Tech Lead Manager - Tools

Requisition Number: SS-12502
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

About the Team

You will lead and manage the Technical Infrastructure Tools team "Keystone" responsible for designing, building and delivering key tools that help manage the technical building blocks such as Servers, Containers, Storage, Networking, Voice, Databases, Data Centers, Service Desk and Monitoring. Our job is to ensure that every Williams-Sonoma location, associate and customer has the best experience possible utilizing the vast array of technical solutions we provide.

The vision of the Enterprise Tools team "Keystone" is to drive efficiency and innovation across the organization with respect to enterprise-level tools. The team drives efficiency by providing solutions that help automate tasks that are currently performed within the organization. We help drive innovation by continually improving our existing tools and providing value enhancement options of adding new solutions to our environment.

About the Role

In the Technical Lead Manager role, you will be responsible for designing and delivering enterprise integrations and dash boarding tools to support production reliability (monitoring, alerting, event management). You will lead the engineers to deliver performance and service standards from your internal customer's requirements. Under your technical leadership, the teamwill develop new integrations along with a plan to optimize existing tools while consolidating our footprint. The ideal candidate will be unrelenting at implementing with good design principles, solid development practices and deliverables that are secure, repeatable and scalable.

This role reports to the Director of Architecture.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

· Develop the Portal interfaces presented to executive leadership representing, alerting, monitoring and event management/correlation

· Develop automation techniques for system integrations

· Automate the integration of hardware, hypervisor, software defined networking and cloud services into a central request portal capable of building, scaling, and recovering systems or applications

· Be a team player with integrity, passion, initiative, and leadership ability to motivate others

· Be organized, thorough, and extremely detail oriented; take ownership/responsibility of overall work quality

· Love being a problem-solver, multi-tasker and trouble-shooter of complex and diverse systems

· Make hands-on contributions to all aspects of the group's responsibilities

· Drive continual improvement with your scalable solutions

· Demonstrate continual development of your own skills and those around you

· Communicate strategies, project feasibility and timelines to internal Business and Project Stakeholders

· Partner with a cross functional group of subject matter experts to design and execute your strategy

· Use data to guide decision making and offer proactive solutions

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

· We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe

· A technology and data-driven business

· Competitive salaries, and comprehensive health benefits

· We're at the forefront of retail, redefining technology for the next generation

· We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience

· We get to be creative on a daily basis

· We have an experienced leadership team that wants to "do it right" and is open to new ideas

· We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative

· We have fun and enjoy our time together!

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

We're excited about you because...

· You have a BS or MS in Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering, or related field (an equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience may be considered)

· You have a minimum of 5 + years in related work experience

· You have 2-4 years' experience working in system integration or automation

· You are familiar with the principles of DevOps

· You are skilled in Development Languages Python, Bash, Go, C++

· You have superior oral and written communication skills with the ability to influence others

· You are proficient at working in a complex, dynamic technical environment

· You have an expert knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Williams-Sonoma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.
Company
Williams-Sonoma Inc.
Posted
03/25/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Rocklin, California 95677, US