Senior Director of Engineering, Data at Weedmaps

Weedmaps Orange, VT, USA Full-time
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Senior Director Engineering, Data

Overview:

As Senior Director Engineering, Data, you will have the very unique and exciting opportunity to lead and drive the vision, architecture, development, as well as the continual improvement of the underlying data platform that informs and drives the Weedmaps portfolio of business products. You will lead and grow the data engineering organization that is responsible for orchestrating and defining the organization-wide data strategy in line with the support of Weedmaps’ product and analytics strategies for our internal and external stakeholders . The explosive growth of the cannabis industry, as well as the differentiated legal requirements in each legal jurisdiction, require that our platform solve for increasingly complex problems and enable client customers to comply with a complex array of compliance, reporting, and operating requirements. You will provide thought leadership and direction to unlock the true potential of what we believe is one of our most valuable assets. You will be responsible for shaping how we acquire, collect and leverage data such as the vast amount of consumer, cannabis brand/product, transactional and operational data across all sides of the marketplace and supply chain that provides the underlying foundation and intelligence to power the Weedmaps product portfolio.

Our products range across the industry verticals from our flagship consumer platform to point-of-sale (POS) to wholesale marketplace to delivery fleet management. Additionally, as we expand our platform which will provide end-to-end SaaS solutions for the cannabis supply chain, it will be increasingly necessary to unify the framework and architecture on which the platform operates with a holistic data approach to ensure that each product integrates seamlessly with one another. You'll be responsible for ensuring that we are building a scalable, reliable, compliant, secure, and highly performant data platform using best practices for delivering our products to market. You will ensure our data architecture is flexible to allow for our growth into new while supporting our existing business lines. You'll be responsible for consistently integrating and aligning data analytics roadmaps into an organization-wide data roadmap to deliver on the overall data strategy across our suite of products.

This is a strategic role that requires a strong partnership with other functions across the company. You'll partner with other senior leaders across the company to translate technology capabilities into strategic business decisions. You'll drive accountability and metrics ownership to translate strategy into results. And you'll align and inspire your organization by effectively communicating the strategy and driving the team to build a world-class marketplace in the cannabis space.

The impact you'll make:

• Build the world’s most comprehensive cannabis data platform to power the Weedmaps ecosystem as well as power the cannabis industry through the Weedmaps partner and integration channels.

• Build a world-class data organization consisting of Data Engineering, Data Architecture, Data Management, Data Warehousing and Analytics, Database Operations, and Data Sciences

• Support, grow, and inspire the data engineers, while building strong ownership and accountability within the team and management layer as the business and product complexity grows at a rapid pace.

• Lead a team of data engineers that design and develop scalable Big Data Warehouse solutions across the entire data supply chain

• Provide oversight, direction, and technical partnership for the overarching Weedmaps’ data stack including technologies such as Python, Redshift, PostgeSQL, and MongoDB as well as foster new emerging technologies in the data engineering space.

• Recruit, hire, grow and retain top performing talent that is passionate about owning the technology platform for the cannabis industry.

• Drive and support a culture of continuous learning and collaboration to improve execution and remove roadblocks.

• Build long term technical and team strategies which align with Weedmaps’ strategic plan while influencing the overall company direction.

• Partner closely and collaborate with management, business partners, analysts, developers, architects, and engineers to support data quality efforts.

• Act as an ambassador for the organization at technology conferences and events.

• Communicate problems and solutions, team obstacles, and overall productivity of teams with executive leadership.

• Set up team performance goals and deliver performance reviews for your team members.

• Influence quality and productivity improvements through involvement in the development of new and improved procedures, process innovations, training, and changes in corporate culture.

What you've accomplished:

• 10+ years of data engineering experience in high-growth engineering organizations, with 3+ years of managing and developing data engineering teams.

• Experience creating and reviewing technical and user-focused documentation for data solutions (data models, data dictionaries, business glossaries, process and data flows, architecture diagrams, etc.)

• Experience working closely with the Data Science teams to improve actionable data.

• Experience architecting and developing a business marketplace at scale.

• Big data architecture scaling or microservices experience.

• Proven experience building, growing, inspiring, and retaining a collaborative and client-focused team of managers and engineers.

• Experience managing large scale organizations of 50+ engineers; training and motivating managers to uplevel their teams.

• Experience working in an e-commerce space as an engineer and leader building applications and technology to engage consumers and foster growth.

