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Senior Director of Data Engineering in Boston, MA at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 3/3/2019

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Title: Sr. Director of Data Engineering
Location: Boston, MA
Rate: DOE, Depends on Experience
Duration: 6 months +

Senior Director of Data Engineering

The Analytics and Reporting team is seeking a grizzled, battle-tested, and highly experienced leader who will champion the work of several powerful Boston-based teams delivering analytic solutions and insights that can be leveraged as a critical part of the company's strategic goals. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of cloud-based, large-scale data systems, data system architecture and algorithms. They are a great people manager with a proven track record of guiding teams that deliver powerful solutions that delight stakeholders and end-users. This leader has a Zen-like ability to strike a balance between cutting-edge and pragmatic solutions.


  • Architect, design and deliver highly-scalable data pipelines and event-based solutions that move large volumes of learning and operational data.
  • Participate in day-to-day development with your Agile teams, developing and delivering analytics and reporting applications.
  • Grow and strengthen engineering team by implementing and promoting best practices while exploring new techniques in data engineering and analytics.
  • Drive operational efficiencies delivering ever increasing business value at while decreasing costs.
  • Develop a strong team culture around continual improvement. Foster, cultivate and mentor managers and engineers.
  • Collaborate with product managers and internal stakeholders to propose new solutions that enhance educational outcomes and drive revenue growth.


  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science and/or Computer Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in commercial software development
  • 5+ years of advanced leadership responsibilities including recruiting high-quality talent
  • Proven technical abilities with demonstrated understanding of algorithms, data structures, data architecture and scaling in support of massive data sets
  • Expertise with SQL across a variety of Database technologies. Experience with non-SQL technologies (Cassandra, Mongo) a plus.
  • Extensive experience with cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure including familiarity with Cloud-based big data processing with a Cluster computing framework (Spark) is strongly preferred
  • Exceptional verbal/written communication & data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical team. Must be capable of communicating the complex effectively.
  • Operational experience with Graph Databases a plus

Be a part of the ConsultNet difference. As a leading national provider of IT staffing and solutions, ConsultNet delivers exceptional services to startup, midmarket and Fortune 1000 companies across North America. Since 1996, we've partnered with clients to create rewarding opportunities for our consultants, successfully building teams that have surefire results.
In the past two years alone, we have placed more than 1,500 consultants in contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement opportunities. We understand communication is key to finding the right job that matches your skills and career goals. For us, it's not just the work that we do; it's how we do the work. Our breadth of offerings extends to multiple IT positions in major markets throughout the country, see more at


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