Director of Engineering, Data Platform

Director of Engineering, Data Platform

The Mission:

This is a critical and exciting time at Enigma. Our product is gaining adoption quickly and we are growing our engineering team to keep pace. This creates an urgent need to expand our engineering leadership to support our growing team.

We are looking for an experienced engineering leader to oversee our Data Platform teams.  Reporting to the CTO, you will grow high-performing engineering teams that deliver on technically challenging cross-team projects with high levels of predictability.

The Role:

As a Director of Engineering for our Data Platform teams, you will manage and grow the data engineering teams at the core of our product.  Your impact will be measured by the strength of the teams you grow, your influence on our engineering culture and the transparency and predictability of delivery on our engineering roadmap.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Reinforces a culture of collaboration, transparency and accountability on the cross-functional teams they’re managing
  • Work with team leads and in-house recruiters to attract engineers with the technical skills and experience to build out our unique data platform
  • Collaborates with technical leads and product managers to create realistic execution plans that achieve product goals while controlling technical debt
  • Coaches and mentors technical leads and engineers to help them identify and solve their most important challenges
  • Is a passionate team builder who motivates people around them to perform at their best and to increase their impact
  • Works with the CTO on engineering culture initiatives such as our performance management framework, team structure and engineering standards

What makes this job interesting?

  • Leadership: you will help grow teams, coach technical leads and engineers and create structures for many individuals to succeed together
  • Impact: you will join at a critical inflection point--your abilities as a leader and manager will influence Enigma’s growth trajectory far into the future
  • Technical Challenge: the teams you will manage are tackling unsolved challenges of scaling entity resolution, versioning workflows and constructing configuration-driven data pipelines

Our ideal candidate has:

  • 8+ years of engineering experience with 4+ years leading engineering teams
  • Successfully coached technical leads and engineers to grow in their roles
  • Built and grown high-performing, collaborative engineering teams
  • Outstanding organizational skills and a track record of identifying and solving cross-team challenges

Bonus points if you:

  • Have led engineering teams building ML-driven data systems at scale

About us:

At Enigma, we’re building the single, most reliable source of data on businesses to power the future of financial services. By engineering better data from hundreds of public and third-party sources, we aim to tell the complete story of every business, so that companies of every size can access the financial services they need to grow and thrive. Our core values - generosity, curiosity, ingenuity, & drive -  guide everything we do from how we make our most important product decisions to how we work with and support one another on a daily basis. We’re a team of curious, driven individuals with diverse backgrounds and skills, but we’re all passionate about engineering deeper understanding through data—together. If this resonates, we would love to hear from you!

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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