Associate Director of Technology & Analytics, Big Data Startup Unit, Irvine, CA

BCG Digital Ventures is an ever-growing global team of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, product experts and investors. We invent, build and launch startups with the world’s most influential companies. The business ventures we create build strategic advantages for the most important global companies enabling them to own the next horizon of innovation.
We are getting ready to launch and scale a new, stealth start-up unit within a leading skin care and aesthetics company  that will transform the medical aesthetics market and beauty space. With funding in place, this venture is well positioned to disrupt the multi-billion dollar US medical aesthetics market, infusing cutting edge technology and killer content into an industry primed for innovation.
We are looking for an exceptional leader who will own the data engineering strategy and execution for the underlying platform.
We are looking for an Associate Director of Technology & Analytics. In this role you will be responsible for leading a team of data engineers and data scientists responsible for developing the underlying data structure and platforms to support best-in-class personalization marketing and sales activitites.

In your role as the Associate Director of Technology & Analytics, you will:

  • Be a key driver in transforming the digital marketing capabilities to a personalized, customer centric model. This includes gaining an understanding of how the company’s data platforms operate today, defining the future vision, developing a roadmap for how to get there, and architecting the data platform (technical design experience required)
  • Demonstrate and communicate a passion for building the data foundation, products, and capabilities that drive business growth
  • Oversee the building of distributed, high‐volume data products to power new solutions based on analytics and machine learning
  • Define requirements for tracking, tagging, and sourcing digital data across platforms and guide improved data gathering across platforms
  • Share technical solutions and product ideas with the broader team
  • Partner with the personalization strategy and innovation team to help accomplish the company’s business goals through your deep understanding of digital analytics and optimization
  • Lead and manage a team of 2-4 senior and junior level data engineers and data scientists

As the Associate Director of Technology & Analytics you will have the following experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or MS/PhD in a scientific field preferred and/or equivalent experience
  • 5-8 years of experience in hands-on software and big data development and architectur of big data analytics, data engineering, database marketing, and web analytics.
  • 1+ years direct management of technical data engineering and data science resources
  • Well versed in machine learning and statistical techniques
  • Experience with Spark and/or Hadoop
  • Strong background in software engineering with a demonstrable focus in data and distributed systems
  • Strong understanding of devops and level of effort required to operate successful platforms
  • Experience building applications on AWS and/or Azure
  • Vast and successful experience in bringing together diverse functions and building teams that include data engineering and data science roles, guiding them through successful data analytic projects
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative setting and working with senior business executives
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to clearly communicate with team of data engineers and scientists as well as with senior management
  • Detail oriented, have superior problem solving skills and have an ability to work on multipole projects and meet tight deadlines
    Additional Desired Competencies:
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or related area

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Interested applicants may apply through the careers section of the website at Interviews will take place after resumes have been screened for minimum requirements. Please note that this position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and that the job scope and responsibilities are subject to change.
BCG Digital Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

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