Senior Director of Data Management & Analytics - Big Data, Data Governance

Technology/Ecommerce Long Island City, New York




Recipe for Success- 


The Senior Director of Data Management & Analytics be responsible for building and managing a team of Business solution analysts, data engineers and data scientists to develop, implement and maintain the FreshDirect Business Intelligence program. The successful candidate will ensure FreshDirect’s capability to model, predict and improve decision making and operational performance across all levels.


  • Partners with the senior management team and business leaders to align initiatives to strategy delivering solutions that enable the organization to differentiate and compete


  • Develops and manages FreshDirect’s data and analytics strategy including articulating to all members of the company a strong vision for creative use of data and analytics to transform FreshDirect


  • Leads with management style that exhibits strategic thinking, collaboration, business orientation, goal driven to ensure business objectives are solved through creative use of data and technology


  • Provide thought leadership for instituting Data Governance, participates in Data Governance council meeting and lead enforcement with each business function


  • Be a thought leader and advocate for the power of our data, strategize on how to make it most impactful, and encourage data-driven decision making across all parts of the company. Develops and manages relationship across the organization to align data strategy and identify opportunities for using best in class models and algorithms to streamline and improve current business practices.


Key ingredients –

  • Advanced degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering or a quantitative discipline
  • Ten plus (10+) years’ total work experience in the business intelligence and analytics space
  • Minimum five (5) years’ recent experience managing a centralized BI service center and team of direct reports that is responsible for producing on behalf of multiple business units and stakeholders, concurrently
  • Proven track record of successfully leading multiple-discipline teams
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to negotiate and influence IT and Business Stakeholders
  • Self-directed, process oriented, strong business acumen, and ability to demonstrate a proven track record of managing both projects and programs
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment, working on multiple projects with increasing demands and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to build productive relationships with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team
  • Must embody and demonstrate company values and culture


Functional Competencies:

  • Technical Expertise:  Deep understanding of data, likely has experience in managing complex data and business analytics platform, Big Data platform, solutions engineering or another technical area
  • Strategic intelligence:  Well versed in qualitative, quantitative and analytic techniques and can focus this knowledge to help us drive action.  Knows the right questions to ask in each circumstance
  • Operational leadership:  Able to scale our approach through team capability building and new technology introduction
  • Big Data knowledge:  Demonstrate deep knowledge of building a business case for Big Data Infrastructure – Evaluation, Selection, Execution and Benefits realization
  • Relationship building:  Achieve trusted advisor status with key internal stakeholders.


WARNING: Our food is processed in a facility that does not contain people who are toxic, rude, disrespectful, arrogant, egotistical, self-promoting, inconsiderate, or mean-spirited.



About FreshDirect:

FreshDirect is a food tech company and the Northeast's leading online fresh food grocer, delivering directly to customers throughout seven states, including the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan areas, and the greater D.C. metropolitan area. FreshDirect is committed to sourcing the freshest and best-tasting meat, fish, produce, and specialty items through direct relationships with suppliers, growers, and farmers. In 2016, FreshDirect expanded its portfolio in NYC with the launch of FoodKick, an on-demand business that caters to the needs of urban dwellers with a curated selection of fresh food, alcohol, and essentials—all delivered within an hour. Launched in 2002, FreshDirect is a privately held company headquartered in Long Island City, NY. For more information, visit or


Our company aspires to be a valued corporate partner in all communities in which it serves, and works extensively with dozens of charitable and community partners.


Why choose FreshDirect?

We are an innovative Food Technology company offering an environment where you can grow a career and feed your future and have fun while doing it! Great people deserve great benefits and we go above and beyond!


Wait, there’s more! Check out our #workperks:

Working here is pretty much as cool as you’d imagine - lots of food, lots of energy, and a whole lot of happy hours.

  • Flexible and generous PTO plan
  • 20% discount on FreshDirect and FoodKick plus an employee at-cost food program (FD Market)
  • Thirsty Thursdays, book club, monthly birthday breakfasts, and other happy hours
  • Wellness programs like weekly meditation, yoga, and Zumba, and monthly manicures and massages
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns covering things like “The Very Best Cheese and Wine”
  • We have a 24-hour shuttle service that runs back and forth to the subway
  • We offer up to $5000 per hire as a referral bonus
  • Summer barbecues and annual company picnic for friends and family



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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Team member(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Descriptions may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

As an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FreshDirect does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age religion, creed, marital status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Furthermore, FreshDirect will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because he or she is disabled, a disabled veteran, or a veteran of the Vietnam era, provided he or she is qualified and meets the requirements established by FreshDirect for the job