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Posted: Monday, March 12, 2018 5:58 AM

Requisition Number: SS:9816
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full:time
About the Company
Founded in 1956, Williams:Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high:quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams:Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams:Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully:designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. Weve seen some big changes since our first brick:and:mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasnt changed is our passion for high:quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, were a multi:brand, multi:channel, global enterprise supported by state:of:the:art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing : and were always looking for new energy and ideas.
Position Summary
We are looking for a Lead Data Engineer to join our Marketing Systems and EDW team. The Data Engineering team is responsible for data integration solutions based primarily on our Teradata EDW platform. This includes traditional Ab Initio ETL to support analytic modeling and reporting applications as well as solutions based on SQL, ELT, and Teradata Aster SQL:MapReduce. We are also offloading ETL workload onto Hadoop and adding Informatica Powercenter to our toolset. The ideal candidate is a seasoned ETL professional with a strong background in traditional ETL as well as interest or experience in new and emerging technologies. This is a lead role requiring the ability to design solutions with little or no oversight. Previous experience leading and mentoring a team of developers in data integration best practices and project delivery is required.
Essential Functions
:Design data integration solutions that deliver business value in line with the companys objectives.
:Provide the thought leadership within IT to advise the business, mentor staff, and leverage industry best practices in data integration.
:Provides scoping, estimating, planning, design, development, and support services to a project.
:Identify and develop the Technical detail design document.
:Document and present solution alternatives to clients, which support business processes and business objectives.
:Collaborate with the IT product management team to influence product direction.
:Track progress and intervene as needed to eliminate barriers and ensure delivery.
:Resolve or escalate problems, and manage risk for both development and production support.
:Coordinate vendors and contractors for specific projects or systems.
:Review the technical work of other team members.
:Ensure adherence to IT standards and methods.
:Maintain deep knowledge and awareness of technical and industry best practices and trends, especially in technology and methodologies.
:Ensure that good business relationships are maintained with multiple clients and other IT departments to ensure successful implementation and support of project efforts.
:Responsible for communicating status, problems, issues and underlying process problems to technical and non:technical audiences.
Secondary Functions
:Participate in establishing IT standards and processes
:Participate in recruiting employees and contractors
:Participate in the evaluation of new software and hardware
:Provide input to manager with respect to training needs of team members
:Provide training, guidance, assistance, and knowledge transfer among team members
:Perform other duties as assigned


• Location: San Francisco

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