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Project Manager- Data Analytics

Ref: US_EN_6_914737_1456511

Posted on 15 July 2022

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Position: Project Manager - Data Engineering & Analytics

Type: Contract

Rate: DOE  

Location: Burbank, CA (Hybrid)

As a Project Manager for the Data Engineering & Analytics, you will work closely with data engineers, analysts and data scientists to deliver key data related projects on time and within budget without compromising on quality. You will interface with business teams to define business requirements pertinent to data, analytics and data sciences. Using Agile methodology you will help prioritize, groom backlog and plan sprints with input from all stakeholders. The right candidate will be intimately familiar with tools and processes to implement the projects using Agile framework. He/She will work with scrum masters to gather status from the team and report to stakeholders and management. This role requires coordination of effort with both onsite and offshore resources to successfully deliver projects on time. This individual will also be working with both internal and external partners to facilitate data exchange between required parties.

Essential job functions

  • Engage business teams to gather and document business requirements and help deliver data, interactive reports and dashboards.
  • Work closely with Data Engineering and Analytics Teams to deliver on key projects using Agile processes.
  • Gather and update project, deliverables status on a periodic basis. He/she will be responsible to provide stakeholders and management status in both written and spoken presentations.
  • Work with both onsite and offshore resources during reasonable business hours to get updates and serve as a liason.
  • Organize and attend meetings with our team and our partners to communicate project deliverable status, document notes and coordinate tasks across cross-functional teams
  • Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field as well as equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of project and program management experience with Data teams involving data engineering, analytics and data sciences.
  • PMP certification /  SAFE certification
  • Preferred qualifications

  • Previous work experience in the Healthcare industry is helpful.
  • Competencies

  • Customer focus - Gains insight into customer needs; identifies opportunities that benefit the customer; builds and delivers solutions that meet customer expectations; establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.
  • Decision quality – Makes sound decisions, even in the absence of complete information; relies on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment when making decisions; considers all relevant factors and uses appropriate decision-making criteria and principles; recognizes when a quick 80% solution will suffice.
  • Communicates effectively – Is effective in a variety of communication settings: one-on-one, small and large groups, or among diverse styles and position levels; attentively listens to others; adjusts to fit the audience and the message; provides timely and helpful information to others across the organization; encourages the open expression of diverse ideas and opinions.
  • Ensures accountability – follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same; acts with a clear sense of ownership; takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures; establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results; designs feedback loops into work.
  • Instills trust – follows through on commitments; is seen as direct and truthful; keeps confidences; practices what he/she preaches; shows consistency between words and actions.
  • Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Strong ability to blend and wrangle data, create data sets to be used as a basis for analysis.
  • Proficiency in using enterprise analytics platforms, data visualization tools – Tableau, Alteryx, ThoughtSpot, Business Intelligence solutions or equivalent. Experience with programming in Python is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of relational DBMS, specifically Oracle, and ability to script and execute SQL queries.
  • Understanding of the principles and tools of statistical analysis and machine learning is a plus.
  • Ability to frame unstructured, complex analytical problems, draw answers from the data and present analyses to stakeholders in a succinct and understandtable manner.
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