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Practice Leader - Data Engineering and Decision Science

Data Engineering and Decision Science | Saint Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

Just as the 1904 World’s Fair brought innovation to St. Louis, 1904labs inspires innovation in new and exciting ways by bridging gaps between the talent community and clients who have cutting edge needs.

We provide our team members with challenging and rewarding work, competitive compensation and the opportunity to openly pursue their own individual startup ideas during the work day. We challenge the conventional norms by encouraging our employees to innovate their own product ideas during collaboration times, separate from our client work.

At 1904labs, we are agile and innovative technologists. Cutting edge technologies don’t scare us, they fuel our fire.

The Practice

The Data Engineering and Decision Science practice is focused on developing best in class APIs, algorithms, and platforms to enable our customers to become data driven enterprises. We have a deep passion for data architecture, modeling, and service design in an environment of big data, fast data, and cutting edge analytics.

The Role

The Practice Leader provides leadership within 1904labs for specific skill domains (e.g. Data Engineering and Decision Science) and/or process areas (e.g. Agile Design and Development Process).  In addition, the Practice Leader works with other members of the 1904labs leadership team (e.g. Client Services, Marketing etc) to promote their service offerings and generate new client relationships and related revenue.      

The Data Engineering and Decision Science Practice Leader will be responsible for activities related to data architecture and services along with implementations involving data science and machine learning.


  • Creating and maintaining thought capital in the forms of service offerings and/or process model definitions

  • Providing thought leadership for data architecture and operations

  • Assisting in the acquisition of new clients and growth of existing clients

  • Mentoring team members in best practices and technology usage within the data ecosystem 

  • Providing career mentoring and advice to members of your practice   

  • Modeling and nurturing 1904labs culture within your practice

  • Working with other practice leaders and team leaders to facilitate knowledge sharing across the company

  • Creating marketing materials to enable promotion of service offerings

Desired Skills

  • Deep understanding of the data domain, both legacy and modern approaches

  • A passion for designing scalable and resilient data infrastructures and services

  • Understanding of agile development best practices

  • Experience serving as the technical leader in client relationships in a consulting environment

  • Comfortable presenting technical information to diverse audiences, from board level to interns

  • Experience hiring, leading and inspiring technical personnel

  • Experience presenting technical data architectures and designs


  • All the standard perks (Medical, Dental, 401k, allowances, vision...)

  • We also offer innovation time for you to work on what is important to your development and passions

  • Dress code - we don't have one


This role is located in St. Louis, MO.  While we would prefer local candidates your current location is not the most important factor; please help us understand why you would like to call St. Louis home if you would be relocating