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General Manager – Development – Big Data Product

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General Manager – Development – Big Data Product

September 28, 2015

We are looking for a high calibre individual to manage the growth of a very fast-growing Big Data Product Company. You have all the benefits of working for a startup but with the financial backing of one of the most well know financial services companies in the world. This is a global product and you will be responsible for helping grow the company in Sydney. You will love data and have an in-depth understanding of growing a team and a product in this space.

 

The core function of the role is to structure a highly performant, balanced team and provide the team with the processes, tools and motivation to succeed in their positions. The ideal candidate will have proven experience leading teams in the delivery of analytics data solutions.

 

A clear understanding of the data development life cycle is expected, along with the ability to define realistic timelines for the definition and subsequent delivery of complicated solutions.

 

The role will see you working  with the Directors to build teams and as such have a responsibility towards the strategic vision of the product and extending its reach through the business. The incumbent will be expected to act as a Big Data evangelist proactively selling use cases and projects.

 

 

Key accountabilities and measures

  • Foster a dynamic, enjoyable, proactive and honest team environment
  • Continue to align the Big Data team structure with the needs of the platform, additional project work, and technical and management leadership requirements. Define and recruit against roles as necessary
  • Provide clear roles and responsibility definitions for team member
  • Promote frequent, simple and transparent communication lines through all levels of the team, onshore and offshore
  • Work with the Solution Lead to create a simple process for the business to define clear requirements for new Big Data project
  • Be responsible for the delegation of work amongst the team and the tracking of that work against internal and external deadlines using an Agile methodology
  • Report to external Governance boards on the tracking of projects
  • Act as a Big Data evangelist, promoting use cases and working with the business to refine these into defined projects
  • Conduct regular 1-1 sessions with the team to discuss both project delivery and cultural concerns
  • Develop solid relationships with key colleagues in other functional areas such as eCom Analytics, Customer Insight, EDW, IT Support etc.
  • Mentor team members in technology, architecture and delivery of solutions

 

Key skills

  • Personable, curious, intelligent, positive thinker, highly motivated, results driven, quick learner, great communicator
  • Demonstrated strength in EQ (emotional intelligence) and the ability to build rapport with and influence stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Prior roles that exhibit highly organised team management and project delivery in an Agile environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to support and guide consultants in translating clients’ business requirements into solutions and positioning solution value
  • Understanding of metadata, business glossary and data lineage functions for ETL, Data Warehousing and BI
  • Data management, data governance, data cleansing and data quality methodologies
  • Preferred – exposure to retail and customer data
  • Preferred – exposure to Big Data technologies in a production environment

In return you will be offered a very generous salary and the ability to work with a product that is going to disrupt the market, taking it from a start up through to an internationally recognised Big Data product.

  • Job Categories: IT & Telecomms ( Management )
  • Job Types: Permanent / Full Time
  • Job Location: Sydney

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Steve Revins

Senior Tech Talent Manager
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An Irish cat living the dream in Sydney I don’t know what to tell ya! Even though I’m a long way from the homeland I’ve successfully built up 5 years of local industry knowledge specialising in emerging technologies. I have a strong JAVA and Ruby on Rails following in NSW and VIC. I also have extensive experience sourcing specialist software development teams for technology companies with highly transactional, high volume, data intensive environments. Let’s catch up for a pint, but do send me a message and we’ll see what happens!

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  • Steve Revins

    An Irish cat living the dream in Sydney I don’t know what to tell ya! Even though I’m a long way from the homeland I’ve successfully built up 5 years of local industry knowledge specialising in emerging technologies. I have a strong JAVA and Ruby on Rails following in NSW and VIC. I also have extensive experience sourcing specialist software development teams for technology companies with highly transactional, high volume, data intensive environments. Let’s catch up for a pint, but do send me a message and we’ll see what happens!

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