Team Data Analytics Lead & New Tech Developer(R & Tableau)

R, Tableau, Tableau performance monitoring, Pyton, metadata, sql
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

A Top Financial Services Firm in Stamford, CT. is looking for a full-time, permanent, employee for a Team Data Analytics Lead/Sr. Technical Developer for their Data Analytics Team. 

This position is open to 2 days working from home and 3 days in the office (after the pandemic is over).






Role :               Team Lead & New Tech Developer

Reports to :     Data Analytics Tech Lead

Location :         Stamford with occasional overseas travel

Type :               Permanent




Role Purpose    You will help teams globally make better decisions faster as you help the DA Tech team deliver innovative enterprise grade tools and data artifacts by

  • Help lead the delivery of others
  • delivering primarily in your area of expertise, namely R, Python, Tableau (“back end development”) & leveraging Metadata Management.



Role Description


You will:-

  • Help the Tech team deliver tech developments (meaning all of applications & infrastructure & operating approaches) by stimulating & ensuring multi-disciplinary tech teams to
  • Work cohesively to leverage the power of their differences & have fun doing so
  • Effectively elicit & specify technical requirements
  • Provide solution options to the Tech Lead including pros/cons/specifications for each
  • Work closely with Product Owners to design and right-size Tech epics, features, and user stories, and prioritize the tasks
  • Surface & effectively handle project tech risks
  • Deliver efficiently, to specification & on-time
  • Follow Project Management & DA Tech best practices
  • Play your part in delivery of enterprise grade solutions including:-
    • Delivering R applications & owning continual enhancement of R best practise
    • Ensuring Self Service BI Tableau dashboards developed primarily by others are performant, permissioned & readily scalable & extensible enterprise wide
    • Advising pros/cons of using R vs Python depending on requirements
    • Leveraging metadata management tools to make applications extensible enterprise wide & semi-automate data validation/cleaning in a high performance multidisciplinary agile team who delight in the impact they make and have fun doing it.


Core Competencies


  • Good Tableau Back End Capability including:-
    • Understands Tableau development, associated pipeline & Dev/Data Ops best practices
    • Skilled at Tableau performance monitoring & issue root cause identification
  • Appreciates when R or Python is the optimal solution & can articulate the pros/cons of each vs each other and SQL
  • Robust R development skills including:-
    • Proficient in main relevant packages
    • Writes excellent code & can refactor that of others and coach them to a higher level
    • Recognises & plans for NFR’s, especially performance, in conjunction with solution and data architects when designing an R application
    • Applies sensible strategies to manage the ongoing evolution of R Base & packages
  • Understands how best to leverage different metadata management tools to:-
    • make applications efficiently & performantly extensible enterprise wide
    • semi-automate data validation/cleaning
  • Knows how to work effectively within a Dev & Data Ops environment including Agile testing.
  • Able & willing to identify when greater expertise is required & can effectively & efficiently source such
  • Skilled at communicating with colleagues with different skillsets & experience, able to quickly align understanding & agree optimal approaches
  • Excellent leadership, collaboration, and influencing skills, including the ability to influence when there is no direct reporting relationship
  • Inspires resources with limited time to get the work done and stay on track
  • Effective at managing teams split across multiple time zone sites & cultures
  • Able to lead a team of consultants to scale delivery as required
  • Excellent time management
  • Effectively navigates complex and ambiguous situations
  • Anticipates challenges & think creatively with teammates to meet them
  • Identifies winning emergent technologies, upskills to these & takes the organisation with them



Personal Attributes


  • Proactively sees things through from start to finish, taking ownership and delivers results
  • Displays a thoughtful, pragmatic, agile and commercial approach to development.
  • Enjoys & skilled at working in Agile teams, showing flexibility in the role they play to help the team succeed and a willingness to share knowledge
  • Cares about and takes pride in the Team’s delivery, value add & customer experience.
  • Willing to “get their hands dirty” to get the job done
  • Is ambitious and wants to make a difference.





  • Very good bachelor’s degree in IT related field, or equivalent technical education in directly related area
  • 7 plus years of commercial experience with at least a total of 5 years related to usage of Tableau, R, Python & Meta Data Management tools.
  • 3 years within regulated financial institutions a strong plus
  • Prior data analytics experience is a plus
  • Knowledge of Insurance and Reinsurance is a plus

Posted By

Marla Liebel

6 East 39th St., Suite 1102 New York, NY, 10016

Dice Id : emtekny
Position Id : 6533968
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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