Director, Product and Technology, Data Engineering (Remote) at Paylocity

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REPORTS TO: SR. DIRECTOR

 

The Director of Product and Technology is a critical role in our Product and Tech organization. This highly visible member of the Technology Leadership Team has overall accountability for the end-to-end strategy and delivery of a specific department or vertical of Paylocity’s business. She/he will lead multiple initiatives to deliver against that strategy.

 

This position requires a strategic leader committed to finding and delivering against our customers’ unmet needs. This role will enable a culture of innovation and ownership across all of Product and Technology – ensuring the teams are entrepreneurial and self-sufficient, while still focused on a common vision.

 

Are you the teammate we are looking for?

 

Who you are:

  • Proven leader who has delivered highly scalable real-time data solutions in a faced paced agile environment.
  • Passionate for all things Data Engineering with experience enabling an organization through data.
  • Experienced in creating & leading a highly resilient, performant and scalable 24x7 solution.
  • Collaborative, Entrepreneurial, Innovative and Humble.
  • Unwavering in your desire for production stability.
  • Have a passion for data and a clear vision for how data can unlock solutions to meet our customer’s unmet needs.
  • Influential leader who rallies multiple teams around the vision, and creates an atmosphere where teams are empowered to deliver.
  • Determined and willing to experiment, embracing constant feedback loops.
  • Focused on talent development by creating enabling and inclusive environments and identifying, mentoring and cultivating high potentials.
  • Relentlessly curious about current market and technology trends, and influences product direction accordingly
  • A superior communicator with an affinity for change management

During the first six months, you will:

  • Recommend and gain the support across key stakeholders for end-to-end vision for how data will flow through targeted systems
  • Develop and articulate the roadmap for the data function that clearly defined ownership and responsibility between the central data function and product teams
  • Build a data model that joins together multiple disparate systems
  • Pilot new tools and approaches to meet the needs of customers
  • Be a sounding board for ideas and a center of excellence for all matters relating to current and future technologies
  • Develop a strategy to secure long-term platform stability and world-class architecture
  • Secure and establish strategies around internal vs. external technology investments
  • Effectively maintain relationships with key partners
  • Create a culture of accountability, quality, agility and high performance to foster the attraction, development and retention of excellent talent

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years work experience with technology company and a minimum experience of 5 years+ as a people manager
  • 5+ years in a leadership/management capacity around data engineering, data warehouse, data lake, data mart and data pipelines
  • Experience with big data architectures and data modeling to efficiently process large volumes of data
  • Experience developing large data processing pipelines
  • Background in ETL and data processing, know how to transform data to meet business goals
  • Expert in SQL, preferably in SQL Server
  • Working experience with building and running modern data architectures in a public cloud, preferably AWS
  • Extraordinary people and program management skills, with a leadership style that inspires and shows confidence
  • Able to effectively present information, gain feedback and respond to questions from groups of leaders, clients and customers
  • Hands-on knowledge of Agile engineering practices
  • Possess the business acumen and technical expertise to create a big-picture vision and has the drive and attention to detail that transforms strategy into action
  • Experience working in a matrix environment where authority is shared with business and product leaders
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AccessDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • OracleDatabases

Location

Our office has modern workspaces, a cafe, and a gym. But since we're a talent-anywhere company, you may find our team members all over Chicagoland.

What are Paylocity Perks + Benefits

Paylocity Benefits Overview

Our commitment to hiring the best and brightest employees with a “talent anywhere” strategy means that no matter where you’re located around the country, you can be a part of our growing tech department

• Enjoy an attitude of trust to work remotely, manage your own schedule and be productive
• Work in small, cross-functional product-oriented teams
• Showcase development progress in two-week sprints with strong executive involvement
• Embrace the freedom to innovate, voice opinions and share new ideas

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We have a talent anywhere culture, where employees can work anywhere in the US and/or work from one of three US offices located in Illinois, Florida, and Idaho
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
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