The Analytics and Enterprise Data Warehouse Implementation Leader serves as the single point of accountability for a portfolio of client engagements and is a primary technical subject matter expert and delivery leader on analytics and data warehousing solutions for government health and human services agencies. The Implementation Leader is responsible for planning, directing and overseeing analytics implementations and ongoing operations and maintenance, ensuring that deliverables and functionality are achieved as defined in requirements, within funding constraints and per project plans.
This individual is responsible for the recruiting, management and development of technical delivery staff within the portfolio. This individual works directly with the customer, client management, project management office and third party data suppliers and consumers to ensure the project is successful. The individual oversees and ensures implementation of a standard systems development lifecycle for each engagement and coordinates technical response to project related change, risk and issue management in concert with a client services team. The individual assures adherence to standard technical delivery best practices established by the organization, including architecture, delivery, staffing policies and standards.
Holds overall accountability for all technical delivery aspects for projects within their portfolio
Provides leadership and direction for analytics architecture, design, development, testing and operations activity and ensures project and organizational objectives are accomplished
Plans, directs and oversees client delivery activity; ensures milestones, deliverables and functionality are achieved on time
Assigns work and directs the managers and leads of resource teams that are responsible for delivering technical deliverables
Provides input to and reviews project management plans, schedule, project deliverables, and other project documentation
Ensures completion of assigned project deliverables, reviews and approves project deliverables
Implements and continually improves processes for delivering analytics 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, ensuring staffing levels align with project schedule and budget
Actively engages in leadership decisions that are impactful to the project and ensures overall project success
Participates in the overall functional design of all system components
Articulates the technical architecture, roadmap, and solution details to the client, which will have both business and technical audiences
Works with third party vendors, data sharing partners, and infrastructure teams to successfully design, develop, and operate analytics solutions
Actively engages 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 internal and external stakeholders to ensure project status and strategic direction is understood
Contributes to and approves of solution architectures developed in new business development opportunities
Represents delivery management and practice leadership during sales opportunities
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Must work on site in Denver, CO or Atlanta, GA
7+yrs leadership exp of an analytics or business intelligence consulting services practice with relevant hands-on management and technical exp
7+yrs managing delivery and operation of large scale analytics solutions, including data warehousing and/or data mart, reporting solutions.
7+yrs team management including staffing, directing and developing technical delivery teams within Agile and Waterfall development lifecycles
5+yrs of practitioner exp architecting, designing, developing and maintaining analytic solutions
Industry-leading knowledge and depth with reporting and analytic solution development and application development best practices
Knowledge of query, reporting, database, and analytic business intelligence tools
Ability to translate complex technical issues to a non-technical audience
Ability to collaborate with technical teams, delivery managers, project management, client management and customer stakeholders
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
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