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Senior Manager, Data Platform

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Udemy

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

Senior Manager, Data Platform

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

About Us

At Udemy, we’re on a mission to improve lives through the power of learning. We’re a leading global learning company and one of the world’s largest education platforms, with more than 67 million learners. Our goal is to provide flexible, effective skill development to empower organizations and individuals.

Talented people are everywhere, and the right opportunity can be hard to come by. That’s why we’re focused on revolutionizing learning, using our skills and expertise to help others develop theirs and reach their full potential. Individually, we bring our unique perspective to reimagine the way we share knowledge. Together, we can improve lives by making learning more accessible for our learners, our instructors, and businesses around the world.

About you

You’re an analytical problem-solver ready to put your skills toward purposeful work that has a global impact. You want to lead the way in innovation, exploring the latest technologies and finding new solutions. You thrive in a collaborative environment and are eager to work with and learn alongside the best in Product, Design, and Engineering.

About this role

Udemy Data Platform is a business-critical team building highly available, scalable data infrastructure, services, tools, and libraries that serve critical data discovery, ML/data pipeline development & deployment, data security & compliance, and self-healing data operational needs. This team gives 24/7 support for more than 500 internal data users, contributing to big projects like data contracts, access control of sensitive data, and migrating thousands of data pipelines from legacy EMR to modernized Databricks stack.

Join us and play a key role in developing and driving the adoption of our Data Mesh infrastructure-as-a-service with Data Contracts.

What you'll be doing

  • Be a mentor and visionary leader for the data platform team in Turkey and collaborate with US counterparts.
  • This position would report to the Director of Data Platform in US.
  • Be a partner and work cross-functionally to build, enhance, and support Udemy’s resilient, scalable, customer-centric data mesh platform
  • Be the delivery manager for thousands of legacy AWS EMR data pipelines in Airflow to Databricks
  • Ensure data quality by working alongside with data platform US side in data contract project

What you’ll have

  • 10+ years of experience in Java, Scala, or Python
  • 5+ years of experience in building, maintaining, and supporting cloud data platforms, preferably in AWS, and building pipelines in Apache Spark
  • 4+ years of prior people management experience, including performance reviews, coaching, mentoring, and sprint planning
  • Deep expertise in distributed data systems of data infrastructure
  • Working experience in Databricks and Redshift
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in MLOps and in Terraform and Ansible would be nice to have

We understand that not everyone will match each of the above qualifications. However, we also realize that everyone has unique experiences that can add value to our company. Even if you think your background might not perfectly align, we'd love to hear from you!

Life at Udemy

We aspire to be as vibrant and dynamic as the communities we serve, as inquisitive as those who use our platform, and as revolutionary as the future we strive to open for everyone. Here are some of the things we love about life at Udemy:

We’re invested in creating an inclusive environment that welcomes a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. From creating employee resource groups, ensuring we’re a Fair Pay Workplace, and building a flexible work culture, our belonging, equity, diversity, and inclusion (BEDI) initiatives always put our people first. We want you to be able to bring your authentic self to work because when we all do, we’re better for it.

  • Learning is what we do – inside and out. Our Learning & Development team is second to none, helping ensure your journey is one of continuous progression. You’ll also have unlimited access to Udemy courses, monthly UDays (meeting-free professional development days), and a generous annual professional development stipend.

  • Our reason to exist is to revolutionize learning – that calls for taking risks and learning from failures. Whether it’s our hackathons (a company-wide effort to envision new possibilities for our product) or sharing our prototypes, we see experimentation as a crucial step on the path to success.

  • We’re committed to creating world-class employee experiences and are proud of the recognition of this by Great Place to Work.

Of course, the best thing about being part of Udemy is knowing your work makes a difference for people and organizations around the world. You’ve got the skills; why not use them to help others develop theirs?

At Udemy, we value diversity and inclusion and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, veteran status, medical condition, or disability.

Our Benefits Start With U

Our benefits package at Udemy “starts with U” and is grounded in mission-driven benefits that intentionally align with our core values. Here’s a sneak peek at just a few highlighted benefits if you’re a full-time Udemate based in the India:

  • Core Benefits: Comprehensive medical, life and income protection coverage

  • Parental Benefits: Financial assistance for fertility (including egg-freezing), adoption, and surrogacy expenses; twelve weeks of paid family bonding for birth, surrogacy, adoption, and foster placement. 26 weeks paid maternity leave for birthing parents as well as a two-week “ease-back” program that enables parents to return part-time at full pay

  • Whole U: Fully paid memberships for meditation/mindfulness, therapy/coaching visits, financial planning, fertility and family building, maternity and newborn care, parenting and pediatrics, menopause care, breastmilk shipping, and caregiving support

  • Learning: Free access to Udemy and Udemy Business plus a yearly stipend to spend on professional development

  • Retirement: 12% of your base salary or INR 1,800 per month

  • Charitable Giving: Corporate charitable match for eligible nonprofits and charities

  • Holidays: 25 paid holidays throughout the year plus bank holidays

About our APAC region

When you join Udemy in our Asia Pacific (APAC) region, you’ll have the chance to help our globally established business grow locally. We have a solid foundation and a great reputation — and you can be part of the next stage of our journey.

Our investment in the region is significant, with offices in Australia and India and an expanding presence in Singapore, Indonesia, Japan, and beyond. It comes with countless opportunities to make learning more accessible to millions. You’ll work with various cultures with unique needs, affording you the chance to learn and progress in your career. And that progression doesn’t come at the cost of work-life balance; people are at the heart of our mission, which is why we’re committed to looking after ours.

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