Director of Digital Data & Analytics Architecture

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Requisition ID 2019-42660
Posted Date
1 year ago(7/23/2019 3:48 PM)
# of Openings
Job Function
Information Technology
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time

Job Description Summary

The Director of Digital Analytics Architecture will be responsible for building and leading a blended team (onshore, offshore, vendor) of data scientists, visualization designers, and etl / data-warehouse / data-lake architects and developers. This role will oversee the processes, tools, and people responsible for accurate data collection, processing, modeling and analysis used to make key business decisions across all of MAXIMUS’ operational organizations and lines of business.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Lead cross-functional projects using design thinking concepts to elicit requirements and agile delivery methodology to deliver results

- Use advanced data modeling and analysis techniques to discover insights that will guide strategic decisions and uncover optimization opportunities

- Build, develop and maintain cloud and on-prem data models, reporting systems, data automation systems, dashboards and performance metrics support that support key business decisions

- Manage and optimize processes for data intake, validation, mining and engineering as well as modeling, visualization and communication deliverables

- Design and build technical processes to address business issues

- Oversee the design and delivery of reports and insights that analyze business functions and key operations and performance metrics

- Report on results of analytical initiatives to stakeholders in leadership, technology, sales, marketing and product teams

- Oversee the data/report requests process: tracking requests submitted, prioritization, approval, etc.

- Develop and implement controls to ensure quality standards, organizational expectations, and regulatory requirements

- Communicate results and business impacts of insight initiatives to stakeholders within and outside of the company

- Monitor performance of team members according to established monitoring standards; conduct performance appraisals, make decisions on personnel actions including hiring, firing and disciplinary actions

Minimum Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree required. Prefer degrees in Computer Science, Informatics, or Industrial Engineering.  Master’s degree is a plus but not required

- Ten (10) years in a consulting or digital agency environment required

- Minimum five (5) years of experience in a management position in the field

- Five or more years of experience specifically with more than one of the following: Datalakes, Datawarehouses, Informatica, Other ETL tools, Azure, Power-BI, Tableu, MicroStrategy, Snowflake

- Familiarity with Agile delivery methodology

- Experience working with a distributed team (on/off shore)

- Experience working in a mixed environment of FTEs and Vendors

- Understanding of Vendor Management

- Knowledgeable P&L responsibilities

- Expert program management skills

- Curiosity to learn about new businesses and industries, and ability to quickly grasp and make effective use of industry- and company-specific terminology

- Solid written and verbal communication skills and leadership

- Ability to summarize and convey information to stakeholders and sponsors

- Strong negotiation and objection handling skills

- Ability to influence others both within and outside of immediate team to achieve results

- Travel: Ability to travel as required up to 60%. Given the dynamic nature of the team and the need to be responsive to our customers’ needs, some travel may be coordinated on short notice

MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit


EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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