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Senior Manager, Data Visualization Engineer

McLean, VA Hilton

Job Description

***This position can be located at our corporate office in McLean, VA or Dallas, TX***


Hilton is starting up a new Data and Analytics organization with the mission to create a connected ecosystem of data, technology, tools, techniques, people, and processes intentionally employed to produce insights that help solve real business problems and empower the decision-making process. The Senior Manager, Data Visualization Engineer will use data visualization tools to rapidly generate impactful, interactive visualizations.

What will I be doing?

The Senior Manager, Data Visualization Engineer will function as an interpreter or an intermediary, identifying data needs of a particular group and generating impactful presentation of metrics and dimensions in engaging reports and dashboards to quickly drive home the most important message for a given business objective. The Senior Manager will also engage in explaining and educating key techniques to facilitate the identification of insights quickly and efficiently.


Success in this role will demonstrate itself through:

  • Designing and developing highly impactful and attractive sets of reports and dashboards for business stakeholders
  • Crafting a structure around the presentation output of data science projects
  • Maintaining data visualization best practices
  • Ensuring consistency across reports and dashboards within DNA
  • Elevating the teams’ capability in better presenting the value and insights from the data, specifically to non-technical users
  • Effectively participating in BI and analytics tools selection for meeting the DNA team’s objectives
  • Continuously and innovatively presenting information in a more compelling way
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge across multiple BI platforms

Key priorities are listed below:

  • Work across the DNA team to translate complex business logic and datasets into clear and concise stories for end users
  • Develop visualizations and dashboards to analyze complex datasets in a simple and intuitive format, in adherence to data visualization best practices
  • Work with the Data BI Development team to derive the correct dataset for BI tool consumption
  • Publish and optimize reports and dashboards for enterprise wide consumption
  • Train functional resources to develop intermediate data visualization skills
  • Gather, document, and design data integration and data visualization requirements
  • Optimize the performance of analytic output design decisions on underlying data sources
  • Contribute to the development of data visualization leading practices and share within the DNA team
  • Ensure visualization consistency on DNA owned analytics projects
  • Support the development of the Business Intelligence strategy and understand business requirements
  • Own the design, support the build and test for the enterprise-wide dashboard suite
  • Support the Data Sourcing Lead and IT on API strategy
  • Support BI Strategy and tool management; collaborate with functional teams

Desired Attributes:

  • Passion for problem solving, data exploration, data visualization, and user experience
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience demonstrating strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Strategic view on how data enables enterprise business objectives
  • Self-starter, well organized, extremely detail-oriented and an assertive team player, willing to take ownership of responsibilities, and possess a high level of positive energy and drive
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, work well under pressure and effectively handle concurrent demands to prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong team player, ability to collaborate with peers effectively
  • Absolute discretion and confidentiality regarding sensitive information
  • Strong customer service and communication skills (verbal, written), while employing diplomacy with high-level executives and customers within the organization on a global scale
  • Effective communicator, collaborator, and influencer
  • Strong collaborative account development and problem solving skills
  • Critical thinking and both quantitative and qualitative analytics skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weakness of alternative and differentiated solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Strong negotiation skills in order to maximize value for internal and external stakeholders

What are we looking for?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • BA/BS Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration or related field of study
  • A minimum of five (5) years of Business Analytics, Intelligence and Measurement experience
  • A minimum of five (5) years of data analytics, reporting and interpretation experience to support an enterprise, across multiple business functions
  • A minimum of three (3) years of Project Management experience
  • Proven track record in developing highly engaging visualizations and dashboards to analyze complex datasets in a simple and intuitive format
  • Experience developing data visualizations and performing data analysis
  • Deep experience with dashboard design and development enabled by BI tools (including Tableau, MicroStrategy, and/or Qlik) and performing data analysis
  • Proficient in business intelligence reporting tools (e.g. Cognos, MicroStrategy, SAP Business Objects, SAS, Oracle OBIEE)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills; Advanced presentation skills

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

  • MA/MS Master’s Degree
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of professional work experience
  • A minimum of one (1) years of managerial experience
  • End-to-end understanding of the data flow process (from ingestion to consumption layer)
  • Functional experience in Hospitality
  • Solid working experience with surrounding and supporting disciplines (data quality, master data management, meta-data management, data operations, BI/Data WH/Data Lake, and data architecture)
  • Depth of knowledge in at least one(1) information management discipline (data quality, master data management, meta-data management, data operations, BI/Data WH/Data Lake, and data architecture)
What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands.  Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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