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Experian’s Consumer Information Services (CIS) team is looking for a Vice President of Platform Engineering to join us in our San Jose or Costa Mesa office (when it’s safe to do so). In this role you will be responsible for managing a big data Hadoop and microservices platform. You will lead CIS business units across the diverse product areas of Credit Portfolio. We are looking for a person with the intellect, experience and leadership to manage and scale this organization as required by the explosive growth of the business.


About us, but we’ll be brief


Experian Consumer Information Services is redefining the way our clients do business within all aspects of the customer credit lifecycle. Fueled by best-in-class data and innovative technology we help businesses make smarter decisions, identify consumers, make decisions on loans, market to prospects and collect. We are thrilled that  FORTUNE has named Experian one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.

What you’ll be doing


You will be leading global product and data engineering teams within Experian’s platform engineering organization. We operate at a substantial scale, with Hadoop clusters of hundreds of nodes, petabytes of data and thousands of jobs executed. We are a security first organization with heavy investments around privacy and data adoption, embracing a hybrid cloud strategy and various data engineering initiatives. The technologies we work on include a broad range of both commercial and opensource solutions – Java/J2EE, NoSQL, Hadoop, Hive, Tez, Spark, Python, R, H20, SAS, Jupyter, Parquet, Presto, Griffin, Zeppelin, Kafka, Kstreams/Attunuity and other ML/AI products.  We are ultra-focused in our platform engineering teams and are looking for strong leaders to help us execute on our vision.


What your background looks like


  • You have an established record of strong technical leadership operating at scale on AWS/Cloud infrastructure with highly available platforms.
  • Experience with modern technology stack in the areas of Cloud, API, Microservices and re-platforming
  • Proven success in developing teams that work on large scale data infrastructure and demonstrated engineering excellence
  • Exposure to technology transformations, championing changes across various software development life cycles including Agile, DevSecOps and SRE
  • Ability to collaborate well with the Product, Engineering and Shared Services teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field


Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Our goal is to create a thriving, inclusive and diverse team where people love their work and love working together. We believe that diversity, equity and inclusion is essential to our purpose of creating a better tomorrow. We value the uniqueness of every individual and want you to bring your whole, authentic self to work. For us, this is The Power of YOU and it ensures that we live what we believe.

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