• Experience with PCI compliant systems and merchant processing systems.

• Experience working with and managing onsite and remote teams.

• Strong ability to support and mentor team members to accomplish team goals.

• Effective and persuasive communication skills at all levels of management, both written and verbal.

• Experience working collaboratively at a high level with other teams within an organization.

• Ability to take a leadership role in an Agile (Scrum) environment.

• Familiarity with frontend and backend technologies and concerns.

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree/work experience.

Our Benefits:

• 100% paid employee monthly Medical, Dental and Vision premiums AND 80% paid dependent monthly premiums

• HMO (California residents only) and PPO option offered through United Healthcare

• Company-paid $50,000 in Basic Life/AD&D (Accidental Death and Dismemberment) coverage

• 401(k) Retirement Plan: 100% match on the first 1%. 50% match from 2-6% of employee contributions

• 3 weeks PTO (accrued) and 5 sick days (immediate)

• Supplemental, voluntary benefits

• Kindbody (family planning/fertility) including up to $10,000 towards cash-pay services

• Goodly (Student Loan Repayment/529 Education Savings) including a company contribution of up to $1,000/year

• Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical, Dependent, Transit and Parking)

• Voluntary Life Insurance

• Critical Illness

• Accident Insurance

• Short- and long-term disability

• Pet Insurance

• Paid parental leave

• During current work-from-home:

• Reimbursements for home office setup and monthly WiFi

Our Culture:

• 11 company-paid holidays

• Catered lunch and snacks provided while working in the office

• Snack boxes sent straight to your door during work-from-home

• Casual work environment, read no fancy clothes required, but you are free to dress to the nines!

• Monthly virtual happy hours

• Quarterly all-hands meetings

Weedmaps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the smartest and most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will serve the marijuana industry in the decades to come. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

About Weedmaps:

Founded in 2008, Weedmaps is a leading technology and software infrastructure provider to the cannabis industry. Our suite of cloud-based software and data solutions includes point of sale, logistics and ordering solutions that enable customers to scale their businesses while complying with the complex and disparate regulations applicable to the cannabis industry. In addition, our platform provides consumers with information regarding cannabis products across web and mobile platforms, including listing local retailers and brands, facilitating product discovery and allowing consumers to educate themselves on cannabis and its history, uses and legal status. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Weedmaps employs more than 400 professionals around the world, with offices including Barcelona, Denver, and Toronto.

