Director, Data & Analytics Services

Seattle Washington
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
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Who We Are: Brooks is a team of passionate people united by a desire to do meaningful work, lead healthy lives and make a difference. We share a focused mission: to inspire everyone to run and be active. That’s it. No distractions—it’s all about the run. Through science, creativity, service, authenticity and connection, we obsess over delivering the best running gear on the planet. We do it our way, with our unique spirit, with a goal of being more relevant to runners than any other brand, day after day and mile after mile. We are determined to innovate, challenging ourselves to lead thought at every turn. Inside these walls and on the roads, tracks and trails, we live and breathe Run Happy, celebrating the positive impact running has on our lives and others. We inject it into all we do because it makes everything better, smarter, more fun and more memorable. Our company culture defines us, bonds us together and creates the conditions for success. It is lived daily as a behavioral expression of our collective set of brand values: Connect with People, Innovate for our Customer, Compete as a Team, Build Trust, Have Fun & Bring Passion, and Be Active. If you’re on our team, it means you’re part of creating something extraordinary. You’re part of Brooks. Brooks Sports is dedicated to inspiring people to run and be active by creating innovative gear that keeps people running. As part of the Information Technology team, your role is to deliver a modern data foundation that enables analytics throughout Brooks in support of enhanced runner experiences, business decision-making, and operational excellence. You will lead the creation and implementation of a strategy and road-map to transition our legacy data warehouse to the cloud to enable the exploitation of new data sources and analytics at scale. Your objective is to enable a culture of curiosity and improve data literacy throughout the organization as an evangelist serving as a source of inspiration and expertise on our data and analytical tools. By enabling Brooks to become a data-driven organization, we will continue to outpace our competitors and serve the running community with the best gear to enable everyone to run and be active. Responsibilities: • Lead a team of engineers and data business analysts to deliver the foundation for enterprise analytical data. Your most important role is to develop a high-performing and cohesive team. • Define and implement data technology architectures and designs globally to enable analytic strategies • Enable business use cases that drive increased revenue and/or operational efficiency. • Build partnerships and alignment with cross-divisional partners to implement data strategies. • Work in a distributed model where analytical skill reside throughout the Brooks organization. • Implement data governance processes to ensure data quality and common understanding. • Stay current with industry trends and innovation in the data and analytics space. • Manage relationships with technology vendors. Direct buy vs build assessments and work with Legal and Security teams during the procurement process for new products and technology vendors. • Ensure compliance with security and privacy requirements such as PCI and GDPR. • Act as a technical leader within the larger IT organization. • Collaborate with the IT management team to effectively allocate resources across prioritized work. • Define and implement processes that enable effective delivery of new capabilities. • Plan and track your team’s operating budget. Apply Brooks requirements around budget planning and CapEx documentation to garner resources necessary to evolve the team to meet business objectives. • Create a healthy collaborative environment that allows your team to thrive. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field. • 10+ years’ experience working with data, databases, and data warehouses. • 5+ years’ experience leading and mentoring technical teams including software engineers. • Experience implementing data warehouse solutions using public cloud services such as Snowflake or Amazon Redshift. • Extensive background supporting business teams (Operations, Sales, Product) with data to enable analytics. • Experience implementing modern data movement techniques and architectures. • Prior experience leading an organization through transformational change. • Proven track record of being results-oriented with demonstrated ability to achieve aggressive goals. • Experience developing team-level annual budgets. • Experience in technology partner selection, contract negotiation and vendor management. • Ability to communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders. • Proven presentation and facilitation skills. • Experience working with Tableau a plus. • Experience working with the Amperity customer data platform a plus. • A passion for running and the running lifestyle is a plus. Brooks is an equal employment opportunity employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on any protected class. Brooks is committed to affording equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, the presence of a sensory, physical or mental disability, military status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. This commitment applies to all phases of recruitment and employment. Brooks will strive to ensure that its policies and decisions are implemented with the spirit of this commitment to equal employment opportunity in mind. Apply for this job