Analytics Engineering Director

Data Analytics Full-Time Raleigh, North Carolina ReqID:5950


Envestnet is seeking a passionate and talented Analytics Engineering Director to join our Data and Analytics team. This position is expected to report to our Raleigh, NC office.

Envestnet is transforming the way financial advice and wellness are delivered. Our mission is to empower advisors and financial service providers with innovative technology, solutions, and intelligence to make financial wellness a reality for everyone.

Since our founding 20 years ago, we are fully vested in helping people live an intelligent financial life. If you love the idea of working in a Fintech company with the environment and excitement of a start-up where you are making everyday impact - then read on. 

Job Summary: 

As an Analytics Engineering Director you will work closely with the Analytics Engineering, Data Science, DevOps, QA and Product Management teams to design, build, deploy Data Pipelines, Analytics components, and Applications.

As an Analytics Engineering Director you will architect complex data solutions across platforms, business intelligence and data science / machine learning use cases. As a senior individual contributor in the group, this person will drive technical and quantitative standards, coach engineers towards best practices, and fundamentally ensure that we are successful in building data technology that meets current and future business needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Product and Technology Roadmap:
    • Collaborate with Product and Technology counterparts to contribute in shaping product and technology roadmaps taking in consideration short term and long term business and technology objectives.
    • Architecting Complex Analytics Solutions at Scale:
    • Design and implement intricate data solutions that span platforms, business intelligence, and data science/machine learning use cases.
    • Consider scalability, performance, and maintainability while crafting these solutions.
  • Technical Leadership:
    • Lead a team of Data Engineers distributed across the globe.
    • Coach engineers on best practices, emphasizing scalable data pipelines and ML models, distributed microservices development, deployment, and monitoring.
    • Take ownership of technical designs, code development, and component test execution to ensure they align with the functional specification.
    • Communicate complex technical concepts, data-driven insights, and strategic recommendations to diverse audiences, including non-technical stakeholders and C-level executives.
  • Quality Assurance and Code Excellence:
    • Conduct unit tests and code reviews to ensure rigorous, elegant, and performant code.
    • Set quantitative standards for quality, cost and performance.
    • Uphold Envestnet’s legal, compliance, risk, and business continuity.
  • Agile Collaboration:
    • Collaborate across Agile teams to design, develop, test, and implement full-stack technical solutions.
    • Foster an environment of continuous improvement and innovation.
    • Tech Trends and Community Engagement:
    • Stay abreast of technology trends, experimenting with new tools and techniques.
    • Participate in internal and external technology communities.
    • Mentor other engineering team members.
  • Adherence to and application of Envestnet legal, compliance, risk, business continuity and administrative policy within the role and department(s) including the timely completion of training & awareness, affirmations and testing as requested. 
  • As part of the responsibilities for this role, you will understand and readily support Envestnet's established corporate business practices, policies, internal controls and procedures designed to create value or minimize risk.

Required Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience in application development including Python, SQL, Scala, or Java.
  • 7+ years of experience with a public cloud platform such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud.
  • 7+ years of experience with distributed data/computing tools such as MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, EMR, Kafka, Spark, MySQL.
  • 5+ years of experience with UNIX/Linux including basic commands and shell scripting.
  • 5+ years of experience with distributed and microservices architecture, actor model and/or Akka clustering.
  • 5+ years of experience in technical leadership and team management, preferably in ML/AI-driven project environments.
  • 5+ years experience working on real-time data and streaming applications.
  • 5+ years of experience with NoSQL implementation (Mongo, Cassandra).
  • 5+ years of data warehousing experience (Redshift or Snowflake).
  • 5+ years of experience with Agile engineering practices.
  • 5+ years of experience with DevOps/MLOps concepts and frameworks.
  • 4+ years of experience with Containerization (Kubernetes, Docker).
  • 4+ years of experience with microservices monitoring and observability frameworks.
  • 4+ years of experience with Cloud Serverless technologies.
  • 4+ years of experience with Metadata, DQ and model governance.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s or advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Business Analytics or a related field.
  • Prior experience working on LLM for business applications.
  • Experience with the following technologies: Jenkins, Octopus, ADFS, Jira, Confluence, Splunk.

About Us: 

Envestnet is a leading independent provider of technology‐enabled investment and practice management solutions to financial advisors who are independent, as well as those who are associated with small or mid‐sized financial advisory firms and larger financial institutions. Envestnet's technology is focused on addressing financial advisors' front, middle, and back‐office needs while leveraging our platform to grow their businesses and expand client relationships.

We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package as well as the excitement, challenges, and rewards of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial company.

Why Choose Envestnet: 

  • Be a member of a leading financial services and products innovation company 
  • Competitive Compensation/Total Reward Packages that include:
    • Health Benefits (Health/Dental/Vision)
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
    • 401K – Company Match
    • Annual Bonus Incentives
    • Parental Stipend 
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Student Debt Program
    • Charitable Match 
    • Wellness Program
  • Work on global projects with diverse, energetic, team members who respect each other and celebrate differences.

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

Envestnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Envestnet refers to the family of operating subsidiaries of the public holding company,
Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV).