Data Engineering Manager - (US Remote)


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DISQO is changing the way that the world’s largest brands, agencies and consumer intelligence companies get to know their consumers. We’ve built the first identity-based platform that combines consumer attitudes and behaviors together to power the most accurate and predictive insights solutions for our customers, and we do all of that with the willing participation of our consumers and without using outdated technologies like third-party cookies. We help our customers get a cross-platform view into consumer sentiment, measure advertising effectiveness, analyze consumer purchase journeys, and ultimately grow their brands.
Our mission at DISQO is to engage people to share their opinions and behaviors openly to help our customers make the right decisions. With over one million active members sharing their attitudes and behaviors, DISQO is looking to expand, improve and create world-class applications for people to openly share their data for research.
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As a member of the Data Engineering management team at DISQO, you will be responsible for leading, mentoring and growing a highly effective Data Engineering team within an Agile environment. Your primary goal will be to drive your team to turn requirements into high-quality, scalable and innovative Data pipelines and products. 
As a Data Engineering Manager, you are a dynamic leader who drives a data team to new heights each and every day. You will work closely with Product Management and other technical leaders to stay ahead of the curve with Data Collection, Ingestion, Maintenance, Reporting alongside enabling and empowering the Data Science and Analytics teams. You will be responsible for Data Engineering best practices on your team, Implement new technology and own data environments to drive improvements as necessary and most importantly mentor engineers on your team to be just as awesome as you are.

What you will do:

  • Lead a team of Data Engineers to build and deliver proven data infrastructure designs and implement capabilities to drive the data driven applications that are core to our DISQO.
  • Champion quality, best practices, delivery in an Agile process that consistently delivers a quality product for the organization.
  • Rally your team to make and keep commitments to customers, the business, and themselves
  • Partner up with your team’s Product Manager in planning and defining acceptance criteria
  • Leverage new or existing data to define key indicators to provide visibility into the quality of DISQO’s data, it’s Data Pipelines and Data Infrastructure as-appropriate. 
  • Mentor, coach, and assist team members to be productive and efficient contributors
  • Meet with your team to ensure their path for success is clear and we’re instilling and exhibiting the right behaviors to ensure consistent, high-quality delivery
  • Work with our Technical Program Managers to navigate inter-team dependencies, identify critical paths and plan release trains. Lead interviews to find the next great data engineers.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • 10+ years in Data Engineering with 3+ years of recent hands-on experience managing Data Engineers, with knowledge of technologies/languages in Spark, Hadoop, Python, Scala, AWS, Athena, Hive, S3, Docker, etc
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of ETL development, Data Warehousing, Big Data systems, large scale transformations, and data modeling.
  • Experience with building, maintaining, and scaling PetaByte scale Data PipelinesEstablished track record of being the go-to person for your teams, spearheading or injecting yourself in necessary discussions to ensure you’re always in the loop and your teams always have what they need to be successful
  • Experience optimizing Data Pipelines and Data delivery through the use of metrics to ensure your team is always running efficiently and constantly striving to improve
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate details about the technical practices in software engineering in a way that makes sense and resonates with our other business teams
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to changing situations in stride communicating effectively to achieve buy-in and minimizing the downstream effect on performance and morale

Nice to haves:

  • Real-time Pipelines and Artificial Intelligence implementations
  • Problem-solving skills; show that you are a person who, not only solves problems but anticipates them, and moves quickly to provide solutions without needing to be asked
  • Shared stories about your leadership and how you got your teams to not only believe they could achieve more than they thought possible, but they actually did it
Perks & Benefits:
·100% covered Medical/Dental/Vision for employee, 80% for dependents·Equity·Unlimited Vacation·Flexible work hours·Catered lunches 3x a week·Stocked pantry·Happy Hours·Onsite Fitness Program·Discounted Gym Membership·Quarterly Offsites·401K·Life Insurance·FSA·Paid Maternity/Paternity leave·Disability Insurance·Travel Assistance Program·24/7 Counseling Services offered to employees
DISQO is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery, innovation, and growth are possible when we open ourselves to new possibilities, perspectives, and approaches. That’s why, at DISQO, we welcome, support, and empower individuals from diverse backgrounds. Exceptional teams are rooted in extraordinary people, each with a unique story and a compelling set of skills. DISQO does not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), genetic information, protected military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
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