Data Engineer

Overview

About Express, Inc.

Express, Inc. is a multi-brand fashion retailer whose portfolio includes Express, Bonobos and UpWest. The Company operates an omnichannel platform as well as physical and online stores. Grounded in a belief that style, quality and value should all be found in one place, Express is a brand with a purpose - We Create Confidence. We Inspire Self-Expression. - powered by a styling community. Bonobos is a menswear brand known for exceptional fit and an innovative retail model. UpWest is an apparel, accessories and home goods brand with a purpose to Provide Comfort for People & Planet.

The Company has over 530 Express retail and Express Factory Outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the Express.com online store and the Express mobile app; over 60 Bonobos Guideshop locations and the Bonobos.com online store; and 13 UpWest retail stores and the UpWest.com online store. Express, Inc. is traded on the NYSE under the symbol EXPR. For more information about our Company, please vis it www.express.com/investor and for more information about our brands, please visit www.express.com , www.bonobos.com or www.upwest.com .

Location Name

Columbus Corporate Headquarters

Responsibilities

Express has an exciting opportunity for a curious, motivated, forward thinking, analytical software data engineer to join and shape the future of the Enterprise Data team for the Enterprise Data department. The Data Engineer will work on developing exciting solutions on a day-to-day basis. Through developing these solutions, you will help drive foundational transformation in the Enterprise Data organization.

  • Learning agility - growth mindset and eager to explore the unknown and learn new concepts
  • Develops, tests, debugs and implements new/existing data solutions and pipelines
  • Leverage technologies and languages such as Hevo, DBT, Python, SQL, Sacala, Bash and more
  • Immediate response to critical batch interruptions and production incidents to quickly identify and mitigate issues, with follow up to automate with self-healing code
  • Participation in an on-call rotation to deliver 24/7 system uptime and immediate issue mitigation as the first line of defense against system interruptions, including escalation to second line support as appropriate
  • Passionate about problem solving - relentless, enthusiastic pursuit of solutions to challenges ranging from basic day to day incidents to complex, multi-system, integrated puzzles involving code and data components
  • Spreading a culture of collaboration, modern automation thinking, and a solution-oriented mindset
  • Partnering with data and application development teams to identify opportunities for process refinement and standards improvement
  • Monitors, analyzes, reports and troubleshoots the existing big data platform
  • Work with your supervisor and business partners on identifying priority, dependencies, and conflict resolution
  • First-tier support for enterprise data and marketing technology including production job monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Triage of production issues including mitigation of incidents, data collisions, and job failures
  • Creation and execution of runbooks to resolve issues
  • Escalation to second-tier support for complex issues as needed
  • Identification of candidate processes to automate and improve
  • Cross-team collaboration including technical data and applications teams
  • Championing Data Integrity as a culture and educating developers on processes to build support within the department
  • Identification of and advocacy for resolution of accumulated technical debt
  • Document ETL processes and flows.
  • Participation in agile ceremonies including backlog prioritization, sprint planning, and retros to drive continuous improvement


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in IT or an equivalent combination of course work and experience
  • 1-3 years of experience working in/with software development
  • 1-3 years of experience with Hive, BigQuery, Scala, Spark, Python, Java
  • 1-3 years of experience with Cloud Computing (GCP, Big Query, Snowflake)
  • 1-3 years of experience with *nix environments including scripting and system administration
  • 1-3 years of experience working SQL or NoSQL databases including writing and debugging complex queries
  • Outstanding analytical skills and passionate about problem solving with a positive attitude
  • Familiarity with data needs, integration and governance across a global organization at a meta-data level
  • Familiarity with the areas and concepts in Master Data Management, Data Warehousing, Analytics, ERP, and CRM
  • Embraces both change and challenge as opportunity - views complexity as puzzle games and enjoys troubleshooting multi-variate problems
  • Dependable and reliable for production support rotations including on-call duties and 24-7 support of critical enterprise jobs and data flows
  • Experience with enterprise workload automation and job scheduling tools such as Control-M, JAMS, CA Workload Automation, Tidal Enterprise Scheduler, Airflow or similar
  • Excels in a fast-paced environment, comfortable navigating through ambiguity, thrives under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities effectively
  • Retail industry experience preferred but not required
  • Hands-on experience with cloud computing, preferably Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiarity with repository/build/deployment tools


CRITICAL SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES
  • Excels in a fast-paced environment, comfortable navigating through ambiguity, thrives under pressure
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities effectively
  • Outstanding analytical skills and passionate about problem solving with a positive attitude
  • Embraces both change and challenge as opportunity
  • Dependable and reliable for production support rotations including on-call duties and 24-7 support of critical enterprise jobs and data flows


Closing

An equal opportunity employer, Express, Inc. does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or any other terms and conditions of employment hiring on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected characteristic. Express, Inc. only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States. Express, Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need an accommodation because of a disability to search and apply for a listed job position, please call 1-800-964-9793 and say 'Associate Relations' or send an e-mail to AssociateRelations@Express.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notification to Agencies : Please note that Express, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express, Inc. will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.