DSW is the destination for savvy shoe lovers everywhere. Aisles are filled with women’s and men’s dress, casual, and athletic shoes in an easy, self-service shopping environment. With a rapidly growing number of DSW stores and leased departments for other retailers, an ecommerce site, and a mobile site, DSW is fast becoming America’s Favorite Place for Shoes! We also hope to become America’s Favorite Place to Work by hiring candidates who exhibit our values: passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility.
The Business Intelligence Analyst is responsible for the support of Blaze Advisor, the application that manages point assignments to customers in the DSW loyalty program. This position requires an associate level individual with experience in business intelligence applications/databases and a Java programming background. The ideal candidate will have a mix of technical knowledge and the ability to interact with business users on a frequent basis. As a member of the DSW’s Business Intelligence team this role will also support the Enterprise Data Warehouse and the reporting/CRM tools that utilize this data. This role will also work closely with DSW project managers on project assignments. Reports to the Manager of Business Intelligence. No direct reports.
Must possess the ability to:
Work with business users to define business rules for upcoming loyalty events
Build business rules into Blaze for points assignment
Perform QA checks prior to deployment
Monitor active promotions post-deployment
Define and propose opportunities to improve the underlying points engine technology
Loyalty Program Support - Points Rule Engine
Investigate data quality issues to determine root causes, resolve any data issues and recommend process change to prevent reoccurrence
Build application layer enhancements based on direction from senior team members
Performance tuning of SQL produced by reporting/CRM applications
Database and Application Support
Up to 2 years working experience in a programming role, preferably in a retail company
Basic to intermediate knowledge of Java programming
Intermediate level SQL knowledge
Strong understanding of relational databases
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Broad curiosity of BI practices and principles
4 Year BA/BS in Computer Science or MIS
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DSW Inc. - 22 months ago