Fossil Group, Inc.

Data Engineer Lead (m/f/d)

Job description

Who We Are

Fashion meets technology. Purpose meets impact.

We are committed to connecting people to what matters most...time. Time to think differently. Time to see the good in every detail. Time to express individuality, Time to make the world greater, together.
Do you want to work at a place that is more than a company, and instead home to a diverse and global family whose culture is rooted in the belief that we are Greater Together? Does partnering with some of the world’s greatest brands to create distinctive watches, wearables, and accessories like no one else excite you?
Are you passionate about working to make the world better and doing what’s good for our people, planet, and communities? Then you're in good company because so are we!
We are excited to grow our team of authentic and curious individuals who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves, fail fast to create even bigger wins, make a lasting impact...all while having fun along the way!
Together, we can fulfil our mission to connect people to what matters most through innovation, style, connectivity, and purpose.

If this sounds like the place to grow your career, then let’s work together.

Make An Impact

If you are an experienced data wrangler with a passion for using data to improve the status quo. If you enjoy leading teams to enable new business capabilities depending on data, then this may be the role for you. Working for a dynamic and global company, you will be supporting the enterprise in their quest to be data driven and customer-centric.

Your impact:
  • Collaborate with business users, IT staff and data scientists
  • Lead other data engineers and reporting developers
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Champion data integration and protection best practices
  • Become a data guru who knows how and where to start with data, and which pipelines are critical
  • Be a key part of the team that defines data management best practices and strategy
  • Educate the organization on existing data assets and how they can be used
  • Help data scientists to prepare data and/or develop end-to-end data pipelines
  • Take responsibility for streamlining data pipelines across the enterprise
  • Perform data exploration, analysis, and stewardship activities
  • Assist with programming, database modelling and data integration, supporting task automation
  • Catalog new and existing data sources
  • Enable access to resident and external data sources
  • Support data governance efforts to establish and enforce guidelines for data collection, integration, and data management
Who you are:
  • Analytical and naturally curious mind
  • 6+ years of experience in enterprise scale data management and integration projects
  • Experience leading onshore, offshore and near shore teams of developers
  • Ability to self-manage
  • Demonstrated ability to delegate and prioritize tasks
  • Experience with Agile and waterfall development methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills, including written and verbal proficiency in English
  • Good understanding of relational and dimensional database modeling
  • Demonstrated competence in multiple data integration techniques and tools
  • Understanding of ETL vs ELT approaches
  • High level of SQL language proficiency
  • Significant data analysis and DQ assessment experience
  • Experience using FTP, SFTP & SSH to move data between platforms
  • Experience integrating data using APIs
  • Good hands-on development experience with UNIX and/or Python shell scripts
  • Experience with data integration tools such as DataStage, Informatica, Azure Data Factory, BODS and SAP PO
  • Experience visualizing data through tools like Tableau or Power BI
  • Understanding of data protection and classification rules and methods
  • Experience using tools such as Postman, WS FTP, MOVEit
  • Python or similar programming language experience
  • Experience working with Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Experience working with multiple database platforms such as BigQuery, Netezza, PostGRES, SQL Server, DB2, Oracle
Nice to haves:
  • Hands-on experience with APIGEE or Mulesoft
  • Hands-on experience with Google data products such as BigQuery and dataproc
  • Experience managing or integrating data with Salesforce products such as Commerce Cloud, Marketing Cloud and Service Cloud
  • Exposure to CDPs such as Segment or Amperity
We are looking for people who embody our core values; Authenticity, we are all in with our unique selves. Everyone is different at Fossil and we love it! Grit, we push through, we bounce back, and we set our sights on the prize & go after it. Curiosity, we ask what if? What's next? Sense of humor, we don't take ourselves too seriously. Yeah, seriously. Making an Impact we go big. We perform. We make a difference.

Life is Short, Work Somewhere Awesome!

Job Status

Full Time


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