Sr. Manager Data Engineering
Company: Whole Foods
Posted on: November 10, 2018
Job Description A center of excellence (COE) that enables best in class leveraging of data to support advanced analytics. Serve as subject matter experts on data structures, data sources and tools, techniques, and methodology to process data that enables advanced analytics. The team provides ad-hoc analytical and decision-making support while also aiding in the development of iterative analytical prototypes and proofs-of concepts. Key Accountabilities - Lead, develop the Data Engineering Center of Excellence to support their growth, excellence and happiness. - Catalyst for turning copious amounts of raw data into analytical data sets. - Manages the data needs to support advanced analytics supporting all of the functional areas within WFM the team supports. - Provide thought leadership on data, analytical tools and systems; take projects from concept to completion and make results accessible and relevant to business partners - Influence decision making throughout the business which often requires collaboration with cross-functional teams and executive leadership - Lead the team to effectively identify, extract, assess, manipulate, and analyze internal and external data from multiple sources including POS transaction data, syndicated data, and other pertinent information to support Advanced Analytics. - Manage the teams project requests from stakeholders; scope and prioritize these requests. - Assess marketplace tools for fit/appropriateness in increasing the teams analytical capabilities and/or productivity. - Act as liaison to our Tech partners to implement Enterprise analytical solutions. - Maintain a thorough understanding of WFM processes to effectively understand and analyze internal and external data. Qualifications - Bachelors degree and 10+years relevant experience preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree strongly preferred - Analytical management experience leading a highly skilled analytics team. - A self-directed, innovative thinker with intellectual curiosity who will voice a strategic vision for engineering the data to allow for analytics that will improve operations and financials. - Strong analytical background including SQL, database design, reporting systems, data structures, retail concepts. - Passionate about solving analytical problems, communicating that passion to peers and inspiring that passion in others. - Comfortable with uncertainty: projects and assignments will change rapidly so must be flexible enough to accommodate changing priorities and timelines. - Excellent organization and time management skills. Ability to multi-task as well as communicate and reset priorities amidst incoming ad hoc requests with short deadlines. - Positive attitude, ability to work well under pressure and provide exceptional customer service. Comfortable in a decentralized structure where results are based on cooperation with and influence of others. Ability to work with partners who have a range of analytical skill sets. - Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions in one-on-one and large group situations involving senior leadership and other teams in the organization. - Highly skilled at communication (written, verbal and listening), relationship building, influence/negotiation and team building - Ability to travel up to 10%. - Ability to maintain confidentiality. At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the position to be filled.
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