Director of Data and Analytics Engineering

The Role:
We are currently seeking a talented Director of Data and Analytics Engineering to join us as we continue to grow our predictive analytics business for improving officer behavior to scale to our quickly growing user base. As a Director of Data and Analytics Engineering, you’ll get to:

  • Build a team of engineers to design, build and integrate a platform for importing, analyzing, and visualizing data from myriad data sources;
  • Collaborate with the technology leadership team to roadmap and iteratively improve our systems;
  • Report to the Chief Research Officer and join a team of data scientists and consultants that focus on improving law enforcement officer behavior.

If you are interested in building the platform for improving public sector operations while collaborating with experienced entrepreneurs, we believe this is an unprecedented opportunity to experience it first-hand.

Responsibilities:
Working with leadership and peers to deliver a unique, multi-tenant data platform. Specifically, you will be responsible for…

  • Designing and delivering the data pipeline platform:
    • Rearchitecting and designing a high throughput data system (multi-tenant data lake and databases)
    • Building automated tools for importing standardized and non-standardized customer data
    • Building automated tools for detecting and importing data from our transactional platform
    • Building dynamic, high performance system for processing millions of records daily
    • Building self-service UI/UX for managing pipelines
    • Building product specific UI for customer visualizations
    • Automating deployment of white-labeled BI (Izenda)
    • Managing an existing python-based toolset for ETL (django+airflow) and modeling (Scikit learn and licensed software)
    • Integrating machine learning models developed by our data scientists
  • Integrating user experience with transactional platform:
    • Integrating with Java/NodeJS/ReactJS transactional platform
    • Deploying/embedding BI system (Izenda) into ReactJS front-end
    • Deploying/embedding custom visualizations
  • Quality Assurance:
    • Ensuring high quality, scalable, maintainable code
    • Delivering accurate results
    • Managing change in a robust, secure manner
  • Management:
    • Building a team of data, full-stack, and QA engineers
    • Managing team to balance on-time delivery and high engagement
    • Defining and overseeing technical roadmap
    • Coordinating efforts with peers in other parts of the organization
    • Projecting future hiring needs

The Candidate:
The ideal candidate will be someone who:

  • Manage and participate:
    • Build a team while delivering improved software
    • Set goals, communicate plans, and track progress against roadmap
    • Motivate team members to focus, solve problems, and iteratively improve
    • Participate in implementing plans
  • Works and communicates well with others:
    • Has empathy for colleagues and customers
    • Able to receive and respond positively to feedback
    • Able to work both independently and collaboratively
    • Able to effectively communicate across multiple levels (team members, managers) in a fast-paced environment
    • Able to focus on the needs of our users, both internal and external
  • Has 10+ years of experience in engineering data pipelines, analytics infrastructure, visualizations, and integrating platforms:
    • Experience with building python-based data pipeline and ETL systems
    • Experience building applications for end-users and in-house analysts
    • Experience with embedding BI tools into platforms (eg Izenda, Tableau, Looker, etc)
    • Experience building visualization systems
    • Experience with Python 3
    • Experience with ReactJS
    • Experience working with and without AWS infrastructure/software
    • Experience building compliant software for regulated industries
    • Experience troubleshooting problems throughout the stack

What We Offer:

  • A truly unique experience to work for a fast-growing, young company
  • The satisfaction that comes with being part of a solution that makes a big difference in the world
  • The excitement that comes with the need to endlessly innovate and transform our market
  • A competitive base salary and flexible PTO policy
  • We cover 75% of Medical (BCBS) Premiums, Dental & Vision Premiums, and offer 100% company sponsored Life Insurance as well as a 401k plan

The Fine Print and How to Apply:

  • Thank you for your interest in our company and what we are building.
  • Benchmark Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity of all kinds in our effort to create a stellar workforce of committed and passionate team members.
  • Unfortunately, we are not able to sponsor employment visas at this time, so we can only accept applications from candidates who are authorized to work in the US.
  • If you’d like to apply, please email your resume to [email protected].