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Director of Data Engineering

Portland, OR | Engineering

Job Description

Director of Data Engineering


About Us:

Headquartered in the modern, progressive Pearl District of Portland, OR, The Clymb is a private retail community - connecting premium outdoor brands with passionate, influential end-users. A dedication to innovation, customer service and brand stewardship have helped us become the fastest growing e-tailer in the outdoor industry. Our dedication to The Clymb’s core values of Growth, Excellence, Authenticity, and Respect are what move us. We never compromise on quality and integrity. The space in which we do business is as important to us as the space in which we play. Our company culture is built on passion and perseverance.  We have been ranked as one of Outside Magazines top 50 Best Places to Work, and we provide a unique employee experience. Every benefit and perk we offer is designed around providing our employees with an experience that connects them more tangibly to their passions while providing tools and resources for both personal and professional growth and development.


About You:

We’re seeking someone that can take our Business Intelligence to the next level.

This is a key role in planning and executing strategies that improve the consumer experience, heighten our technology, and drive incremental sales.  This position works with key stakeholders across engineering, operations, marketing, and merchandising to ensure systems and processes are in place to allow Clymb members to have a best-in-class shopping. The Director of Data Engineering will use data and analysis to identify and react to current and future business trends and opportunities.  You should have just the right balance between vision and execution, as well as both technical and creative skills.



* Plan, organize and execute on data warehousing strategy and implementation

* Responsible for hiring/firing of data engineering staff

* Collaborate with analytics team to define data requirements necessary for communication via dashboards and other materials

* Collaborate with key leaders in the business to communicate development roadmap

* Define projects, set priority and be responsible for project completion deadlines

* Participate in the development and execution of the ETL process

* Oversee maintenance and tuning of BI specific databases

* Support BI specific hardware and software


Technical Skills:

Proficient in MySql

Proficient in PostGreSQL

Proficient in creation of Data Warehouses, including deep architectural experience in the creation of Data Cubes, Data Warehouses, and Star-Schemas

Familiarity with Tableau or equivalent technology preferred

Experience with Rails, Pivotal Tracker, Campfire, Git



  • The ideal candidate will have had 5+ years experience providing data support to a business intelligence team, including experience in at least 3 of the following areas:
  • E-commerce
  • Data Visualization
  • Clickstream Analytics
  • Site Optimization & A/B Testing
  • Email Marketing & Customer Segmentation
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Agile Development Methodologies
  • Commitment to The Clymb’s Core Values of Growth, Excellence, Authenticity, and Respect.


To Apply:

  • Attach your résumé.
  • Tell us why you belong here.
  • Provide three professional references - include in the cover letter. 
  • Provide salary history from three most recent jobs - include in the cover letter. 



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