At Abercrombie & Fitch, quality is in our roots and we’re on a mission to honor this rich heritage. With an unwavering focus on our customer, we strive every day to deliver a unique and welcoming experience, whether in our stores or online. Our three global brands, Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie kids and Hollister Co., are the embodiment of our passion for the incredible product. At the heart of it all is our amazing 500-acre campus, nestled just outside of Columbus, Ohio. With an open workspace, inspiring views, and even a place to gather as a team around the fire pit, our Home Office fosters a diverse and inclusive culture that consistently seeks the input of our associates and focuses on the future. We are looking for leaders, visionaries, and creatives who are willing to roll up their sleeves and write the next chapter in our brand’s legacy.
Information Technology at Abercrombie & Fitch is fundamental to designing, sourcing, developing, and delivering fashion-forward merchandise to our customers. We are committed to implementing new strategic and systematic approaches to generate dynamic technology solutions for our growing business. The Director of Data & Insights is responsible for the strategy, delivery and support of Business Intelligence systems, applications, data and governance across the enterprise. We’re seeking a candidate who is a strong leader, is passionate about data and analytics, and constantly innovates in an ever-evolving retail environment.
What will you be doing?
Lead and mentor our Data & Insights team which is responsible for business intelligence solutions, platforms, data engineering, and data architecture
Establish and deliver to a data and insights strategic roadmap in support of our corporate strategies; delivering world-class solutions to enable our brands’ initiatives
Develop standards, policies, and procedures for our data, systems, and applications and establish strong data governance within the organization
Ensure stability, performance, and support of critical production systems meet the corporate demand for data and analytics needs
Enable and support the continued growth in analytics throughout the organization, optimizing our ability to leverage insights to best inform decision making
Drive delivery of projects and incremental functionality in support of our company’s needs and investment.
What will you need to bring?
10+ years demonstrated expertise in business intelligence systems/platforms, data warehouse, and/or advanced analytics
Minimum of 5 years experience in a senior leadership role
Experience with Hadoop, EDW, and BI platforms (Hortonworks, Netezza, OBIEE, Tableau is a plus)
Experience setting up and leading Data governance initiatives
Excellent communication skills at all levels of the organization, collaborative,
Demonstrated thought leadership providing data solutions to solve business challenges
Strong strategic, analytical, and tactical skill sets
A 4-year degree in an IT related field
Retail experience preferred
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