Sr. Technology Manager (DTC) at Nestlé (St. Louis, MO)

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We're a leader in the pet care industry, which means we're not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

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Position Summary

At Nestle Purina, we believe pets and people are better together. As a leader in pet nutrition, our focus is bridging physical and digital experiences through agile ways of working, calculated risk-taking, and a data-driven mindset. Our New Business Models team consists of technical pioneers that design, build, and maintain groundbreaking technologies and product innovations that are transforming the lives of pets and their owners. With a digital ecosystem that includes high growth digital products like Petfinder, the number one pet adoption platform helping millions of pets find their forever homes; or Petivity, Purina's new IoT brand that allows pet owners to proactively monitor their pets' health through connected devices; or Just Right personalized pet food where customization allows you to support your pets' health and unique needs; we continue to focus our efforts on forward-thinking and revolutionary technologies. What emerging digital technology will you add to the mix?

The DTC Technology Senior Manager is responsible for developing the technology roadmap for the DTC business and manages the technology resources (both internal and external) supporting the DTC technology platforms. You will be capable of building a technology roadmap, while taking into consideration the current eCommerce platforms in place and the best-in-class solutions in the marketplace. This will be a multi-year roadmap that accounts for growth and scalability of the business. This career offers growth, tremendous visibility in the organization, and will work across many organizations within Nestle Purina.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Cultivate a deep understanding of day-to-day e-commerce domain expertise while leading a cross-functional agile team and focusing on delivering value to Purina's consumers
  • Develop, own, and maintain the technology roadmap for the eCommerce core platform
  • Staff and lead a cross-functional, full-stack engineering team responsible for the architecture and performance of our e-commerce applications
  • Drives down technology cost by promoting reuse and componentization
  • Provides technical leadership for the solution and design of key projects, promoting simplicity, and right-size scale of solutions
  • Validates the quality of technology deployed across the portfolio and is empowered to intervene and provide direction
  • Ensures Operational Readiness of solutions by conducting technical reviews to assure that implementations align with initial solution
  • Act as a liaison to the segment and organization technology teams and facilitates various forums that promote collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • Maintains high levels of technical knowledge through ongoing research and development activities
  • Drive technical initiatives to build clean, robust, maintainable, and performant systems
  • Crafting a thoughtful, long-term technical strategy that anticipates future needs.
  • Achieve on-time delivery while defending the integrity of the codebase, never compromising on code quality
  • Identify cross-functional dependencies and remove blockers when needed across engineering, design, and product management.

Basic Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or 4+ years of work experience in information systems, business administration or related field
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Must be able to travel 10% or as business needs

  • 4+ years of leadership experience in technology management preferred
  • 2+ years D2C/eCommerce experience preferred

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It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestle. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestle seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestle home.

The Nestle Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at [email protected] or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

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More Information on Nestlé
Nestlé operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Arlington, VA. Nestlé was founded in 2022. It has 201754 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 31 open jobs at Nestlé, click here.
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