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Project (Information Systems) Mgr 3

Company: Veterans Sourcing Group
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: BI Technical Project Manager (TPM) - Data Engineering and Analytics
Location: Remote (PST Hours)
Duration: 8 month contract


  • Technical Project Manager with at least 7+ years of experience in managing Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse projects and programs

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree related to Information Systems, Computer Science, Data Science, or Information Resource Management with working experience in BI space
    • 7 years of experience in leading BI projects and programs related to data engineering, data analytics, business intelligence, and data warehouse (On-prem or Cloud)
    • Must have hands-on experience related to Enterprise Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence tool sets, and data warehouse utilities such as: SQL, Tableau, etc.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Prefer TPM who had worked in the role of Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse Solution Architect, Data Engineer, or Technical Business System Analyst before becoming TPM
      • Experience in leading organizational change efforts using data tools and solutions to improve organization efficiency and change management

        Required Technical Project Management Skills:

        • Strong acumen with all Project Management Knowledge areas
        • Strong understanding of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
        • Strong experience delivering projects using hybrid project methods Waterfall and Agile
        • Proven track record of proactively managing scope, timeline, risks, issues, and escalations
        • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills (clear, concise, and confident, with audience-appropriate level of detail) across project team and cross functional business stakeholders
        • The ability to understand technical discussions between teams to identify and remove blockers
        • Proven track record of project execution - analysis, design, develop, and deliver
        • Experience with project change management - train, engage, adopt, and use
        • Be a leader and assertive collaborator - not afraid to speak the truth to uncover and remove roadblocks
        • Team player and collaborator are expected

          Technology Platform Skill:

          • Enterprise Data Warehouse, SQL, Snowflake, Tableau reporting experience
          • Smartsheet, Microsoft Project or equivalent tool to manage projects
          • JIRA
          • Excel, PowerPoint
          • Scrum master a big plus

            Projects and Job Description:

            • We need an experienced BI technical project manager to drive and execute our Enterprise Data Warehouse S/4 HANA Technical Upgrade project
            • As part of S/4 HANA Technical Upgrade project, you will play the role of BI Technical Project Manager to interact with with BI system integrators, Enterprise Analytics portfolio owners, analysts, lead SMEs, and IT counterparts to execute project to completion
            • The scope of the project is to perform EDW impact analysis and retrofit EDW Snowflake data foundation and reporting analytics
            • You will use your technical and data analytics experience to facilitate and lead different workstreams within the project
            • The goal is to ensure IT S/4 HANA Technical Upgrade won't impact existing EDW data foundation and reporting footprint
            • The data objects span across all business functions: finance, sales, marketing, manufacturing operations, supply chain, services, quality, and compliance
            • The TPM should be well versed with business requirements gathering, business stakeholder alignment, managing projects from concept to delivery using hybrid method of Agile and Waterfall, providing stakeholders status reports, and execute on all phases of a project
            • The TPM will also conduct alignment sessions with the business partners, IT counterparts, and Enterprise Analytics internal teams
            • He/she should be able to work independently with minimum supervision and provide a structured analytical effort to ongoing and new projects
            • Manage all aspects of program deliverables from project inception to implementation and resource oversight
            • Lead the technical delivery, implementation, business change management and adoption of new scalable and reliable data analytics and business intelligence solutions for cross-department leadership and business teams
            • Ensure that the project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
            • Develop a detailed project plan and timeline to monitor and track project progress on daily and weekly basis
            • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant internal stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
            • Track and monitor daily tasks and overall progress for multiple workstreams based on functions
            • Collaborate, communicate, and drive with business stakeholders and project team in all phases of project
            • Manage, risks, and escalations at the right time and effectively
            • Be able to manage and track deliverables assigned to each team member to ensure delivery completeness before exiting each phase gate
            • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule using appropriate verification techniques
            • Ability to work directly with business and technical teams to help solve issues, remove roadblocks, and keep all deliverables and timelines on track
            • Assist in the documentation of best practices
            • Measure performance using appropriate project management tools and techniques
            • Build and support a collaborative relationship with internal matrix partners
            • At any given time, the TPM should always know overall project health and its current issues, blockers, risks, and mitigations

Keywords: Veterans Sourcing Group, Santa Clara , Project (Information Systems) Mgr 3, IT / Software / Systems , Santa Clara, California

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