Director of Data Products, Platforms - Levelset

  • Austin, TX
  • Full-time

Job Description

If you read the below description and feel this position excites you, but your experience does not add up 100%, we encourage you to still apply and tell us why! We look forward to learning what makes you passionate and purposeful. 

About the Role

Join us as Director of Data Product, Platform and be instrumental in helping achieve our vision to change behavior and revolutionize payment in the gigantic and increasingly tech-savvy construction industry.

As a Director of Data Product, Platform, you will manage three sets of products:  data infrastructure/ingestion pipelines, data management tools, and data api’s / services. Our alternative risk data platform assembles, transforms, and loads large data sets (>10M) about US contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, projects, payment documents, etc... across various internal and external sources (i.e., Saas applications, US County Clerk data, partners, and open web).  We have consistently collected >2.3M construction projects annually and monitor >$6B of construction payment claims every year.   The data management tools enable our research experts to create, update, enrich, and delete the data directly to enforce our data governance and quality guidelines. Our stack currently consists of technologies like MySQL, PHP, Neo4J, Python, Redis, and other modern tools in a highly scalable microservices architecture.  

This role will drive execution for several technical data development / engineering pods and reports to the VP of Data Products and is based in New Orleans, LA, or Austin, TX. We’re looking for someone to join our team immediately.

What you’ll do

  • Strategy

    • Establish and own annual data platform product vision and strategy, objectives, and key metris: Be responsible for working with multiple C-level and VP stakeholders in creating a clear, enduring, and strategic data roadmap

    • Offer short and long terms data solutions to FinTech business problems from a data platform and data services perspective while balancing data complexity, data resource constraints, and cross dependency execution efforts

    • Managing a rigorous prioritization process that balances the needs of multiple stakeholders across the suite of data products as well as supporting FinTech business units like Capital and Insurance products.

  • Planning & Execution

    • Drive tightly aligned business execution:  Be responsible for driving data consumption growth across all facets (data ingestions, data analytics, data streams / services) with key company-wide OKRs that require evangelism and communication across the organization

    • Work cross-functionally with other data product managers, business unit leaders, data scientists, data engineers, data researchers, data analysts, and software engineers to identify and implement complex data systems, services, and data pipelines

    • Deliver monthly and quarterly release level strategy and user story prioritization with development teams to execute against key product milestones 

    • Use your technical data knowledge to drive requirements for enterprise grade data management systems to achieve highly scalable and optimized risk data aggregation and data distribution products

  • Management

    • People management: Recruit, lead, manage and grow large and diverse data product teams, reporting directly and indirectly across the organization

    • Evangelize the capabilities and progress of our alternative risk data platform to internal and external stakeholders  

What we’re looking for 

  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience with high volume big data aggregation products for storage, processing, API’s, and cloud based implementations at scale

  • 10+ years in a product management role with a portfolio of successful, large scale data integration and data product initiatives

  • Strong communication and leadership skills; highly adept at managing stakeholder expectations and balancing competing urgent priorities

  • Familiar with SQL, Python, and/or other advanced query languages and data extraction tools

  • Highly proficient with database technologies in big data ecosystem (e.g., Hadoop, Kafka, Hive, Spark, or similar technologies) to manage both relational and non-relational stores

  • Passion for data structures, data schemas, data quality, and data interoperability

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to structure and process qualitative data and draw insightful conclusions

  • Problem solver able to take a complex business request and transform it into a clean, simple data solution

About Levelset

Levelset, a Procore company, is building the software that empowers people in construction to get what they earn. We provide cloud-based construction management software that makes lien rights, payment paperwork, and compliance in the construction industry simple and stress-free, so contractors and suppliers can get paid faster, have easier access to capital, and less surprises.


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About Us

Procore Technologies is building the software that builds the world. We provide cloud-based construction management software that helps clients more efficiently build skyscrapers, hospitals, retail centers, airports, housing complexes, and more. At Procore, we have worked hard to create and maintain a culture where you can own your work and are encouraged and given resources to try new ideas. Check us out on Glassdoor to see what others are saying about working at Procore. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome builders of all backgrounds. We thrive in a diverse, dynamic, and inclusive environment. We do not tolerate discrimination against employees on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Perks & Benefits

You are a person with dreams, goals, and ambitions—both personally and professionally. That's why we believe in providing benefits that not only match our Procore values (Openness, Optimism, and Ownership) but enhance the lives of our team members. Here are just a few of our benefit offerings: generous paid vacation, employee stock purchase plan, enrichment and development programs, and friends and family events.

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