Provide broad strategic direction for the team across projects, including evaluating potential projects for applicability to the Big Data mission and obtaining necessary tools, technologies for the team to be successful.
Identify proper data sources necessary for projects and ensure they are accurately imported and joined. Create an execution plan and assist analysts in their efforts to implement it. This includes a thorough evaluation of external data possibilities and cost vs. benefit, ability to automate data retrieval, etc.
Identify proper analytic methodology and ensure analytic efforts are executed correctly. Create execution plans and assist analysts in efforts to implement.
Ensure all projects have proper documentation taking into account potential regulatory, legal, or business concerns.
Lead and mentor analysts and other senior resources including division of tasks/resources across projects and ensuring analysts are productive and grow.
Lead communication of project results/challenges to business partners in ways they can understand. Proactive communication of delays to planned efforts.