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Sr. Manager, Data Services

Performant Financial

Livermore, CA
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Performant Financial Corporation

Performant Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans).

Sr. Manager, Data Services
Job Code:2017-10-1A-020
Location:Livermore, CA
Status:Regular Full Time
If a high level of autonomy resonates well with you, and a chance to flex your systems level knowledge, data manipulation and developmental prowess is on your agenda, then step into your dream job today. We are looking for an experienced Data Services Manager with strong leadership and data architecture skills, agile methodology experience, and commitment to building data solutions that enable technology excellence. 

You will be responsible for:

•Managing technical resources, providing technical oversight, planning, design of data models, database structural design, data governance, and development for the enterprise.
•Defining and implementing meta-data strategies to describe and administer data and provide data linkage and tracking capabilities
•Implementing system interfaces to other services or third parties
•Supporting analytics or reporting platforms to intake client and operational data
•Provide general architectural guidance, consulting, technological recommendations, and transition strategies across the enterprise that support development and implementation of initiatives based on common delivery, SOA, Software as a Service, and Data Analytics as a Service. 
•Onboarding new clients, integrating client data, enhancing Performant’s platforms to accommodate new data, data fields.
•Working across all business areas, acting as a visionary to proactively assist in defining the direction for future projects that support and enhance business goals and objectives
•Conceiving strategies, solutions, build consensus, and execute solutions
•Lead in all aspects of the project life cycle, you will take part in the initial kickoff through the requirements analysis, design and completed implementation.
•Instilling best practices within the group on software design, automated unit tests, continuous integration methods, and data management practices
•Leading by example, provide a strong work ethic, a “can do” attitude and be highly productive, be awesome
•Demonstrating ability to deliver projects on time, with high quality, and within budget
•Operating independently and giving guidance to developers on how to solve problems using Performant’s architectures and best practices
•Documenting designs, architectures and best practices and system knowledge in Performant’s standard tools
•Being an expert in SQL with extensive knowledge of operating systems and server platforms
•Producing high quality code resulting from knowledge of the latest frameworks, code peer review and automated unit test scripts
•Being an expert in estimating software development accurately using various industry methods (Function Point, Wideband Delphi, etc.)
•Leading product design meetings, daily standups, backlog grooming, and product demo’s based upon knowledge and understanding of the Agile development methodology
•Learning new technologies to remain abreast of current technology, while leveraging your skills in legacy technologies to support existing platform development activities
•Taking on what’s needed to help the team and the company meet objectives
Required Skills and Knowledge:
Technologies, skills and tools you will have 5-10 years’ experience with include: 
Sql Server, Structure Map, SQL 
Data architecture, data modeling, data quality
C# programming language
Source Code Versioning tools such as SVN, GIT or comparable 
Nunit, or other comparable unit testing software
Object Oriented Principles (OOP) for design

Technologies that are a nice to have, but not required:
Team City or other build server technologies
ASP.NET MVC ,Web API or WCF Service 
NHibernate, Linq, Entity Framework, or comparable Object Relationship Mapper 
RavenDB / Mongo DB or other no-SQL databases
Powershell or other scripting languages

Other values you will have:

You’re a team player who values team success above your own
You listen more than you talk and communicate well with others when you do talk
You don’t stop at good enough, but strive for excellence and instill in team members
A zero pressure, 8-5 job makes you yawn
You are excited about what you are building and contributing to, not watching the clock
You embrace change and adaptability is second nature
The company and client’s success is instinctual
You want to be part of a work family that works hard, but has fun and enjoys the journey
Your positive “can do” attitude is contagious and professionalism a given
You know that respect for people, diversity and the business is essential
Education and Experience:
BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related
You have the experience and background required to be successful in the role.
Other Requirements

-Performant is a government contractor and has specific client requirements.
-Must submit to and pass background check. Must not have any Federal or State liens resulting from County, State or Federal tax issues.  Must not have any current defaulted student loans.
-Must be able to pass a criminal background check; must not have any felony convictions or specific misdemeanors.
-Must submit to and pass drug screen.
-Must submit to and pass client required clearances
-Requires submission to and successful outcome of additional background and/or clearances throughout employment with the Company

Due to government clearances required for this position no work visa sponsorship is available

Performant Financial Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Performant Financial Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, political belief status, or any other consideration made unlawful by law.