Data Analytics Lead

St. Louis, Missouri, United States Full-time

Label Insight is a data company with an ever growing pool of data which is continually growing. Label Insight is working hard to bring true product transparency to the market by adding depth and breadth to our data offerings and products. This provides a unique set of interesting challenges.

The Data Analytics Lead will shape the future of big data, analytics and data science at Label Insight. The Data Analytics Lead is responsible for hiring and leading the data analytics and data science teams. They will become a specialist on all product and system data captured, curated and utilized across our organization to power organization decision making, as well as supporting our product offerings.

In this role, you will be responsible for building alignment between all technical teams within Label Insight. Help define and build an overall data strategy which involves aspects of data engineering, data science and data management ensuring alignment with latest engineering principles and practices.

As a leader, you will evangelize a data driven culture at the Label Insight. Employees will seek your advice to solve their data problems both big and small.  You will need deep technical experience  with a solid foundational understanding of data ecosystems, trends and quickly understand Label Insight’s value proposition.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead a strong team of data scientists and analysts working on vital problems
  • Liberate, mine and augment our enormous amount of data into functional, actionable products and services that cut across many organizational teams
  • Collaborate closely in an equal partnership with business and engineering teams
  • Significantly impact a thriving, innovative business

Essential Requirements:

  • 5+ Years experience with distributed systems, big data stores and latest data architectures
  • 5+ Years experience using the latest cloud offerings for data science, storage, query and transfer (Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform)
  • Help develop and drive a technical roadmap which incorporates technology and systems that build towards a strategic direction for the organization
  • Demonstrable experience in managing co-located teams, remote teams and outside contractors or firms
  • This leader needs to have strong collaboration skills in the management of an agile product portfolio
  • Promotes cross-functional partnerships with both business and technology stakeholders, championing change while delivering measurable results

Qualifications:

  • Track record of leading and promoting courageousness, excellence and collaboration across a complex, cross functional organization in the delivery of result that enables success for all
  • Hands on experience developing and implementing strategic deliverables in a dynamic organization
  • Passion for leading data engineering and data product development teams
  • Strong understanding of engineering principles and technology – including Python, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Git, REST APIs, Spark, Kafka, Kinesis, Elasticsearch
  • 2+ Years experience with large scale analytical DBMSs (e.g. RedShift, BigQuery, Athena) is a plus
  • Your experience in this area should complement the challenging business demands with constant iterative improvement, growing expertise and emerging technologies

Who we are:

Label Insight is high-growth technology company founded with the mission of helping CPG companies and retailers to help their consumers understand what’s in the products they use and consume. Our world class SaaS data platform is transforming the way brands and retailers interact with and share product data in order to bring product transparency to the consumer.

Our team is unique because it’s comprised not only of tech engineers and data scientists, but food science, nutrition experts and product formulation specialists, that enable the enriched attribution capability of our tools. We’ve also attracted top senior executive talent with decades of leadership experience to help manage our rapid growth and scale.

Our Values:

As a team, we share a common set of values: We are innovative problem solvers. We believe in transparency, both in our product and in our work. We have curious minds and aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo. We value scientific inquiry. We aren’t afraid to take risks, and fail fast to learn fast and improve fast. We embrace uniqueness. We are lifelong learners and we value intellectual honesty.

Perks of the job:

  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • Flexible work hours
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks, drinks, a kegerator and more!
  • Casual, dog-friendly, open-layout workspace
  • Company subsidized Health Insurance, and 401(k) and commuter benefits
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Catered team lunches every other week
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Regular team events and happy hours
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave

Check out more about Label Insight, our culture, and our employees here.