Director, Data Analytics Platforms Engineering in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 2/9/2020

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Job Description

Position Summary:

In this role, you will be responsible for the teams and technology that make up Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Data Analytics platform including the cloud data lake, the on premise data warehouse, and the machine learning platforms, all of which are being modernized to power our company’s growth. This is a highly visible and strategic role where you will have stakeholders across the business.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Contribute to technology architecture for data analytics platforms
  • Partner with senior leadership, Business Operations, Data Science, Analytics, and Engineering to build a streamlined, full funnel experience that optimizes operations and product
  • Understand the competitive landscape and both general and industry trends - this includes local movements in Data, Machine Learning, and Infrastructure platforms to inform product strategies, and roadmaps
  • A good understanding of data architectures, data dictionaries and data lineages, and upstream/downstream semantic management.
  • Experience building data science and AI platform capabilities
  • Lead Data Analytics platform and operations engineers
  • Improve operational efficiency through industry best practices in setting DataOps practice
  • Contribute to the effort of defining enterprise data strategy
  • Own and drive initiatives to completion in alignment with the enterprise data
  • Contribute to developing and executing continuous firm wide data strategy and improvement initiatives
  • Build a culture of innovation, data curiosity, and collaboration
  • Participate in developing and executing a roadmap for the data and analytics function that clearly defines ownership and responsibility between the central data function and the functional groups.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems/Computer Science or related field required
  • Master’s Degree is strongly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years technology leadership
  • Minimum 10 years people leadership with at least 3 years of mid-level management (managing managers)
  • 10 years’ experience in Data, Analytics, and Systems Architecture
  • Strong writing and presentation skills with the ability to develop effective narratives utilizing strategy, priorities and data
  • Experience partnering with Engineering, Data Science, and other cross-functional partners
  • Experience in data analytics platform modernization
  • Experience in big data, No SQL, graph databases, and Cloud data warehousing, AI/ML infrastructure capabilities
  • Passionate about helping organizations gain business value by leveraging data

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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