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Director of Data

St Paul, MN, USA ● Virtual Req #39
Thursday, May 18, 2023
SunStream is Searching for a Data Technology Leader to Join Our Team

SunStream Business Services is a new Fin-Tech company created by our customers, for our customers – the people who support the farmers and ranchers of America, who feed the world. The technology industry and the Ag-Fin landscape is rapidly changing. For us to enable and elevate our customer’s business technologies, we have embarked upon a transformation, one that will change the way we deliver solutions, build connected relationships with customers, and execute as a high performing team. We are looking for teammates who are humble, hungry, and smart, and willing to challenge conventional thinking. 

The Director of Data plays a critical role on our technology leadership team and will shape SunStream’s data strategy and ongoing efforts to leverage data as value to our customer’s business.

Data Strategy Development
Develop and implement a comprehensive data strategy aligned with the organization's overall goals and objectives. Identify opportunities for data-driven insights and recommend innovative solutions for data acquisition, integration, storage, and analysis.

Medallion Lake House Architecture

Lead the design and implementation of a robust Medallion Lake House architecture, leveraging Microsoft Azure services and technologies. Ensure data integration, data warehousing, and data lake solutions are properly designed, implemented, and maintained to support the organization's data needs.

Data Governance

Establish and enforce data governance policies and procedures to ensure data integrity, privacy, and security. Define data standards, data quality metrics, and data management best practices. Collaborate with relevant stakeholders to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.

Data Integration and Management

Oversee the development and implementation of data integration processes, ensuring seamless data flow across various systems and applications. Manage the organization's data repositories and data catalog, ensuring data is properly organized, accessible, and well-documented.

Data Analysis and Insights
Drive the adoption of advanced data analytics techniques to extract valuable insights from large datasets. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify key business questions and provide data-driven recommendations to drive decision-making and improve operational efficiency.

Team Leadership and Development

Build and lead a high-performing data team, providing mentorship and guidance to team members. Foster a culture of continuous learning and innovation within the data team, promoting professional growth and knowledge sharing.

Vendor Management

Evaluate and manage relationships with external data vendors, ensuring their services align with the organization's requirements and standards. Stay informed about industry trends and emerging technologies in data management and analytics.

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, data management, or a related field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience (1-5 years) in a similar role, leading data management and analytics initiatives.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Azure services and technologies, particularly in designing and implementing Medallion Lake House architectures.
  • In-depth understanding of data governance, data integration, and data management best practices.
  • Proven capability in data analysis, data visualization, and statistical modeling techniques.
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements related to data privacy and security.
  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team.
  • Strong communication and collaboration abilities, with the capacity to work effectively across multiple departments and stakeholders.

Join SunStream Business Services as our Director of Data and play a pivotal role in leveraging data to drive strategic decision-making and innovation. Apply today and be part of our dynamic and forward-thinking organization.

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process may contact us through the following methods: Phone: 651-282-8434 or Mail: SunStream, Attn: Talent Recruiting, 30 E 7th Street, Suite 700, St. Paul, MN 55101.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. SunStream will not sponsor a work visa to fill this position.

SunStream Business Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/W/D/V) dedicated to diversity in the workplace and offers a great work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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  • St Paul, MN, USA
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