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Operations Lead ( R-00080465 )


Security Operations



Bethesda, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Leidos Government Health Safety Solutions Operation is seeking an experienced Operations Lead, contingent upon contract award, to support NIH programs in Bethesda, MD. The position is part of a highly visible Health Information Technology (IT) services effort. As the largest biomedical research agency in the world, NIH has access to extensive data via numerous web applications, data services and other mechanisms, and requires advanced business intelligence dashboards to support smart decision making.

Job Summary:

The ideal candidate is a good communicator, works well in teams as a leader and an individual contributor, and an intellectually agile problem-solver able to deal with complex concepts comfortably. The candidate will be able to retain composure and work well in a multi-layered team while developing standard practices, participating in cross training, and sharing solutions for consistent support of the systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

As the Operations Lead, you will be able to demonstrate the skills, ability and experience required to do the following:

  • Lead and manage the team responsible for the daily operations of Enterprise Data warehouse
  • Ensure the reliability and performance of databases and data warehouse
  • Design and implement Data Warehouse and ETL systems
  • Design and implement scalable data pipelines for both internal and external data sets
  • Collaborate with internal departments to prioritize projects and deliverables
  • Manage a team of Data Engineers responsible for ETL processes
  • Work with customer requirements, mining data, working with software development teams, creating data-driven dashboards, and helping senior leaders make key business decisions
  • Research and implement cutting edge solutions to solve challenges related to ETL/ELT, data processing, and analytics

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and 10+ years of relevant experience or Master’s degree with 8+ years of related experience
  • Hands-on Database Administration or ETL experience
  • Have proven track record of leading and scaling data teams
  • Experience in architecting data warehouse solutions in Cloud
  • Experience as an operations lead on data warehouse and business intelligence programs
  • Experience with managing 24/7 operations with 99.5% environments availability to the users
  • Experience with developing Infrastructure modernization strategies and roadmaps including Cloud
  • Strong understanding of data warehousing principles and practices
  • Experience implementing data governance policies, specifically with regards to sensitive data such as PII
  • Excellent SQL skills
  • Experience managing semi-structured data
  • Have a strong background leading, mentoring operational Oracle teams, expertise, and hands on experience with supporting large, integrated Oracle enterprise systems
  • Have experience with Data Cloud, Data warehouse, Analytics, and/or Multi Cloud environment (Amazon, Azure)
  • Have strong big data engineering and architecture skills

Desired Requirements:

  • AWS/Azure/Oracle Cloud certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate)
  • Experience with Qlik, Power BI or other business intelligence tools

Pay Range: