Sr. Manager, Data Engineering in Tempe, AZ at Couche-Tard (Circle K)

Date Posted: 7/17/2020

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Job Description

Maybe you’ve stopped by for a coffee, fueled up your car or grabbed something to eat on the go. Then you know what Circle K is all about--making everyday life easier for people all over the world. We’ve grown into a successful global company with over 15,000 stores in 24 countries, serving more than 6 million customers each day. In all, we have more than 120,000 people working at our stores and support offices.

To support our future growth ambitions, we are looking for an experienced Sr. Manager to lead our Data Engineering team as part of our Global Tech-Data and Analytics organization. For the right candidate, Circle K can offer a challenging and rewarding role working with a talented, global team.

The Sr. Manager, Data Engineering is responsible for leading a global team of world-class data engineers to deliver solutions in support of the company’s data-driven strategy.   


  • People management of data engineers:  hiring, performance management, talent development, and maintaining a healthy team dynamic
  • Representing the data engineering team on multiple project teams to ensure alignment on expectations and meeting commitments
  • Enhancement of existing and development of new standards, best practices and frameworks that ensure repeatable and scalable solutions to deliver data to the enterprise (e.g. dev ops, CI/CD, peer code reviews, knowledge sharing, support model, etc.)
  • Budget/financial management
  • Participation in Scrum ceremonies with ability to lead as needed
  • Providing strategic technical direction to the team
  • Staying up to date on trends and technologies related to big data and analytics and making recommendations for data platform improvements


  • 5-10 years’ experience in an IT role within a data and analytics environment, with at least 3-5 years managing people
  • Deep experience with big data and analytical technologies, including data engineering and cloud-based data platforms
  • Expertise in SDLC (systems development life cycle) / Iterative / Agile / Scrum development
  • Ability to work with ambiguity as the organization continues to evolve
  • Strong leadership skills to move the team through a major change, initiative to drive change forward and identify solutions to potential obstacles
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills to work collaboratively with business and Global Tech stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a global team, understanding how to navigate cultural differences in workstyles, communication, etc.
  • Strong people management skills to help develop team members in the competency-based org structure
  • Ability to manage team and stakeholders that are remote in both North America and Europe
  • Flexibility to work across time zones

Technologies we use: 

  • Azure Data Lake
  • Azure Databricks (Spark)
  • Azure SQL Data Warehouse
  • Azure Tabular
  • Azure Data Factory
  • DevOps
  • Git
  • Power BI
  • Apache Airflow

Circle K is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Company complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) and all state and local disability laws.  Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the terms of the ADA and certain state or local laws as long as it does not impose an undue hardship on the Company. Please inform the Company’s Human Resources Representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.

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