Director of Data Solutions


Conversant may be the most important Internet company you’ve never heard of. Join our team for your chance to work in the digital marketing space and solve meaningful problems on a massive scale—and have fun doing it.


We are seeking talented, enthusiastic leaders in data solutions to join our team in Northern Virginia. As a Director, Data Solutions at Conversant you will responsible for leading teams and projects in brokering enterprise data and maintaining database environments at petabyte scale on an ever evolving technology stack.  You will be responsible for building out new products while updating and expanding our existing offerings.  


Our teams in data solutions and data warehousing enjoy rolling up their sleeves, solving problems and working with large amounts of data.  You hold yourself to a high standard and consider inefficiency to be an abject failure.  You have a keen knack for attention to detail and a penchant for measuring things. Your reputation for requirements gathering and solution delivery is exceeded only by the careful consideration you put into architecting and testing them.

  • Lead team(s), projects and own solutions and systems
  • Manage and lead teams designing and building solutions on and off database for ensuring application access to enable data driven decision making for the company’s multi-faceted ad serving operations
  • Work closely with the end user communities ensure enterprise data warehouse solutions and assets are actionable, accessible and evolving in lockstep with the needs of the ever changing business model.
  • Lead architectural discussions, influence the roadmap, and take ownership and responsibility over projects and systems
  • Ensure uptimes and SLAs of production systems
  • Review work and assure adherence to best standards and practices
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent practical work experience
  • Extensive industry knowledge in Ad Tech and Measurement
  • Significant experience with databases and data-driven applications 
  • You have vision and have owned major technologies, infrastructure and systems
  • You are expert in architecting, developing and extending large and complex systems
  • You are a problem solver, a fixer, and a creative technologist
  • You are a leader and have built great teams and systems
Preferred Qualifications
  • MS or PhD in Computer Science.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with specific “Big Data” technologies including Hadoop, HBase, Storm, Kafka
  • Experience with Greenplum, PostgreSQL, pgplsql and Python

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About Conversant

Conversant, Inc. is the leader in personalized digital marketing. Conversant helps the world's biggest companies grow by creating personalized experiences that deliver higher returns for brands and greater satisfaction for people. We offer a fully integrated personalization platform, personalized media programs and the world's largest affiliate marketing network - all fueled by a deep understanding of what motivates people to engage, connect and buy. For more information, please visit www.conversantmedia.com.


Great People, Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly.  If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.  From tuition reimbursement to scholarship programs to employee stock purchase plans and 401(k)s, we offer associates a variety of benefits that work as hard for them as they work for us. 


About Epsilon

Epsilon is the global leader in creating connections between people and brands. An all-encompassing global marketing company, we harness the power of rich data, groundbreaking technologies, engaging creative and transformative ideas to get the results our clients require. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 World CRM/Direct Marketing Network and #1 U.S. Agency from All Disciplines, Epsilon employs over 7,000 associates in more than 70 offices worldwide. Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. For more information, visit www.epsilon.com, follow us on Twitter @EpsilonMktg or call 1.800.309.0505.


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