Manager, Azure Data Architecture

Southfield, MI 48034

Posted: 07/02/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 3 - Information Technology (I/T) Job Number: JO10000818 Pay Rate: $145,000.00

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Manager, Azure Data Architecture


The Manager, Data Architecture is responsible for the growth & management of a team of developers & engineers who build & implement modern data warehouse solutions to support BI processes & procedures for the company. They're a hands-on leader who works in close collaboration with data teams, business users, & project teams, to design, develop, & refine modern data strategies and solutions that strategically align to the BI, data & analytics needs across the portfolio.


  • Coordinates team member selection and development and ensures team members comply with appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Adheres to Timekeeping Policy by reviewing, verifying accuracy, approving and submitting direct report(s) time recorded.
  • Partners with Team Relations on team member counseling and recommendation of termination when appropriate.
  • Conducts team member performance reviews and recommends compensation adjustments.
  • Oversees the design, development, & implementation of a new, upgraded Azure data platform including enterprise data lake & data warehouse in alignment with strategic objectives & organizational goals
  • Identifies & implements continuing improvements to maintain the highest level of integrity & accessibility for ongoing data needs
  • Develops & maintains relationships with architects, developers, project teams, vendors, & business experts to ensure data management solutions are supported
  • Obtains a thorough understanding of our data & current-state data warehouse structures to complete analysis & identify dependencies & opportunities for improvement
  • Works in close collaboration with business experts, developers, analysts & project teams to understand data requirements, integration needs, constraints, & performance requirements
  • Oversees the creation of technical & design documentation that is thorough, accessible & continuously maintained
  • Collaborates with business leaders & the BI team to develop & implement data governance & data management strategies
  • Ensures data management platform & structure maintains compliance with industry best practices, SOX & other compliance requirements, SOD, audit logging, & data risk management
  • Continues to build the enterprise data lake & data warehouse using Azure data platform technologies including Databricks, Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse, & APIs
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Data Management, Information Technology, Computer Science or related (Required)
  • 6 years of related work experience in data architecture, data management & development
  • 3 years experience with database redesign & transition
  • 2 years leadership experience and direct oversight of team members in a medium-large, diverse organization
  • Hands-on design & development experience with multiple data technologies, including data warehouse, big data, data integration & ETL
  • Familiarity with data exploration/data visualization tools like Tableau, PowerBI, Looker, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex technical language & communicate concepts & problems into understandable terms
  • Prior experience in manufactured housing or real estate industry (Preferred)
  • Prior experience with NetSuite, SAP, &/or Salesforce (Preferred)
  • 6 years experience in database technologies - SQL Server, Oracle, SAP, etc. (Required)
  • Advanced knowledge of database development & data management technologies, application development & data integration technologies
  • 2 years of experience with modern data platform & Big Data architecture using tools - Azure Databricks, Data Factory, Synapse, Data Lake & Data Warehouse (Required)
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with & advise senior leadership

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to apply to this job and email your resume to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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