Director of Data Engineering

Chicago, IL 60606

Posted: 08/28/2019 Category: Data Science Job Number: 281809-0_1 Salary: $160,000
Smith Hanley Associates
Director of Data Engineering
Chicago, IL
Contact: Nancy Darian - [email protected]

Fast growing Chicago company is seeking a Director of Data Engineering to manage a team, provide guidance on roadmaps and data pipelines and drive analytical insights. In addition, this role will manage the customer acquisition process. Use your team leadership experience in data engineering to improve best practices, optimize ETL processes and help grow the company.

Note: No visa sponsorship or transfers will be considered at this time.

Responsibilities of the Director of Data Engineering:

--Improve data pipelines.
--Optimize the extraction, transformation and loading of internal and external data sources.
--Implement best practices throughout the data engineering process.
--Partner with the advanced analytics team to provide business insights and recommendations.
--Increase the customer pipeline.

Qualifications of the Director of Data Engineering:
--Minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience driving data engineering solutions in a business setting.
--Proven ability to partner with the business to turn data into strategic insights and recommendations.
--Three or more years of experience managing at team of data engineers.
--Proficiency extracting data from structured and unstructured sources in a business setting.
--Expertise using on premise and cloud technologies.
--Expertise using SQL, Python, and technologies to manage data flows from multiple sources.
--Minimum master's degree in a quantitative field (computer science, information management, statistics, business analytics etc.).
--Proven ability to communicate to technical and non-technical audiences.

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Nancy Darian
Executive Recruiter

Nancy joined the Chicago office of Smith Hanley in 2005. Her expertise in the marketing analytics discipline has resulted in successful partnerships with both clients and candidates. She brings a customer-centric orientation, industry expertise, energy and integrity to her work.
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