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Senior Director, Data Engineering

Rocket Software

Rocket Software

Sales & Business Development, Data Science
United States
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

Job Description Summary:

As Senior Director, Data & Analytics you are responsible for leading the implementation and development of the organization's data platform, data management, governance, and analytics initiatives. This role oversees the development and implementation of data strategies that support critical business decisions, enhance operations and drive innovation. You will ensure that our data assets are leveraged effectively and spearhead the use of analytical insights to create business value across the enterprise. This role requires a visionary leader, someone that can navigate this complex landscape, ensure that our data is AI ready, and foster a culture of data-driven decision-making.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accountable to develop, execute, and champion a comprehensive data strategy aligned with the organizational goals
  • Build the data science team through role definition, recruitment, training and development activities that progress business objectives.
  • Accountable for the enterprise Data Platform and Analytics team, creating and maintaining our enterprise Data Platform
  • Accountable for the data products provided to the enterprise; including Master Data Management
  • Ensures the integrity, availability, and accuracy of data through effective data management practices
  • Oversee the implementation and management of data governance. data policies, data compliance, and data standards
  • Collaborate with other functions to identify and prioritize data and analytics needs
  • Drive the adoption of data analytics and business intelligence tools that support data driving decision-making
  • AI and ML Ops Integration: Oversee the implementation of AI and ML Ops solutions to streamline and optimize data workflows, ensuring scalability and efficiency
  • Stay abreast and evaluate the latest in analytics technologies and determine how to incorporate these into our data science best practices.
  • Manage and maintain the budget, resources, and vendor relationships related to data and analytics
  • Care passionately about the health and wellbeing of your team, ensuring career progression, training and growth options are well communicated
  • Provide executive-level reporting on the state of data and analytics initiatives, and their impact on business
  • You stay up to data on industry trends, and advancements on data technology to maintain a competitive edge


  • 10+ years of experience in a leadership role, managing senior cross-functional teams, and interacting with various business strategies
  • Proven experience in implementing major programs including data platforms, data science programs, data management programs
  • Technical Expertise: Deep understanding of AI, ML, and ML Ops principles, with experience in implementing these technologies
  • Experience with data analytics tools such as Snowflake, DBT, Looker and PowerBi software stack
  • Knowledge of industry standards and regulations related to data privacy and protection
  • Possess proven Agile project management skills
  • Experience with data governance and data quality initiatives
  • Ability to attract and retain diverse technical talent in a high-demand technology competency
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field or equivalent experience
The base salary range for this role is $184,486.00 - $230,607.50 /year. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location..

What Rocket Software can offer you in USA:

  • Extensive paid time off programs (paid holidays, sick, and unlimited vacation time)

  • Healthcare coverage options to fit you (and your family’s) needs

  • Retirement savings, with matching contributions by Rocket Software

  • Life and disability coverage

  • Leadership and skills training opportunities

  • Two paid work days for off-site training

Rocket Software Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Rocket Software Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Rocket is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call: 781-577-4321 or send an email to people@rocketsoftware.com. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!