IT Manager, Data Engineering

  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Information Technology

Company Description

Company Description

At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.

Backed by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.  

Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality….designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none.

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Job Description

As IT Manager, Data Engineering, you will lead a team of analysts and data engineering to deliver new functionality on the data warehouse and analytics data platforms. The Manager, Data Engineering will lead a team with a wide range of technical skills which include ETL tools, Python and Big Data, Cloud Data Engineering like HIVE, Spark, BigQuery, Snowflake and data analysis and modeling skills (SQL, ERwin). You will guide the team in understanding the business use cases and help design core data as a service. This role will manage priorities, budgets, staffing and skill development within the team.

As Manager, Data Engineering your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting team members in interpreting scope, estimating impact/work and approving the estimates for distribution
  •  Managing team assignments by assessing subject area knowledge, individual capacity, and project demands
  •  Managing a team of 5-7 FTE and 5-15 vendor resources (with frequent growth / mix changes)
  •  Responsible for migrating data existing warehouse to new platforms
  •  Responsible for defining and strategizing the core data products roadmap for business domains (ex: Marketing, Digital Sales, Call center Operations etc)
  • Working closely with cross functional team in IT and business analytics partner to ensure the expectation are met and acting as a strong liaison between business and data engineering to resolve issues
  •   Advising on technical decisions including architecture approach, solution design and detailed troubleshooting
  • Providing up-to-date resourcing and spending plans to properly manage the portfolio in terms of staffing and finances.
  • Building a deep understanding in modern data platform capabilities
  •  Ensuring projects are progressing according to plan by resolving issues or obstacles.
  • Enforcing adherence to the team’s SDLC and assisting in process improvements while contributing to the team’s adoption of Agile Methods (Scrum &/or Kanban)



  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Computer Science followed by 8+ years of progressive experience in designing, developing and deploying Date warehouse and Big Data solutions
  •  7+ years of experience managing diverse teams with at least 4 direct reports
  •  5+ years of experience in Data Warehousing and Information Management
  •  5+ years of experience designing, build and support real time and batch data pipeline and analytical solutions with Hadoop (Hive, Kafka, Spark, Spark Streaming, Hbase, ) and Teradata, ETL tools like Informatica , Talend, Data Fusion
  • 1+ years of experience on delivering data solutions on cloud platform (GCP or Azure)


  • Master’s Degree in Business


Additional Information


We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

We are committed to being a leader in defining a new way to work because we recognize the changing mindset of today's workforce. We meet you where you are...wherever you are, by providing sensible remote and hybrid work arrangements. Why? Because our purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play and connect!

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. 

When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve.

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please be advised that Brightspeed (Connect Holding LLC) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to the Company’s legal obligations including potentially accommodating an employee’s sincerely held religious beliefs or medical condition.