DATA VISUALIZATION LEAD

Reports to: Chief Strategy Officer


Summary of position:


Benefits Science Technologies is a data science and technology firm founded out of MIT and innovating at the intersection of analytics, healthcare and software development. We are building THE data science-driven engine to help clients manage risk related to health care and insurance - empowering them to make optimal decisions to control costs and improve quality of care for their members. Our passion is finding unique answers to complex questions and continually re-defining the leading edge.


Be the organization's expert on how to turn data science and analytics into highly compelling and easy-to-use data visualization solutions for our end users with the goal of improving actionable insights. This position will be the primary data visualization subject matter expert for the entire organization. This position will lead a highly collaborative team, working with solution management, data engineering, data management, account management and executive leadership. Our primary tool for data visualization is Tableau; however, this role will work closely with data management to develop creative and new ways to interface information with end users through web and/or application based workflows. Ultimately, you will be creating both functional and insightful solutions and features that elevate our ability to deliver leading edge solutions to our customers.


Duties & Responsibilities:


● Leverage data visualization best practices, being able to create storyboards and/or present data in a narrative-driven, app-like approach that enhances understanding and clarity of the data

● Articulate the technology needs, requirements and goals of the Data Visualization team

● Identify processes, resources and tools that improve productivity, performance and enable deeper, more scalable solutions

● Define and manage projects, including planning, strategizing, controlling quality, scheduling, and communicating with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that their data visualization requirements are accurately translated into functional and technical designs for execution

● Marshal resources from multiple functions to deliver scalable solutions for both standardized product features as well as customized reporting, analytics and tools for high profile customers

● Partner with DevOps and Data Management to manage the codebase, pipelines, logic, and data table architecture that supports our client facing visualizations

● Serve as the company’s Tableau subject matter expert

● Partner with DevOps to oversee the instance of Tableau Server in AWS

● Collaborate with senior management to identify and solve a wide variety of operations problems related to data visualization across diverse teams with minimal supervision

● Work in a fast-paced environment, which requires the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

● Manage and mentor a team of 1-7 data visualization specialists


Qualifications:


● BA/BS in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research or a related field

● In lieu of the above, any bachelors plus an additional 4 years related experience will be considered

● 5+ years of experience in Data Analytics/Visualization, Business Intelligence, or comparable field

● Advanced expertise and experience with Tableau, both Desktop and Server instances, with Tableau administration skills strongly preferred

● Strong data skills (in particular SQL), ability to independently research, profile data, and perform other data discovery activities as well as experience with advanced tools (e.g. Python) a plus

● Experience with healthcare or health insurance data strongly preferred

● Strong knowledge of data warehousing concepts

● Experience creating and delivering roadmaps related to various products in the pipeline. Knowledge in program, product and project management aspects, with industry experience

● JIRA and Agile experience are both a plus

● Must be able to manage and lead projects all the way through to completion paying particular attention to quality and timeliness

● Must be able to lead, train, teach and supervise a team

● Outstanding analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to present analytics to a wide range of constituents in a relatable and understandable manner. Fluent in English (both verbal and written)

● Ability to manage high expectations and visibility from the management

● Must pass initial and periodic background checks, and comply with all applicable HIPAA and Security regulations, including maintaining HIPAA Awareness certification

● Must be available and able to work during standard business hours in the Benefits Science office in Boston, MA, as well as at other times as needed

● Occasional travel may be required

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