Data Scientist

Lowe's Companies, Inc. Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 5 days ago

Job Description:

Lowe's Technology organization believes that in-person collaboration is highly effective and helps build relationships and strengthens our culture. As such, we are leveraging an Open Office approach in how we work, meaning our tech associates will leverage time in the office to focus on highly collaborative activities as well as some remote / work from home time for autonomous endeavors. Each role has different business-driven collaboration needs that will require in-office presence.

Job Summary:

The primary purpose of this role is to translate business requirements and functional specifications into logical program designs and to deliver modules, stable application systems, and Data or Platform solutions. This includes developing, configuring, or modifying integrated business and/or enterprise infrastructure or application solutions within various computing environments. This role facilitates the implementation and maintenance of business and enterprise Data or Platform solutions to ensure successful deployment of released applications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Translates business requirements and specifications into logical program designs, modules, stable application systems, and data solutions with occasional guidance from senior colleagues; partners with Product Team to understand business needs and functional specifications

  • Develops, configures, or modifies integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments by designing and coding component-based applications using various programming languages

  • Conducts the implementation and maintenance of complex business and enterprise data solutions to ensure successful deployment of released applications

  • Supports systems integration testing (SIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT), provides insight into defining test plans, and ensures quality software deployment

  • Participates in the end-to-end product lifecycle by applying and sharing an in-depth understanding of company and industry methodologies, policies, standards, and controls

  • Understands Computer Science and/or Computer Engineering fundamentals; knows software architecture and readily applies this to Data or Platform solutions

  • Automates and simplifies team development, test, and operations processes; develops conceptual, logical and physical architectures consisting of one or more viewpoints (business, application, data, and infrastructure) required for business solution delivery

  • Solves difficult technical problems; solutions are testable, maintainable, and efficient

Data Engineering Responsibilities

  • Supports the build, maintenance and enhancements of data lake development; supports simple to medium complexity API, unstructured data parsing and streaming data ingestion

  • Excels in one more domain; understands pipelines and business metrics

  • Builds, tests and enhances data curation pipelines integration data from a wide variety of sources like DBMS, File systems and APIs for various KPIs and metrics development with high data quality and integrity

  • Supports the development of feature / inputs for data models in an Agile manner

  • Works with Data Science team to understand mathematical models and algorithms; participates in continuous improvement activities including training opportunities; continuously strives to learn analytic best practices and apply them to daily activities

  • Handles data manipulation (extract, load, transform), data visualization, and administration of data and systems securely and in accordance with enterprise data governance standards

  • Maintains the health and monitoring of assigned analytic capabilities for a specific data engineering solution; ensures high availability of the platform; monitors workload demands; works with Technology Job Description Page 2 of 3 Infrastructure Engineering teams to maintain the data platform; serves as an SME of one or more application

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, CIS, or related field (or equivalent work experience in a related field)
  • 2 years of experience in Data, BI or Platform Engineering, Data Warehousing/ETL, or Software Engineering
  • 1 year of experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of solutions applying development life cycles (SDLC)

Data Engineering Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in Hadoop or any Cloud Bigdata components

  • Expertise in Java/Scala/Python, SQL, Scripting, Teradata, Hadoop (Sqoop, Hive, Pig, Map Reduce), Spark (Spark Streaming, MLib), Kafka or equivalent Cloud Bigdata components

Preferred Qualifications:

  • In most cases Lowe's will not be able to provide sponsorship for roles located in the Tech Hub

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field

  • 2 years of IT experience developing and implementing business systems within an organization

  • 4 years of experience working with defect or incident tracking software

  • 4 years of experience with technical documentation in a software development environment

  • 2 years of experience working with an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework

  • 2 years of experience leading teams, with or without direct reports

  • Experience with application and integration middleware

  • Experience with database technologies

About Lowe's:

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE 50 home improvement company serving approximately 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2019 sales of $72.1 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports its hometown Charlotte region and all communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit

About Lowe's in the Community:

As a FORTUNE 50 home improvement company, Lowe's is committed to creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts through nonprofit partnerships. Across every community we serve, Lowe's associates donate their time and expertise through the Lowe's Heroes volunteer program. For the latest news, visit or follow @LowesMedia on Twitter.

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