for developing and updating documents related to data services, e.g., planning and strategy documents relating to data migration, integration and operations as well as executive briefings on the solution planning, architecture, security and compliance, governance, and processes for data services.

Duties Include

  • Collaborate with various stakeholders including program and team leadership, business analysts, solution architects, data architects, system engineers, operation admins to provide tradeoffs and recommendations towards building scalable and efficient data services

  • Organize, facilitate, or participate in technical and non-technical planning, review, brainstorming sessions to fully understand and articulate clients’ data management and analytics services requirements

  • Analyze and recommend best practices for the design, development, and implementation of end-to-end data solutions (ingestion, storage, integration, processing, access, etc.) in Cloud, especially AWS

  • Review and validate data architecture design as well as help establish governance and processes for data operations

  • Analyze and recommend architecture refinement to achieve cost savings in AWS and develop recommendations and plans to right-size AWS data infrastructure

  • Build proofs-of-concept (POC) occasionally to address specific business needs using the most appropriate techniques, data sources and technologies

  • Prepare and review briefings, white papers, and other project documentation for data solutions.  Help the team visualize and understand priorities and impact to program delivery for effective backlog planning, track tasks and schedule for standardized progress reporting, analyze solution alternatives for sound decision making, etc.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge and skills in Data and Analytics in all phases of the SDLC life cycle and Big Data Architectures, Cloud and on premise

  • In-depth knowledge in migrating workloads from legacy on premise systems to Cloud environment

  • Working knowledge and skills in technology consulting, development, enterprise and solutions architecture and architectural frameworks in AWS/Azure Data and Analytics platform

  • Working knowledge in data management architectures and tools

  • Working knowledge in data operations (active intake, classifying, cleansing, organization, cataloging, stagging, protection, and auditing as well as data quality management, access management and metadata management, etc.)

  • Strong visual design orientation and experience in specifications, technical design, development and addressing performance issues

  • Team player, motivated to learn new technologies, and able to grasp concepts and technologies quickly with analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to present and explain technical information to executives as well as technical and non-technical teams

What You'll Gain:

  • Experience working with a team of smart and driven professionals at one of the hottest growing consulting startup

  • Involvement in a fun and engaging team-oriented atmosphere

  • Gain experience and skills in a wide array of areas

  • Exposure to business issues and challenges in a variety of industries

  • Opportunity to leverage your computer knowledge, analytical, and client-facing skills