So what are you waiting for? Join the Weedmaps family

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the smartest and most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will serve the marijuana industry in the decades to come. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.</p><p>Applicants may be entitled to reasonable accommodations under the terms of the ADA and state/local laws. Please inform us if you need assistance participating in the interview process.</p><p>About Weedmaps</p><p>Founded in 2008, WM Technology is a leading technology and software infrastructure provider to the cannabis industry, comprising a B2C platform, Weedmaps, and B2B software, WM Business. The cloud-based SaaS solutions from WM Business provide an end-to-end operating system for cannabis retailers. WM Business’ tools support compliance with the complex, disparate, and constantly evolving regulations applicable to the cannabis industry. Through its website and mobile apps, WM Technology provides consumers with the latest information about cannabis retailers, brands, and products, facilitating product discovery and driving engagement with our retail and brand customers.</p><p>WM Technology holds a strong belief in the power of cannabis and the importance of enabling safe, legal access to consumers worldwide. 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The list developed from this recruitment will be used for a limited period to fill open and promotional, regular full-time, and part-time positions </b><b>throughout the County</b><b>, should they occur.</b></p><p>Under general direction, plans, assigns and directs the work of Coastal Planning or Current Planning or other divisions within the department; supervises professional, technical and clerical staff in the accomplishment of their work; performs professional level planning work, coordinates the work of the division with other divisions within the department, other departments, agencies and boards. May act as hearing officer, Coastal Permit Administrator and Zoning Administrator. Incumbents in this classification are responsible for supervision and work activities within a division of the department as well as performing professional level planning work. Incumbents receive indirect supervision within a broad framework of overall objectives and policies.</p><p><b>Bilingual English/Spanish encouraged to apply. </b><i>Se buscan personas bilingües en inglés y español. Para recibir una solicitud en español, llame a Recursos Humanos al 234-6600.</i></p></div><p></p><div><b>Job Requirements and Minimum Qualifications</b></div><p></p><div><p><i>All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents:</i></p><ul><li>Carries out supervisory responsibility in accordance with policies, procedures and applicable laws including: interviewing, hiring and training, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.</li><li>Makes assignments, shifts personnel to meet time commitments, reviews and redirects work, compiles information into final reports, and presents or supervises the presentation of reports or studies to various boards, commissions and community groups.</li><li>Provides information and direction to subordinates on interpretation, precedent, and policy; directs departmental policy regarding development projects.</li><li>Reviews and edits staff reports, and written materials.</li><li>Performs project management, including preparing correspondence and reports.</li><li>Attends public hearings as staff representative or hearing officer.</li><li>Develops scope of work and conducts long-range planning studies.</li><li>Develops, communicates, and monitors policies, procedures, and standards for the division; recommends improvement when necessary.</li><li>Reviews and approves Coastal Development Permits.</li><li>Confers with upper management to keep them informed on key issues and progress toward objectives and to gain their support and approval; makes recommendations to assist management in making needed improvements.</li><li>Assists in the preparation of the annual budget and various contracts related to the Planning Division.</li><li>Monitors budget and contract expenditures during the fiscal year, makes recommendations for modifications of expenditures.</li><li>Conducts planning studies within the area of responsibility.</li><li>Prepares federal and state grant requests for planning related assistance and acts as an information source for the public, other County departments, and state and federal agencies on planning issues.</li><li>Recommends merit salary increases, assists in the selection of staff, orients, trains and evaluates performance.</li><li>Prepares reports for most complex and controversial planning studies and land use development projects.</li><li>May act as hearing officer for coastal development permits, variances, use permits and development review.</li><li>Performs other related duties as assigned.</li></ul><div><b>Minimum Qualifications Required</b></div><p><b>Education and Experience:</b></p><div>Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Urban Planning, or a related field; and, Five years of progressively responsible related experience; or, Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.</div><div><br /><b>Licenses and Certifications:</b><br />Valid State Driver's License<br />AICP (desirable)</div></div><p></p><div><b>Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities</b></div><p></p><div><div><b>Knowledge of:</b></div><ul><li>Advanced principles, methods, and techniques utilized in land use and environmental planning.</li><li>All applicable state, federal and local ordinances, laws, rules and regulations.</li><li>Socio-economic, and environmental principles and their application to urban and rural development and conservation.</li><li>Research methodology and standard statistical methods and procedures as they apply to planning.</li><li>Principles and practices of public administration.</li><li>Recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.</li><li>Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary.</li><li>Basic budgetary principles and practices.</li><li>Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting and implementation.</li><li>Administration of staff and activities, either directly or through subordinate supervision.</li><li>Methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report presentation.</li><li>All computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job.</li></ul><p></p><p><b><br />Skill in:</b></p><ul><li>Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.