Atlanta, Georgia

The Home Depot is able to offer virtual employment of this position in the following states: 

AK, AZ, CA, GA, HI, ID, IL, KS, KY, ME, MA, MI, MN, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, ND, OH, OR, RI, SD, TX, UT, VT, WA, WV, WI, WY

Position Purpose:
The Sr. Business Analyst, Pricing Analytics will support the efforts to provide subject matter expertise, project management, and analytical support to the development and execution of Home Services Pricing Strategies. The Sr. Analyst will perform analysis of data, build presentations, and will solve business questions using their insights, analytics, and judgement. The Sr. Analyst will support merchants directly by helping them understand their business, test pricing strategies, and helping them achieve their objectives. The Sr. Analyst will also work with cross functional partners, including field personal, finance, merchandising operations, marketing and others to ensure end to end thinking on strategy and execution. The Sr. Analyst will conceive, develop and implement a system and process to gather competitive pricing information from disparate sources; merchants, field personnel, third party providers and others. The Sr. Analyst will conduct detailed pricing and gross margin variance analysis by product by market and other ad hoc financial analysis to support program management.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities:
  • 50% Lead all phases of a project's life cycle including defining the business need, establishing criteria and business requirements, understanding the impact to the business and designing and rolling out the project
  • 25% Serve as a subject matter expert and perform research and/or analysis within assigned projects or category of business
  • 25% Establish and report on metrics of assigned projects or categories to gauge business value

Nature and Scope:
  • Reports to Manager/Sr. Manager
  • No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the technical leadership of a project work team: may select team members and assess capabilities, provide technical training, provide information necessary to meet work, project or program objectives, evaluate program or project performance.

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.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:
Standard Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:
  • Experience working with SQL Server, Teradata, Oracle or comparable database system
  • Experience working with large scale information retrieval and data analysis

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:
  • 3 years

Certifications & Licenses:



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.

Additional Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor Degree in a quantitative discipline
  • Intermediate to advanced level experience with one of visualization business intelligence tools: MicroStrategy or Tableau.
  • Advanced technical skills to retrieve, manipulate, analyze and interpret large amounts of data (>1 billion rows).
  • A thorough understanding of SQL and experience working with any cloud based database systems (Google BigQuery, Azure, Amazon Redshift).
  • Experience with other scripting/programming language (VBA, Python, R, SAS, .NET, C++, Java).
  • Experience with business requirements gathering/analysis. Experience working with non-technical business owners sponsors during project data modeling phase.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Critical thinking skills to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions; ability to understand and foresee implications of new information for current and future problems solving.
  • An intellectual curiosity for getting at the underlying story being told within complex datasets.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills. Ability to persuade, inform, and influence others based on findings. A track record of taking complex results and communicating them in an easily understood way.
  • Ability to build scalable systems and solutions that analyze huge data sets and make actionable recommendations.

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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