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Director of Data & Analytics Operations

Company: Ameritas
Location: Greenwood
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Director of Data & Analytics Operations

At Ameritas, our mission is Fulfilling Life. We do that in many ways, but especially by helping people invest in themselves by offering trusted financial products and advice. Because we believe everyone should be happy, healthy, and financially secure, we work hard to provide trusted financial products and valued guidance, including individual life and disability insurance, employee benefits, retirement planning, investments, and wealth management services.

This role will have the opportunity to shape future of Data & Analytics Operations at Ameritas.  As the Director of Data & Analytics Operations you will work with a diverse group of data scientists and engineers to broadly influence how we train, package, investigate, and deploy data pipelines and machine learning models and other insight related artifacts at Ameritas. Your role will be to support the demand and interest of multiple teams to conduct research and experimentation, tool and platform development, packaging and deploying code and establishing DataOps best practices.

The Data & Analytics Operations team works with Data Science and engineering to identify what pipelines packages are important, and together build process, tools, and technology to ensure that downstream consumers can trust and rely on our data and insights. 

What you do

* Lead the operations and maintenance of reporting, Machine Learning, and data solutions.                       * Work closely with Data Engineers and Data Scientist to troubleshoot and resolve data issues and maintain a high level of data accuracy in visualization and reporting.                      * Review current state and identifying improvement opportunities and best practice recommendations.                                                 * Assists in troubleshooting and supporting complex  platforms and data pipeline issues. * Continue to innovate and build upon existing automation in our infrastructure and delivery capabilities.

What you bring

* 10+ years of experience in DataOps(or DevOps) and data infrastructure * 4-7 years of experience managing technical teams * 5+ years of experience with AWS * Expert in cloud-based data architectures * Expert in Terraform and/or Cloud Formation * Working and administration knowledge of Cognos, Tableau, Power BI  or some other Business Insights system. * Strong experience with software engineering best practices across the development lifecycle, including agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source management, build processes, testing, and operations * Demonstrated experience with the mechanics of training and deploying ML models, as well as other aspects of the Data Science lifecycle, such as scheduling, CI/CD, cluster computing, serverless architectures, etc. * Comfortable dealing with ambiguity while driving short term clarity for the team              

What we offer

* Our company motto is “Fulfilling Life” and we take that job seriously, with a heavy commitment to volunteering and community support, employee well-being, and providing quality products and services that help our customers create a brighter future. * Being a mutual-based organization, the return on our investment goes back into the company, to benefit our members/customers. * We’re committed to professional development, opportunity, inclusion, and diversity. Team building and collaboration are also priorities. * A total rewards package with all the comprehensive health and welfare benefits you’d expect, including competitive pay and incentives, 401(k), flexible work schedules and time off to care for yourself and others. * Additional popular benefits, including tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment, an incentivized well-being program, adoption assistance, paid time off for volunteering, training, and career development opportunities.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Ameritas has a reputation as a company that cares, and because everyone should feel safe bringing their authentic, whole self to work, we’re committed to an inclusive culture and diverse workplace, enriched by our individual differences. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that hires based on qualifications, positive attitude and exemplary work ethic, regardless of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Ameritas, Lincoln , Director of Data & Analytics Operations, Other , Greenwood, Nebraska

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