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Data Architect in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 4/26/2019

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

As critical member of the ATD analytics center of excellence (CoE) – he/she will be responsible for end-to-end design, development, and implementation of ETL jobs and streaming processes required to ingest and transform the data in the data lake. The data architect will also assist the data scientists in the data exploration, data visualization, and feature engineering processes. The individual will work on one or many product teams at a time. He/she must have very strong communication and analytical skills and an ability to work as part of an agile team (product owner, developers, etc.) at the interface with traditional IT, where he/she interacts with IT to gather system knowledge necessary to architect and implement CoE use cases.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work with CoE data scientists to architect and flood static data models to enable the development of ML and other statistical models
  • Build ETL jobs and streaming processes based on jointly defined requirements for the data pipeline
  • Assist in exploratory data analysis and visualization in Python to help drive insights
  • Translate insights into predictive power by assisting data scientists with feature engineering in Python
  • Design and create data pipelines for more dynamic data environments to be used when models built on those insights go live
  • Work with IT teams to understand and improve inbound data pipeline
  • Support the bug fixing and performance analysis along the data pipeline
  • Bring experience in Oracle, data warehouse, and data lake management to development team
  • Build Oracle stored procedures/functions packages, Unix Shell Scripts as required
  • Serve as a strong advocate for a culture of process and data quality across development teams
  • Follow an agile development methodology

Direct Report Position Titles



  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or related subject
  • 5-7 years of experience working with both tools like Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Pig, SQL, UNIX, Spark Streaming, and Kafka
  • Experienced with data modeling and design patterns Experienced with TeraData, Oracle, MySQL, Informatica, Tableau, QlikView or similar databases
  • Experience with data visualization in Python, Rshiny, or similar
  • Experience in engineering features for predictive models in R or Python
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in start-up environment or organizations with an agile culture
  • Professional attitude and service orientation; superb team player

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

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Job ID: R08437