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BI Analytics Technical PM
Ref No.: 18-06765
Location: Pleasanton, California
Technical  Manager
6-18 month contract
San Francisco, CA 

 
Description:
This individual will serve as the Manager providing technical oversight of an agile team developing METL data movement, data virtualization, Microstrategy reports  and big data (Hadoop).  As a Technical Manager you will:
  • Lead Agile inceptions, document technical work in technical stories, and estimate (using agile points/story sizing techniques) the work effort required to complete those stories.
  • Work closely with product owner to ensure quickstart user sessions result in clear user stories.
  • Lead all agile rituals including daily standups, iteration planning, story huddles, retrospectives and creation of burn up charts.  Ensure that all work is captured in Jira.
  • Provide technical leadership for and some hands on development of some combination of Microstrategy reports, SQL for RDBMS, Hive, Spark, Python, Pig, Talend, Datastage and/or BTEQ data movement scripts and Denodo data virtualization. 
  • Oversee/coordinate supporting technical infrastructure work required for project with Gap infrastructure team.
  • Experience managing infrastructure project like software and hardware upgrade.
  • Oversee the work of developers, architects, and QAs to ensure that agile stories being played support the release plan defined by the product owner and are delivered with high quality.
  • Work with scrum master to ensure technical execution risks & issues are captured and mitigated.
  • Work closely with product management to understand the business scope.
  • Remove roadblocks for technical team.
  • Lead team in development of QA/testing strategy approach (unit, system, functional, integration, performance) 
Requirements
  • BA/BS or equivalent experience working in some capacity with the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Experience leading technical teams in an Agile environment is required; Scrummaster certification desirable.
  • Ability to write SQL for RDBMS is essential.
  • 7-9 years total work experience
  • 3-5 years developing and architecting BI solutions, with hands on experience in one or more of the following technologies: BigData, MicroStrategy, Datastage, Teradata BTEQ, Hadoop and/or Denodo.
  • Ability to translate business stories into technical design and document work in technical stories.
  • Experience with BI Operation / Production support is a plus.
  • Ability to lead teams in onshore/offshore comprised of Gap employees and contractors.
  • Experience with Tealium and Adobe Analytics would highly desired
  • Learns quickly when facing new problems, enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks, and is willing to experiment and try anything to find solutions.
 
FOR QUESTIONS ON CONSIDERATION CONTACT:   aaranda@diversant.com or at 415-230-5593