As the Director of Data Management & Business Intelligence at Kapitus, you will oversee the company wide analytical projects, tools and processes needed to track corporate strategic projects, ensure re-usability and scalability of analytics, data and business intelligence infrastructure across various functions; you will help the leadership team, functional leaders to better understand why “data is the next oil” by constantly enabling them to drive business value by leveraging data and enabling them to make better business decisions.

You will influence a federated team of data analysts with matrixed reporting responsibilities and manage a small team of onshore direct reports and an offshore data analytics team to help achieve this objective. You will constantly balance needs of business and data engineering, speed and standards, enterprise and divisions, casual users and power users, and reporting and analytics.

What You’ll Do:

  • Evangelize the value of BI, analytics, and data management to the executives, senior managers and new hires
  • Identify creators of BI, data, or analytical solutions of any type within the organization and align them with the BI Center of Excellence
  • Work with Strategy, Financial Planning and Customer Experience teams in addition to the various functions like sales, operations, and treasury to define and monitor metrics for customer, corporate and strategic initiatives
  • Align with the various functional objectives to enable them to make better decisions by using data and analytics in a scalable manner
  • Lead and influence the BI team members in the organization and ensure they interact with each other appropriately and on a regular basis, to align analyses so the entire organization benefits from their work
  • Create a team that can share best practices and agree on the tools, processes, and approaches for building and managing data and analytical projects
  • Establish standards and data governance practice that will be used in corporate reports and dashboards by setting definitions for key data elements, manage the processes for changing definitions, adding new data elements to the dictionary, and implementing the rules
  • Maintain a catalog of existing reports and their embedded data objects that developers can use to accelerate development, foster reuse, and minimize report proliferation without a coherent strategy
  • Responsible for some corporate level cross-functional applications relevant to the Kapitus executive team or the board that will require expertise and technical development

Operational and Managerial Responsibilities

  • Advanced understanding of data governance and metadata management tools (Collibra, Alation, Infomatica, Talend, FiveTran, Snowflake, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of DMBok/DAMA framework and DCAM maturity assessments

Who You Are:

  • You are the quintessential problem solver who cannot rest until you see a solution in sight
  • You are known to measure progress and outcomes and possibly even set OKRs in your personal life
  • The thought of inherent ambiguity and risk that comes with creating new things genuinely excites you. You have an experimental mindset that spurs you to test ideas and validate assumptions using data.
  • You can speak to the needs of the C-suite just as fluently as end-users, the thought of being a Rosetta stone between stakeholders, data geeks, and customers genuinely excites you
  • Creating analysis or re-usable analytical components that enable better decisioning is fulfilling
  • Going to conferences and meetups are oddly therapeutic for you. You have given a presentation or two because you enjoy sharing wisdom and acquiring new knowledge
  • Love for learning drives you to independently study so your skills are always up to date, likely leading to your various certifications or new data technologies
  • You have a bachelor’s or Master’s in Engineering and/or have 15+ experience leading data management teams
  • You have great communication and collaboration skills, a problem-solving mind-set, and an obsession with building teams and delivering solutions that provides value to end-users.
  • You have a background in lending and understand the importance of data in risk management and growing portfolios (acquisition)
  • You have led teams and helped them with their developmental needs and growth

What You Bring:

  • You have a bachelor’s or Master’s in Engineering and/or have 15+ experience leading data management teams
  • You have great communication and collaboration skills, a problem-solving mind-set, and an obsession with building teams and delivering solutions that provides value to end-users.
  • You have a background in lending and understand the importance of data in risk management and growing portfolios (acquisition)
  • You have led teams and helped them with their developmental needs and growth

Who We Are:

Kapitus is one of the most reliable and respected names in small business financing. As both a direct lender and a marketplace built with a trusted network of lending partners, we can provide small businesses the financing they need, when and how it is needed. We’ve spent the past 15 years building a culture that makes us excited to come to work in the morning. Our company is fast paced, teammates need to be self-directed and have an internal motivation to do the right thing, even when the right thing takes a lot of hard work.

We show our teammates our appreciation by offering great benefits, competitive pay, and solid opportunity for growth.