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Dreamboxlearning is hiring a
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About the Role: 

The Manager of Big Data will lead and manage the Big Data engineering team and be the primary liaison for Big Data across the organization. This team owns and runs the data warehouse, several data marts, and some reporting solutions. This role includes being the direct manager of full-time engineers, as well as indirect management of contractors. The person in this role will lead the team together with partners in Product Management and Agile Program Management. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of Big Data principles and technologies, and even be able to contribute some hands-on work. 

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Manage a Big Data team.
  • Partner with Product and Agile Program Management to plan and lead work.
  • Be accountable for the team's outcomes and the data warehouse.
  • Help define and implement the vision for Big Data at DreamBox.
  • Define, measure, track, publish, set goals (KPIs, SLOs, SLI’s) for the team.
  • Work efficiently in a collaborative team environment, interacting with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Be customer-obsessed, striving to directly understand our customers' needs.
  • Gather requirements and assist stakeholders in formulating their data needs; work with engineering teams to integrate applications with the data ecosystem. Help improve the processes by which the team engages with the rest of the organization.
  • Continually improve the quality of the software, practices, culture, and team results.
  • Oversee the hiring and ongoing professional development of the Big Data team members.
  • Report to the Director of Engineering.

About You:

  • 7+ years in data engineering 
  • 2+ years of experience in management and leadership roles in data engineering organization
  • Strong understanding of data engineering concepts and best practices
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Ability to do long term planning balance competing priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders and competing demands
  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements
  • Experience hiring, retaining, and mentoring data engineers
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Experience working with AWS data solutions, including Redshift
  • Experience in Athena, Airflow, Python, and Tableau is preferred
  • Strong background in SQL and data modeling
  • Willingness to explore new solutions, try different technologies to solve problems, and “fail fast”
  • Legally authorized to work in the US 

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About Us:
 
Right now, even though STEM skills are increasingly important, over 60% of students in Kindergarten through 8th grade are not proficient in math or literacy at their own grade-level. The pandemic has increased the opportunity gap for our most vulnerable students. As a society, we need to bring together our best, most creative minds to tackle this critical problem and ensure all kids are successful in math and school and have the tools they need to reach their potential. This includes developing the most innovative learning technology using advanced data science in a way that inspires students and empowers teachers. Come help us make a difference at DreamBox Learning.
 
We’re passionate about our mission to radically transform the way the world learns. Today, our Intelligent Adaptive Learning platform – with its rigorous curriculum and game-based environment – is helping 5 million kids and over 150,000 educators improve math achievement and build a love of math at the same time. In the wake of COVID-19, and the broad range of learning experiences: in-person, all virtual and hybrid models, we are uniquely positioned to bring our best-in-class adaptive learning platform to more students and provide Educators and Parents with insights into their student’s learning.
 
We offer a flexible, hybrid work solution once it is safe to go back into the office. We are all 100% remote at this time.

At DreamBox, we believe diversity is an essential strength. That’s why we’re committed to providing an inclusive culture, an equitable work environment, and creating the most effective educational products that celebrate the diversity in students, families, communities, and the world. We know that talent exists everywhere, but opportunity does not. Therefore, we are a proud equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, but we don’t make these commitments simply because they’re required by law. We hold ourselves to a higher standard and make these commitments so that everyone at DreamBox can bring their full selves to our important mission. Our identities matter, and in order to create a more just, equitable world, we know it begins with DreamBox being an inclusive workplace that serves as a model for that change.

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