Data Visualization Manager

Data Visualization Manager

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About Community Data Platforms

Community Data Platforms is on a mission to help leaders better understand and better serve their communities by leveraging commercial and public data sets, developing advanced data solutions, and delivering actionable insights to leaders’ most urgent questions.

Leaders of the largest organizations in the country admit they don’t understand communities well. It’s where they sell billions of dollars of products and develop policies that affect millions of people. And yet, they admit they make decisions based on anecdotes. While data are used for all sorts of business decisions, no one has ever aggregated multi-source data and developed an analytics team dedicated to providing clarity about communities – the places where millions of Americans live, work, and receive services.

CDP is developing the “community data” category and intends to “own” it. We believe communities get smarter and stronger by using evidence-based decision making. With a five-year goal of serving 100 communities, CDP believes it can support data-driven decision-making among governments, businesses, and nonprofits, leading to better outcomes across a range of critical community functions.

Working with Community Data Platforms

Community Data Platforms is working with leaders across the country to solve problems in policy areas including healthcare, housing, and transportation. We’re looking for ambitious and resourceful people to join a rapidly growing start-up serving communities across the country.

  • A culture of intellectual humility and a passion for understanding the world around us (we don’t care who’s right – we care what’s right!)
  • Working with driven and intellectually curious people who are experts in their fields
  • A close-knit team that is devoted to a common mission
  • The opportunity to be involved at a critical stage as CDP moves from “start-up” to “scale-up” with enormous potential
  • Being at the forefront of the big data wave and its application to enterprise and community organization users
  • Remote working environment – you set your own hours and complete your work on your own time – no micromanaging!
  • Huge growth potential for correct candidate
  • Competitive salary

Job Description:

This person will have a history of approaching problem solving with curiosity and imagination. We value people with a desire to learn new skills and a mindset that challenging questions are opportunities for insight.

This person will be responsible for guiding the work of all visualization specialists and ensuring that all dashboards and visualizations provide actionable insights that business leaders and public policy leaders can easily understand and use to make effective strategic decisions. Due to the dynamic nature of the team, and this role in particular, we seek entrepreneurial candidates with the ability to effectively manage a team, derive analytical insights from a variety of business contexts, and communicate those insights effectively through a range of creative and intuitive visualizations.

We want to keep pushing the edge of what is possible in viz work. And keep experimenting and iterating around what is effective. Creative and outside-the-box thinking is encouraged, and original ideas are welcomed and supported by the team.

The job requires strong leadership skills, collaborative work, fluency using statistics and visualizations to answer specific questions about datasets and a passion for creating informative visualizations and presentations to communicate results to all levels of the company. The DataViz manager will provide high level vision for the team, manage and lead talent, assist in prioritization and allocation of projects, and continue initiating and developing…

Viz managers track issues and implement solutions in a prompt manner. They promote brainstorming amongst the team to create solutions to constraints using their technical expertise and experience, as well as provide expertise for escalated quality problems and anticipate bottlenecks in the development cycle. They define strategies, regularly participate in executive meetings to present their progress, and share project information with other professionals in their organization.

A bachelor’s degree is required. Previous experience in a similar technical position can be helpful especially in the world of data. Additionally, leadership or management experience is key. Viz Managers must also be problem-solvers with excellent leadership skills who can motivate employees to reach all company objectives. They must work effectively on their own, as well as in a team setting with other managers. Position can be full or part-time. Huge growth potential for correct candidate. Competitive salary.

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