Dept. Manager - Data and Analytics Operations

Requisition ID:  2221

Torrance, CA, US, 90501

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $145,800.00 - $227,800.00

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it’s a joyful one.  We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. 

 At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success.  We strive to be a company that serves as a source of “power” that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize “the joy and freedom of mobility” by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a “zero environmental footprint.”

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda’s, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

Job Purpose

The Data and Analytics Department Lead is a pivotal role in ensuring efficient and effective data and analytics operations within the enterprise. Responsibilities for this role will span across data engineering, data science, MLOps, analytics services, database administration (DBA), business intelligence (BI), and automation. You’ll be responsible for designing, implementing, and optimizing data pipelines, platforms, and workflows to support data-driven decision-making.

Key Accountabilities

  • Data Ops Strategy and Leadership: Develop and execute a strategic vision for data operations, aligning it with overall business goals. Lead and mentor a team of data professionals, including data engineers, data scientists, and analysts. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define data standards, best practices, and governance.
  • Data Engineering: Design, build, and maintain scalable data pipelines for ingesting, transforming, and storing data. Optimize ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes to ensure data quality, reliability, and performance. Work with cloud-based data platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark).
  • Data Science and MLOps (Machine Learning Operations): Enable seamless deployment and monitoring of machine learning models in production. Collaborate with data scientists and ML engineers to operationalize ML workflows. Implement version control, model tracking, and automated testing for ML pipelines.
  • Analytics Services: Define and manage analytics services and platforms, including reporting, dashboards, and ad hoc analysis. Ensure timely delivery of actionable insights to stakeholders. Monitor KPIs and performance metrics related to data analytics.
  • Database Administration (DBA) Services: Oversee database management, performance tuning, and security. Maintain data integrity, backups, and disaster recovery plans. Collaborate with DBAs to optimize database schemas and queries.
  • Data Integration Services: Oversee data integration services and delivery. Platforms include Managed File Transfer, Application integration and API Management.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Business, Data Science, Computer Science, Information Systems, Analytics or a related quantitative field
  • 5+ years of Managerial experience in Data and Analytics
  • 10+ years overall experience in Information Systems related fields
  • Proficient in Data Management tools and technologies (e.g. SQL, Python, Tableau, etc.), Informatica, Analytical tools (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, QLIK)
  • Proficiency and experience with Cloud Data Management and analytic solutions
  • Strong communications skills to collaborate with diverse teams
  • Strategic mindset with a focus on driving business outcomes
  • Experience in Management level presentations
  • Experience in developing and managing a budget
  • Experience managing vendors
  • Experience in developing strategic plans and roadmaps


  • Hybrid

Benefits and Total Rewards

What differentiates Honda and makes us an employer of choice?


Total Rewards: 

  • Competitive Base Salary: Pay will be based on several variables that include, but not limited to, geographic location, work experience, education, etc.
  • Annual Bonus
  • Sr. Manager Lease Car Program (No Cost - Car, Maintenance, and Insurance included)
  • Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Lifestyle Bonus
  • Relocation assistance


Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Career mobility  
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs 


Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Bring the Future

Honda is driven by a passionate workforce that is proud of the quality products we produce and the goals we aim to accomplish. Our associates charge forward through guidance of the Honda 2030 Vision: Lead the advancement of mobility and enable people everywhere in the world to improve their daily lives. 

You’re invited to
bring your skills, bring your background, and  bring the future at Honda. 

Apply today.  

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