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Lead Engineer, Technology | Data & Analytics

Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1114156
Date: September 1, 2023

Job Description

General Description

Lead Engineer, Technology | Data & Analytics

We are looking for a Lead Engineer, Technology | Data & Analytics to drive and deliver large, cross-functional projects and will be responsible for designing, developing and supporting data & analytics solution using cloud architecture.

Based in our Technology organization, this role involves working directly with the Technology Team and Product Partner to deliver data products based on business requirements in supporting our corporate strategies. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead, build and deliver projects with high impact and cross-portfolio scope, complexity and collaboration with cross-functional teams, both business and technology
  • Play a key role in defining the future Technology architecture and develop roadmaps of the systems, platforms and/or processes for the company across disciplines
  • Provide technical leadership and coaching to other engineers and architects across the organization
  • Act as expert and point of contact in cross-scrum business/technology/domain area
  • Partner and communicate cross-functionally across the enterprise
  • Provide the highest level of expertise for the specification, development, implementation and support of data & analytics solutions (e.g. AWS, Datameer, Jenkins, Hive, Python, Redshift, Tableau, MicroStrategy)
  • Explain technical solutions and issues to senior leaders in the company in non-technical, understandable terms
  • Interact with business teams to gather, interpret and understand their business needs and create design specifications
  • Foster the continuous evolution of best practices within the development team to ensure data quality, standardization and consistency
  • Continuously seek data lake platform and data ingestion improvement opportunities that ensure optimal use of the environment and improve stability.  Lead efforts to implement the solutions. 

Core Competencies & Accomplishments:

  • Ability to lead large tasks/projects/efforts with medium scope and complexity and heavy collaboration with cross-functional teams, both business and IT
  • Self-motivated.  Capable of working with little or no supervision.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge in the appropriate technical areas
  • Strong written and verbal communication.  Able to present and hold meetings with key business and technology partners, enterprise architects and vendors.
  • 10+ years’ data engineering experience
  • 4+ years’ experience with Big Data technology and analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree in technology or related field
  • Proficient in query languages such as SQL, Hive
  • Experience with one or more languages (e.g., Python, Java)
  • Experience Cloud Computing technologies, particularly in the AWS environment
  • Experience with Hadoop/Hive, Sqoop and Spark
  • Experience with data visualization tools like Tableau and MicroStrategy
  • Experience with continuous software integration, test and deployment
  • Experience with agile software development paradigm (e.g., Scrum, Kanban)
  • Retail experience is a plus

What you get:

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, term life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, and an associate discount on JCPenney merchandise.

About JCPenney: 

JCPenney is the shopping destination for diverse, working American families. With inclusivity at its core, the Company’s product assortment meets customers’ everyday needs and helps them commemorate every special occasion with style, quality and value. JCPenney offers a broad portfolio of fashion, apparel, home, beauty and jewelry from national and private brands and provides personal services including salon, portrait and optical. The Company and its 50,000 associates worldwide serve customers where, when and how they want to shop – from jcp.com to more than 650 stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. In 2022, JCPenney celebrates 120 years as an iconic American brand by continuing its legacy of connecting with customers through shopping and community engagement. Please visit JCPenney’s Newsroom to learn more and follow JCPenney on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

For more opportunities to join our team please visit our careers page.

Job Title: Lead Engineer, Technology | Data & Analytics
Location: Dallas, TX, United States - PO BOX 10001
Job ID: 1114156

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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