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Senior Manager, Data Architecture

in Newton, MA

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Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    1049592

  • Req ID

    106597BR

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Career Area

    Corporate & Regional

  • Job Type

    Full-Time

  • Job Location

    Five Star Senior Living
    400 Centre Street
    Newton, MA 02458

Location Information

Five Star Senior Living's corporate headquarters are located in Newton, Massachusetts. Just 20 minutes outside of downtown Boston, the building features easy access to public transportation and the Massachusetts Turnpike.

Key Responsibilities

United by our pursuit to never stop advancing, AlerisLife is at the unique convergence of innovation, hospitality, and healthcare. We are a nation-wide leader in senior services, operating over 300 full service senior living communities and clinics for physical therapy and personal training. We take pride in using technology and data to deliver high-quality care, innovative services, and transformative experiences.

The Enterprise Data Strategy team is seeking an experienced Senior Manager, Data Architecture to develop and manage EDW infrastructure from the ground up. This unique opportunity encompasses a combination of hands-on engineering using cutting edge dbt and Snowflake technologies, technical delivery management, and building out a team of engineers.

What You’ll Do
Design comprehensive data infrastructure, architecture, and metadata ecosystem integrated with enterprise clinical, administrative, and financial source systems and supporting analytical and master data management objectives.

Lead and develop a brand new Enterprise Data Warehouse in Snowflake, leveraging DBT as the primary development tool and data vault as the data warehousing methodology.

Build staging, cleansing, modeling, and validation jobs within DBT to execute data transformations in support of the EDW.

Create large-scale batch and real-time data pipelines that ingest structured, semi-structured and unstructured data from a variety of sources.

Create data integrity and monitoring jobs to address issues of validation, inconsistencies, and anomalies. Work with business application teams to resolve tactical data quality issues with inbound data.

Define and implement development, testing, and deployment processes, including those related to data acquisition, maintenance, archiving, controls, and purging.

Assign tasks and manage performance of engineering and technical direct reports. Oversee and be accountable for resource allocation, striving to improve efficiency, quality, and output.

Perform data development lifecycle activities and best practices, including data quality assessment, data design and modeling, code review, QA testing, UAT, change management, and technical documentation.

Lead an agile development process, including iterative development, daily standups, task estimation, sprint planning, sprint reviews, demos, and retrospectives. Continuously improve approach in collaboration with major stakeholder and functional roles.

Partner with information security team to ensure compliance with data security and privacy policies and procedures. Support the safeguarding and security of company data assets.

Support data architecture operational objectives by contributing to strategic plans and reviews, preparing and completing action plans, implementing production and quality standards, resolving problems, determining system improvements, and implementing change.

Communicate updates and technical information to management and non-technical stakeholders.

Improve infrastructure by tracking product upgrades and emerging technologies and evaluating their applicability to business goals and operational requirements.

Request and utilize feedback to foster personal development and that of direct reports.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a technical field preferred.

Minimum 5-7 years of relevant hands-on experience (2+ years dbt development experience, 2+ years cloud database - Snowflake preferred), including logical and physical data modeling, database and ETL development, data architecture design and deployment, and testing in an enterprise data warehouse platform/environment.

2+ years experience data vault experience

1+ years experience with ML methods, NLP, and statistical analysis.

Expert level experience in writing/developing SQL, developing operational data stores, and performance tuning databases. Expertise with Python and Snowflake external functions a plus.

Experience writing technical specifications, interface specifications, design documents, and other technical documents.

Strong knowledge of version control, agile development, and QA procedures within a data organization.

Experience with Azure DevOps, JIRA, or similar project management tools preferred.


Experience with SOX system controls a plus. Experience with clinical or financial data a plus.

Experience with Workato or similar iPaaS solutions a plus.

Familiarity with BI reporting and visualization tools (e.g. Power BI, Domo, Tableau, Qlik).

Self-starter attitude with a desire to continuously learn new technologies and technical skills.
Strong creative and analytical problem solver with ability to craft specific solutions to meet the wide range of business needs across the organization.
Ability to understand business needs and translate into technical requirements and automated solutions.
Ability to manage demanding deadlines, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests, and manage stakeholders’ deliverables and expectations.
Strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization including senior business leaders and executives.
Strong sense of responsibility, leveraging others, owning the problem, and driving solutions.
Pride in your work, knowing you are helping to build a great company.

Shift/Hours

Daytime

Our Core Values

  • We Put People First
  • We Act With Integrity
  • We Mind the Business
  • We Listen, Then Act Decisively
  • We Work to be Our Best


Five Star Senior Living and Ageility are operating divisions of AlerisLife, a provider of an evolving portfolio of residential and lifestyle services to older adults who want to live life to the fullest. We are approximately 10,000 team members serving in 29 states as well as our corporate AlerisLife headquarters located outside of Boston. Together, we’re assembling a suite of best-in-class products and services to inspire joyful living in a growing range of settings.


About Five Star

The Five Star Senior Living division includes independent living, assisted living and Alzheimer's/memory care communities across the United States. When you join Five Star, you become part of a family where you’ll be supported in your efforts, offered guidance in your career and celebrated for your unique talents. We’re a team of dedicated professionals who make it possible for older adults to live their healthiest, happiest and most fulfilling lives. We hope you can join us and be part of an amazing team!


EEOC

Five Star prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee with regard to or on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, ancestry, sex, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender), sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, military status, certain criminal records, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), HIV testing, a personal admission to a facility for the care and treatment of a mentally ill person and taking of parental leave or membership in any other category protected by applicable law. In addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

In addition, Five Star expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, ancestry, sex, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender), sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, military status, certain criminal records, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), HIV testing, a personal admission to a facility for the care and treatment of a mentally ill person and taking of parental leave or membership in any other category protected by applicable law. We will not tolerate harassment of employees in the workplace, or in other settings in which employees may find themselves in connection with their employment. Improper interference with the ability of Five Star’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination harassment or retaliation, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any federal, state, or local law is prohibited and will not be tolerated.


Vaccine Requirements
Please note that AlerisLife and its subsidiaries require COVID-19 vaccination and/or proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all employees as a condition of employment, subject to medical, religious or other accommodations or exemptions required by law. We believe this requirement is vital to keeping everyone at AlerisLife and in our communities safe. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager.

JOB LOCATION

400 Centre Street
Newton, MA  02458

Perks & Benefits

  • Health
    Health
  • Dental
    Dental
  • Vision
    Vision
  • Life Insurance
    Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Insurance
    Voluntary Insurance
  • PTO
    PTO
  • Tuition
    Tuition
  • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
    401K Retirement Savings Plan
  • Medical and Dependent Care FSA
    Medical and Dependent Care FSA

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    EEOC

    Five Star prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee with regard to or on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, ancestry, sex, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender), sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, military status, certain criminal records, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), HIV testing, a personal admission to a facility for the care and treatment of a mentally ill person and taking of parental leave or membership in any other category protected by applicable law. In addition to federal requirements, Five Star complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has communities and/or facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    In addition, Five Star expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, ancestry, sex, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity and expression (including transgender), sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, military status, certain criminal records, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), HIV testing, a personal admission to a facility for the care and treatment of a mentally ill person and taking of parental leave or membership in any other category protected by applicable law. We will not tolerate harassment of employees in the workplace, or in other settings in which employees may find themselves in connection with their employment. Improper interference with the ability of Five Star’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination harassment or retaliation, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any federal, state, or local law is prohibited and will not be tolerated.

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