Engineering Director - Data Platform / Big Data
Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Foursquare is seeking an experienced Engineering Director to lead the evolution of the data platform teams and tech upon which our products and our business are built. You will liaise with business and product leaders to align efforts/priorities with business goals. In this role, it will help to optimize team structure and process to drive execution and accountability as well as provide career development, coaching, and mentorship to the members of your teams, and cultivate emerging leaders. Also, this role will identify and surface staffing needs, and think strategically about the growth and evolution of the team(s). You will establish and enforce process for change management, disaster recovery, business continuity, and (internal) customer usage/access while partnering with product eng to build a culture of shared responsibility around change management, performance, failure resolution, and quality control as well as drive efforts to control costs. This role will perform contract review and vendor approval diligence, and own large strategic vendor relationships.