Manager, Data Acquisition Enablement

Manager, Data Acquisition Enablement

  • Location HOBOKEN, NJ
  • Career Area Data Science and Analytics
  • Job Function Data Science and Analytics
  • Employment Type -
  • Position Type -
  • Requisition 1321228BR

What you'll do at

As part of the newly created Data Strategy and Enablement Team (DS&E), this role will be an enabler of our journey to be the world’s leading data-driven retailer. As part of this transformation, we are seeking an individual who will be responsible for defining and managing the data acquisition product needs – including both sources and services, activities across the DS&E team to elevate our acquisition activity as well as the internal processes to support data sourcing.

We are looking for a highly motivated, resourceful, team-oriented individual to drive and define the data requirements for the ingestion, processing, placement and consumption needs across the data acquisition process. You will participate in reviewing potential data acquisitions, work with Data Acquisition Manager, Engineering and other stakeholders to define the data needs, and ensure delivery of the data sources in alignment with business need. You will also coordinate delivery of these resources and collaborate across key functional domains and business lines, data engineering, quality assurance, data analysts and data stewards. In addition, you will play a key role in helping our business community work with these datasets effectively.

The Data Acquisition Enablement Manager role will report to the Director, Data Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications

- Develop a keen understanding of the datasets as they move through the acquisition process
- Able to translate the business needs to the technical needs
- Develop a process/framework for defining requirements for each dataset in a consistent manner
- Work with the business, external and internal technical teams to ensure the data pipelines meet the needs across the business
- Monitor and produce reports on data usage to inform long-term acquisition strategy
- Act as SME on data sources, uses, and best practices
- Anticipate critical data issues and develop mitigation approaches
- Responsible for defining and implementing onboarding workflow, including data quality testing, and help discover new and better ways of improving the efficiency of our operations
- Curate documentation and lead training sessions to facilitate end user support
- Minimum of 7 years of data acquisition experience in a data focused organization
- 5+ years of experience in defining/documents requirements around data ingestion, processing and consumption
- Self-directed, well organized and have good follow-up skills
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Proven ability to drive results, especially in a matrixed or influence based environment
- Strong relationship building skills, coupled with high business acumen
- Detail oriented with ability to work, develop, and think at strategic level
- Driven to work with the teams to dig into data, processes, and issues

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 5,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • 100% coverage for in network preventative care
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Exclusive Discounts

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