Senior Director, Martech Engineering & Innovation (Remote)

Blast Analytics

Location: Remote | Type: Full Time | Level: Senior Manager/Supervisor

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Ready to Make your Mark?

The primary focus of this role is to lead and evolve a consulting team of martech innovators. The objective of this team is to support the technical implementation and adoption of key digital analytics, marketing, and experience technologies, with an emphasis on developing repeatable innovative solutions that provide value and efficiency for our clients seeking digital transformation solutions.

BlastX is seeking a Senior Director, Martech Engineering & Innovation to join our growing team. Our ideal candidate must be innovative, driven, passionately curious, analytical, creative, and versatile. The candidate will bring the expertise to deploy technical marketing solutions for our clients, and will inspire and nurture the growth of our talented and passionate consulting team.

The Senior Director, Martech Engineering & Innovation reports to the VP, Analytics and is a leadership role accountable for the strategic vision, teammate growth/development, performance, and scalability of the Martech Engineering & Innovation Consulting Practice. This position works directly with clients and alongside other teammates and leaders from Consulting, Program Management, and Customer Success teams to deliver innovative solutions to our clients. This role requires advanced technical knowledge across multiple martech solutions, a voracious appetite to learn and evangelize internal/external adoption, and the creativity to innovate new methods of technical deployments. The martech solutions will span widely from tag management solutions (including server-side) to customer data platforms (CDPs) to next-generation digital experience solutions.

This is a full-time remote opportunity in the U.S. based near one of our office locations. Travel up to 10% for business purposes, determined by client requests or industry events. We currently have teammates located all across the country in 23 different states and 3 countries internationally. Don’t get us wrong, we love to explore. However, due to the nature of our consulting agency you must remain in the same state/time zone and digital nomads will not be considered.

The Senior Director, Martech Engineering will have an opportunity to Make Your Mark every day, solving challenges and seeing the positive impact of your work. Make Your Mark every day — on each other, our clients, our company, our industry, and the community.

Who We Are

We are crossing the chasm to BlastX! Founded in 1999 and formerly known as Blast Analytics, BlastX is a strategic analytics and digital experience optimization consulting company accelerating the complex DXO journey for enterprise and mid-market clients. BlastX is a pioneering team of business, data, and technology professionals who share a similar passion for optimization and client success. BlastX is forging an exciting path, one that will transform your organization. Or, as we like to say, EVOLVE. It unifies data, technology, and marketing. But most important, it involves your customers. Actually, it centers on them. After all, they’re the beholders of your success.

With approximately 90+ teammates sharing a purpose to “Make Your Mark” — on our company, teammates, clients, industry, and community. BlastX has been named one of Inc. magazine’s top 5000 fastest-growing private companies and is also a Great Place to Work-Certified company.

Why Work at BlastX

At BlastX, we believe in meaningful work. Regardless of role, you'll have the opportunity to Make Your Mark every day, solving challenges and seeing the positive impact of your contributions, as we support leaders to EVOLVE their organizations. Join us to Make Your Mark — on each other, our clients, our company, our industry, and the community. Ask any employee why they come to work at BlastX, and they'll say, "to make my mark!" We BELIEVE BlastX is a Great Place to Work! BlastX is proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work since 2019.

To Be Successful

To be successful in this position, you must have strong attention to detail, be able to work in a demanding and fast-paced environment, focus on essential tasks, prioritize multiple tasks, and be willing to learn. The characteristics that lead to success at BlastX are:

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Work as a team – Leave no teammate behind
  • Be solution oriented
  • Demonstrate excellence by going above and beyond for the benefit of teammates and the company
  • View mistakes as an opportunity to learn rather than as a negative situation
  • Value diversity in gender, knowledge, culture, and experience
  • Be a creative innovator
  • Think green – Positively affect the environment

Desired Knowledge, Skills, & Qualifications

  • 8+ years’ of agency or consulting services; preference for large strategic management consulting experience
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Previous experience working directly with enterprise clients to provide end-to-end consulting
  • Cited examples of previous innovations that increased efficiency and/or delivered value; either individually or team-led; experience with Google Apps Scripts a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to technically manage the deployment across multiple martech solution categories
  • Preferred experience with customer data platforms (CDPs), server-side tag management, digital analytics, product analytics, digital experience platforms, and data integration technologies; common martech platforms ranging from Adobe AEP to GTM
  • Serverside to Tealium AudienceStream to Amplitude to Quantum Metric
  • Demonstrated skills leading a practice of teammates with varied skill level (intermediate to senior) and providing mentorship to grow talent
  • Ability to create a strategic view of practice area and contribute to company growth and innovation
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management
  • Enjoys collaborating with other team members, practice areas, and clients
  • Ability to act with client orientation by being attentive and responsive to client concerns
  • Strong problem-solving skills, breaking down complex issues to find the root cause and develop solutions
  • Experience creating and participating in thought leadership efforts (blog posts, industry events, speaking)
  • Curiosity to learn, driven to win, humble to help

Primary Responsibilities

  • Expected breakdown of role: 40% leadership, 30% innovation, 20% billable client work, 10% industry engagement
  • Lead, inspire, train, and act as a role model/mentor to nurture teammates and clients
  • Accurately scope projects, estimate timelines, and manage team resourcing to ensure successful and timely completion of deliverables
  • Prioritize and manage innovations that lead to strong differentiation, increased efficiency, and valuable outcomes
  • Participate in various Leadership duties and internal Think Tank initiatives
  • Champion and lead martech innovation industry engagement (thought leadership)
  • Grow the team's capabilities and skill set by creating and maintaining strong teammate engagement
  • Oversee the work quality of the team and ensure training is documented and deployed as needed
  • Lead efforts to collaborate across consulting practice areas to support internal and client-facing consulting team initiatives; increase collaboration and reduce silos by reinforcing a one-team approach
  • Work directly with clients in a consultative manner to define objectives, develop roadmaps, author documentation, troubleshoot, and drive meaningful outcomes
  • Provide prompt and accurate responses to ad-hoc client requests and escalations as needed
  • Identify potential opportunities to grow practice through technology-enabled strategies and make recommendations in the form of short / medium / long term technology roadmaps

You Will Work with

VP Analytics, Other Consulting Leadership team members, Customer Success Team, Consulting Team, Program Management team and other subject matter experts.

Are You a Fit?

BlastX is a small yet rapidly growing company that is continuously inspired to learn and tackle challenges in digital analytics and marketing. To get an idea of whether or not you would be a fit within our culture, please review our core values.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At BlastX we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary based on experience and a supportive, challenging, and fun work environment to ensure teamwork, productivity, and teammate happiness. We offer flexible time off with an open PTO policy, 50% paid medical insurance coverage options, 100% paid dental and vision insurance, 401k 4% company matching, profit sharing, education assistance, paid parental leave, annual increases and year end incentive bonuses.

How to Apply

If you like what you’ve read thus far, please complete the application form and submit your cover letter and resume in one PDF format. We are not interested in placement agencies or companies at this time.

BlastX is an “at-will” employer. Compensation, benefits, and job descriptions are subject to change based on individual performance and business  conditions.

BlastX is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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