At Shutterfly, we’re all about people — bringing them together, making them feel welcome, and connecting them to experiences. We make our customers’ memories last a lifetime by capturing, preserving, and sharing them through photography and personalized products. Through our family of brands, trend setting products, cutting edge technology, and best in class customer service, we help our customers, and each other, share life’s joy. Shutterfly is the leader in personalized photo products and services, connecting you with family and friends by sharing your photos in creative and innovative ways. With this brand, our customers can create lasting keepsakes such as award-winning photo books, customized stationary for life’s biggest occasions, and unique home décor.

We are searching for a Sr. Director of Consumer & Performance Data who will lead our global performance data platform. Our data platform manages billions of images, enables a high volume ecommerce data, facilitates manufacturing automation, & integrates to some of the leading social platforms in the industry. This crucial position will shape the future of data & analytics at Shutterfly, inc. and drive new innovations in our data-driven environment. We are looking for someone who has a successful track record of creating enterprise data strategies, driving innovative solutions, and managing sophisticated data operations. The position will support key business teams and leaders throughout the organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage data operations of our global consumer & performance data platform which handles Petabytes of data
  • Manage and grow a large team of onshore and offshore Data engineers, architects, and managers & works to continuously enhance service quality
  • Proactive planning & management of the data ingress, data pipelines and feature engineering functions in support of advanced customer facing ML solutions
  • Develop strong relationships with data science, engineering and business partners, and improve quality, capabilities, costs and efficiency of data and data systems at Shutterfly.
  • Align all stakeholders on common objectives, goals, funding, prioritization and resources to enable successful delivery
  • Lead strategy discussions & Coordinate roadmaps with Architecture and Operations with data partners to gather information to be used to drive new data-driven solutions
  • Leads team in the adoption of emerging cloud technologies and fosters innovation
  • Lead data engineering teams to develop sophisticated solutions that solve complex business problem
  • Establish and apply best practices, policies, and processes for all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle for DW solutions
  • Enable process efficiency and quality measurements that guide continuous improvement within our data operations
  • Coordinate processes and procedures with PM and PMO functions for the successful, on-time delivery of cross-functional projects


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics/Finance or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree is highly preferred

Required Qualifications:

  • 12+ years of experience leading a data engineering team in a highly sophisticated environment
  • 12+ years of experience in development and data engineering and extensive experience in building petabytes scale Big Data architecture using AWS services & open-source technologies.
  • 12+ years of experience with automation, optimized data processing and data integration
  • 12+ years of experience facilitating and leading data solution design, architecture & delivery planning activities across geographically diverse and multi-disciplinary teams
  • 5+ years of experience with program management inclusive of managing work in an agile environment
  • 5+ years of data product management experience
  • 5+ years of experience with data governance
  • An entrepreneurial mentality and self-starter with track record of achieving bold goals
  • Adept at establishing relationships with teammates at all levels and persuading senior leadership to prioritize your recommendations