HD Supply Senior BI Developer in Atlanta, Georgia

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Design, develop (code), test, and debug applications. Provide experienced Ready-to-Serve and development subject matter expertise. Maintain, enhance and provide solutions for software applications. Provide development leadership in a functional area, module, or project.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Works with stakeholders to perform application functionality gap analysis and feasibility studies.

  • Leads development activities for a functional area, module, or project. Provides and documents technical design and specifications meeting business and functional requirements.

  • Develops (code), implements and maintains tools/applications. Ensures applications and systems possess sufficient controls.

  • Performs unit testing prior to moving code/configuration to the QA process. Evaluates and researches upgrades, patches and new functionality. Researches defects and solve for root cause in applications.

  • Assists in the development and definition of test plans and scripts for performance, regression and user acceptance test plans; support QA activities as required.

  • Builds and maintains templates, rules, style sheets, workflows, data extractions and imports, interfaces, and object models.

  • Analyzes applications for compliance with security protocols.

  • Trains team members on areas of expertise. Participate in and lead peer reviews.

Nature and Scope

  • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results.

  • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to results expected. Determines and develops approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.

  • May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to employees professional development but does not have hiring or firing authority.

Work Environment

  • 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.

  • 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.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

  • Role Responsibilities

-Act as Reporting lead which includes complex report analytics and platform administration

-Establish a self-service reporting community by collaborating with users to understand their reporting needs and guide them on how they can best build the reports.

-Administer all aspects of Tableau and Business Objects platforms including patching, upgrading, maintaining users, groups, sites, extracts, clustering, security, etc.

-Work with data warehouse team to ensure data required for reporting needs are captured in the data warehouse and exposed to the reporting platforms properly.

-Coordinate with BI team developers and end users, to ensure standardization, content certification, community / knowledge sharing, platform performance and data protection are achieved.

  • Qualifications


-Top-notch SQL and data analysis skills (5 year minimum).

-Minimum 1 year of Tableau Desktop and Server experience.

-Minimum of 5 years’ experience building reports and maintaining server infrastructure with business intelligence tools such as Business Objects, MicroStrategy, Qlikview/Qliksense, OBIEE, etc.

-Self-driven and self-sufficient in finding solutions and producing results.

-Ability to analyze and tune Tableau reports by leveraging either Tableau features or database level tuning / optimization.

-Experience working in multiple types of databases such as HANA, Oracle, SQL Server, MySql, Postgress, etc.

-Experience in AWS cloud is a plus.

-Experience building a self-service reporting community and establishing a BI Competency Center is a plus.

-Strong understanding of the importance and benefits of good data quality and ensure data quality issues are analyzed as part of the report building process.

-Demonstrated analytical, problem solving skills.

-Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work as part of a team are essential.

-Bachelor's degree in Information Systems or similar.



Job ID 2018-26577

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Functional Area Information Technology

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.