Manager, Data Operations

data operations management MS SQL ETL SSIS Scribe Informatica UAT QA Testing SQL iSeries AS400
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

DA Davidson is looking for Manager of Data Operations to oversee data processing and data management systems. The principal platforms in scope are Microsoft SQL based, but familiarity with iSeries systems would be considered helpful.

The Manager of Data Operations will be responsible for overall governance of, monitoring, delivery and release management, of daily data processing. This includes approving and coordinating software release management of MS SQL code and data structures into production, approving, scheduling and announcing planned changes, monitoring and managing the health and performance of data management systems, supporting SQL Stored Procedures, functions, views and ETL platforms and further developing reporting and job monitoring for 2nd shift and night shift staff.

This position will work closely with a broader Information Technology team to support Data Assurance initiatives, Data Governance Standards, and overall Data Architecture Strategies. The position will require the ability to read MS SQL code, maintain data mapping documentation, oversee planned changes and upgrades, and understand & support data dependencies.

Experience and Skills


• Minimum of 10 years of applicable experience 
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (special consideration given to relevant industry certifications)
• Familiarity with MS SQL language and the ability to participate in code reviews and approval
• Familiarity with ETL tools like SSIS, Scribe, or Informatica is required
• Ability to follow and enforce IT standards and procedures, such change management, release management, QA/UAT testing, and data governance controls is required
• Prior IT management experience is preferred
• Familiarity with reporting and BI frameworks like Tableau, SSRS, or Microsoft Power BI is preferred
• A professional, business-focused attitude with strong customer service orientation
• Prior experience and exposure to iSeries DB2/RPG is helpful
• Ability to troubleshoot issues with the extended IT team is necessary
• Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary

• Oversee daily and nightly MS SQL data operations
• Position includes overseeing staff and functioning as a project lead
• Work with internal resources to further develop data processing reports, alerts, and monitoring
• Oversee and approve changes to production
• Participate in code reviews, UAT/QA testing, and Release Management
• Work with DBAs and IT Systems to manage SQL versions and planned upgrades
• Work with Data Architects and 3rd parties to understand and support data initiatives
• Provide recommendations for efficiencies and improvements
• Participate in platform and strategy decisions
• Maintain data mapping and data dependency documentation
• Work to simplify data processing and data operations
• Work with iSeries / AS400 employees to understand data dependencies and end-to-end data processing workflows
• Stay current with Data Assurance and Data Governance industry standards
• Support Business Intelligence Initiatives
• Work with Software Development to monitor and maintain SDLC standards
• Support and research ETL and other data processing technologies for continuous improvement
• Work with Microsoft SQL to support data reporting and analytics applications
• Ability to perform and support basic modifications and customization's
• Ensure implementation of IT Standards and Best Practices
• Individual must be able to perform with minimal supervision of routine duties; must demonstrate ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule formats; and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Dice Id : 90597511
Position Id : 716136
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