Head of Finance Data Engineering

Vertiv Inc.
New Haven
18 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
POSITION SUMMARY: We are looking for an experienced technology manager to lead the Finance Data Management & Architecture team for a Bank. This is a newly created team that is responsible for architecture, design and enhancement of our Cloud based data & analytics platform. The primary objective of this platform is to centralize and govern Bank's corporate finance data. The team consists of platform engineers, data architects, dev ops engineers, and data integration engineers. The candidate must bring a deep technical background, must be well–versed in Cloud (modern & full stack) technology, should possess hands–on expertise in distributed–data–management technologies (AWS, Talend, RedShift, Apache Spark, Hadoop) and be conversant with application development (RESTful services, Python), enterprise technology and data security. In addition to this, the leader must possess the ability to influence stakeholders across the technology organization, actively participate in strategic planning and decision making and the execution of complex technology initiatives and projects. Key Responsibilities Proactively assess rapidly evolving modern data management and cloud technologies and select and apply the right tools in building out and enhancing our data & analytics platform to meet Finance analytical needs Lead a team of platform engineers in supporting and enhancing our innovative platform Lead a team of data engineers and data modelers to onboard and transform finance data in a secure manner Collaborate with the leadership team to prioritize business data use–cases and deliver on them Ensure all the sub–components of the data & analytics platform can scale and meet evolving business needs Establish and leverage Agile development methodology to deliver timely solution Establish CICD (continuous–integration and delivery) pipeline to ensure seamless migration across development, QA and production environments Establish best–practices in software development (PySpark, Python, JavaScript, and SQL) to guide platform and data engineers in developing scalable and maintainable code Lead a team of data, application, security, and infrastructure architects charged with defining and maintaining standards and design and implementation patterns aligned with technology strategy. Publish and communicate standards, integration patterns and technology assessments Skills and Qualifications: Minimum of 12 years of experience in data management, delivery and architecture leadership Hands–on experience for a minimum of 3 years in Cloud technology – AWS EMR, RedShift, Talend, Spark, Python, Vertica preferred Deep proficiency in data architecture and data management principles – traditional RDBMS, MPP appliances, columnar repositories and distributed–data technologies Experienced in enabling and supporting data analysts in complex data science projects Conversant in Web Application development – JavaScript, MVC frameworks and RESTful services Experienced in agile & waterfall project–management methodologies Ability to mentor and develop junior engineers Advanced degree in Computer Science or related field preferred Exceptional and persuasive communication skills (written and verbal) Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now and in the future Financial Services industry and Corporate Finance experience preferred CORE VALUES Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy. Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies. Value People: We respect and learn from each other's diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential. Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, and one brand. Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.