The Home Depot is always striving to deliver outstanding customer service, drive improvement and develop talent that will grow our business into the future. For individuals who are results oriented and interested in developing leadership skills within a dynamic team-focused environment, we offer our Assurance and Advisory Management Program (AMP). AMP is designed to drive continuous improvement in the Company while developing the career and leadership skills of associates in the program across all major functional areas (e.g., Merchandising, Supply Chain, Store Operations, Finance and IT). The Senior Analyst of Data Analytics will be responsible for executing data intensive project work, providing ah-hoc data request support, and developing and maintaining AMP analytics tools (e.g., automation through robotics, various ongoing analyses, dashboards, etc.). This individual should possess strong data mining skills and be familiar with the programming tools, statistical software and technology used by the AMP team (e.g., SQL, Tableau, R, Python).
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
50% - Execute specified segments of a project
Understand project objectives, meet set deadlines, communicate results and present deliverables for the identified segment
Create sophisticated data collection plans; identify sources of data (operational, financial, industry, etc.); gather, analyze and manipulate data; review data for trends and exceptions and draw sound conclusions; use statistical data tools to graphically display and analyze results
25% - Support AMP staff with ad-hoc data support
Interact with team members across AMP functional areas to understand their requirements and develop solutions to support their data analysis needs to drive efficiency and improved results
Assist with the development and delivery of data analytics training for the department
25% - Develop and maintain AMP analytics tools and ongoing monitors
Utilize robotics to automate testing and analytics (e.g., time & expense fraud monitoring)
Develop and maintain data mining, reporting capabilities and repetitive analytics to support the departmentNATURE AND SCOPE
This position reports to the Senior Manager.
This position has 0 direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
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: 4 years
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.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work well with others
Strong quantitative and analytical skills
Experience with the following tools and technologies: SQL, Tableau,programming language (R, Python, or SAS), SAP
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Strong quantitative skills with the ability to perform data mining and analysis
Query and database development skills
Strong problem solving skills
Strong project management, time management and organization skills
When it was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank, The Home Depot began changing consumers’ perspectives about how they could care for and improve their homes. The Company created the “do-it-yourself” concept, spawning an entire industry that now spans the globe.
Today, The Home Depot® is the world's largest home improvement specialty retailer, with more than 2,200 retail stores in the United States (including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Canada, Mexico and China. The Home Depot’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HD) and is included in the Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index.