Sr Manager / Director - Data Engineering

American Eagle Outfitters   •  

Pittsburgh, PA

11 - 15 years

Posted 265 days ago

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  • Support and execute customer data strategy and further define our data governance, data management & classification processes 
  • Collaborate closely with business leadership to ensure continual alignment around the development, maintenance, access, use, security and retention of data
  • Collaborate with data consumers across the organization to ensure that all critical information needs are optimally addressed
  • Support data and its consumption to provide new and innovative insights and recommendations to AEO business partners to foster a culture of data driven decision making 
  • Work within and across agile teams to design, develop, test, implement, and support technical solutions across a full-stack of development tools and technologies
  • Proactively identify and grow our processes and technologies to scale to meet the global demand of the business
  • Manage data infrastructure and strategic decisions to grow and support the team as well as the organization as it relates to Data 
  • Build and establish strong working relationships by providing timely, accurate and high quality information to peers, direct reports, executive management and/or customers
  • Provide day-to-day work management, technical guidance, strategic direction, problem resolution, and career path development for Data Engineering team
  • Remain up to date on industry trends and ability to incorporate new technologies and concepts


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Engineering, or related field required
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Engineering, or related field preferred
  • 10+ years of experience managing and growing large-scale infrastructures using database technologies
  • 7+ years of experience leading data technology teams and overseeing data, specifically relating to e-commerce customer data 
  • Experience with data management and engineering in the retail industry a plus
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of technical aspects of data and database systems  
  • Experience in database capacity planning, data modeling, database design principles, and business intelligence
  • Ability to hire, manage and grow a team of technical experts that build and operate secure, durable, flexible, accessible solutions
  • Requires an understanding of relevant development languages, tools, frameworks, utilities and technical dependencies
  • Solid engineering background and understanding of programming languages such as Python, Java or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of SQL, experience with key databases such as Oracle, Teradata, Netezza, Green Plum, or other big data platforms
  • Solid understanding of Hadoop ecosystem, Spark, and NOSQL technologies 
  • Ability to use cloud data solutions like AWS, Azure, Google, etc. 
  • Ability to use Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Sonar, and Maven)
  • Experience with Oracle Exadata and other similar platform is plus 
  • Strong experience with enterprise security protocols, building RESTful services, best practices around cloud deployments. 
  • Experience building large-scale, high velocity data ingestion pipelines including streaming technologies for analytics solutions
  • Ability to assess risk of technical changes and provide data-driven solutions 
  • Superior business and technical presentation, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Experience managing or leading small to medium sized engineering teams in a dynamic environment, focusing on high performance and professional development
  • Travel required