Manager Data Engineering

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

ARE YOU LOOKING... * To make a difference at the fastest growing company in America? * For exemplary benefits and significant equity grants? * To bring your dog to work, to have an executive chef prepare your lunch every day or enjoy unlimited vacation days? * Forward to being a maverick in a highly-disruptive, celebrity-owned tech/communications company? * To simply have a ton of fun? You are not dreaming. This is a dream company to work for and we are located right here in OC. WE ARE ULTRA & MINT MOBILE We connect people to what's most important in their lives: Easily, affordably and reliably. We strive to be California's Preeminent Destination Employer. Oh yeah, we get it too! We understand what matters to you most. You're an individual with unique needs, and we're prepared to exceed any expectations you have for an ideal employer. We're smart, strategic, and get things done without a lot of red tape or unnecessary politics. Everyone matters here and everyone has a voice. Expect to spend your time contributing to projects that really matter. We obsess over the employee experience. To start, we provide some of the most competitive salary, benefits, family leave, vacation, retirement and equity options in Southern California. We believe in you and invest in you. Not just your career aspirations, but your life. In addition, we've got a laundry list of perks you'll brag about on insta -- Lunch every day prepared by our very own chef, healthy snacks, onsite gym, free massages, car wash services, and most importantly, a team atmosphere. We even raise the bar on well bars, including Espresso/Cappuccino/Nitro/Cold Brew/Kombucha Bar, Froyo Bar, Breakfast Bar, Snack Bar and a, well, you know, bar (after 5 pm). And if you feel intrigued right now reading, imagine the co-workers we have already attracted. This is the kind of team you'll want to take home to mom or invite to your kid's next birthday party. This is the kind of close-knit community happening here. Come check out how you can be part of Ultra & Mint! ABOUT THE ROLE We are looking for our next extraordinary Manager Data Engineering to level-up the Enterprise Information Management Team in Costa Mesa! The Manager Data Engineering I is a leadership role within the Enterprise Information Management organization responsible for overseeing and driving enabling purpose-built data for availability by systems, analysis, reporting, analytics, and data science. In this hybrid business-technical leadership role, you will work with leadership and business units to understand information needs to ensure thorough understanding of all aspects/contexts of process, systems, and data needs are provided by timely/accurate/complete requirements. The primary responsibility of the role is to lead the development, innovation, and evolution of the Data Lake/Warehouse which will be delivered by managing a team of high performing data engineers/analysts. The role is also responsible for data enablement through managing and leading the development of multiple data access endpoints including virtualization, reporting backend infrastructure, MDM, and REST API. We're looking for a hands-on leader who's capable of driving the importance of enabling timely/accurate/complete data by purpose-built data capabilities and passionate about 'data driven' decisions, so if this is you then you're exactly who we're seeking. The perfect candidate will have strong data infrastructure and data architecture skills, a proven track record of leading and scaling teams, operational skills to drive efficiency and speed, excellent project management leadership, and a strong vision for how data can proactively improve companies. If you're a mission-driven strategic thinker with strong communications, excellent analytical skills, creative, who can be effective managing, working independently, and as part of a team, then you'll be a perfect fit for our team. Your usual day of awesomeness includes: * Manage daily operations of the data lake/warehouse to ensure timely/accurate delivery, high availability of data enablement endpoints through automated monitoring, incident management, and issues are resolved in a timely manner. * Develop and maintain processes for intake, prioritization, and delivery are conducted through collaboration with appropriate stakeholders for the team's completion of deliverables. * Manage and lead the design/development of the data lake/warehouse/virtualization pipelines/processes to ensure scalability, performance, security, change control for dev/prod environments, and monitoring. * Manage and lead the design/development of reporting data infrastructure to ensure scalability, performance, security, change control for dev/prod environments, and monitoring. * Manage and lead the design/development of REST API to provide DAS (data as a service) while ensuring scalability, performance, security, change control for dev/prod environments, and monitoring. * Manage and lead the design/development of future MDM (master data management) domains by partnering with business, technical, and data governance stakeholders with considerations of ensuring scalability, performance, security, change control for dev/prod environments, and monitoring. * Manage relevant software/platform required upgrades/releases are documented, tested, communicated to appropriate stakeholders. * Author and maintain relevant content regarding data lake/warehouse/enablement platforms/software. WHAT YOU BRING * Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Management, Engineering, or a related field. * 3+ years in ELT/ETL, data services/pipelines, data modeling (OLTP, 3/NF, dimensional), data lake and cloud warehouse technical architecture, infrastructure components, and reporting/analytic tools. * 3+ years development with ETL tools (Talend/Stitch, Informatica, Fivetran, Matillion, or similar) including distributed architectures (Microservices, SOA, and RESTful APIs). * 3+ years managing, leading, and developing team members. * Experienced in multiple relevant topics such as data warehousing, master data management, data security, information design, analytics, and data science. * Knowledge of data structures such as columnar, unstructured, APIs, data virtualization, data warehousing, data visualization, predictive analytics, statistics, and analytic models. * Experience with commercial solutions used for API management. * Knowledge of the development and management required for ETL, ELT, REST, and SOAP implementations. * Experience in at least one major foundational language such as SQL, Python, R, C#.NET, Java, or JavaScript. * Experienced building reporting/dashboards/scorecards leveraging BI/Reporting Tools (Looker, Tableau) or other data visualization software. * A hands-on leader that can actively troubleshoot, guide colleagues, and proactively communicate. * Detail oriented, having the ability to focus on details while still seeing the broader picture. * Ability to work through a problem logically, identify root causes, and provide practical effective solutions while being detail and process oriented. * Excellent written, visual, oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate with key business partners clearly and succinctly. * Proven ability to inspire confidence, create executive presentations, effectively present information, and guide strategic discussions. * Strong people and project management skills to manage daily team operations. * A self-starter who can work without continuous supervision and is highly organized. * Team Player - results-driven individual, highly creative, analytical, a strategic thinker, having an ability to work comfortably in a collaborative setting, highly organized, an ability to work on multiple simultaneous projects and meet deadlines. OUR VALUES - LET'S MAKE LIFE ULTRA TOGETHER! * Ownership: We are all owners; be the outcome and get the job done. * Action Biased: Be brilliant, proactive, and act with urgency. * Embrace the Adventure: Be agile, adaptive, and thrive on change. * Invent and Simplify: Never accept good enough. $1,000 REFERRAL BONUS Take a look at this job description, if you are the right person, please apply. If Ultra Mobile doesn't appear to be a fit for you, refer a friend or colleague and get $1,000. Just send us an email to with 1) your name and 2) their resume or link to their LinkedIn page. If we hire them and they stay for 90 days, you get $1,000. For more details of restrictions and rules, please email

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