Data Lake Project Manager (F/H), Data Innovation Lab AXA Europe, Paris/Suresnes

Location 92-HAUTS-DE-SEINE, France
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Big Data Science
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As a Data Lake Deployment Project Manager, you will join the Data Lake Program team and will be lead the deployment of data lake for multiple Op Cos. You will work collaboratively in deployment team composed of a business product owner, datas engineers, OpcCos, legal teams, big data developer teams, architecture team, big datas service management team, infrastructure team….


You will manage the projects across all phases, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure.


You will create, manage and track project phases, including but not limited to :

  • Project schedules, detailled project plans, project scope statements, cost estimates, Resource plans, risk and issues, status reports, stackeholders management and communication / reports.


You will be accountable of the overall success of the deployment of multiple OpCos on time and on budget.


Another important aspect of you role would be to review current deployment methodology, propose enhancements and – once endorsed by your management – implement new deployment approach and monitor it.


You main responsibilities include:

  • Staffing project and managing resources to meet project objectives and milestones ;

  • Manager stakeholders including user expectations on data products to de delivered by projects ;

  • Lead Project team working in collaboration with product owners and subjects matter experts ;

  • Implement and evangelize Data Innovation lab offering.

  • Organizing, facilitating and ensuring follow-up action on raised issues. Keep team members and stakeholders informed of key developments, decisions, issues, and changes to the project plan.

MS’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, with a 5+ years in IT project delivery management. You have also acquired knowledge of the big data ecosystem and architecture skills.
You come from and IT structure or having an IT background.
Your skills :
- Strong experience in leading cross-fonctional project teams (priorities to meet deadlines, manage staff, coordinate project activities. …).
- Ability to cost as Project Manager with analytics and technology, including 3 years of practical professional experience in agile practices (Scrum / Kanban).
- English is fluent (French is a nice to have).
- Fundamental understanding of software programming and development ;
- Project Management Methodology knowledge : PMI or Prince2 is desirable ;
- Knowledge of data science and engineering technologies (Hadoop suite)
  • Nice to have : Data science certifications

Your mindset: Customer centricity, Team leadership, Results oriented, Communication skills.
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills to: Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors. Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations. Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion. Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
  • Problem Solving: quick reactivity on issues. - Initiative & Solution oriented in a changing environment.
  • Progress control: permanent view on progress tracking & results.
  • Really cares about people, knows how to motivate people and helps the team to achieve high performance.
  • Challenge the team when needed.

Knowledge of insurance sector is a plus.


Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life?  Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.  In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.
AXA Group Solutions is an IT solutions company delivering services to the Group AXA & to its banking and insurance companies. AXA Group Solutions develops and operates transverse business solutions at international scale. Our mission is to shape, build and maintain the shared solutions of AXA Group. The aim of these services is to sustain business development, reduce time to market, & generate savings.

We offer many career opportunities in a stimulating environment. Do not hesitate to apply if you are interested!