Director - Data Virtualization & Visualization

BlackRock

3.4

(18)

Gurugram, India

Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
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  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities
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    Position summary

    Primary Responsibilities

    • The Director of Semantics & BI, will build interfaces, effective data storage and delivery solutions. He/She will be working on cross pollination of virtualization/visualization technologies ensuring consistent models that reduces rework and drives data accuracy. He/She should be well versed with optimization techniques.

    • Design for performance that supports drill thru and drill across, connecting heterogeneous systems.

    • Model amalgamated business views for cross domain reporting

    • Enable high availability solutions that supports NRT and micro batching.

    • Design scenarios for stress /or soak testing

    • Optimize queries that drives cost savings.

    • Implement caching solutions.

    • Implement and execute dynamic entitlements.

    • Adhere to data security and compliance guidelines.

    • Model adaptability by encouraging continuous evolution to semantic strategy considering industry trends, emerging solutions, new insights and changing customer and business needs.

    • Immerse yourself in knowing your internal and/or external customer(s) by employing empathy and design thinking to define broad-scale semantic solutions that provide breakthrough leverage.

    • Learn the financial drivers, externalities, and points of leverage within your domain to identify new solutions or enhancements that drive sustainable value for Aladdin Data

    • Promote a culture anchored in data, used to model reality of intent and usage, validate outcomes, drive insights, and manage the business both tactically and strategically.

    • Foster a strong agile discipline and inspire teams to continuously improve delivery evidenced through key agility metrics.

    • Partner with Stewards/Data Experience/Product/Technology leaders to influence end-state architecture and drive secure, resilient, performant and scalable technology solutions that solve customer and business problems

    • Have an open mind in understanding existing standards/solutions and assess opportunities for leveraging/adopting to the same, clearly defining minimum viable products, and always building/modeling with extensibility in mind

    • Establish a long-term Semantics and BI portfolio strategy, informed by customer and business needs, and partner with leaders and stakeholders to regularly drive alignment, secure resources and overcome impediments.

    • Attract, grow, empower, and inspire top Ontology, Data/Semantic Modeling talent as they develop and deliver on their local strategy in an iterative, outcome-focused and well-managed way

    Role-Based Competencies

    • Strong understanding of database architecture and data normalization

    • Intellectually Curious. You're comfortable navigating between the big ideas and executional realities to create an achievable strategic semantics vision. Comfortable with ambiguity, a hunger to learn and a seeker of new challenges.

    • Communicator & Influencer. You're comfortable influencing a group of executives as well as communicating your semantics vision clearly to your associates and partners. You can be open to different communication styles and listen carefully to diverse sets of ideas.

    • Do-er. You're biased toward action, and are willing to make commitments and trade-offs with other leaders to remove impediments for your team; you are a leader obsessed with delivering valuable in an iterative way focusing in minimum viable product

    • Passionate & Customer Focus. You care about growing others and bringing them together around what's possible. You have a desire and ability to connect with our external or internal customers to fully understand their needs and build long lasting relationships.

    • Learner. You have an appetite to learn new things or new technologies all while exhibiting humbleness when exploring unknown technologies; you will seek for internal solutions before building new

    • Team Player. You enjoy working with diverse people and driving the team toward a common goal. You are also able to coach others and be a mentor in Ontology and Data/Semantic Modeling.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in information science, computer science, engineering, library science, ontology, semantics or computational linguistics

    • At least 8 years' experience in data virtualization and data visualization technologies

    • At least 4 years' experience or training in semantic, BI and linked data tools (Denodo, Dreamio, atScale, Power BI, Tableau, Oracle BI)

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree or PhD in information science, computer science, engineering, library science, ontology, semantics or computational linguistics

    • 6+ years of experience translating business strategy and analysis into enterprise semantic solutions

    • Strong in SQL or SPARQL

    • Familiarity with graph databases and technologies

    • Familiarity with Python

    • Familiarity with JSON, OpenAPI/YAML, AVRO

    • Familiarity with Agile principles, processes, and methodologies

    • Familiarity with Azure

    • Detail-oriented and an ability to problem-solve independently

    • Strong reading and writing skills

    • Strong project management experience

    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present ideas clearly and with confidence.

    • Ability to work individually and with a team to meet deadlines

    Our benefits

    To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

    Our hybrid work model

    BlackRock's hybrid work model is designed to enable a culture of collaboration and apprenticeship that enriches the experience of our employees, while supporting flexibility for all. Employees are currently required to work at least 4 days in the office per week, with the flexibility to work from home 1 day a week. Some business groups may require more time in the office due to their roles and responsibilities. We remain focused on increasing the impactful moments that arise when we work together in person - aligned with our commitment to performance and innovation. As a new joiner, you can count on this hybrid model to accelerate your learning and onboarding experience here at BlackRock.

    About BlackRock

    At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

    This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

    For additional information on BlackRock, please visit @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

    BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to age, disability, family status, gender identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and other protected attributes at law.

    Why you should apply for a job to BlackRock:

  • 67% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • 16 weeks paid leave for primary caregiver and 2 weeks paid leave prior to birth of baby.
  • Flexible time off; parental leave for birth or adoption; child, special needs and elder care support, fertility benefit program
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling; gender transition support; volunteering opportunities