Director, Data Engineering

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Job Summary:

The primary purpose of this role is to provide direction and oversight of technical teams in the translation of business requirements and functional specifications into logical program designs, modules, stable application or infrastructure systems, and Data or BI engineering solutions. This role works closely with senior business leaders and across Technology teams in order to ensure the delivery and performance of business solutions. This individual typically leads multiple engineering teams focused on the most highly complex, cross-functional, and enterprise level Data, BI or Platform engineering solutions to meet critical business needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partners with the product team to establish the priorities across an entire portfolio of product groups
  • Manages Data, BI or Platform engineering teams that design, build and maintain solutions across multiple technology products
  • Builds and maintains partnerships with all functions to ensure technology team members understand business needs, functional specifications, and user journeys
  • Provides insight and guidance, and resolves cross-functional issues that are escalated throughout the application or infrastructure development, testing, implementation, and support lifecycle
  • Ensures the creation of SOPs, KPIs, and overall operationalization of assigned infrastructure services or applications within a product group
  • Hires, trains, and develops talent for growth opportunities; monitors team/individual’s morale and engagement to maintain highly effective and collaborative environments
  • Ensures mechanisms are in place that allow teams to resolve production issues within defined SLAs
  • Monitors testing activities from a high level, ensuring that all testing efforts align to the team's testing strategy; meets with testing teams when necessary to review the progress of testing efforts
  • Responsible for departmental budget and forecasting decisions, and budget allocation; ensures technical solutions are delivered and maintained in a cost-effective manner
  • Responsible for overseeing teams that develop, implement, maintain, support and scale robust, reliable and secure business and enterprise Data, BI or Platform solutions
  • Partners with cross-functional leaders to ensure technology solutions built by the engineering team align to overall architectural and business standards
  • Ensures the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining trusting relationships with internal customers
  • Influences and establishes best in class engineering practices through solid design decisions and tools
  • Sets goals, strategies, budgets and oversees the deployment of large/enterprise scale initiatives and encourages a data-driven culture to improve the efficiency, scalability, stability, and security of applications
  • Manages a portfolio of services or applications and provides resources in support of the applications by leveraging partnerships with technology teams, vendors, and business leaders
  • Leads teams through all technology solution development phases by ensuring teams understand and adhere to company methodology, policies, standards, and controls; ensures team members are trained in SDLC methodologies, models, and processes
  • Provides leadership to the team by attracting and hiring talented individuals, setting goals and communicating clear expectations, providing timely and constructive feedback as well as meaningful Technology Job Description Page 2 of 4 developmental opportunities, managing performance, providing resources and support as needed, and sponsoring and leading team members through change
  • Defines and measures how Data, BI or Platform engineering helps the company make data driven business decisions
  • Ensures data security laws and compliance are adhered to without any deviation
  • Ensures the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders by building and maintaining trusting relationships with internal customers, third party vendors, and senior management
  • Partners with directors and executives to establish KPIs and ensure the effectiveness of cross-functional Data, BI or Platform teams is measured and reported
  • Ensures service levels are met and operational stability meets business expectations
  • Drives a culture throughout the department of continuous personal improvement in the Data, BI or Platform engineering space
  • Holds the overall Data, BI or Platform engineering function accountable for delivering solutions that meet and exceed stakeholder expectations for speed, accuracy and overall quality

Data Engineering Responsibilities

  • Defines, measures and improves data lake road map and charter to represent all business process data in data lake in partnership with business analytics teams
  • Provides direction and vision for reusable domain oriented data curation processes and data models

Company Info.


Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE® 50 home improvement company serving approximately 20 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2020 sales of nearly $90 billion, Lowe’s and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ over 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C.,

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    1000 Lowes Blvd, Mooresville, NC 28117, USA
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