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Apex Systems
Published
February 9, 2019
Location
Portland, OR
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Title: Azure Cloud Project Manager

Location: Portland, OR

Duration: 1 year

Apex Systems, the nation’s 2nd largest IT Staffing firm, has an Azure Cloud Project Manager opportunity with a nationwide manufacturing company. This contract position is a great opportunity to join a team long term that values continued education and career growth. This opportunity can also offer: technical training, training for certifications, corporate discounts, health benefits, 401K match, and more! 

If interested in this opportunity or any other roles with Apex Systems, please contact us at 503-293-2900.

Summary of Azure Cloud Project Manager:

Business Intelligence and Analytics Project Manager will be key member of BI project initiatives reporting to program Manager. He or she will be responsible for managing BI and advanced analytics initiatives, data integration/engineering, and business intelligence and data warehousing related projects. The position requires building strong technical hands-on skills and experience as well as establishing close business relationships across the enterprise. Working closely with business stakeholders, you will establish and drive a long-term BI strategy and roadmap and manage increasing demand for advanced analytics.

Responsibilities of Azure Cloud Project Manager:

  • Communicate with various business areas and to gather and prioritize their business requirements. Actively work with internal and external customers to analyze business data needs, gather and document business and data architecture requirements
  • Support various reporting and BI solutions (Tableau, Cognos Analytics, Power BI etc )
  • Manage application and data integration platforms (Informatica, WhereScape, Alteryx)
  • Lead Design sessions and manage operation of a BI and related services
  • Collaborate with IT architecture team, project architects to provide solutions
  • Collaborate with Data Modelers team, ETL Developers team to provide solutions
  • Manage the full life cycle of development/reporting/integration projects: planning, design, develop, testing and rollout
  • Develop, implement and maintain a data governance regime and maintain a metadata solution and associated processes
  • Ensure highest levels of data accessibility, security, and quality in the data environment
  • Provide tier 2/3 technical support
  • Lead product enhancement efforts, including documentation and design
  • Assemble and facilitate review and approval of business data requirements
  • Facilitate meetings and document the outcome
  • Provide customer support functions as needed, including hands-on technical problem solving, ticketing, and customer follow up
  • Provide advanced technical, systems development and QA services to solve complex business needs including written detailed technical specifications for developers, use cases, and test plans
  • Plan and manage development activities on small IT projects including facilitation of all IT work estimates
  • Interact with management and Sr. management on special projects and Proof of Concept development
  • Communicate status to all stakeholders, Provide user training
  • Keep current on latest Big Data technologies and products, including hands on evaluations and in-depth research
  • Follow all IT General Controls and IT Security Policy standards
  • Key Interfaces:
    • IT Management
    • IT BSAs
    • IT Technical Resources
    • Key Suppliers
    • Business end users and management
    • Enterprise IT Global

 Qualifications of Azure Cloud Project Manager:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer sciences, or similar technical discipline  OR an associate's degree with 4 years of related experience OR 8 years of related experience required
  • 7+ years of previous Automotive industry experience
  • Previous management experience and successfully leading a team of direct reports
  • Proven track record of effectively leading and managing employees, managing performance, setting goals for team/individuals and provide mentoring.
  • Experience with big data technologies and advanced data analytics (MS Azure, SAS, DB2 BLU) a strong plus. Solid understanding of Big data databases and concepts is must
  • Demonstrated expertise in the related IT technical domains including DB2 BLU, Informatica, SQL Server
  • Project management experience, including: delivering implementation projects for new solutions in complex environments with many involved parties (technical disciplines, IT, software vendors, outsourcing partners etc.)
  • Knowledge of data modeling, ETL Informatica Development concepts is preferred
  • Should have closely work with Data modelers and ETL developers - Required
  • End to End Data warehouse implementation experience is must
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required
  • Ability to analyze and document business and system processes is required
  • Experience with Tableau or other Business Intelligence tool is required
  • Ability to multitask and handle ambiguity is required
  • Ability to take charge and lead tasks to completion is required
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional organization and Ability to work in a team environment is required
  • Excellent decision making and problem solving skills is required
  • Solid understanding of SQL concepts and ability to write simple to moderately complicated queries is required. 
  • IBM DB2 BLU highly preferred
  • Knowledge of Mainframe Systems and concepts is preferred

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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