Analyst, CDP DBA

Ralph Lauren
Bangalore, India
04 Aug 2022
14 Sep 2022
Company Description
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in five categories: apparel, accessories, home, fragrances, and hospitality. For more than 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren, Ralph Lauren Collection, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Polo Ralph Lauren, Double RL, Lauren Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children, Chaps, among others, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. At Ralph Lauren, we unite and inspire the communities within our company as well as those in which we serve by amplifying voices and perspectives to create a culture of belonging, ensuring inclusion, and fairness for all. We foster a culture of inclusion through: Talent, Education & Communication, Employee Groups and Celebration.

Position Overview
Ralph Lauren is embarking on a Digital Transformational journey to upgrade our Global Customer Data Platform. The desired outcome will improve our understanding and communication strategy regarding the Ralph Lauren customer. This role will support the implementation and maintenance of Customer Data integration and architecture. The selected candidate will possess advanced expertise in the subject of Information Architecture Technology & Customer Data Management. The primary focus of this role is centered on understanding the organizational needs related to database administration. The teams will leverage key existing technologies at RL in and our Data Lake while implementing our new Customer Data Platform on Redpoint Global. The CDP DBA sits in the Customer Data Team reporting into the Customer Data Architect

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Establish the needs of users and monitor user access and security.
• Monitor performance and manage parameters in order to provide fast responses to front-end users.
• Consider both back-end organization of data and front-end accessibility for end-users.
• Refine the logical design so that it can be translated into specific data models.
• Further refining the physical design to meet system storage requirements.
• Maintain data standards, including adherence to the Data Protection Act.
• Write database documentation, including data standards, procedures and definitions for the data dictionary (metadata).
• Control access permissions and privileges.
• Develop, manage and test back-up and recovery plans.
• Ensure that storage and archiving procedures are functioning correctly.
• Carry out capacity planning.
• Work closely with IT project managers, database programmers and multimedia programmers.
• Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security.
• Commission and install new applications and customize existing applications in order to make them fit for purpose.
• Manage the security and disaster recovery aspects of a database.

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

* Bachelor's degree in data science, computer science, engineering, or related field preferred.
* Relevant years of experience in information architecture or minimum 5-7 years' experience as data analyst, business intelligence analyst, or equivalent roles.
* Hands-on experience with implementing data management programs.
* Ability to effectively manage and communicate with a team, both written and verbal.
* Must be self-motivated/self-starter in a fast-paced environment with the ability to work independently and within a team to resolve problems with limited information.
* Must have excellent business and process management skills, with an analytical mind to identify improvement opportunities and able to work with the business on executing and managing projects.
* Experience developing reference architecture, principles and standards.
* Good knowledge of data management, data integration, and database development techniques.
* Demonstrated knowledge of SQL.
* ETL and experience with 3rd Party ETL Technologies (MS SSIS, Alteryx, Informatica, etc.).
* Prior experience with Customer MDM implementations, preferably in Retail.
* ‚ÄčExperience with Redpoint Data Management a plus

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