Director, Enterprise Data

Job description

Working Title: Director, Enterprise Data

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Darden Graduate School of Business

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 05-11-2018

Posting Summary:
The The Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, one of the world's leading business schools, seeks a Director, Enterprise Data to join the Strategic Enterprise Data and Analytics department.

The Strategic Enterprise Data and Analytics team is currently pulling datasets together into an Enterprise Data Hub. The Director, Enterprise Data position will play a key technical and professional leadership role in defining the direction as well as in the implementation of data-related projects and products for the Darden School of Business.

This is a hands-on role responsible for managing the architecture and data models along with supporting the strategic direction of our enterprise data hub and influence the team's evolution, including long-range project planning, and technical architecture.

This is a new position and will be reporting directly to the Executive Director, IT and Analytics.

Primary Responsibilities Include:
Lead subject area designs of the data warehouse and analytics platform
Own and manage the conceptual, logical and physical data models for the EDH and other data marts requiring enterprise information
Monitor technical quality of EDH work products and ensure adherence to EDH best practices and to departmental and organizational standards
Collaborate closely with business and data subject matter experts to ensure that the data model will support business needs
Collaborate closely with Enterprise Infrastructure team for DWH / Analytics server platform management and administration
Work closely with database administrators to establish and maintain highly resilient, scalable and high performance architecture
Establish and own the data dictionary, data repository and data governance / stewardship of the data model for the EDH
Participate in management of the complete lifecycle of enterprise data and analytics projects, including planning, design, infrastructure, implementation, release management, maintenance, support and stabilization
Interface with other technical staff, vendors with minimal supervision to achieve project goals and initiatives
Participate in managing the Analytics platform from administration perspective

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Business Intelligence
Data Warehousing
Conceptual, Logical and Physical Database Designs
Relational and dimensional database structures, theories, principles, and practices

Skills and Abilities:
Significant experience with dimensional data modeling, data architecture and design
Significant hands-on experience with SQL Server database
Hands-on experience with one or more Business Intelligence tools such as SSRS, MicroStrategy, Cognos
Hands on experience with one or more ETL tools such as Informatica, SSIS, etc.
Hands-on experience with data visualization tools like Tableau, PowerBI
Experience in Data Quality, Source Systems Analysis, Business Rules Validation
Experience with a data warehouse implementation
Highly self-motivated to deliver both independently and with strong team collaboration
Strong written and oral communications along with presentation and interpersonal skills

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Posted: 9/9/2018
Application Due: 9/22/2018
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