Head of Data & Analytics


Chicago, IL, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 01/01/2021
  • Website: foxtrotco.com
  • Company Address: 1019 West Lake Street, Chicago, IL, 60607

About Foxtrot

Foxtrot is the next generation corner store - curating your city's best craft beer, wine, spirits, fresh eats, gifts and everyday essentials - and delivering it all to your door in 60 minutes via our neighborhood shops.

Job Description

Foxtrot is the digitally-native evolution of the corner store – a one-stop shop for those seeking thoughtful curation that’s a reflection of themselves and their city – offering a curated collection of daily essentials in-store and delivered in under an hour.
Venture-backed by investors including Fifth Wall, Lerer Hippeau, Revolution’s Rise of the Rest, and Collaborative, to name a few, Foxtrot is building a truly omni-channel brand that seamlessly marries e-commerce delivery, proprietary inventory technology, and the feel-good community of neighborhood stores. 
Our spaces offer all the most-loved aspects of neighborhood cafes – beautifully designed interiors that wrap you in the welcoming aroma of freshly brewed coffee, comfortable lounge areas to work and relax, and chef-prepared meals to snack on throughout the day – while bringing together mindful people, brands and goods to create a community of discovery and joy.
Our e-commerce experience – highlighted by our swift app and online store – is powered by our proprietary inventory and operational technology to deliver a new kind of convenience that brings the store to your door in under an hour. 
Since launching our native app in 2013, we now operate a robust e-commerce business alongside retail stores in Chicago and Dallas, and are rapidly scaling to take this first-of-its-kind omni-channel brand nationwide.
Foxtrot is seeking an experienced data leader to join us as our VP of Data / Analytics.   As the head of the data / analytics organization, you’ll be responsible for setting the trajectory of Foxtrot’s data strategy, building and managing the data team, and empowering a data-driven culture within the entire organization.  You’ll be working with senior leadership and other stakeholders to drive roadmaps and balance data needs & technical requirements with larger business objectives.


    • Build and manage a team of data engineers, architects, and analysts
    • Develop and oversee all data infrastructure and processes, including data lifecycle, governance and integrity
    • Understand and manage the data needs of different stakeholders across multiple business verticals including Marketing, Merchandising, Ecomm, Operations, Digital Product, etc
    • Develop the data roadmap and strategic vision for information delivery and management throughout the company; including data warehousing, BI & analytics, and data management
    • Provide leadership in developing standards, architectural design patterns and best practices
    • Working effectively with all stakeholders both technical and business. - Your team will be the primary conduit to driving access to data and insights at Foxtrot
    • Provide thought leadership in Foxtrot’s journey to be a truly data-driven company

Experience / Qualifications:

    • 6+ years in a leadership capacity around data engineering, building data warehouses, data marts, and data pipelines using a modern data stack
    • Experience building and scaling data / analytics teams in a fast paced environment
    • Track record of partnering with business teams to architect and strategize technology and data roadmap
    • Strong understanding of SQL, relational databases, dimensional database modeling, data systems and warehouse system architecture
    • Ability to use a language like Python to work efficiently with large data sets
    • Familiarly with any / all of the following tools: Snowflake, RDS, Postgres, Segment (CDP), Dbt, AirFlow
    • Experience with a containers / container orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes) is a plus
    • Business-minded -  you are excited about building the business of Foxtrot as a cohesive whole, not just building features or products in isolation
    • Excellent communication, adaptability and collaboration skills
    • Above all: You are mature, open-minded, and nice

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.