</li><li>Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials.</li><li>Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction.</li><li>Applying logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks; to understand, interpret and communicate complicated policies, procedures and protocols.</li><li>Using mathematics.</li><li>Communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing.</li><li>Planning, organizing, assigning, directing, reviewing and evaluating the work of staff.</li><li>Selecting and motivating staff and providing for their training and professional development.</li><li>Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials.</li></ul><p></p><p><b><br />Mental and Physical Abilities:</b></p><ul><li>Ability to determine work priorities and effectively coordinate and schedule personnel and other resources.</li><li>Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional periodicals and journals, technical procedures and government regulations.</li><li>Ability to identify and analyze problem situations, establish priorities of action based on analysis, and take appropriate action to resolve problems.</li><li>Ability to prepare and present complex technical reports.</li><li>Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.</li><li>Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.</li><li>Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals.</li><li>Ability to determine appropriate research methodology for project studies and insure that analysis is complete and accurate.</li><li>Ability to supervise the preparation of, or perform, complex, difficult, or specialized planning studies and eak effectively before public groups and respond to questions.</li><li>While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and speak and hear, and lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.</li><li>While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is occasionally required to walk, hike, stand, and lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.</li></ul></div><p></p><div><b>Selection Procedure</b></div><p></p><div><div><b>Important Application Information:</b></div><ul><li>It is your responsibility to demonstrate through your application materials how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position/s for which you apply.</li><li>You must complete all sections of the application. A résumé or other information you feel will help us evaluate your qualifications may be attached to your completed application, but will not be accepted in lieu of completing any part of the application. Blank applications that contain only a résumé or those that reference “see résumé” will be rejected as incomplete.</li><li>Check your application before submitting to ensure it is complete and correct; no new or additional information will be accepted after the closing date.</li><li>Inquiry will be made of your former and current employers; please provide the names and telephone numbers of supervisors on your application.</li><li>You must provide the names and contact information of at least three (3) references (not relatives) that have knowledge of your job skills, experience, ability and/or character.</li><li>Application materials are the property of Mendocino County and will not be returned.</li><li>It is your responsibility to keep your NEOGOV profile updated, including any changes to your telephone number or address. Failure to do so may result in missed notification of exams or interviews.</li><li>The exam process listed on this flyer is tentative. Mendocino County reserves the right to make necessary modifications to the examination plan. Such revisions will be in accordance with approved personnel standards. Should a change be made, applicants will be notified.</li><li>The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract.</li></ul><div></div><div><b><br />Examination Process: </b>All complete applications will be reviewed with those judged most qualified progressing further in the selection process. Based on the number of qualified candidates, an oral examination (weight 100) or an unassembled exam, consisting of an evaluation of education and experience as stated on the application form, will be administered. The examination process will test the knowledge and abilities described above. A minimum score of 70 must be attained for placement on the employment list.</div><div></div><div><b><br />Special Testing:</b> If you require special testing arrangements to accommodate a disability or religious conviction you must contact Human Resources at <span><a href=\"tel:+1-707-234-6600\">707.234.6600</a></span> prior to the test date to make your requirements known. You must provide enough advance notice to allow Human Resources to properly review and evaluate your request.</div><div></div><div><b><br />Special Requirements:</b> Employment in some County departments or positions may require the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background, which may include fingerprinting, and/or a medical examination, which may include drug screening.</div><div></div><div><br />This announcement is a synopsis of duties and requirements of this job. To review the complete classification specification and benefits, please see the HR website. Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Department by the final filing date.</div><div></div><div><b><br />The County of Mendocino is an Equal Opportunity Employer</b></div></div></div></div><p></p></div>","company":{"companyType":"Government","name":"County Of Mendocino","logoUrl":"/logos/county-of-mendocino-71baafc113bf994825710eed1bdd1681.png"},"location":{"country":"United States","address":"Ukiah, CA 95482","city":"Ukiah","stateProvince":"CA"},"frontendLink":"/job-posting/county-of-mendocino/senior-planner-cannabis-program/bda7c1bb9452337039a34c3e77a343c9","title":"Senior Planner - Cannabis Program","hash":"bda7c1bb9452337039a34c3e77a343c9","postingUrl":"https://www.indeed.com/job/senior-planner-cannabis-program-3f940efd2dce3d14"},{"employmentType":"Full-time","postedOn":"5 days ago","description":"<div><p>Driven by a love of plants, Pure Sunfarms is one of Canada’s largest, single-site, licensed producers of high-quality, greenhouse-grown cannabis based in BC’s Fraser Valley (Delta). 