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Technical Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Manager

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Wilmington, Massachusetts

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Technical Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Manager plays a key role within Unifirst EIM (Enterprise Information Management) group consisting of EDW, MDM, and Data integrations groups. This leader leads and works closely with the Head of EIM from inception to closure of various EDW projects. This leader will be setting up EDW delivery standards (SDLC), manages team and delivers EDW projects with great quality in a scalable format. This leader will work with MDM lead and Data integrations lead within Unifirst EIM structure to build out robust EDW on-prem and Azure. This leader will collaborate with various Application team leads and infrastructure to ingest the data into data lake, EDW, automate, scale to provide enterprise service for various stake holders (sales, marketing, finance, human resources, engineering, supply chain, products, infrastructure, technology etc).

  • Technical leader will manage a team that is responsible for our data warehouse, complex reporting/data requests, and integrations
  • Establish and enforce ETL standards for documentation, development, and deployment; Implement ETL best practices and standardization.
  • Plan and direct the daily activities of a team focused on a particular system or technology
  • Apply specific technical expertise in-depth to address technical and business issues
  • Provide oversight of Data Design and Development, including data architecture, modeling and ETL development alongside with Data Architect
  • Participates in build related activity discussions, environment setup implementation schedule/changes promoted in the test environment
  • Work with IT infrastructure for on-prem SQL Server development and Azure data ingestion, migration
  • Looks for continuous improvement opportunities through automation and simplification of all current activities
  • Analyzing potential data quality issues to determine the root cause, and creating effective solutions
  • Work with BRM and provide technical input during project discovery, initiation process before project is taken into EIM
  • Work with internal PMO, managers in IT and other functions to apply standard solutions and processes
  • Work with other dev managers, vendor pods to set expectations, and facilitating open communication channels
  • Participate in daily scrums and various phases of the projects – initiate, discover, design, develop, deploy, and advise the EDW production support team
  • Manage EDW department staff including hiring, performance management, and career development to ensure alignment with defined goals
  • Work with EIM leader on budget and Jira Time tracking
  • Proactively initiate, develop, and maintain effective working relationships with team members
  • Continuingly assess and improve the team structure within Data Management while ensuring it aligns with immediate tactical and long-term strategic goals



  • Overall 10+ years of technical data warehouse management experience
  • 7+ years’ experience designing, developing, testing, and supporting of MSFT SQL Server ETL using Microsoft BI Stack, and OLAP cubes
  • 5+ years of managing team sizes of 5 or more individuals and demonstrated skill in managing technical staff
  • 3+ years of Azure synapse Analytics, Azure Data warehouse, Data Lake, Power BI
  • Good exposure to various cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, OCI) to play a key role in Application Modernization


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field, or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Good exposure to various cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, OCI) to play a key role in Application Modernization
  • Ability to understand the process involved to adapt, integrate, and modify existing programs or vendor-supplied products for use within the technical environment
  • Previous experience as a lead in a functional area, managing cross-functional teams on large scale projects or supervisory experience including hiring, training, assigning work, and managing the performance of staff
  • Azure/SQL Server experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience in leading IT process improvement efforts and participating in team development activities

UniFirst offers a Fleet of Benefits, 50+ to be exact!

  • 401K with Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Direct Payroll Deposit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 30% Employee Discount
  • Employee Referral Program

At UniFirst, our Corporate Mission is to be recognized as the quality leader in our industry. Our careful focus on serving each Customer's special needs and providing total satisfaction enables us to grow, to provide an equitable return on investment, and to create opportunities for all of our Employee-Team Partners. With more than 250 locations (and growing), UNIFIRST offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 14,000 employees, who serve more than 250,000 customers locations throughout North America, Europe, and Mexico.

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UniFirst is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the application process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call (978) 658-8888 to let us know the nature of your request.

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