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Lead Data Engineer - Data Platform

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Lead Data Engineer - Data Platform




Austin, Texas



Under Armour has one mission: to make you better. We have a commitment to innovation that lies at the heart of everything we do, not just for our athletes but also for our teammates. As a global organization, our teams around the world push boundaries and think beyond what is expected. Together our teammates are unified by our values and are grounded in our vision to inspire you with performance solutions you never knew you needed but can’t imagine living without.

Position Summary

At Under Armour, we’re building the data products and services to power the future of our direct to consumer experience as well as other core aspects of our performance brand.

Performing alongside data analytics, data science, and digital marketing teams and across channels such as MapMyFitness and, we’d like you to join our cross-cutting Data Platform team in building real solutions to centralize, enrich, and activate data across the enterprise. You will learn, grow, and play in an environment that focuses on results and delivery, all backed by one of the strongest consumer brands in history.

We're looking to add a new Lead Data Engineer to our Data Platform team, which powers the storage, processing, integration and cataloging of our data. In this role, you will work across teams to build pipelines, services, and tools that enable both UA teammates and our integrated systems with the data, information, and knowledge to fulfill Under Armour’s mission to make all athletes better.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, build, integrate, and maintain services that are critical to Under Armour’s data foundation.
  • Mentor fellow Data Engineers on the Data Platform team as well as cross-functional teammates from organizations such as data analytics, data science, and digital marketing
  • Work across teams up and down the data technology and enablement stacks to understand how to improve or expand our data products and services 
  • Contribute to the mission of the Data Platform today and build the vision for its future

Projects You Could Work on:

  • Overhaul of our centralized data store for analytics and operations: evolving global data regulations require a revised approach for how we manage and respect the data of our consumers throughout the stack.
  • Integrate and deploy tooling for consumer identity resolution and marketing activation across our various consumer endpoints: this is a greenfield opportunity to forge a new way of operating across teams as well as data sources and destinations
  • Enable self-service tooling for analytics teams to publish data into our platform: grow our community of practice for data at UA by facilitating discoverability and sharing of data products across the enterprise

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • Ready to take ownership and responsibility for your work
  • Want to help other teammates grow through mentorship and coaching
  • Enjoy working with emerging technologies 
  • Prefer to own and drive projects from start (requirements gathering) to finish (production deployment)
  • Knowledge of design patterns and data engineering best practices
  • Knowledge of security and privacy 'by design’ frameworks
  • Knowledge of data science lifecycle or test/learn models
  • Strong programming experience in SQL, Python
  • Experience delivering at scale with Snowflake, Hive, Spark, Airflow
  • Experience with Snowflake related services such as DBT, HVR, Snowpipe
  • Experience with AWS data-related services such as EMR, Glue, S3, Lambda
  • Familiarity with Salesforce services such as Marketing Cloud, Interaction Studio, etc.

Education And / Or Experience

  • Solid understanding of both computer science fundamentals and what it takes to build high-volume data products and services. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar field, or equivalent real-world experience

Other Requirements


  • No relocation provided 


  • Paid “UA Give Back” Volunteer Days: work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
  • Under Armour merchandise & Connected Fitness app discounts – including MapMyFitness!
  • Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates.
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promotephysical activity and overall well-being.

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 



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