Engineering Manager - Data Platforms

  • Kraków
  • Gpc Global Technology Center
Position Purpose Seeking world-class talent to join the world’s leading distributor of automotive and industrial replacement parts and value-added services operating 5,500+ locations and servicing more than 20,000 locations in the U.S and Canada. Specifically, this role will function as the head of engineering to architect the next generation Data platforms for GPC.  Working with a highly talented team, you'll play a leadership role to build and run one of the world’s largest automotive and industrial replacement parts operations.   This is an engineering leadership role with responsibility for implementing the technology strategy and execution for GPC’s unified data platforms. This individual must be a technologist & engineer at heart and be comfortable in understanding the technology direction and being hands on with the e xecution of the strategy.  She/h e must exhibit a deep understanding of modern technology stack and agile delivery models, demonstrated focus on customer experience, and must have a proven track record of modernizing legacy data technologies at scale. Close collaboration and alignment with a wide variety of both internal stakeholders and external vendors will be required.  As such, exceptional abilities in building and maintaining strong working relationships and organizational savvy will be required.  High level communication and presentation skills are required. Ability to attract, retain, and develop engineering talent will be critical. Responsibilities Partnering with the cross-functional GPC team, implement the strategy and roadmap for modernizing the Dat a and BI platforms . Implement the technology platforms architecture and execute on roadmap to support build out the new data and analytics related capabilities needed for the unified data and analytics strategy . Overall engineering accountability for the Data and Analytics Domain . Responsible for delivery of the platform . Responsible for simplifying the complexity of current platforms and reducing the technical debt and total cost of ownership. Partner with peer leaders to accelerate and embed agile methodologies across the organization to increase customer-backed problem solving, to increase pace of solution delivery, to accelerate innovation and to enhance cross-functional collaboration . Recruit, manage, and motivate a team of engineers to develop best-in-class solutions . I mplement business facing, cross-functional d ata and a nalytics d elivery teams . Responsible for handling one or more business facing POD and being the single POC for delivery including data and reporting. Requirements Desired Qualifications & Experiences 10+ years of relevant work experience in software engineering & technology . 5 + years’ experience in Data and BI engineering / D ata warehousing and Data modeling . 2 + years ’ experience in leadership role . Consistent track record of leadership, teamwork, and delivering high impact results . Extensive experience building enterprise grade systems/applications supporting business priorities . Experience with Google Cloud, Google BigQuery , Informatica IICS , CDC replication , Power BI and Qlik Sense technologies is a plus . Experience managing 1 0 + FTE team of internal and extended delivery resources . Ability to attract, motivate and retain world-class IT talent . Strong fiscal prudence to maximize technology investments against critical business priorities across the enterprise . Exceptional communication skills, team building and associate growth and development experience . Degree in Computer Science or Engineering fields, or equivalent experience . Benefits nad Perks Location Krakow/Hybrid