Sr. Data Analyst

Carters, Inc   •  

Atlanta, GA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 28 days ago

Project and Initiative Delivery (65%)

Ability to design and develop complex BI/Analytics solutions

Contribute to architectural activities on projects and collaborate with business team members, business leadership, Business Analysts and Project Managers to convert functional specifications into technical specifications.

o Develop strong business relationships and assist with BI project scoping and requirements gathering, understanding complex business questions and needs in wholesale and retail

o Design/enhance dimensional data models integrating with existing enterprises data warehouse

o Architect Micro-strategy reporting layer from metadata to reports to dashboards

o Lead unit and integration testing activities and participate in user acceptance testing as needed

o Configure and support BI tools. Develop the semantic layer and metadata to support ETL, analysis and reporting. Create and test end user dashboards and reports

o Work with business to define longer term data needs, data sources and data architecture

o Responsible for finding creative ways within the current data architecture to answer complex questions that may come from the business using advanced analytics. Ultimately helping to predict these questions and bring answers to the business to help understand current and future business needs.

Design of enterprise data architecture platforms, to include business intelligence, operational data stores and master data management solutions

Design/enhance relational and dimensional data models integrating with existing enterprises data warehouse, operational data stores, or master data environments

Develop subject matter expertise in business processes for assigned business domain

Develop deep understanding of data used to support business processes and systems in assigned business domain (understanding the full landscape of our data architecture)

Partner with business and functional IT to identify areas of opportunity where additional insight (data and metrics) could add value

Identify, prepare, and evaluate datasets in order to gaining insights to business opportunities

Expose datasets through an end user layer by the use of various tools to source and store data and create meaningful metrics

Contributes to strategic direction on analytical methods and techniques

Contributes to strategic direction on processes, tools, and architecture to sources and store data and expose data and metrics through a self-service end use layer

Service Delivery Improvements (10%)

Collaborate on highly complex issue resolution with the functional IT teams as necessary

Implement fixes and enhancements to improve supportability, operability, or performance of the technical solution

Support incident resolution as needed

Support offshore support delivery partners

Relationship and Leadership (15%)

Cultivate close working relationship with IT peers in order to understand overall requirements and identify opportunities

Contribute as an active and engaged member of the team to ensure the success of all enterprise projects

Work effectively with business partners by developing strong professional working relationships with all levels of management and associates

Ability to lead meetings with technical peers regarding the solution designs.

Ability to collaborate with Business Analysts and Project Mangers to convert functional specifications into technical specifications

Ability to articulate BI/Analytics designs and concepts to all levels of management

Provides status updates to appropriate levels of management

Administrative, Legal, SOX Compliance (10%)

Follow all control and compliance regulations

Experience and Skills

Design, development and testing of common Business Intelligencearchitectures

Proficient at SQL

Hands on use of core BI toolsets to include ETL, front-end and data modelling

Proven track record of partnering with business in delivering quality business solutions

4+ years of experience architecting and delivering BI solutions

3+ years hands on experience with standard ETL and front-end BI toolsets

1+ years analytical programming experience including predictive analytics and forecasting

Experience with Programming languages like R, Python, Javascript, other

Experience with Data visualization tools like Microstrategy, Tableau, PowerBI, other

Experience working in VLDB (Very Large Database) environments

Experience working with cloud data store environments such as AWS, Google or Azure a plus

Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience with Netezza is a plus

Experience with big dataarchitectures is a plus

Broad knowledge in Retail, Supply Chain, or HR/Finance

Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated ability to communicate and interact effectively with a variety of people. Present a professional, competent, and confident image in dealing with people.

Proven ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, and understand complex issues

Exceptional trouble shooting, problem solving, and root cause analysis skills

Commitment to quality and customer service

Works well under pressure and tight deadlines

Ability to learn new concepts, systems, and software independently and quickly

Strong intellectual curiosity with a deep hunger to learn and a willingness to experiment in order to learn.

Position ID: 85329-281039