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Staples Director, Engineering - Merchandising and Marketing Systems in Framingham, Massachusetts

Meet the Team

At Staples our Digital Solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a team of passionate, collaborative, Agile, inventive, customer-centric, results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners, and deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services. If you want to be on the front lines, driving one of the greatest technology transformations of the 21st Century, you should join our team!

Staples’ Enterprise Data, Analytics & Architecture team provides the data, systems, and architecture to enable a data driven organization. Through the work in our domain, we will create and manage the lifecycle of data that powers the digital experience, enable sales and marketing throughout the customer journey by providing a Customer centric focus, align and consolidate data from across the enterprise to provide timely analytics and insights for making informed conclusions and guide/enable strategies to simplify, standardize, and modernize technology through system and data architecture.

Your Role

The Director of Engineering for Merchandising and Marketing Platforms partners and collaborates with both the business and technical teams to innovate and deliver new features and enhancements. The position is responsible for providing Merchandising Master Data Management (Item, Pricing and Promotions), Marketing Tools, and related technology expertise on design, architecture, and platform build out to support our Commerce, Sales and Customer Service Channels.  

This position oversees managers, architects, and engineers and interacts with other cross functional teams including Product Management, Project Management, Quality Assurance, Operations teams etc. to develop innovative solutions that meet Digital Commerce needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, realistic implementation schedules, and adherence to development goals.

What You’ll Do

  • Enable the Pricing, Merchandising and Marketing organization from a technical perspective

  • Manage wide variety of products with varying levels of maturity with an opportunity to influence innovation and business change

  • Provide strategic insights for engineering and software methodologies as well as technology solutions

  • Partner with key stakeholders across the enterprise to deliver on our strategy and enable the business

  • Identify resource needs to deliver on product roadmaps

  • Manage to budgetary expectations

  • Influence the continued maturity of Agile and SaFe standards

  • Enable transition to Cloud-centric, API first organization

Who You Are

You are a passionate and collaborative technologist that is looking for their next opportunity to join a team of engineers who are at the foundation of the Staples Digital Vision. You will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in managing complex platforms and excitement about the new journey offered by Staples.

Qualifications :

The Skills You Bring

  • 12+ years of experience in related field

  • Bachelors degree or 10+ years experience in a related field

  • 5+ years of hands on technical experience

  • Minimum of 5 years experience at a digital commerce company

  • Experience managing a sizeable budget

  • 5+ years experience building a high performing team

Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits !

Staples believes Inclusion is a verb and we encourage diversity of thinking and ideas as well as backgrounds and experiences. Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.