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Company: Academy Sports + Outdoors
Location: Katy, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Retail, Wholesale, Apparel


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Come work at a place where we take pride in creating a workplace environment that values hard work, commitment, and growth.

Job Description:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering or other related Engineering discipline.

Work Experiences:

  • 6+ years of experience in marketing technology, data integration, data science or related fields
  • Experience at a managerial capacity leading, coaching and mentoring other
  • Experience in delivering solutions geared towards targeted customer interaction including but not limited to customer data platform
  • Experience with and leading teams implementing retail packages for campaign management, customer data platforms, and customer Master data
  • Experience leading marketing technology strategy and approach, ensuring implementation of new technology to meet current and future needs for marketing department
  • Experience managing project financials, budget forecasts, and staffing plans across the team
  • Strong communication (oral and written), with an ability to convey complex results in an easy to understand, thematic manner
  • Drives results and has strong accountability
  • Demonstrated ability to stay abreast of industry trends, tools and techniques


  • Ability to remain organized, pay strict attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines within a high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interface effectively with individuals at various levels, both internal and external
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and within a team setting
  • This role must include a general expertise with a wide variety of marketing software, including:
    • Content management platforms
    • Customer Data Platform
    • Customer relationship management platforms
    • Experience management software
    • Email marketing tools
    • E-commerce
    • Mobile tracking software
  • Understanding of statistical information, specifically, in a Marketing context
  • Advanced proficiency in R or Python, SQL, Microsoft Excel (VBA, PowerPivot), MicroStrategy or Tableau


  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of data resources, including operational databases, and data flows with external partners
  • Lead & manage software development responsibilities for developing, enhancing and maintaining various software applications
  • Establish trust and build relationship with all the stakeholders in marketing functional areas
  • Lead software developers to deliver well-designed scalable enterprise applications
  • Provide expertise and recommend solutions to complex technical issues
  • Formalize standards and best practices for various software design patterns, execution approaches, stakeholder management etc.
  • Lead, evaluate and recommend emerging technologies and options for software development
  • Ability to manage tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Academy policies, procedures and safety rules
  • Responsibilities may change; team members may be required to perform other tasks as assigned

Physical Requirements & Attendance

  • Acceptable level of hearing and vision to perform job duties
  • Adhere to company work hours, policies, procedures and rules governing professional staff behavior
Full time Equal Employment Opportunity

Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.

COVID-19 Testing and Face Covering Policy

Academy encourages but does not require COVID-19 vaccination.  In compliance with the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard, however, Academy's COVID-19 Testing and Face Covering Policy (found HERE) requires that all Team Members submit their vaccination status. Team Members who are not fully vaccinated must wear a face covering while on Academy's premises and submit regular COVID-19 test results at their own expense. Team Members are considered fully vaccinated when they provide Academy with written proof that two weeks have passed since receiving either a single-dose series COVID-19 vaccine or the second dose of a two-dose series COVID-19 vaccine.

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