Director of Data Engineering

Toronto/New York/Boston/San Francisco

Full Time Executive-level / Director
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Help Us Shape the Future of Healthcare.
A Director of Data Engineering leads our data engineering team, and is expected to take complete ownership over their team’s performance and contribution to company-wide goals.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop and drive the vision and strategy for data engineering and League’s Data Platform
  • Own and be accountable for the data engineering team’s delivery 
  • Champion data security, privacy, scalability, integrity, accessibility and data-driven decision making at the company by building the right tools, culture and processes
  • Own and drive future development of League’s Data Platform- supporting League’s data products (e.g. recommendation engines, reporting, product analytics) and capabilities (e.g. data sharing, health research)
  • Develop and lead recruiting processes which are inclusive and welcoming to a diverse pool of candidates
  • Have a strong understanding of the business, company goals, priorities, and strategy
  • Set relevant, company-aligned strategy, measurable quarterly objectives and key results (OKRs) for the data engineering team and lead them to completion
  • Maintain relationships with executive staff and colleagues throughout the company
  • Build a high performing team through the ongoing development of current team members and the recruitment of top-tier talent
  • Proactively identify areas of improvement throughout the company where data engineering teams can make a difference and work with other teams to put those improvements into practice
  • Adhere to all system operation policies including but not limited to Access Control, Encryption Control, Logging, Change Management, Platform Security, System Configuration, Physical and Incident Management policies

About you:

  • 10+ years experience building software applications
  • 5+ years of experience in product analytics, data science, business intelligence, data quality, and data engineering
  • 5+ years experience managing engineering teams
  • A passion for nurturing the careers of the people on your team and developing the next generation of leaders
Our platform and applications run on Google Cloud. We build our backend services with Go and MongoDB, our web apps with React and Redux, and native Android and iOS apps. We ship code to production every day, and we’re always looking to improve both the quality and speed of our releases. You may not have expertise in our particular programming languages or technologies, but that’s okay. What’s important to League is your ability to take ownership and solve problems, as well as your collaborative spirit and drive for professional growth.
At League, we’re big on building connections - both through our product and with each other. Our platform is consumer centric, personalized and always on. It’s a front door to healthcare that empowers people to live healthier, happier lives. Every day.
When you feel connected to our mission, values and the work you do, you’re driven to perform your best every day. When you feel connected to people you work with, you’re able to build meaningful relationships that last. Together, we share the ultimate goal of delivering better health outcomes for everyone.
The world has changed, and so has the way we work. We believe you can work where you work best (whether it’s in the office all the time, a few days a week, or none of the time), and still feel connected to our mission, values, purpose, and each other. League is headquartered in Toronto with a second office in Chicago and we believe in empowering Leaguers to work their way—anywhere that works for them in Canada and the US. We also have members of the Engineering team working with us remotely in Brazil!  
When it comes to perks and benefits, one size never fits all. We’re flexible here at League so everyone has the choice to get exactly what they need. This includes unlimited PTO, competitive salaries, paid parental leave, a Lifestyle Spending Account, a Health Spending Account and more! 
Everyone is welcome. Diversity makes us better, and we believe in building diversity across cultural identity, gender, sexual orientation, age and education, thought and experience. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.
Here are some additional resources to learn more about League:Learn more about us in this short video!League, Cleveland Clinic collaborate to make employees healthier across North AmericaLeague and Loblaw bring next-generation digital health platform to customersLeague Completes Workday Approved Integration
Job region(s): North America
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