Employment Opportunity
Job Title: Data Platforms Manager (can be based remote / East Coast)

Job Code: GW-06142212430756
Salary Range: Up to $130K
Job Location: NY--
City: East Aurora    State: NY


JOB DESCRIPTION:


Description
 
Are you looking to start a career with an Amazing Company?  

The company is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision motion 
control products and systems. The company's high-performance systems control military and 
commercial aircraft, satellites, and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, industrial 
machinery, wind energy, marine applications, and medical equipment.

World-class solutions. Design flexibility. Global depth and support. All delivered by 
experts who understand our customers’ vision and are committed to helping them achieve it.

The company's Corporate Group is looking for an Data Platforms Manager to join their team 
and serve as the technical manager on critical and strategic database and data platforms 
with alignment to the company's strategic vision.

Principal Accountabilities:

Serve as technical manager on enterprise level initiatives for data platforms directing 
the activities of assigned resources and vendor support. Coordinate activities and status 
with appropriate stakeholders and IT leadership to ensure standardization and governance 
across the solutions.
In an Agile environment, manage and execute all aspects of assigned technical services, 
projects, features, and continuous improvement within the domain data platforms primarily 
Microsoft SQL, Oracle, and Microsoft Power BI. Expand services as requirements dictate.
Responsible for right sizing data platforms landscape to adhere to budgetary and strategic 
policy set by IT leadership.
Within a DevOps mindset, evaluate, recommend, and manage implementation of tooling and 
automation to enhance the service offerings to stakeholders at the comapny. Adapt relevant 
new technology and platform advancements to the company's environment.
Participate in & lead solutions evaluation and existing solutions review as a subject 
matter expect on data platform solutions.
Lead data platform governance and standardization efforts to deliver enablement services 
to meet the evolving landscape needs through the company's business portfolio.
Responsible for working with stakeholders, vendors, and internal IT teams to ensure data 
platform availability and stability.  Demonstrate advanced problem-solving skills, 
applying operations, engineering, and architecture experience to meet the needs of the 
company's user base.
Adhere to the company's standards and participate in the IT organization's activities to 
develop new company standards as industry standards and best practices evolve.
Assure continuity in data platforms in the event of a disaster through use of back-up and 
recovery, high availability, and business continuity.

Qualifications:

Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree 
2 – 4 years’ experience leading others through IT initiatives
8+ years’ experience in modern enterprise IT
5+ years’ working with modern database and data platforms
Demonstrated experience leading technical efforts for enterprise projects
Demonstrated experience in vendor management
Progressive experience in DevOps principles, strategy, and automation
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Outstanding interpersonal skills required to facilitate communications between IT, project 
teams, end users, and vendors