A client in the Plano, TX area is looking for a Senior Manager, to oversee their Analytics Platform Administration team. This team manages the administration and support of their enterprise Data Lake, Azure cloud platform, Big Data ecosystem (Hadoop and Spark), and Teradata as their main traditional data warehouse. As the Senior Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of ~20 individuals (both full time & contractors both onshore and offshore). This role requires someone with an architecture and technical background in Azure Cloud to understand cloud platform engineering and administration, along with understanding how to build containers using Databricks or Kubernetes as you will be required to direct and lead your team on the future roadmap for this environment. This role will also require you stay up to speed with new tools in the market the business will be looking for this group to help scout and source new analytics tools, performing new tool assessments and evaluation, and present those findings to leadership/business. This role has a lot of visibility within the other enterprise platform teams, business organizations, and extended IT teams and will eventually require you to be at the client site in Plano after Covid.