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2022-36619 -

Director Development

Location(s): Mountain View, California
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Company Overview

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

Do you want to lead a team that builds engineering capabilities to deploy Artificial Intelligence (AI) and advanced data technologies that serve >200M people around the world?  Do you want to join a team whose mission is to power prosperity around the world with AI and Data?  Do you have the vision and drive to make strategic decisions, build cutting edge technology, create a high performance culture, and deliver great results for customers around the world?

We are searching for a leader who can create a bold vision, galvanize a team around it, and deliver winning results.  The leader will be accountable for the creation of platforms for data discovery, data cataloging, meta-data management, data map registry, capabilities, data exploration. These capabilities need to be scaled for wide adoption and requires deep knowledge of data modeling approaches, big data processing systems and cutting edge AI platform and product technologies.   You will work in an energizing, growth mindset environment with disruptive thinkers and bring your whole self to work every day.

We are looking for a creative, passionate, enthusiastic and experienced leader who will collaborate with senior leaders, peers and stakeholders, to develop priorities, roadmaps, and deliver products and services with engineering excellence and developer delight. The leader should possess a sound understanding of practical experience building large-scale data and AI products and platforms and a relentless focus on engineering and operational excellence. We embrace entrepreneurs and also those who come from established corporations.

Qualifications

Demonstrated expertise in building and leading successful large scale data platform capabilities for consumer products

- Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion with the demonstrated ability to hire and retain diverse talent

- Strong leadership and communication skills

- Strong business acumen. Understands the business internal and external landscape and thinks/acts strategically for all stakeholders

- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across teams, functional groups

- Experience in scaling world class engineering teams

- Experience working with one of the leading public clouds (AWS, Google, Azure)

- Experience building and leading AI and Data teams will be a plus

- Knowledge of AI applications and their use in driving customer benefits will be a plus

- Passion for being at the leading edge of technology with a minimum of 15 years of hands-on development experience and experience as a manager of managers leading AI and data engineering teams

- Very strong leadership skills, demonstrating the ability to create compelling visions, galvanize teams around the vision, execute with high operational rigor and deliver measurable results for customers.

- Proven success in building, motivating and retaining teams of star players

- A highly technical and result-oriented leader experienced in determining goals and matching those with customer requirements and product roadmaps

- Adept at leading positive change, empowering people, cultivating product technology visions and innovative solutions, and fostering effective engineering teams

Responsibilities

The Director will be responsible for accelerating data with our Big Bet and our Core Innovation goals.  They will create world class capabilities by defining a clear vision for Intuit, lead high performing teams of data engineers and increase development velocity across the portfolio. 

 

This role is to lead our Data Understanding teams, that enable hundreds of engineers, analysts and data scientists to easily and successfully make use of data.  Innovating around the novel concept of the Intuit Data Map, this team will provide delightful data applications to seamlessly catalog, discover and explore rich, semantically meaningful data.  Within the 3 and 1-year plans, this leader is accountable for:

  • Accelerating data with our Big Bet and our Core Innovation Goals.
  • Create world-class data capabilities by defining and executing on a clear vision for Data Understanding.Be passionate about technology and engineering and have the ability to leverage technology to deliver business value
  • Exceptional analytical skills and ability to apply knowledge and experience in decision-making to arrive at creative and commercial solutions
  • Must be independent and comfortable in a fast paced, ambiguous and often multi-directional work environment
  • Collaborate with global cross functional teams in building customer-centric products and establish trusted partnerships with peers, product heads, and executive level stakeholders
  • Be a servant leader overseeing the development and maintenance of critical applications related to lending & underwriting platforms
  • Influence architecture & design decisions across Intuit, ensuring a sound strategy, tooling, developer experience, processes, and clear requirements
  • Lead a team of engineering managers to success. You will make hiring decisions, manage performance, and provide ongoing coaching
  • Work closely across the Engineering, Product, Marketing and Data teams to synthesize business needs into an executable vision for the lending and underwriting platforms.
  • Define and measure successful engineering outcomes and assume accountability for results while delegating decision-making authority to individual Engineering Managers
  • Develop technical strategy on how we can push the boundaries of platform capabilities, and pair with a Product Director on fleshing out how to turn ideas into reality
  • Boundaryless Collaboration – Able to operate in a complex org structure and collaborating with multiple stakeholders globally. Partner with business and technology teams to prioritize roadmaps, requirements, balancing business needs with financial and technology constraints. Establish alignment of vision, strategy & delivery working with cross functional teams (PM, PD, XD, Care..) and stakeholders including senior leaders across geographies.
  • Operational & Engineering Excellence - Result oriented and deliver huge outcomes. Sets clear objectives and goals for the team and enables the team to deliver and use operating mechanisms to continually assess progress and improve. Establishes the data driven processes needed to achieve operational & engineering excellence. Foster Engineering culture within the team and across organizations.
  • People Leadership - Grow and coach engineering talent, acts as a talent magnet to attract, nurture and retain senior talent including Engineering Managers and Architects, and acts a coach for engineers across the site. Develops and drives strategy to hire, develop and mobilize talent for the organization.
  • Speed as a Habit – can operate in a fast-moving environment, make quick data driven customer backed  decisions and execute fiercely to deliver outcomes.
  • Customer Obsession – is a staunch advocate for the developers and customers. Stays close to customer problems and solves for them with urgency.
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"It’s important to always strive for improvement, even if you’re already in a good place."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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Joylyn Intuit employee
"Designing at Intuit feels special because we're not just making things to make things. We're tackling real, consequential financial problems voiced by small businesses, self-employed, and individuals around the world. I'm grateful to have such a worthy and motivating mission when I go to work – powering prosperity around the world."
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Conrad Intuit employee
"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Heather Intuit employee
"By feeding our customers' data through machine learning algorithms, we uncover valuable insights that empower millions of customers to feel more confident about their financial future."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Troy at work
Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Jake Intuit employee
"We use the latest Native frameworks for iOS and Android to deliver a truly delightful mobile-first experience for our customers. I love that we're enabling millions of customers to improve their financial health, all under a world-class mobile experience."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
Emily at work
Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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Breaunna Intuit employee
"It's a great feeling knowing that when you push out a new feature or fix, our customers notice it and really love the work that we do! Here at Intuit, not only do we have the freedom to work with the newest technologies, but we value solving challenging financial problems for our customers above everything else."
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Chelsia Intuit employee
"One of my favorite aspects of this role is that my work is helping small business owners achieve their business goals by solving complex financial problems. It's gratifying to know that the work that I'm doing directly impacts consumers and makes their lives easier so that they can focus their energy on growing their business."
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Troy Intuit employee
"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."

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