Manager of Business Intelligence
The Woodlands, TX IT - Business Intelligence
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Job Summary:

Priority Power is seeking a Manager of Business Intelligence to lead this key pillar of the Technology team.  This role will set the strategic vision for our data analytics capabilities and have a hands-on role in executing the plan to achieve Priority’s business goals. Successful candidates will be passionate about data modeling, architecting high-quality data systems, and delivering data insights to create highly valuable change across the organization. This role will be fully responsible for collaborating across the business to understand their data and process automation needs. This will lead to delivering a pipeline of data requests, process automation requests, and participation in system integration projects. Ideally, this candidate enjoys working across all business groups including finance, accounting, operations, sales, and IT infrastructure to deliver new highly valuable process improvements and data analytics.  This is a high-profile role that has the opportunity to grow a team and make a big impact. 

This position is not a remote position and the candidate is expected to work at Priority Power's offices in The Woodlands, TX, or Houston, TX.


 Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding business data needs and converting this into a highly performant data architecture. 
  • Designs solutions to meet Business Intelligence goals whether through new applications, integrations with third-party vendors, or direct data access 
  • Management of the Business Intelligence team to provide priorities, overseeing the quality of work, goal setting, and performance reviews
  • Collaborates with the business to implement more efficient processes and data analytics tools
  • Continue the evolution of citizen data science capabilities, allowing business teams to pull together data from disparate sources and find correlations and insights for operational productivity and financial benefits.
  • Regularly hold meetings with management to communicate project updates
  • Establish a process to receive feedback on implemented projects to ensure the anticipated value creation was achieved
  • Participate in M&A work to integrate acquired business into the BI platform as required
  • Work with internal audit, external audit, and Priority management with data change controls
  • Compile & manage the annual BI team budget
  • Continually researches new technologies which can be used to meet business needs


Key Competencies:

  • Integrity and Trust 
  • Set strategy and establish priorities
  • Critical thinker and problem solver
  • Change agent
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Deliver quick wins and broader program milestones
  • Lead and coach successful teams
  • Priority Setting
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Synthesize ambiguity into tangible actions
  • Willingness to challenge the status quo in a collaborative manner
  • Influence teams and drive change
  • Ability to collaborate and effectively work with executive, management, and associate levels to drive change.

Skills & Technology:

Experience in the following

     - Database architecture

     - Data modeling, ETL methods

     - Scripting languages such as C#, SQL and Python

     - Knowledge of Tableau, PowerBI or Quicksight 

     - Familiarity with any Cloud Architecture with preference for AWS

     - Postgres

     - APIs

     - Git

Other desired skills

     - Kubernetes and Docker

     - Django or other web development frameworks 

     - CRM and/or ERP data integration 

Education and Experience:

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Information management, data science/analytics, or similar fields and 8 years of overall experience working with data
  • Knowledge of the energy industry, ISO market data, Utility EDI data
  • Knowledge of financial and energy forecasting and modeling preferred
  • Demonstrated competency in delivering business insights and results
  • Knowledge of data visualization and industry-leading tools
  • Knowledge of master data management processes and requirements as it relates to data and analytics