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Director of Cloud Data Platform

Company Name: 
Kraft Analytics Group
Type of Company:
Non-Sports Company
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Date Posted:
December 18, 2021
Anticipated Start Date:
January 3, 2022

Position Description

SUMMARY: The Director of Engineering will lead the product engineering teams (Product Data and Full Stack Engineers) that are responsible for the design, build, security, operations, and reliability of the KAGR data platform and customers data. Additionally, the role will work cross-functionally with the Enterprise Solutions engineering team to advance the companys engineering culture, improve engineering processes, ensure quality of product delivered to customers, and scale the engineering team. This role will also partner with the Director of Product Management to ensure the platform supports the current and future needs of our customers and the VP of Product and Technology to ensure that the platform continues to be a market leader. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Leadership Work closely with VP of Product and Technology to develop engineering culture, processes, and establish department goals, measurements, and target results Partner with Director of Product and Analytics to define and build KAGR product Lead and mentor engineering teams Assess team skills and capabilities and ensure hiring of talent addresses those needs Product Engineering Leads development and execution of the KAGR data platform Provide input on system architecture and design Assist in cloud-based data warehouse architecture, including technology systems, server setup, and configuration Responsible for the data engineering Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) Manage engineering process in an Agile development lifecycle Creating team roadmap while ensuring execution in an Agile lifecycle Manage engineering processes to ensure quality of delivery Advanced experience in cloud-based platforms to derive value from various data sources and format Platform Reliability Design, implement, and manage production support function, partnering with client teams to ensure our clients experience is excellent Develop and maintain key KPIs for health and performance with the platform Responsible for building and maintaining infrastructure supporting the KAGR platform Responsible for team monitoring and supporting KAGR platform Support internal applications and tools Grow DevOps culture across teams Platform Security and Compliance Actively promote culture of data security Maintain and adjust KAGR infosec program with key stakeholders Ensure team is incorporating security best practices into the platform Ensure compliance with the corporate infosec program Special projects and assignments as business dictates Responsible for the maintenance, creation and control of all personally identifiable information or any other information protected by any Confidentiality or Privacy Standards or Company Policies that you have access or knowledge of, including but not limited to any state or federal regulations including HIPAA SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position supervises the product engineering and engineering operations team which consists of Data Architect, Full Stack Engineer, and Data Engineer 2.

Desired Qualifications

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred, or relevant experience in quantitative discipline 7+ years in managing engineering teams 10 years of experience in Data Architecture relating specifically to Data platforms and technologies Track record of developing mature product capabilities Experience developing product that complies with industry standard compliance and security standards Strong Agile development experience Strong experience in using AWS or similar cloud platform to architect data systems and solutions Strong experience with Python, Java, or other programming languages Expert in integrating data from many disparate systems Expert in SQL, both querying and administering database systems Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand language Able to be coachable and coach others Ability to meet deadlines with attention to detail Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated and proactive Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment

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