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BUSINESS ANALYST

Home Depot


Location:
Atlanta, GA
Date:
07/20/2017
2017-07-202017-08-19
Job Code:
107695
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BUSINESS ANALYST (107695)

GA - Atlanta

  • Date Posted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Company: The Home Depot
  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: E-Commerce
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No




Position Description:
POSITION PURPOSE
At HomeDepot.com, our award-winning e-Commerce team is blazing a trail of retail shopping innovation by leveraging cutting-edge technology with our 2,200+ store locations and a relentless focus on customer service. We have been named one of the world's most innovative companies and we are on a mission to provide the best interconnected shopping experience to our consumers. To do so, we need more dreamers, innovators and big thinkers passionate about re-imagining the future of retail. Interested in making history with us? If so, apply today to experience what it’s like to be a part of our HomeDepot.com team. Who knows? Your next big idea may just change the future of retail!

The Business Analyst position will be primarily responsible for representing the Enterprise Item Data Team on matrixed projects which include both internal and external stakeholders.  The Business Analyst is the day-to-day point of contact between these stakeholder(s) and the Agile driven Team and ultimately owns the full lifecycle of execution from feature inception all the way through delivery to Production.  The Business Analyst is also responsible for project reporting, project prioritization, facilitating various Agile ceremonies, and effectively engaging with leadership. 

Our Team is looking for applicants who are team players, skilled in critical thinking and problem-solving, and understand the necessity of knowing how to navigate The Home Depot’s internal systems . If you’re ready to join a fast paced Team that is tackling exciting challenges in a rapidly growing industry then we likely have the perfect position for you!

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
20% Plan and lead all phases of a project's life cycle (i.e. feasibility, design implementation, evaluation); this includes extracting the business need; defining the business requirements, understanding the impact on the business, and designing and carrying out the project(s)
10% Serve as liaison between merchandising and finance by facilitating meetings including both departments
10% Mentor other analysts in developing/honing business knowledge and analytical skills
20% Serve as a subject matter expert and perform research and/or analysis within assigned projects
20% Multi-task to work on 2 to 4 projects simultaneously, recommending process improvements and making final project recommendations which impact the business
20% Establish and report on metrics of assigned projects to gauge business value

NATURE AND SCOPE

Reports to a director-level position within merchandising
No direct reports, however, the position will be required to mentor others who have the need for assistance

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Travel:
Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

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: 2 years
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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with PIM Systems
  • Agile XP Methodology
  • Good Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies 
Strong project management skills, including strong process orientation, ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
Good communication skills, including ability to interact with officers, also needs the ability to negotiate and persuade
Strong analytical skills and general understanding of technical concepts
Ability to establish priorities and procedures for accomplishing work within established deadlines; ability to handle multiple projects and manage toward deadlines and deliverables
Proven leadership skills, including a willingness and ability to be a mentor


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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