Technology Manager - Supply Chain Data & Analytics

  • lululemon
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Jan 13, 2023
Full-time Analytics Business Intelligence (BI) Data Science Information Technology (IT) Java Python Scala Snowflake Spark SQL

Job Description

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

about this team

This role is part of the leadership team accountable for the strategy, engineering, and delivery of analytics and BI data products that enable our retail organization from our store leaders to our executive teams to make game-winning decisions.

a day in the life

As Technology Manager, Supply Chain Data and Analytics, you are a leader on a team doing exciting and innovative work around bringing end-to-end visibility and predictive analytics around our Global Supply chain & Fulfillment capabilities. Leveraging modern technologies to enable our business partners with actionable insights and help transform into data driven organizations.

You will lead a BI team which includes a delivery team of program and project managers, development team of data engineers, visualization engineers (Power BI developers), Data Scientist, QA and test automation engineers. You will partner closely with the Enterprise Data platform team and drive adoption of modern data trends and design patterns.

You collaborate directly with managers, directors, and VP+ level leaders across technology, business, and product teams. You bring your experience, ideas, and initiatives to influence and drive change to support our growth and scaling. You are responsible for leading and developing a team to own, transform, and evolve the following areas:

Program Delivery

  • Drive overall portfolio strategy for data and analytics
  • Identify and oversee process improvements
  • Manage portfolio health and financials (CapEx, OpEx)
  • Lead workforce strategy, planning, hiring, and onboarding
  • Evolve delivery team capabilities
  • Drive decisions around intake, planning (quarterly and interim), and prioritization

Data & Analytics Engineering / Business Intelligence

  • Drive Global Supply Chain and Fulfillment data and analytics Technology roadmap
  • Collaborate with cross functional BI and analytics teams through Power BI COE and cross-functional quarterly planning
  • Develop and enhance data and analytics capabilities moving from descriptive reporting to more advanced capabilities
  • Build & evolve our Global Supply chain data products
  • Evolve and scale our self-serve capability for our SSC users


  • 8+ years of experience in information technology including direct work experience leading analytics and business intelligence initiatives
  • Experience with cloud BI technology stack. Snowflake and Power BI preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience leading in a product-centric delivery environment
  • Experience building and supporting BI/Analytics business cases preferred
  • Retail domain experience preferred
  • Demonstrated experience managing $5M+ technology delivery portfolio
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams through various delivery methodologies
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with a high degree of professionalism in working collaboratively at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and present ideas across all levels of the organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, analytics, data science or related field
  • Detail-oriented; Results-oriented; Problem solver

Preferred Skills/Tools/Technologies

  • Snowflake, Amazon EMR, Amazon RDS (Mysql, Postgres, SQL), Data Models, Spark, Python
  • Reports/Dashboards using Power BI
  • Experience in building micro services using Java & Spring Boot
  • Scala, Airflow, Kafka
  • Gitlab, Github
  • Splunk, Prometheus, Grafana

Must haves

  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.

Compensation and Benefits Package

For Washington Applicants: lululemon’s compensation offerings are rooted in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position in Washington is from $141,400-$185,600 annually; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our competitive Total Rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus offering, subject to program eligibility requirements.

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. In addition to our competitive Total Rewards offering, we also have personal and professional development offerings. Our offerings recognize our teams for their performance and support whole person development, including support for employees on how to grow their career:

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 

Note: Availability of the incentive programs, benefits, and perks may be subject to your location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.

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$141,400-$185,600 annually