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IBM Watson Health - Data Warehouse Delivery Lead in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Introduction

Your Role and Responsibilities

This role will need to be in Jefferson City, MO on average 50% of the time.

Position Overview

The Data Warehouse Delivery Lead is responsible for planning, directing and overseeing Data Warehouse (DW) projects, and ensuring that deliverables and functionality are achieved as defined, within funding constraints and according to project plans. Also responsible for the management of resources assigned to the project, works with client management and project management, escalates decisions and issues as needed. The Data Warehouse Delivery Lead coordinates project related issues with other efforts, reviews and resolves project issues not resolved at lower levels. Adhere to DW delivery best practices - policy, procedures, standards, staffing models, etc. for delivery of DW solutions and services

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and direction for data warehouse implementations and ensures project and organizational objectives are accomplished.

  • Primary point of contact for work management, assignments and status updates for the technical team.

  • Plans, directs and oversees project activity; ensures milestones, deliverables and functionality are achieved on time.

  • Assigns, directs and manages resource teams and team leads.

  • Provides input to, reviews and approves Project Management Plans and Project Schedule, project deliverable templates and other project documentation.

  • Ensures completion of project deliverables, reviews and approves project deliverables.

  • Implements and continually improves processes for delivering data warehouse solutions.

  • Reviews and resolves project issues, escalates issues as necessary.

  • Determines resource allocations required to meet project demands, adjusts resource plans and resource assignments as needed to adapt to project changes, ensures staffing levels align with project schedule and budget.

  • Collaborates and communicates with other managers to ensure project success.

  • Conducts meetings and presentations.

  • Participates in risk identification, evaluation, strategy, action plans, and mitigation activities. Approves risk mitigation strategy and action.

  • Effectively communicates with and develops/maintains excellent working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders to ensure project status and strategic direction is shared and project-related interests are met.

  • Produces documentation of standards and processes governing DW delivery best practices.

  • Travel required 25%

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5 years’ experience as managing application development/operation teams for DW, reporting and or analytic projects

  • 5 years’ experience planning and directing large scale software development activities and managing implementation teams

  • Proven success as a manager responsible for Delivery and Operation of DW, reporting and/or analytic solutions for large implementation projects

  • In-depth understanding of DW, reporting and analytic solution development best practices and application development best practices (SDLC methodology)

  • Familiar with both Agile and waterfall development methodologies.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to translate complex technical issues to a non-technical audience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with technical teams, project management, client management and customer stakeholders

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Health and Human Services project experience

  • Experience with work management tools such as CA Agile, JIRA, etc….

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Able to be onsite in Jefferson City, MO 50% of time on average.

  • 5 years’ experience as managing application development/operation teams for DW, reporting and or analytic projects

  • 5 years’ experience planning and directing large scale software development activities and managing implementation teams

  • Proven success as a manager responsible for Delivery and Operation of DW, reporting and/or analytic solutions for large implementation projects

  • In-depth understanding of DW, reporting and analytic solution development best practices and application development best practices (SDLC methodology)

  • Familiar with both Agile and waterfall development methodologies.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to translate complex technical issues to a non-technical audience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with technical teams, project management, client management and customer stakeholders

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise

  • Health and Human Services project experience

  • Experience with work management tools such as CA Agile, JIRA, etc….

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