POSITION PURPOSE -
Do you want to be part of a thrilling revolution influenced by technology? The Home Depot is a $70 billion business-focused environment where you can contribute in a variety of functional areas covering all aspects of the consumer value chain. We are currently managing leading software packages and technology platforms to deliver creative results to our business partners and customers. We need people who understand how best to apply technologies to solve problems and develop innovative solutions. If you are looking for an opportunity to see instant, progressive, and substantial business benefits from your technology talents and experience, it's the perfect time to join The Home Depot.
As an IT professional you have expert knowledge in one or more programming languages or databases. Because of your excellent understanding of the entire project life cycle, you have the ability to direct project teams in the gathering, design, and development of complex applications/programs. You get to work closely with and learn from the brightest minds to ensure proper system design. Your role ensures highest quality implementations from design through quality insurance to production. You anticipate hardware and software design needs to take pre-emptive action. Our IT professionals support multiple team members and other project leads in day-to-day activities related to project work.
This position oversees and manages the Business Analysts and Testing team responsible for delivery of Business Intelligence solutions for Merchandising, Finance, Store Operations and ecommerce. Works closely with end-user groups to ensure operational stability and that new applications meet the practical needs of the company.
Leads team responsible for:
On- site and local perks:
- Building relationship with key user groups to gather and document business requirements
- Work closely with the business teams to prototype BI solutions
- Ensure requirements are understood by data modeling, testing and development teams
- Building Master Test Plans
- Developing Test Cases
- Managing Test Environments
- Executing Functional Tests
- Executing Performance Tests
Choose from a variety of benefit plans designed to meet your individual and family needs.
Take part in company Success Sharing - an incentive program based on sales performance.
Receive "Homer Awards" that lead to cash incentives for consistently demonstrating behaviors that reflect The Home Depot's values.
Work out at our on-site gym that offers classes and state- of- the- art equipment.
Eat at our on-site cafeteria that offers a plethora of options or enjoy discounts at neighborhood restaurants.
Pick up prescriptions on-site at the CVS pharmacy.
Bank On-site at our Credit Union.
Drop your child off at one of the largest corporate on-site daycare facilities.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -
Builds relationship with key user and store operation groups to identify and resolve business issues.
Manages system development and support activities to meet user needs in a timely and cost effective manner while ensuring the right things get done as per the governance process.
Manages and tracks the progress of multiple development projects. Project management and administration that include work plans, projtrac, resource planning and control, writing status reports, and preparing annual budgets.
Communicates status of development design to supervisors and end users.
Selects, develops and motivates assigned staff.
NATURE AND SCOPE -
Typically reports to a Director, Senior Manager, or Vice President.
Typically have supervisory responsibilities for Engineers or Specialists at all levels.
Typically requires frequent persuasion or influencing of others.
Typically procedures for analyzing situations and making conclusions are diverse.
Typically considers among many different options or procedures when solving problems
Typically, once given general assignments, determines priorities and defines what should be done and how to do it.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS -
Located in a comfortable indoor area.
Under regular pressure to meet deadlines, quotas and/or must frequently deal with difficult issues related to people or situations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must pass the Drug Test.
Must successfully complete any required training or orientation courses.
EDUCATION REQUIRED -
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE - 5
PHYSICAL JOB 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.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS -
1-2 years of experience in a leader/ team lead capacity
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS -
Advanced Skills leading teams EDW and BI teams utilizing Teradata and Microstrategy.
Lead teams that perform business and data analysis and requirements gathering for EDW/BI projects.
Extensive experience leading testing teams and developing processes to effectively perform functional and performance testing especially in an EDW environment
Experience with utilizing data visualization tools such as Tableau for developing requirements
Strong business and data analysis skills.
Superior written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work in a team/project environment and work independently with little guidance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES -
Knowledge of MS Office and Lotus Notes.
Expert proficiency with the Home Depot software architecture, methodology, and governance process.
People leadership/supervisory skills
Technical skills may include experience with one or more of: UNIX, Informix, COBOL, JAVA, Catalyst WMS and YMS, Korn Shell Scripting, Novell, Netware, nnet, Sequelink, TSO/ISPF/MVS, DB2/SQL, JCL, CSP, CICS TCP/IP, Visual Basic, Networking, and LAN administration.
Problem solving and analytical skills
.Presentation, facilitation and writing skills.
Project management- estimating, planning, controlling, and execution
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