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Sep 22, 2017Full time
The opportunity Altus Analytics is looking for Team Lead, Data to join our TAP Product team. TAP is an in-house built product that automates contract approvals and document sharing while managing the workflow and events related to commercial property tax appeals. This is a Team Lead role that balances hands-on, complex data warehouse work with people management. A chance for someone who wants to be a both a Technical Subject Matter Expert and a team leader; someone who wants to apply their passion for data quality and validation to the global CRE industry. Who we are Altus Group Limited is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Through our business lines, Altus Data Solutions, Altus Analytics and Altus Expert Services, we are creating innovative technology-enabled solutions that better enable the commercial real estate industry to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their investments. Our clients include some of the world's largest real estate industry participants, spread across a broad variety of sectors. Who you are and what does your future look like at Altus Analytics? You are a Senior Data Warehouse expert with experience leading Agile development teams. Ideally, you have a few years working in the Real Estate or Property Management sector or as a big 4 Data Warehouse consultant. You want a chance to balance your hands-on work with your passion for coaching and building technical teams while continuing to grow your expertise for a future Architect Manager or Data Manager role. Here's what our Team Lead (Data) will do: Lead. You will manage a team of 6-7 multi-disciplinary developers. You will conduct performance reviews and career development planning as well as one-on-one and team meetings on a regular basis. Run. You will act as Scrum Master, assigning tasks and running daily sprints. Act as the SME. You will lead technical discussions for data related functionality and activities. You will be the go-to person with full understanding of all Data Structures and Processes for the tax application Complete projects. You will be a hands-on contributor and apply up-to-date and modern technologies to complete projects as part of the development cycle including: Test automation for agility. Debugging for stability. Reliability for scaling. Performance analysis. Collaborate. You will work with: DevOps to ensure the data platform has appropriate automation, monitoring and support scripts. You will provide level 3 support for the data platform. Database Architects and Architects to align project solutions with overall strategic direction. Develop. You will build and maintain both operational and data warehouse conceptual, logical and physical data models. Execute. You will be responsible for the ingestion and management of large amounts of CRE data into the TAP platform. Manage the data model library. You will: Review and approve the data designs and derive logical patterns for integration into the model. Construct data templates for data ingestion, define and ensure the adherence to data loading best practices. Lead and support a team for ingestion of data into the tax application. How do we know that's you? You have: An ideal combination of education and experience. You have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Computer Science. Ideally, you have worked in Commercial Real Estate, Taxation and Tax Appeals, Real Estate Appraisal or Persistent Data Storage. You have a minimum of 7 years of experience working on complex technical projects including several years in: Development - including hands-on experience with distributed systems and using open source framework to build applications is required. Team leadership - including best practices onboarding, performance evaluation and professional development counselling. Data warehousing - including meta data management, data stewardship, data quality, IT governance, enterprise data models, and enterprise frameworks. Client-facing (internal and external) communications - including formal and informal meetings, presentations and documentation. Operations - including follow standard engineering principles and practices using Agile and Automation. A range of technical expertise. You have strong work experience with data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques. You have hands on experience with: SSIS and other ETL tools such as Informatica. Database or data warehouse structures (Relational, Dimensional, NOSQL, Big Data etc). A genuine interest in new tools and technology. You learn new software quickly without documentation or handholding. A commitment to the Agile methodology. You have experience leading Scrum activities: Daily standups, Sprint-Planning, Demos and Retrospectives. A team oriented personality. Your commitment and focus influence those around you to do better. You gain satisfaction when the team wins. You are passionate about growing, building and mentoring a team. Need any more reasons to want to work with us? At Altus Group, our clients include some of the world's largest real estate industry participants, spread across a broad variety of sectors. Each of our five core practices - Altus Analytics Solutions, Research, Valuation and Advisory, Property Tax Consulting, Cost Consulting and Project Management, and Geomatics - embody and reflect decades of experience, a broad range of expertise and leading edge technology. Altus Group isn't just about the amazing work we do. We work hard to create a dynamic company culture that reflects the values of our employees and what motivates them individually and as a team. From our involvement with Ronald McDonald house in four different countries where we volunteer every September as a company to our commitment to continued learning. At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas. This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech, and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference. Opportunity awaits - come realize your potential at Altus Group. Apply now, refer a friend. Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us (see below).