Data Platform Delivery Coordinator

WEX Inc | ME, United States

Posted Date 2/22/2024
Description

About the Team/Role

WEX Inc. is a leading and growing global provider of payment processing, information management, and fleet card payment solutions. We hire people who share our passion for continuous innovation and client service that is unparalleled in the industry.

We are seeking a motivated Program Coordinator for our Data Platform organization.

We're presenting individuals like you with an opportunity in which you can thrive in a dynamic, compassionate, and friendly work environment. We are a Great Place To Work-Certified, and we take it seriously!

We are the cloud data platform team at WEX. We empower businesses by providing cutting-edge data platforms and solutions that drive innovation, and enhance decision-making. Our platform is built on a foundation of innovation , security, and scalability, and we are looking for a Data Platform Delivery Coordinator to join our dynamic team and help us continue to push the boundaries of what is possible.

How you’ll make an impact

As a Data Platform Delivery Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in facilitating the successful delivery of projects across various technical teams within the organization's data platform sphere. Your responsibilities will include coordinating project delivery, reporting progress, resolving roadblocks, and tracking delivery to ensure alignment with common goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Delivery Coordination: Coordinate the delivery of projects across different technical teams within the data platform sphere, ensuring alignment and collaboration towards common objectives.
  • Progress Reporting: Regularly report progress on various projects to data platform leadership, key stakeholders, providing transparency and updates on milestones, challenges, and achievements to internal stakeholders such as Data & Analytics, Enterprise Architecture, and Technology Leadership.
  • Roadblock Resolution: Proactively identify and address obstacles hindering project progress, utilizing problem-solving skills and fostering cross-functional collaboration.
  • Delivery Tracking: Maintain oversight of project timelines, ensuring deliverables are met on schedule, and managing deviations from the plan as necessary.
  • Project Planning and Execution: Lead the planning, execution, and delivery of projects related to data platform improvements, managing timelines, resources, and budgets for efficient project completion.
  • Continuous Improvement: Regularly assess the effectiveness of the data platform in meeting business needs and recommend continuous improvements to enhance performance and scalability.
  • Compliance and Risk Management: Coordinate and oversee internal and external audits related to data management practices, security, and legal compliance, ensuring access to necessary information and documentation for audit teams.

Experience You'll Bring:

To excel in this role, the Data Platform Delivery Coordinator should possess a combination of technical knowledge specific to data platforms, strong project management skills, effective communication abilities, and the capacity to collaborate across diverse teams.

  • Technical Understanding of Data Platforms: Foundational knowledge of data platform technologies such as Snowflake and AWS, including their integration with other systems and capabilities.
  • Proficiency in Project Management Methodologies and Tools: Experience managing timelines, resources, and deliverables across multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong Communication Skills: Ability to liaise effectively between technical teams, stakeholders, and management, articulating project goals, updates, challenges, and solutions clearly.
  • Problem-Solving Abilities: Capability to identify project roadblocks, analyze them, and devise effective solutions promptly.
  • Familiarity with Agile Practices: Understanding of Agile principles, including Scrum, Kanban, or other Agile frameworks, is advantageous.
  • Collaborative Skills: Ability to work closely with different teams, including data engineers, analysts, and business stakeholders.
  • Organizational Skills: Excellent time management and attention to detail to handle multiple tasks and projects effectively.
  • Experience: 5-7 years of relevant experience, with 3-4 years directly related to data platforms or data-centric technical environments.
  • Agile Project Environments: Experience in Agile project environments is highly desirable.
  • Industry Experience: Experience in the fintech sector or a similar industry is beneficial due to specific regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Education: A degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field or equivalent experience is often preferred. Additional certifications in project management or Agile methodologies can be advantageous.

This role offers the opportunity to drive impactful change within the organization's data platform sphere, leveraging your expertise to optimize project delivery and enhance data-driven decision-making capabilities.

Job Type
Regular | Remote Work (from Maine)
Industry
Information Technology

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