Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE
This position manages people and processes related to the development of advanced analytics to support the company's strategic objectives.  The role works cross-functionally with business partners from Merchandising, Finance, Operations, Supply Chain, Online and IT to design and implement data analytics, tools, and new visibility/reporting capabilities. This role has responsibility for creating analytics, translating business questions to actionable insights, supporting ongoing analytical needs, designing new analytical platforms, and partnering with cross-functional teams to deliver high quality analytics 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.

Decision Analytics (“DA”) is one of the largest and most seasoned analytics organizations at Home Depot.  Our model as a Center of Excellence provides associates with the unique opportunities to work directly with different functions within the organization and build data driven solutions to support the company's key strategic initiatives.  As a centralized team, we are nimble and select projects based on enterprise priority and fit for data science. Our data scientists are involved in all facets of the project from problem identification, coding & model building, presentations to senior leadership, product development and more.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES -

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, business partners, colleagues, developers, and business analysts to understand business problem and deliver high quality analytics solutions
  • Project Management - Leads, plans, and coordinates work teams in an efficient manner to effectively execute analytical projects or processes
  • Storytelling and advanced problem solving
  • Data analytics with large volumes of data, including data cleansing, validation, testing
  • Use of wide variety of database applications / analytical tools including SQL, SAS, R, and python
  • Enhancements / modifications to systems and procedures; Supporting end users, problem solving, troubleshooting

NATURE AND SCOPE -

  • This position typically reports to a Senior Manager or Director and may supervise one or more analysts.
  • Typically requires highly developed interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive or controversial situations.
  • Typically faces situations that are unstructured and require original approaches.
  • Makes recommendations concerning selection, termination, performance appraisal and professional development.
  • Typically considers new approaches within general policies and short-term goals when solving problems.
  • Typically, once given assignments, determines priorities and defines what should be done and how to do it.


ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area.
  • Under constant pressure to continuously meet tight deadlines and/or must regularly deal with difficult situations

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

    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 -  4

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's degree in Analytics, Finance, or Information Systems or related field is preferred.
  • Five to seven years of experience in analytics is preferred.
  • Experience in SQL, SAS, Tableau, R, python and similar tools preferred.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Deep analytical and problem solving skills required
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment

Atlanta, Georgia

​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.

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