Director – Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

Director – Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

At Notarize, we’re pulling the future closer, bringing industries like real estate, automotive, and financial services into the digital age. We’re the first company to complete a legal online notarization, online mortgage closing, online will, online auto sale, and countless other critical transactions. 
We’re proud to play an integral role for our customers -- from individuals to major enterprises -- in making life’s most important moments better. 
Our business has grown exponentially (over 600%!) in the past year. In September 2021 we came in at #114 on Inc.’s list of the 5000 fastest-growing companies in the nation. We raised an additional $130 million in Series D funding in March of 2021 -- backed by industry behemoths like Capital G/Google, Citi, and Wells Fargo -- and we recently announced a major strategic partnership with Adobe.
Notarize is the pioneer and market leader in Remote Online Notarization (RON), and we’re building the team that will operate a critical platform in tomorrow’s fully-remote economy. Come join us!
Notarize is proud to be a fully-distributed, remote-first team. Employees can work from anywhere in the United States -- all 50 states and D.C too.

As the Director of Business Intelligence & Data Analytics, your responsibilities will entail all operational and strategic aspects of data management, data access and reporting - including the development and execution of a corporate data strategy that will include overseeing the consolidation, normalization and integration of disparate data sources, and providing the company with a ‘clean’, reportable repository (data-lake) of one version of the truth. You will build, lead and mentor a team who will design, document and implement a scalable data architecture in support of business-driven data strategies.  You and your team will ensure a high level of data quality based on regulatory standards.  The team will help users consume and utilize ‘big data’ to gain business intelligence and insights into customer and product experiences and behavior.  The Director of Business Intelligence & Data Analytics team will work with engineering, product, sales operations, legal, and information security teams to ensure the organization’s data systems are organized, secure, and accessible.  The team will make key decisions regarding investments in data warehousing solutions, platforms or systems and oversee the construction and integration of those tools. 

What you'll do as our Director of Business Intelligence & Data Analytics:

    • Design, develop, and modify Notarizes’ current data infrastructure inclusive of the creation of a data-lake, to house strategic corporate data and accelerate the processes of data analysis and reporting
    • Drive/participate in the selection of best-in-class reporting and query technologies suited to access and report against the data-lake.  Create guidelines and procedures for data reporting and sharing.  Oversee the integration of new technologies and initiatives into data standards and structures 
    • Manage all incoming data/file sources into the data-lake. Develop operational standards for handling and archiving data 
    • Comply with company legal and information security standards and ensure adherence
    • Regularly monitor and evaluate information and data systems that could affect analytical results.  Assess system performance and make recommendations for software, hardware, and data storage 
    • Manage and mentor Analysts, Data Engineers and Data Scientists on how to plan with their teams and add meaningful value to the decision-making process across multiple segments of the business
    • Partner with the business to co-author strategies and tactics to enable flow of data across the company.
    • Present the vision and strategic recommendations with clarity and concision to stakeholders having varying degrees of data fluency.
    • A creative and innovative problem solver and storyteller with data, comfortable with helping partners think and solve difficult business challenges. You thrive on partnership and are able to build the bridge between the requirements of the business and the needed data and analytics to help the business reach their goals.

What we're looking for:

    • Expert knowledge of data structures and modeling is crucial, as the director makes recommendations focusing on improving processes and practices to increase the data team’s efficiency and impact on the business
    • 7+ years of leadership experience managing a Business Intelligence/Data Analytics team. A bachelor’s degree (MBA Preferred) in computer information systems, computer science, data science, or a related field.  Proven ability to recruit, hire, coach/mentor and motivate a team
    • Must have experience with data analytics using programming languages like SQL, visualization tools
    • Must understand master data management concepts (MDM), data housing, and integration concepts.
    • Ability to analyze, interpret, and organize large amounts of data
    • Excellent communication skills to translate complex problems using non-technical terms
    • In-depth understanding of modern database and information technologies 
    • Excellent math, problem-solving, and analytical skills 
    • Excellent time management skills and the ability to work towards meeting multiple deadlines simultaneously
    • Have experience building data platforms that enable data producing teams to share data with data consuming teams efficiently and at scale.
    • Have experience creating analytical data sets and data warehouses that enable self-service access to KPIs and metrics. 

Some of our benefits:

    • Competitive salaries & equity
    • Heavily subsidized medical, dental, and vision
    • 401k with 4% match
    • Unlimited PTO & flexible work schedules
    • Fully-distributed team: work from anywhere in the U.S.
    • Paid parental leave
    • Annual budget for personal learning & development
    • Small, cross-functional teams
    • Strong emphasis on collaboration & mentorship
    • Paid lunches (through Grubhub) + regular Lunch & Learn sessions 

Our core values:

    • Solve Problems That Matter: We serve some of the most important moments in people's lives. It's a responsibility we embrace by focusing obsessively on the issues that will have a quantifiable impact on our customers and our company growth. 
    • Yes Before No: We are optimistic about our ability to change lives by transforming outmoded processes. We believe our efforts can create a better future, and it is our attitude that will allow us to pull that future closer.  
    • Start With Why: We don't presume to understand the intentions of the people around us, whether coworkers or customers. We ask honest questions and listen to feedback in order to gain insight, build trust, and create memorable experiences. 
    • Stamp Together: We create a strong team and a welcoming workplace by valuing diverse perspectives. Every role in our organization is supported and valued equally, without regard to location or background.
Notarize is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We'd love to hear from you. 
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