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Director of Software Engineering - Integration

Location Phoenix, Arizona ID IT-19-6467 Apply Now
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Overview

PetSmart is aggressively accelerating its retail capabilities and we are looking for experienced leaders who can drive us forward. The Director of Engineering, Integration will lead multiple engineering teams supporting the delivery of new strategic capabilities to the organization. We are seeking a strong, technical individual with a passion for integration technologies which include .Net, Tibco, Informatica, and Mulesoft. Serving as the capability owner responsible for the architecture, technology roadmap, and strategy related to data movement, you will manage a large team of internal associates and contractors. The position will also be responsible for establishing the standards, practices, and tools and ensure associates and contractors are educated and compliant. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background and successful demonstration of building and leading large technical teams. The position requires strong communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to work well with people from a wide range of backgrounds with varying levels of technical ability. If you are having difficulty with the "Upload Resume" button please use the "Copy and Paste" method to share your resume. Thank you.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to mature an engineering organization to deliver effectively and efficiently in support of key strategic initiatives
  • Direct IT teams in the areas of scheduling, coordination, technical direction, and future planning
  • Create and execute technology strategy and roadmap for integration engineering
  • Successfully collaborate across the PetSmart IT organization and our business partners to determine technical needs and priorities
  • Analyze and manage relationships with hardware and software vendors
  • Provides scope and prioritization to the product managers and supporting teams
  • Understand and advocate best practices in high-level systems design
  • Identify and manage key systems metrics used to advise technical direction
  • Manage all technical aspects of projects, end to end

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional software development experience
  • 10 years’ management experience with engineering teams
  • 10 years’ experience in implementing systems and business capabilities
  • Very strong analysis/troubleshooting skills, strong partnering/relationship building skills
  • Ability to implement large scale application integration, solution design and support programs
  • Experience with integration tools (Tibco, Informatica, .Net, Mulesoft) and methods
  • Strong SDLC experience with an agile focus
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science and 8+ years of related technical experience

ABOUT OUR IT TEAM:

We’re growing at a faster pace than we ever have before, investing heavily in cutting-edge technology and, more importantly, OUR PEOPLE. Our PetSmart IT team isn’t just its own department, they are valued business partners to every area of our company. At every level, our IT associates are empowered to come up with innovative ideas that have strategic impacts to the business. You’ll take pride in the work that you do and the “why” behind it all—for the love of pets.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT HERE:

Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:

  • Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
  • A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals
  • “Top Dog” gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers
  • “Sit & Stay” Café serving fresh breakfast and lunch options
  • “Lil’ Paws” learning center and onsite childcare facility
  • Volunteer events with PetSmart Charities


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