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Director IT - Finance Analytics

Frisco, TX 75034
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Director IT - Finance Analytics

Equinix is the worlds digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centersacross the globe andproviding interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, wehelp the worlds digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, andtransform peoples lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.

We hirehardworking people who thrive on solvingchallengingproblems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providingan equitable work environment. that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

Job Summary

Lead Finance Analytics Data Platform by developing a strategy, product roadmap, product definition, and driving agile execution.

Product Strategy and Product Management

  • Develop a Product Strategy for Finance Analytics in alignment with Strategic business goals, and short term/long term priorities

  • Build Finance Analytics products with a laser focus on ease of use, time to insights, and a delightful experience to users to drive data driven decision making

  • Develop, own, and socialize a Product roadmap for Finance Analytics Data platform by balancing short term and long-term customergoals, and IT capacity

  • Productize Analytics services such as - Self Service Datasets, Dashboards, Analytics Portals, Insights, Reporting, Data catalogs, Data curation, and governance into tangible products

Product Management

  • Be curious, constantly understand tough questions, Use cases from business stakeholders and translate them into scalable, and intuitive analytic products covering - Accounting, Financial Reporting, Close Management, Cash Management, Lease Management, Billing, Receivables, Fixed Assets, Project Accounting, Payables, Tax, Finance Planning, Treasury, Revenue, and Finance Operations.

  • Collect meaningful feedback from end users and incorporate those intofeatures backlog as part of continuous improvement

  • Drive AI/ML projects with a close collaboration with Business and Data Science team. Lead hypothesis building, business value proposal, use cases, feature definitions, functional validations of models, visualizations, and story telling

  • Drive adoption through self explanatory product features along with supporting training and change management

Stakeholder Management

  • Drive matured engagement and deepen relationship with the key business stakeholders, and peer IT groups (Apps, Architecture, and Infrastructure)

  • Manage and develop a strategic relationship with Software vendors, and SIs.

  • Collaborate with Executives, and senior leaders with the business context, analytics insights, and domain expertise

Team leadership

  • Build a team of Product Managers, and Data Analysts. Coach team to bring in Procut Management culture to empathize with end users, and build customer centric product features using agile methodologies

  • Coach you team to become Analytic Translator to translate business questions into Analytics products, and a crisp story teller communicate value to customers

  • Define OKRs and drive the team towards achieving those while helping them to succeed and holding yourself and the team accountable


  • Build and manage budgets driven by business priorities, and business value

  • Strategize locations, professional services, FTE, and staff augmentation to optimize the budget ask


  • Set right expectations with the stakeholders with crispness and clarity

  • Lead QBRs, user forums, and reporting to Executives

  • Manage and develop relationships with SIs, and Softwarevendors

  • Facilitate conversation between all impacted stakeholders to bring clarity

Thought Leadership

  • Drive innovation, keep yourself current with analytics and data science.

  • Become a strategic technology advisor for Finance Analytics

  • Build strategic relationship with platform vendors to influence features that will accelerate analytics value at Equinix


  • Curious, humble, and and ready to learn next thing and apply it to the real world problem

  • Strong Executive presence with a proven track record of delivering Analytic products

  • Result oriented with an ability to take end to end ownership

  • Top notch Presentation and Story Telling skills

  • Demonstrated delivering insights by identifying AI/ML needs, and driving data science projects in Finance Analytics

  • Adequate knowledge of statistical methods, ML algorithms, Finance domain, and visualization to lead

  • 10+ years related experience preferred

  • Master's degree in Engineering/Finance/Business with related preferred

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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