Yum! Brands

Sr. Data Engineer II

Job description

We are seeking an experienced Analytics Data Engineer to join our Pizza Hut US team. This person will be responsible for taking ownership of existing data and analytics builds, automating new data and analytics jobs, and documenting processes in collaboration with, and in support of, teams that build data driven insights that contribute to Pizza Hut’s growth. While this role will operate in the background, this person will play a critical part in shaping our business strategy on key initiatives, ensuring we deliver the best pizza experience to our customers. The work environment is highly collaborative in a semi-agile setting with cross-functional teammates. The selected candidate will be assigned to the analytics team, but will work closely with data engineering to strictly follow best practices that team defines, especially for changes made to production tables and systems, and for transitioning analytics jobs over to the data engineering team's ownership.


Support Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Support internal clients that analyze large datasets to extract meaningful insights and trends.
  • Develop and maintain data and analytics processes that feed dashboards, reports, and visualizations that relay trends, results, and outcomes to stakeholders and senior leadership.
  • Perform exploratory and investigative analysis to identify and quantify opportunities across various aspects of our business that can be measured with data.
  • Be an expert on our data used for analytical purposes.
  • Take ownership of existing automated processes and data products.
  • Set up data feeds to 3rd party vendors and partners.

QA And Data Evolution

  • Design and test processes prior to promoting to production.
  • Troubleshoot and fix automation errors.
  • Provide recommendations for column, or table design enhancements, or calculations, or attributes that would optimize analytics efficiency or improve data quality.
  • Be creative and innovative in building solutions.

Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to understand business goals and objectives.
  • Effectively influence, champion, and drive for results through prioritizing data cleansing and standardizing of production tables and views, assisting in the hand off of automated processes/data builds to the data engineering team, and setting up new automations to support the analytics team and dashboard development.
  • Provide analytics support to various departments and assist in solving complex business challenges through set up/automation, and maintenance of, analytics processes.
  • Identify processes that are good candidates to transition ownership to the data engineering team. Refactor or port over anything necessary to another type of platform or language to promote to the production environment owned by the data engineering team.

Data Management

  • Ensure data quality and accuracy by collaborating with the data engineering team.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices and technologies related to analytics and data management.

Factors of Success


  • 6+ years of experience in data engineering.
  • 2+ years of experience in data analytics.
  • Proficiency in data engineering and governance languages and tools such as Airflow, SQL, and Alation.
  • Proficiency in data analysis languages and tools such as SQL, Python, R, Alteryx, and dbt.
  • Proficiency with code repositories and file version systems such as Git.
  • Data visualization skills using tools like Tableau, Power BI, Domo, or similar.
  • Written and verbal communication skills to convey complex findings to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a results-oriented mindset.
  • Stakeholder management and partnership capabilities.
  • Visionary thinker, with the ability to see the bigger picture and ability to design data and systems for where the company should go.
  • Proficiency in documentation, including:
    • Diagramming data processes and table relationships
    • Documenting within code
    • Creating and updating project documentation
    • Creating data dictionaries
    • And creating documentation for data and processes for the broader enterprise to leverage
  • Ability to translate intricate details into understandable explanations.
  • Technically astute, with a strong grounding in SQL and the conversion of business requirements to practical data and analytics design.
  • Ability to think and work in terms of customer-level analytics.


  • QSR industry experience in data engineering and analytics
  • Experience with data modeling

Salary Range: $­­125,000 to $135,000 annually + bonus eligibility. This is the expected salary range for this position. Ultimately, in determining pay, we'll consider the successful candidate’s location, experience, and other job-related factors.

Who We Are

Founded in 1958, Pizza Hut - a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. - now operates more than 18,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. Pizza Hut is leading the way in providing customers with great experiences, innovating with technology and new products, as well as delivering exceptional service.

Our People & Culture


We're looking for people who LOVE pizza and thrive in a fun, past paced, and customer-centric environment. At our corporate campuses, Pizza Hut has created the perfect place for you to grow your career. Every day, you’ll work to support our franchisees and teams across the U.S., continuously challenging yourself to feed more possibilities. In return, we’ll provide professional development and career growth opportunities so that you can become your best and achieve your goals. And we’ll sweeten the deal by immersing you in our world-class recognition culture and providing a robust array of benefits, some highlights include:

  • 4 weeks PTO, plus standard holidays and time off to volunteer
  • Generous parental leave (16 weeks for moms, 6 weeks for dads)
  • 401(k) with 6% match, vested immediately
  • On-site daycare
  • 24/7 fitness center with laundry services
  • Half-day Fridays, year round

Giving Back

As a global company, Pizza Hut aims to make the world better by acting responsibly with respect to food, planet and people. Whether it’s donating food through the Harvest Program or supporting literacy with the Pizza Hut BOOK IT! Program – the company, our franchisees and our team members are committed to improving the communities we serve.

Pizza Hut is an equal opportunity workplace and committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability and genetic information (including family medical history).

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