Sr. Manager, Enterprise Data Architecture
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Thrive in an environment that promotes teamwork and shared success. Build on a foundation of mutual respect. Join the company that understands rewarding careers like no other, with this exceptional opportunity:
The Advanced Analytics Platforms (AAP) team at Discover is looking for a Sr. Manager, Enterprise Data Architecture. In this role you will support the development and fulfillment of the Enterprise Data Architecture Strategy and Roadmap. If you believe Data Architecture is foundational to an information-based operational environment, can envision how Data Architecture can be a source of competitive advantage, and are ready to implement an architecture that drives bottom line value and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, then this role is for you.
- Utilize in-depth knowledge of data management, cloud technologies, and software engineering to develop the target architecture, define data asset patterns, automate the model development and deployment processes, and achieve business and engineering buy-in
- Guide teams across the enterprise in effective use of the data assets in modeling, machine learning and advanced analytics use cases
- Lead, manage, mentor, and build an extremely talented team of Data Architects
- Work closely with Enterprise Data Governance and Enterprise Data Platforms to design and deliver a game-changing Unified Data Management Platform
- Attract, recruit and lead the industrys best talent and simultaneously have the technical chops to ensure we are developing the appropriate data assets based on the highest value business use cases
- Bachelors Degree or military experience
- At least 3 years of experience in a Technology Leadership position
- At least 7 years of professional work experience in data warehousing / analytics
- At least 5 years of experience in open source programming languages for data management
- At least 3 years of Business Intelligence/reporting experience
- At least 1 year of experience working with cloud data capabilities
- Proven ability to champion an idea and bring a group to consensus
- Excellent problem-solving skills involving complex and ambiguous issues
- Strong experience translating business requirements into data solutions
- Experience with developing data warehouse solutions that support analytics or BI/reporting platforms
- Prior experience with agile methodologies
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audience
- Masters Degree or PhD
- Advanced study or certification in DW, ETL, BI, or data management
- 4+ years of experience in Python, Scala, or R for large scale data analysis
- 4+ years experience with Relational Database Systems and SQL
- 4+ years of UNIX/Linux experience
- 2+ years of Agile engineering experience
- 2+ years of experience with Cloud computing
- 1+ years of experience with supervised machine learning
- 1+ years of experience in developing large and complex event processing platforms
- 1+ years of experience in developing high volume transaction processing solutions that can be scaled for millions of daily transactions
Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.