Data Engineering Manager, Trello


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We are looking for an experienced Data Engineering Manager to lead and drive the enablement of data at Trello. This leader should have experience with data, data environments and data processes both as a hands-on individual contributor and managing a highly effective Data Engineering team. 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Be both a technical leader and people manager responsible for guiding your team to make solid technical decisions for Trello’s data architecture 
  • Ensure the team is equipped to design, build, and launch new data models and data pipelines in production
  • Drive technical excellence, pushing innovation and quality
  • Grow your team members’ careers and keep them engaged
  • Support your team by holding regular one on ones, giving context on priorities, collaborating with other teams, unblocking projects, and resolving conflicts
  • Help to prioritize and coordinate the team’s work alongside your product management peer
  • Work with your engineering manager peers to continuously improve Trello’s engineering team and processes
  • Guide your team in understanding the right metrics to track and improve.

    More About You:


  • U.S. Bachelor or higher degree, or its equivalent, in Computer Science, InformationTechnology, Information Systems Management or a closely related field of study
  • You have several years of data engineering experience as an individual contributor
  • You have 3 years experience of successful Data Engineering team leadership and management
  • You’re familiar with both streaming and batch data frameworks (e.g. Spark, Kinesis or equivalent frameworks)
  • You’re experienced with cloud infrastructure, especially AWS
  • You love data modeling and have a track record of designing successful large-scale data systems leveraging both SQL and NoSQL databases
  • You are comfortable setting an incredibly high bar for excellence across your engineering team, and putting systems in place to measure against that bar
  • You have a passion for understanding customers and their needs. Empathizing with our customers is crucial in order to build the right set of engineering practices at Trello
  • You have outstanding interpersonal skills: written and verbal, in-person and remote
  • You are adept at prioritizing and balancing multiple projects in a constantly evolving environment



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