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Date: Apr 14, 2017

Location: Rocklin, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-9973
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


About the Role

The Store Engineering Manager will be responsible for the Stores Engineering team. The Store Engineering team is made up of systems engineers and architects responsible for 600+ stores containing 10,000+ nodes. The manager will also focus on the design and configuration of store systems, and on the creation of remote application installations and processes, ensuring the technical solutions deliver business value in line with company objectives. The Store Engineer Manager needs to be able to manage technical components of large projects based on overall plan/budget, and provide the Store Engineering team direction throughout such projects. Under your technical leadership you will deploy to standards, automate service delivery, complete capacity planning and demonstrate efficient and effective use of the windows environment. The manager should also provide thought leadership within IT, serve as a mentor to the engineering staff, and understand and implement industry best practices.

This role reports to the Sr Manager of Infrastructure of Technology Solutions Services.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will manage the technical team that will...

* Work with the architects to evaluate new technologies and perform POCs (Proof of Concept labs) to extend the multi-year roadmap and set overall technical direction for our infrastructure team
* Gather, analyze and drive project requirements, design and implement windows infrastructure components

* Have the opportunity to be hands-on, working side by side with our people to get things done

* Grow and develop your team's technical capabilities, manage individual's priorities and tasks.
* Provide insightful data to guide decision making and offer proactive solutions.

* Have a team that supports the Windows Environments from a 3rd Level 7*24*365

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries, and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
* We have fun!

We're excited about you because...

* You have a deep and wide understanding of Windows Operating Systems along with the retail hardware and software platforms

* You have a firm grasp of scripting techniques including WMI, Powershell, VBS

* You have strong working knowledge of security best practices for Windows and MS products

* You are very knowledgeable with Configuration, administration and performance troubleshooting experience on Windows technologies

* You have experience with configuration, administration and performance troubleshooting experience on Active Directory, DNS,DHCP, Advanced Windows Server Services,

* You have experience with configuration, administration and performance troubleshooting experience on Latest Exchange / SharePoint versions

* You have hands-on experience on Microsoft System Center technologies.

* You have knowledge of Server hardening, system monitoring, performance tuning and process mapping.
* You work well in a fast paced, collaborative environment
* You have strong capabilities in empowering and enabling your team members

* You have strong communication skills that help convey unconventional ideas that well-grounded engineers need to be sold on



* Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Sciences, Engineering, or related field (an equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience may be considered)
* 10+ years of a mixture of core Server and Active Directory, LDAP, ADAM and AD LDS experience including Data Center, Cloud Engineering, Infrastructure & Configuration Management and scripting

*7+ years leading technical teams that solve complex problems and provide detailed technical and business analysis

* 5+ years' experience with development of new AD schema attributes and classes as well as overall schema updates

* Superior oral and written communication skills. Ability to exhibit a commanding presence when necessary
* Superior computer skills including business applications such as MS Windows and MS Office including Excel, Access, Visio and Word. Service-Now experience a plus
* Knowledge of theory and principles of project management

Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

About the Team

The Store Systems Engineering team is responsible for new store installations, vendor coordination/support, vendor documentation, support documentation, support training, image management, disaster recovery, software and hardware evaluations, production launches (including delivery software), post-production launch support, infrastructure support and stability, systems monitoring and auditing, infrastructure tools and software, version control, system documentation, and training.


Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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