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Infrastructure Manager (Hybrid)

companySecurian Financial Group
locationSt Paul, MN 55129, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/31/2023
Full Time


This position is part of the Enterprise Data and Analytics (eDNA) area, in the Platform and Tools Enablement (PTE) Center of Excellence.  The PTE team is a function dedicated to providing technologies and platforms for enterprise-wide data and analytics at Securian.  The team is foundational for ensuring areas such as Data Engineering, Data Science, Data Governance, and Analytics teams can operate effectively in their roles.  A leader in this position will manage a team of associates and actively partner with Data Engineering, Data Science, and other teams to understand current and future needs.  This team will execute projects to research, proof of concept, and implement new solutions.  The leader and team will also maintain awareness of trends and technologies to meet new and emerging stakeholder requirements.  PTE ensures technology and automation solutions are available to successfully leverage data as an asset.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  •   Champion the selection of Data and Analytics platforms and tools to be used across the enterprise. 
  •   Oversee partnership and collaboration with areas such as the Cloud Engineering Team, Enterprise Architecture, and Cyber Security.
  •   Partners and works Enterprise Architecture and eDNA architecture teams and oversees the engineering, design, build, and maintenance of enterprise data assets adhering to architecture standards.
  •   Support the creation of strategic data products in Cloud environments and exploration of new technologies and techniques.
  •   Engage with users and vendors to execute technology proof of concepts that validate use cases and the value of new solutions.
  •   Onboard new platforms and tools to ensure solutions are adopted effectively across the organization.
  •   Collaborate with Data Engineering, Data Science, and other teams to identify tooling gaps and inefficiencies, and partner to implement solutions for their needs.
  •   Research and experiment with data and analytics tools to stay at the forefront of technology trends.
  •   Drive innovation and experimentation, matching business needs with technology solutions.
  •   Recruits, motivates, and develops diverse team of professionals and leaders to sustain a high-performing, strategically focused workforce within the Platform and Tools Enablement COE.
  •   Accountable for the financial and human resources of the Platform and Tools Enablement COE, including, but not limited to, budgeting and staffing of the function.



  •   Demonstrate a range of experience with Data and Analytics technologies and concepts.
  •   Passion and understanding of new technology and trends including database and analytics technologies, data science, AI and machine learning.  Desire and willingness to continuously improve those skills and knowledge.
  •   Strong leadership skills, including the ability to create and maintain a positive culture and drive results through others.
  •   Effective prioritization, including the ability to balance precision / accuracy and resources / timelines within the bigger picture.
  •   Strong organization, attention to detail, and project management skills to ensure quality standards and deadlines are met
  •   Collaborative, service, and consulting oriented style to add value and meet needs of business partners
  •   Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, to explain processes and results to both management and non-management audiences
  •   Ability to build productive relationships and collaborate with partners and stakeholders.
  •   Strong work ethic and commitment to bringing projects and issues to closure
  •   Demonstrated innovation, automation, and change leadership
  •   Experience developing and leading high-performing, diverse teams.
  •   Experience in implementing Enterprise Data Platforms.
  •   Proficient with in AWS cloud services and tool stack (eg. S3, Glue, StreamSets, Redshift, Neptune etc.,.)
  •   Ability to successfully execute proof of concept projects and implement new technologies.


    **This position will be in a hybrid working arrangement.**

    Physical job requirements:

    New hire associates, regardless of work location or job responsibilities, must be vaccinated before beginning employment; exceptions considered for medical or religious reasons provided alternative reasonable accommodations do not create an undue hardship on the business.

  •   Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day
  •   Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
  •   Ability to utilize telephone for up to 8 hours per day
  •   Ability to perform grasping tasks throughout the entire work day (examples: handwriting, grasping of equipment/machines, paper manipulation, sorting, folding, handling stacks of paper)


    The physical job requirements described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of jobs.

    New hire associates, regardless of work location or job responsibilities, must be vaccinated before beginning employment; exceptions considered for medical or religious reasons provided alternative reasonable accommodations do not create an undue hardship on the business.

    Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We’re committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There’s a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:

  •   Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
  •   Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
  •   Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan – great resources to secure your financial future.
  •   Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
  •   Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
  •   Paid maternity/paternity leaves.

    Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance, status in a local human rights commission, or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by telephone 651-665-5522 (voice), 711 (telecommunications relay), or by email at

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