VP of Data
Greater Boston /
Who We Are
ButcherBox is a fast-paced, rapidly-growing company headquartered in Brighton, MA. At ButcherBox, we believe in better. That’s why we deliver 100% grass-fed, grass-finished beef, free-range organic chicken, pork raised crate-free, and wild-caught seafood directly to our members’ doors. All of our products are humanely raised or wild-caught and never given antibiotics or added hormones ever.
We’re working to build a world that’s better for all, and we’re inviting everyone to come along. For us, better means treating our planet with respect. It means improving the lives of animals and the livelihoods of farmers. It means never cutting corners when it comes to doing business. Ultimately, it means better meals, enjoyed together. Our team is made up of people who collaborate and support one another. We’re always looking for outstanding people to join our mission!
About the Role
We are looking for a leader to help us turn data into actionable insights and obtain ever increasing value from our data by improving the usability, accessibility, and accuracy. This role will work with our data and engineering teams to build and deploy the data systems and solutions that drive business outcomes.
In this role, this person will collaborate with our Executives, various Stakeholders, Product Management, and Technology Teams to understand the business needs and translate them into an impactful data roadmap. We want to talk with candidates that are experienced data leaders with expertise in the full data lifecycle from data architecture, data engineering, advanced analytics, and data science. This position will report to the Chief Technology Officer and will lead our data functions at ButcherBox to include data engineering, data analytics, business analytics, and data science.
•Identify, lead, and deliver data projects that are aligned with company priorities and organizational needs by working collaboratively with our product management team and stakeholders - partner with these teams to determine company priorities
•Collaborate with the CTO and technical leadership to develop a technical and architectural roadmap for the data needs of the organization
•Engage with our project management team to organize the team’s work and continuously improve the agile processes for the team's changing needs and capabilities
•Enable our analysts and stakeholders to make fact-based decisions that drive actions in the business by providing them with analytical and reporting tools and data that enables meaningful insights
•Lead the teams that architect, design and build scalable infrastructure and platforms to ingest, store and process very large amounts of data
•Support and deliver data platforms, strategy, and architecture to ensure our data is used to create competitive advantage
•Lead the teams to build automated quality systems and team-based processes that ensure the quality and accuracy of our data and reporting
•Define, develop, and lead the execution of enterprise-wide data governance strategies, data management practices, standards, processes, and metrics to support our organizational needs
•Enable the collaboration of a cross-organizational team of analysts to support unified analytical efforts and consistent reporting across all internal teams
•Create a culture of data democratization and enable teams to continually improve and increase the access to data resulting in actionable insights within our business units
•Evolve our technology strategy for advanced analytics by using AI and ML technologies and build our Data Science team and capabilities to become a competitive advantage for ButcherBox
•Work with the technology, engineering, and data teams to evolve our strategy and technical execution in the fields of reporting, analytics, data science, and data engineering to ensure that ButcherBox maintains a hardworking team of results focused people that have the capabilities to meet the evolving needs of the organization
•6 or more years of experience in technical leadership for data engineering, analytics, and data science
•12+ years of technology experience working in the data space
•Experience leading/developing data solutions in an enterprise cloud environment
•Strong analytical and project management skills
•Experience developing complex data solutions involving multiple teams and stakeholders
•Experience in building process and engaging with teams using Agile Scrum and Kanban processes
•Experience in leading technical teams to build complex solutions in a collaborative work environment ensuring that best practices and architectural tradeoffs are considered
•Focused Technologies: Azure, Python, Power BI, PowerApps, Flow, Databricks, CI/CD
What We Offer
ButcherBox strives to maintain a supportive and encouraging environment. We value autonomy and transparency, and allow our employees access to all levels of the organization. We're an equal opportunity employer, and we're proud of the steps we've taken and continue to take to promote diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We're open to remote work, and even encourage our in-office employees to work from home a couple days a week.
•Health: medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, an employer-funded HSA, and short & long-term disability benefits
•Financial: 401(k) with generous employer match, an annual discretionary performance bonus, profit bonus, and equity ownership in the company
•Time off: unlimited paid time off policy, an executive team that encourages a good work/life balance
•Personal growth: professional development opportunities, including free access to online learning programs
•Food: a free Custom Classic ButcherBox each month and weekly lunch reimbursement
•Others: subsidized commuter benefits and reimbursement for wellness membership
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure all individuals are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.