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Support Production - Ensure our Production team has the ability to run at top quality and throughput - resolve manufacturing issues quickly, build and improve onefficient product flows, support production kaizen efforts, apply a lean mindset to the floor and drive the culture across the engineering team; work closely with maintenance to ensure equipment is in shape to produce high quality at expected throughput levels, focuses on maximizing OEE. Build the Future - Design and implement equipment and processes for new products, improved automated processes; collaborate with R&amp;D, supply chain and commercial teams to build strong operations behind desirable, profitable products; contribute to strategic planning, able to Analyze and communicate technical information, including process capability, yield, and cycle time analysis to non-technical teams; Lead on-boarding of new manufacturing equipment and development of new manufacturing technologies. 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We are a physician-led, customer-focused team of more than 500 dedicated employees creating best-in-class cannabis products and customer experiences.Vireo is proud to have one of the most diverseworkforces in cannabis, promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion through engaging employee outreach programs, community events, and non-profit partnerships. We are rapidly expanding nationwide, and we are looking for talented, compassionate, and dedicated people to join our team and help us grow. From Cultivation to Operations to Sales &amp; Marketing, we are hiring people who share our vision and passion for improving people's lives. If you are looking for a positive work environment where your contributions truly make a difference, click apply and let us learn about you!</p><p>What you will do</p><p>We are seeking an experienced Integrated and Pest and Diseased (IPD)Manger to join our growing and dynamic team! 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Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation should contact HR at [email protected]</p></div>","company":{"website":"vireohealth.com","companyType":"Private/Established","name":"Vireo Health","logoUrl":"/logos/vireo-health-125544955cfe8cdd68bc5cddd679f996.png"},"location":{"country":"United States","address":"Amado, AZ, USA","city":"Amado","stateProvince":"AZ"},"frontendLink":"/job-posting/vireo-health/integrated-pest-diseased-manager/ab9d6ec9122cd5840760d6e806101883","title":"Integrated Pest Diseased Manager","hash":"ab9d6ec9122cd5840760d6e806101883","postingUrl":"https://www.ziprecruiter.com/c/Vireo-Health/Job/Integrated-Pest-Diseased-Manager/-in-Amado,AZ?jid=d9ff065371108368"},{"postedOn":"24 days ago","description":"<div><div><h1><b>Data Governance Director</b></h1><div>Ontario, Canada Req #717 </div><p>Friday, August 27, 2021</p><div><div>Since the legalization of recreational Cannabis in October 2018, HEXO Corp has experienced incredible growth. As one of Canada’s top Cannabis companies, we continue to advance in this exciting new industry along with the incredibly talented people we have working on the team.<br /><br /></div><div>HEXO Corp creates globally trusted brands of easy-to-use and easy-to-understand cannabis products. HEXO Corp is a serious, business-oriented and socially responsible organization that is building dynamic teams of professionals that aren't afraid to step outside of their role, try new things and challenge the status quo.<br /><br /></div><div>If you are excited to take on a new challenge and are open to getting out of your comfort zone, we’re looking for people like you to join the HEXO Corp family.<br /><br /></div></div><div><div><ul><li>Lead a strategic vision and roadmap for data and analytics governance standards, data management process and advanced data analytics across the enterprise that encourages innovation and enables business outcomes and opportunities while managing risk</li><li>Drive policies around security, privacy, life cycle, quality and definitions and models</li><li>Further define an approach for data governance, including KPIs and reporting, to ensure that data used across the enterprise is appropriately managed and supports business outcomes</li><li>Participate in, and where necessary lead the direction of, enterprise architecture review boards/committees</li><li>Identify potential areas where existing policies, processes, controls, and tools require change or need to be developed to ensure data objectives are met and to support evolving business needs</li><li>Collaborate across multiple product and project teams, including vendors, to review business processes and guide the creation of data dictionaries, data flow documentation, and data integration requirements and plans</li><li>Lead Master Data resources who will assist in documenting and creating data driven workflows that are key to data governance and enterprise data management initiatives</li></ul><div></div><b><br />Qualifications</b></div><div><ul><li>Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with senior leadership</li><li>Proven visionary who can coordinate strategic components across the enterprise</li><li>10+ years of relevant experience; 5+ years of leadership experience</li><li>University degree in a data or analytical field of study (Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Finance)</li><li>Excellent analytical and conceptual thinking skills</li><li>Deep data governance knowledge</li><li>Broad experience various areas of data and analytics delivery is necessary, including data warehousing, governance, architecture, integration, classification, strategy, quality management, standards, security and privacy; master enterprise data management and business intelligence experience also required</li></ul></div><br /><div></div></div><div><div><i>HEXO cultivates an inclusive and respectful workplace. This includes treating everyone with dignity and fairness, and maintaining a workplace that is free of harassment, discrimination, and violence. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people from different backgrounds and capabilities. This diversity brings our organization a wealth of experience that builds a better team. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the hiring and selection process.</i></div></div><p>Other details</p><ul><li><div>Pay Type</div> <p>Salary</p></li></ul></div><p></p></div>","company":{"companyType":"Public/Established","name":"HEXO Operations Inc.","logoUrl":"/logos/hexo-corporation-cfa61f882259ac7f742a01266b314a98.jpeg"},"location":{"country":"Canada","address":"Ontario","stateProvince":"ON"},"frontendLink":"/job-posting/hexo-operations-inc/data-governance-director/ec451774c36f7f6f637a93e46ce4c619","title":"Data Governance Director","hash":"ec451774c36f7f6f637a93e46ce4c619","postingUrl":"https://ca.indeed.com/job/data-governance-director-ff28def8088cb650"}]