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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Kraft Group LLC Foxborough, MA

Foxborough, MA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Position Summary
The Senior Director of Business Intelligence & Product Development leads the ongoing business intelligence and data warehouse product development, product and service offering management, customer support, defines future product enhancement/needs and sets the development roadmap. This role will manage all facets of BIDW development(s) for KAGR, including discovery, design, implementation, documentation, release of data integrations, visual analytics, and product enhancements. This is a unique opportunity to work in a start-up sports tech/analytics environment with the broader support of the Kraft Group. The role leads a growing team of warehouse developers and BI team, is a member of Executive Management and reports to the CEO of KAGR.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

- Data Warehousing

- Expertise in data warehousing methodologies and principles

- Experience with AWS, ETL tools, database technologies and system integrations

- Understanding of columnar and relational databases, and other data storage systems

- Knowledge of structured and semi-structured data architecture and MDM processes

- Expertise in data warehouse development, including different software development techniques (e.g. sprints, kanban)

- Experience in creating technical and business use case client data discovery documentation

- Ability to track, assign and report on development efforts

- Communicate progress and updates to stakeholders throughout the development lifecycle

- Identify opportunities to increase development efforts and productivity

- Ability to set vision for system architecture

- Evaluate current architecture and systems, including vendors and software

- Maintain and create architecture diagrams as new systems are integrated

- Work with internal stakeholders to identify system improvements and technologies to implement

- Ensure data warehouse(s) and business intelligence tools have the most current, accurate and relevant data possible from source systems

- Data Visualization & System Integrations

- Deep knowledge of BI products and data visualization tools

- Understand visual designs and best practices for visualizations

- Manage implementation of new visualizations and updates to existing dashboards and reports

- Provide guidance on visualizing complex data in an easy-to-understand format

- Expert in master data management and how data must be structured to allow development of analytic models, data visualizations, real-time updates, etc

- Ability to track, explain, and provide touchpoints of data from source systems to dashboard output

- Validate and identify opportunities to improve documentation and governance of critical data systems

- Implement new ways to structure data to allow for easier consumption of downstream processes

- Product Development

- Expertise defining, understanding and delivering on product roadmaps and releases

- Identify opportunities to expand product offerings

- Manage priority of product features and ensure on-time delivery of product updates

- Leader in creation of product development structure and process creation

- Create and oversee data governance policies and robust QA processes

- Create process for implementing new product features, enhancements, and bug fixes

- Experience and driver in process documentation

- Ensure process documentation is kept up-to-date as product releases are implemented

- Vendor Management

- Experience negotiating contracts and managing vendor relationships

- Oversee the day-to-day of vendor relationships, ongoing evaluations, RFPs and communication

- Identify ways to maximize vendor systems and implementation, including new updates to existing vendor software

- Foresee potential conflicts with system upgrades as it relates to current system architecture

- Mitigate disruption to existing products by fully testing upgrades to software

- Leadership

- Member of Executive Team reporting to CEO

- Lead technical team, including hiring across developers, business intelligence and other hires as needed for product development

- Oversee daily, weekly and monthly data feeds from various data sources: track, verify and provide reporting

- Verify all data was imported/exported from systems correctly. Track changes. Document trends on a weekly/monthly/quarterly/yearly

- Work with developers to define score & data architecture. Ensure proper back-end/front-end integration, data flow & ETL processes

- Create new reports and queries. Provide back-end analysis and reporting

- Determine and recommend enhancements to support business growth and customer needs

- Define Ways to Maximize

- Identify opportunities to better use BIDW to create more efficiency and stronger operations for customers

- Continuously enhance and manage customer support/needs based on technical needs from clients