Director Cloud Platform Engineering




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Job ID: EB-6889145562
Category: Analytics, Data Science & Data Gov.
Location: Remote, 

Seeking Director of Cloud Data Platforms and Engineering
Full-time, direct hire, corporate opportunity with competitive base PLUS quarterly paid cash bonus incentives and benefits.
Remote / work-from-home, with reasonable travel 10% anticipated.
Amazing, fast paced & fun industry, cutting edge technology, and deep training budget for growth.

*Sorry, no sponsorship or contracting options available.

Details about the opportunity: the Director of Cloud Data Platforms and Engineering is responsible for overseeing the multi-year data modernization and continual improvement of a modern data platform in alignment with the clients Data Strategy goals. He/she will work along other key leaders and create a cloud based, value-driving platform that drives industry leading innovations. He/she will have excellent leadership, communication, analytical, and organizational skills, and are passionate about delivering business value through data and technology

STRICTLY required skills include – Three (3) years’ experience in a Management position and Ten (10) years of platform engineering and technology product with demonstrated technical and business acumen

What you will be doing:

• Building/developing a high-performing Data Platform team – coach, mentor and develop team members, attract, and retain talent, improve operating models to enable high performance and team cohesion.
• Provide hands-on technical leadership, guidance and mentoring to a team of engineers to deliver high-quality, robust, and scalable solutions on time.
• Develop deep partnerships with stakeholders across the organization, instill accountability and motivate cross-functional teams to deliver reliable solutions.
• Provide thought leadership – bring fresh thinking on business growth and streamline opportunities using data, with a focus on scalability, usability, governance, and security.
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Any experience with the following will be viewed as a plus and should therefore also be highlighted in resume submissions please:

• Possess a deep technical background, including knowledge of frontend, backend, infrastructure and mobile application technologies, and experience in an agile environment, experience as a developer is a plus
• Full understanding of software development lifecycle methodologies.
• Must have a pulse on current market trends, and can lead a build/buy assessment to determine the best option looking both at TCO, and potential competitive advantages
• Demonstrated experience leading large-scale Data modernization initiatives in a complex enterprise environment with a matrix of business and technology stakeholders.
• Deep experience in Data warehousing and reporting technologies including modern cloud data warehousing platforms such as Snowflake. Experience with Snowflake migrations a plus.
• Deep working experience with Bigdata technologies with data streaming knowledge.
• Deep experience in ELT tools like DBT, ADF, Fivetran, or any other parallel ELT tools.
• Strong familiarity with advanced analytics tooling such as PowerBi or Tableau.
• Proven track record managing large, complex software development/ integration projects in both host and distributed environments

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