Senior Data Warehouse & BI Solution Architect

| Austin

About Kendra Scott:
We are a fun, talented and driven team dedicated to providing our customers with gorgeous products and a WOW! experience. Family, fashion and philanthropy are at the core of our company and though we move at a very fast pace, we are committed to maintaining a family-oriented work environment and giving back to our community. A passion for great design, dedication to innovation and a strong social media presence are our building blocks for creating a unique and engaging lifestyle brand across all channels, including retail stores, wholesale accounts and e-commerce. Our headquarters are located in the heart of Austin, Texas, and we embrace the unique vibe and energy of our hometown as an inspiration for our brand and company culture.
Position Overview:
The Senior Data Warehouse Solution Architect is the senior member of the IT Analytics team and the evolution of our Data Warehouse and infrastructure. This position will be responsible for managing and developing Kendra Scott’s analytics infrastructure. This includes data warehouse design, development, administration and maintenance and oversight, implementation and maintenance of optimal data warehouse inputs (data integration, ingestion) and outputs (business intelligence applications, reports).
Responsibilities:
•Design, develop, administer and maintain Kendra Scott’s enterprise data warehouse
•Oversee, implement and maintain optimal data warehouse inputs (data integration, ingestion) and outputs (business intelligence applications, dashboards, reports)
•Develop and enhance the analytics strategy of Kendra Scott—including the development and enhancement of business intelligence solutions that assist Bank personnel in identifying, monitoring and evaluation and KPIs
•Internal subject matter expert on developing, designing and maintaining enterprise data warehouse; can understand business/system/data challenges and translate them into solutions
•Support the data and analytics needs of information consumers across Kendra Scott
•Monitor and optimize analytics infrastructure and operations
•Participate in data strategy and road mapping exercises, making recommendations and giving guidance as appropriate
•Collaborate with the technology team to maintain and enhance analytics infrastructure and technology strategy including backup & recovery, data storage, security and governance
•Integrate disparate data sources into the enterprise data warehouse
•Provides superior internal service with an emphasis on partnership and collaboration while promoting communication and coordination at all organization levels
•Maintenance and enhancement of database dictionaries and documentation
Our Ideal Candidate Will Have:
•7+ years of evangelizing technologies or working with technology development/delivery teams
•5+ years of technology design, implementation, or consulting in one or more of the following areas:
oEnterprise Data Warehouse
oData Lake and Big Data
oBusiness Intelligence & Analytics
•4+ years of working with enterprise architecture or solution architecture frameworks, methodologies, templates, and tools
•Bachelors or Master’s degree in MIS, Analytics or related field (or equivalent work experience)
•Expert experience with the Microsoft data warehousing stack
•Expert, hands-on development and management experience with financial services-related Data Warehouses on the Microsoft stack—including experience with relational and dimensional database modeling and the Kimball methodology
•Expert, hands-on development and management experience with data visualization and dashboard development—including experience with Excel PowerPivot, DMX/MDX, SQL and Tableau
•Outstanding initiative, attention to detail and organizational skills required
•Experience with database administration and optimization (preferably MS and AWS)
•Other beneficial experience: Python, web services, web application development, Cognos, SAS, Box, SFTP, Salesforce, SNL
•Self-motivated, innovative person with analytical, problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt to changes and new ideas
•A growth mindset: track record of leveraging past learnings, encouraging new ideas and smart risk taking in self and others
•Strong communication skills with a proven ability to build cross functional partnerships to make effective decisions collaboratively
•High commitment to employee growth and development: empowers team and defines success as having a significant impact on other’s careers
•A shared appreciation for our 3 core values of Family, Fashion and Philanthropy

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • SCSSLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Salesforce Commerce CloudFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TableuAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • BasecampManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • ListrakEmail

Location

Our Home Office is located in the heart of Austin, with easy access to MoPac, downtown and North Austin neighborhoods.

An Insider's view of Kendra Scott

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our Home Office vibe is exactly how it sounds- it feels like home. It's exciting because you never know what daily surprises are in store-Kendra could be walking around in a unicorn costume giving everyone hugs or our Fun Committee may be hosting a happy hour in the cafe to relieve the stress of a busy week. This place is truly one of a kind!

JJ

Store Technology Analyst

What projects are you most excited about?

Our goal at Kendra Scott is to keep the shopping experience personal. I am most excited about how we are working to achieve that goal digitally. From personalized content on our website to targeted email campaigns, our focus for 2018 is on making every customer’s experience with Kendra Scott relevant and personal.

Kirsten

eCommerce Merchandising & Email Marketing Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

In 2.5 years, I’ve been fortunate to experience our brand in 3 different cities. After 2 years in Memphis & Nashville as a Community Relations & Events Manager, I moved to Austin to take on a new role of Talent Acquisition Specialist. I’m thankful for a company that is committed to internal growth and sees development potential in every employee.

Laura

Talent Acquisition Specialist

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

With a business that’s growing as rapidly as ours, technology is so important in bringing an amazing Kendra Scott experience to our customers. Our IT team acts as a direct pipeline that connects them to our brand. I constantly challenge my team to continue to innovate the way we bring Family, Fashion, and Philanthropy to our customers.

Kendra

Founder and CEO

What projects are you most excited about?

All of them! I just finished a new warehouse management system implementation and we have a roadmap full of system investments slated for 2018, all of which are critical to fuel our continued success! I love that I get exposure to ALL systems at Kendra Scott, including ERP, POS, WMS, & E-comm- experience I'd be hard pressed to gain anywhere else!

Gale

Program Director

What are Kendra Scott Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Kendra Scott we believe in treating our employees like family, and supporting those with families of their own. We proudly support work-life balance through our unique culture and perks. Our robust benefits package includes 100% paid parental leave and matched 401K, while our workspaces are personally designed by Kendra to inspire creativity and collaboration – a home away from home. With a complimentary nail bar, on-site gym, juice bar and kids’ game room, our workspaces put our Family pillar into action. Our work culture promotes healthy living, flexibility to raise a family, and inspiring relationships.

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