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Director, Data Foundations (Hybrid)

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Chamberlain Group is a global leader in access solutions with top brands, such as LiftMaster and Chamberlain, found in millions of homes, businesses, and communities worldwide.
As a leader in the Smart Home industry, we boast one of the largest IoT install bases, with innovative products consisting of cameras, locks, card readers, garage door openers, gates and more, all powered by our myQ digital ecosystem.
This role is responsible for the strategic leadership and operational management of the Data and Analytic Foundations group within the IT organization. The Data and Analytics Foundations group, comprised of the data engineering, data operations, and data products resources enables the organization to obtain insights from data through data access and data trust. This vital role designs and enforces the processes and protocols to manage data effectively, driving quality, consistency, and availability of data to support our business transformation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advance our data foundations strategy to scale the use of data and analytics across the CG, acting as a catalyst for data and analytics to enable the organization to achieve more than otherwise possible
  • Engage with stakeholders to develop deep understanding of our customers, organizational strategy, and priorities, establishing and maintaining a multi-year data foundations roadmap to support the achievement of business objectives
  • Design and implement standardized processes, protocols, roles and responsibilities for efficient and scalable data governance and management
  • Lead and drive master data management, data lineage, data dictionary, and data literacy throughout the organization
  • Provide technical expertise and direction in the design and development of high-volume, high-velocity data engineering solutions and advanced data management capabilities to strengthen data integrity
  • Engage, align, motivate, and inspire the data foundations team to maximize their impact and influence through the delivery of high-quality results
  • Collaborate with data architecture, data science, analytics, and business intelligence colleagues to ensure alignment and execution of shared objectives, including data source integration and platform evolution
  • Directly lead large and medium scale projects to strengthen our data foundations
  • Comply with health and safety guidelines and rules; managers should also ensure compliance across their teams.
  • Protect Chamberlain Group's reputation by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reading professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed.

Supervision Exercised

  • Motivate and lead a high-performance team by attracting, developing, engaging and retaining team members
  • Mentor team members to help them achieve their career goals, drive growth, and provide career paths that ensure Chamberlain success into the future.
  • Drive the performance management and compensation processes by communicating job expectations, monitoring and evaluating performance, providing feedback and facilitating employee development per the company's policies
  • Maintain transparent communication by appropriately communicating organization information to team through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, appropriate email, IM and regular interpersonal communications
  • Lead and motivate individuals and teams to create a workplace culture that is consistent with the Chamberlain Group mission, vision and values.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or other quantitative field of study


  • 10+ years of experience, including hands-on experience in data engineering and data management with 5+ years leading teams
  • Experience leading geographically dispersed teams
  • Spark, Spark Streaming, Databricks, Python
  • MLOps, Feature Store,and Model Serving design, implementation, and operations
  • Business Intelligence Tool design, implementation, and operations (Tableau, PowerBI, MicroStrategy)
  • Extensive experience partnering with stakeholders and working with highly technical developers and analysts, with an ability to earn trust

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make quality decisions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills with an ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization
  • Deep understanding and subject matter expertise in data engineering and data management, with an ability to operate at all levels, diving deep where necessary
  • Demonstrated knowledge of cloud solutions and data modeling
  • Insistence on high standards with a strong desire to transform and improve and a bias for action

Ability to travel up to 5%
Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in computer science or other quantitative field of study


  • Data management and data engineering experience related to B2C and B2B streaming / near real-time data sources with significant experience in streaming data, IoT data, and large volume environments
  • Spark Optimization and Advanced Spark Use Cases
  • Databricks cost control techniques and strategies
  • Designing, implementing, and operating data engineering in Azure and AWS including cost control strategies, security, and inter-cloud techniques
  • MLOps, Feature Store,and Model Serving design, implementation, and operations in Databricks
  • Designing, implementing, and operating PowerBI in Azure including analytics, operational, and self-service BI functions
  • Data management experience with SAP ERP

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Azure platform expertise, including one or more certifications
Chamberlain Group wants all of its employees to succeed and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply. We're proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and you'll be considered for this role regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, ancestry; marital, disabled or veteran status. We're committed to fostering an environment where people of all lived experiences feel welcome.
Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence [email protected].
NOTE: Staffing agencies, headhunters, recruiters, and/or placement agencies, please do not contact our hiring managers directly.

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What are Chamberlain Group Perks + Benefits

Chamberlain Group Benefits Overview

We are pleased to provide employees with benefit options that are generous, competitive, and provide employees and their family with the protection they may need against illness and/or loss of income. These benefits are part of your total compensation package which includes several benefits described in this New Hire Guide. We regularly compare our benefit plans to the market to ensure we remain competitive in our offerings and pricing and that we are providing benefits relevant to our employees.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Habit for Humanity
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Employee resource groups
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Summer hours
Employee awards
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Floating holidays
Office Perks
Company-sponsored outings
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing education available during work hours
Customized development tracks
Personal development training

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