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Home Depot SENIOR ANALYST BUSINESS ANALYTICS MET in Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE

The Senior Analyst Business Analytics MET position assists in the development of advanced analytics to support the company’s strategic objectives. This role has responsibility for creating analytics, translating business questions to actionable insights, supporting ongoing analytical needs, designing new analytical tools, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality analytical solutions for The Home Depot. This role is expected to leverage effective communication skills to translate complex analyses into understandable insights, with a passion to learn and develop.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

25%-Conduct analyses, typically of moderate to high complexity, of MET business data and processes with an emphasis on identifying trends, determining the root cause of problems and determining solutions to manage them and drive effective business decisions

25%-Build a foundation of analytical capabilities through the MET organization and coordinate the design, development, and implementation of analytical tools, technology, and business solutions that improve business decisions and drive operational efficiency

20%-Gather functional requirements, maintain documentation, and develop project plans and status reports used for managing projects and that guide the development activities of IT and supporting functions

20%-Design and develop dashboards, reports, presentations and visual aids designed to educate, inform and influence business decisions of clients and business leaders

10%-Develop and deliver influential presentations that summarize complex analyses and drive effective business decisions

NATURE AND SCOPE

Position reports to Mgr Business Analytics

No direct reports

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area.

Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.

On rare occasions, there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Analytics, Finance, Information Systems or related field

-Two to four years of experience in analytics and data modeling

  • Experience using SQL, SAS, Tableau, R, Python and similar tools

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:

-Strong analytical skills: able to assimilate extensive data and provide actionable recommendations

-Quantitative reasoning skills: able to work with numbers and to summarize data into graphical or tabular forms

-Project management skills: able to work cross-functionally to deliver results

-Presentation skills: able to present, explain and discuss results of analyses to effectively drive fact-based decision making

-Critical Thinking: able to analyze, evaluate and interpret complex data

-Ability to work independently and with limited direction

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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