Sr. MDM Engineer

PetSmart   •  

Phoenix, AZ

5 - 7 years

Posted 273 days ago

This job is no longer available.

How this role will make an impact:

  • PetSmart is the industry leader in specialty pet needs. Data is critical to the success of any retail organization, and at PetSmart, it is the lifeblood that drives value by providing the information to make strategic business decisions and process improvements. The Sr. MDM Engineer performs full systems lifecycle management activities for the IBM Advanced Edition (AE) MDM product as part of a cross-functional MDM team. This position is responsible for proactive discovery, development, implementation, maintenance and support of MDM while promoting a culture of operational excellence by partnering with other areas of the business to optimize company strategic and financial outcomes.

Your goals and responsibilities will include:

  • Develop customizations for the currently implemented MDM and coordinate with otherdevelopers on best practices
  • Work with team members to develop technical designs to meet businessrequirements
  • Provide data analysis and audits to identify and address root cause of business problems and to make better informed decisions
  • Focus on reduction of recurring issues through detailed issue resolution, training, and documentation
  • Develop key relationships with other departments/functions within the company to drive a culture of operational excellence and to optimize company strategic and financial outcomes
  • Manage masterdata including users and user roles
  • Evaluate changes and updates to source production systems
  • Develop and propose strategies to improve MDM match/merge processes
  • Communicate directly and concisely with the business to define and deliver against requirements (verbal, written, physical cues)
  • Coach/mentor junior team members

What you’ll bring to the table:

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years application development. Expertise with systems integration is desired
  • 5+ years using Java-based development languages or tools
  • Experience in multiple SDLC methodologies (i.e. Agile, Waterfall, Iterative)
  • 3+ years of experience designing and developing Master Data Management applications. Strong preference to IBM Infosphere, Advanced Edition (AE)
  • Required knowledge and prior experience working with IBM Business Process Management (BPM) tool
  • Experience designing and developing applications on Oracle DB
  • Experience working with standard data constructs such as XML, XSD, JSON, 3NF
  • Preferredexperience working with TIBCO and Informatica data integration tools
  • Retail industry experiencepreferred
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly and adapt to cross functional teams and a fast-paced culture


  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Masters Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • IBM MDM certification is a plus
  • Java certification is a plus

Technical Skills

  • Experience with SQL, XML, XSD, JSON, 3NF
  • Experience with programming and API’s
  • Experience working with ODS, Unica and JanRain
  • Knowledge and experience about different types of databases such as SQL Server, Oracle, Netezza and Database design structure is very important for this job

ID IS-17-5820