Foot Locker Bradenton , FL 34205
The Sr. Manager Platform Engineering leads architecture and implementation of analytics technology for FootLocker websites, mobile applications, and partner integrations. This is a big data platform consisting of a cloud based data lake, real time streaming and activation of personalized content across our various distribution channels.
The Sr. Manager leads a team of 6-8 platform engineers responsible for platform operations, DevOps, and delivery of our data products. This is a unique opportunity to lead a big data platform, best practices and data governance across multiple industry leading sneaker brands.
Own the operation of our Big Data platform and ensure as close to 100% uptime as possible
Hadoop Platform and/or Azure cloud experience around Big Data technologies and frameworks
Knowledge of common ingestion patterns and how to utilize real-time, stream based processing
Drive the teams execution towards our roadmap items via Agile
Handle the role of Product Owner for our Platform Engineering team
Mentor and enable our current associates to thrive in our organization
Demonstrate ownership of data integrity; Ensure that it supports the analyses and recommendations being proposed
Provide guidance for data integrity issues, ongoing maintenance, and data governance for digital data.
Monitor and report data security compliance.
Maintain detailed documentation of data collection methods and dependencies
Work with key stakeholders to integrate analytics requirements, and updates into production cycles
Solid knowledge of the SDLC and enforcement of standard software development practices
Architect and implement site personalization to meet data collection and reporting needs using Adobe Target
Conduct audits and troubleshoot tracking gaps to maintain data confidence and implement data standardization practices
Support a data-driven culture by educating the organization on everyday uses of data as a resource
Work with our Data Science / Product organization in helping achieve our product goals
The Sr. Manager Analytics Development will have direct supervisory responsibilities for 6-8 Analytics Developers.
Four-year degree required. Emphasis in Computer Science, Business Administration, Statistics, Information Science, Web Analytics or related field preferred
5+ years of experience leading Big Data / Hadoop / Data Ingestion based teams
3+ years of experience leading a Shared Services / Platform organization, client-first mentality, collaborative and helpful attitude
Expert knowledge of data warehousing concepts, data schemas, etc.
Proven knowledge of web standards and cross-browser compatibility issues.
Extensive experience working with a Data Science / Product organization group and enabling them to deliver at a fast pace
Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously while successfully meeting established goals and deadlines; manage work in a fast-paced, and sometimes ambiguous environment
Understanding of online measurement and analytics, with the ability to provide meaningful and actionable insights and analysis.
Proven history of self-direction, creativity, and ability to meet deadlines.
High level of attention to detail, quality, and effective verbal and written communication skills along with excellent follow-through
Team leadership experience required
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