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Director of Analytics & Data Engineering

Company: Creative Solutions Services, LLC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Director of Analytics & Data Engineering Chicago, IL - Loop (WFH 2 days/week) This role will have 2 managers reporting to it, one focused on BI and the other focused on data engineering/advanced analytics (Client). Each of those managers has 2-4 engineers reporting to them. You will be working closely with the VP overseeing this area of the business, to formulate a data strategy, inclusive of analytics, and develop a roadmap to execute on data technology initiatives that meet business goals. You'll be interfacing with business executives to influence decisions on budgets and how data plays a role in business decisions. We are a Microsoft shop, using Azure and Power BI, but otherwise it's a pretty greenfield environment, as we are just starting to build out a new data platform to power better business insights. We are looking for individuals passionate about data, and deriving business insights from data to lead the data teams. Essential Functions

  • Partner with the VP of Revenue to establish, manage, and deliver the enterprise Data and Analytics strategy and measure value.
  • Initiate and convert enterprise business problems into analytics solutions in order to create actionable insights for the business. Work with stakeholders as a thought leader to align solutions with business strategies. Direct the research and development of complex business requirements and support translation of those requirements to functional designs.
  • Effectively develop and manage business intelligence, engineering and analytics talent to build relevant capabilities within the team and consistently deliver results. Establish staffing/resource plans to meet long-range business needs.
  • Lead the development and execution of a roadmap for existing and future enterprise data assets as well as traditional data warehouse environments tied to business strategic objectives and capabilities.
  • Execute enterprise data governance to drive accurate master data.
  • Champion a data driven culture and lead change management activities.
  • Guide purchasing decisions to understand, monitor and track existing and new data sets leveraging cloud technologies and services.
  • Work with IT to continuously improve master data models, data lakes, and identify opportunities to utilize cross-divisional data. Skills we're seeking
    • 8+ years of experience within the data realm - ideally a combination of data engineering, BI and analytics/Client
    • At least 2 years of experience in a manager or director role managing data teams
    • Experience in a cloud-based data environment, ideally Azure
    • Strong understanding of data warehousing principles and big data architecture including technical architectures, infrastructure components, large-scale ETL/ELT pipelines, automation, database optimization, and reporting/analytic tools and environments; prior experience in delivering large data management initiatives
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Keywords: Creative Solutions Services, LLC, Chicago , Director of Analytics & Data Engineering, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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