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Sr. Systems Engineer (Data Architecture)



Software Engineering, IT
Enid, OK, USA · Memphis, TN, USA · United States
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024


The Senior Systems Engineer will design data model solutions and ensure alignment between business and IT strategies, operating models, guiding principles, and software development with a focus on the information layer. The Senior Systems Engineer works across business lines and IT domains to ensure that information is viewed as a corporate asset. This includes its proper data definition, creation, usage, archival, and governance. The Senior Systems Engineer works with and mentors other Data Architects to design overall solutions in accordance with industry best practices, principles and standards. The Senior Systems Engineer strives to create and improve the quality of systems, provide more flexible solutions, and reduce time-to-market.

Job responsibilities include:

· Enhance and maintain the AutoZone information strategy.

· Ensure alignment of programs and projects with the strategic AZ Information Roadmap and related strategies

· Perform gap analysis between current data structures and target data structures.

· Enhance and maintain the Enterprise Information Model

· Work with service architects and application architects to assist with the creation of proper data access and utilization methods.

· Gather complex business requirements and translate product and project needs into data models supporting long-term solutions.

· Lead data model peer review sessions for other data modelers / architects throughout the life cycle.

· Serve as a technical data strategy expert and lead the creation of technical requirements and design deliverables.

· Define and communicate data standards, industry best practices, technologies, and architectures.

· Check conformance to standards and resolve any conflicts by explaining and justifying architectural decisions.

· Recommend and evaluate new tools and methodologies as needed.

· Manage, communicate, and improve the data governance framework.


· Minimum of 10 years of data modeling experience preferred.

· Experience and proficiency in enterprise data modeling for large, high-volume systems.

· Ability to lead sessions with stakeholders to determine data rules and review data models.

· Extensive architecture and design experience with complex applications, preferably in the retail industry, for relational and non-relational databases

· Experience working with API Management and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)

· Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor less experienced members of a Data Architecture team.

Position Requirements:

· Bachelor's degree in MIS, Information Technology or similar degree required.

· Experience and knowledge of database systems such as Oracle, Postgres, UDB/DB2, BigQuery, Spanner, JSON, and Couchbase

· Relational & NoSQL database design capability across OLTP & OLAP

· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Ability to facilitate modeling sessions and communicate appropriately with IT and business customers.

· Experience with Agile software development methodologies.

· Experience with large-replicated databases across distributed and cloud data centers.

Benefits at AutoZone

AutoZone cares about people. That’s why AutoZone offers thoughtful benefits programs designed to improve AutoZoners’ physical, mental and financial wellbeing. Some of these benefits include:

  • Competitive pay and time off
  • Unrivaled company culture
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and short- and long-term disability insurance options
  • 401(k) with Company match and Stock Purchase Plan
  • Mental and physical wellbeing programs
  • Opportunities for career growth and tuition reimbursement

Eligibility and waiting period requirements may apply. Learn more about all that AutoZone has to offer on careers.autozone.com.

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