Starbucks Coffee Company data engineering manager, Starbucks Technology - Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Basic Qualifications

  • 8-10 years of professional industry experience with software development and operations

  • 5 years of managing systems or application development projects of all sizes and complexities, including large systems

  • 3-5 years of leading or managing small technical teams

  • 5+ years of Big Data & Analytics application development and programming experience

  • 2+ years of DevOps experience preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications

Technical Proficiency

  • Ability to hire, manage and grow a team of technical experts that cohesively build and operate secure, durable, flexible, accessible solutions. Requires an understanding of relevant development languages, tools, frameworks, utilities and technical dependencies.

  • Recognizes, values and champions high quality, reusable software with minimal defects on the team.

  • Remains up to date on industry trends and ability to incorporate new technologies, concepts and development languages into the platform fabric through platform initiatives.

  • Experience building highly performant and scalable data ingestion pipelines and hands-on experience with bigdata technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Spark. Experience of cloud based (Azure or AWS) technologies such as EMR or Azure Data Lake is a plus.

  • Ability to use Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Hudson, Jenkins, Sonar, Maven, SVN, TFS).

  • Strong experience to enterprise security protocols, building RESTful services, best practices around cloud deployments.

  • Experience building large-scale data ingestion pipelines for analytics solutions

  • Working knowledge of application architecture, infrastructure and security concepts and technical implementation.

  • Familiarity and curiosity in the business context and trends, as well as the business customers’ opportunities. Awareness of the functional aspects of the solution.

  • Ability to lead and influence cross functional teams that include architects, analysts, developers and QA analysts

  • Ability to articulate ideas, using facts and data, for solutions to both technical and business communities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to influence and negotiate strategy and roadmaps in planning exercises

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines

  • Ability to make timely and effective decisions using a mixture of intuition, analysis, experience and judgment

Starbucks is an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals; including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, and regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.