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Retail Business Services is the services company of leading grocery retail group Ahold Delhaize USA, providing services to five East Coast grocery brands: Food Lion, Giant Food, The GIANT Company, Hannaford and Stop & Shop. Retail Business Services leverages the size and scale of the local brands to and provides industry-leading expertise, insights and analytics to local brands to support their strategies. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and we foster a community of belonging where everyone is valued.For more information, visit https://www.retailbusinessservices.com.
Plays a critical role in the design, development, and roll-out of the Data & Analytics Platform, along with partnering with team members to develop the data consumption tools for the Data & Analytics Platform. Engages through the entire lifecycle of all the projects within Business Intelligence & Analytics department from data modeling, to data engineering, and finally data consumption. Becomes a subject matter expert on the Data & Analytics Platform. Delivers reporting and analysis to the enterprise.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
Develop data engineering processes in azure using components like Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake analytics, HDInsights, DataBricks, etc.
Works with business users to design, develop, test, and implement business intelligence solutions in the Data & Analytics Platform.
Solves moderate to complex application errors, as well as designs and resolves application problems, following up in a timely manner with all appropriate customers and IT personnel.
Documents all phases of work including gathering requirements, joining relationship diagrams, creating database diagrams, report layouts and other program technical specifications using current specified design standards for new or revised solutions.
Assists in assessing alternative software solutions for workability and technical feasibility.
Relates information from various sources to draw logical conclusions.
Assists in identifying the impact of proposed application development/enhancements projects.
Conducts data analysis (SQL, Excel, Data Discovery, etc.) on legacy systems and new data sources.
Performs data profiling and process analysis to understand key source systems and uses knowledge of application features and functions to assess scope and impact of business needs.
Reviews and validates QA test plans and supports QA team during test execution.
Participates in designing data transformation and data pipelines
Ensures change control and change management procedures are followed within the program/project as they relate to requirements.
Documents reporting requirements through engagement with business process SMEs.
Creates source to target data mappings for data pipelines and integration activities.
Designs and develops reports, dashboards to support decision-making within the business and IT.
Conducts unit testing on ELT and report development.
Conducts data lineage and impact analysis as a part of the change management process.
Delivers SDLC Deliverables as defined.
Contributes to Business Case Development through information gathering and analysis.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field.
Minimum of 7 years IT experience encompassing the following:
Working experience with SDLC and deliverables associated with each phase.
Experience in Data Modeling and Advanced SQL techniques
Experience engineering data pipelines using latest technologies and techniques
Experience in Data Visualization Best Practices
Experience working with industry-leading Business Intelligence tools
Experience working with industry-leading database technologies
Experience in Azure Cloud technologies
Experience in Big Data / Hadoop
Develop Business Intelligence applications/dashboards/Reports in MicroStrategy and Power BI.
Develop complex SQL/USQL code for Data Engineering pipelines in Azure Data Lake analytics and azure data factory.
Develop complex data science algorithms using R programming language and industrialize them.
Develop and Implement big data applications using Hadoop components (HDInsight - Microsoft Azure).
Create requirement documents, review the functional design documents created by vendor partners as a part of software development life cycle.
Work closely with business teams in every stage from gathering requirements to closure of project.
Work with the key stakeholders to create requirements for each business solution, ensure the requirements are developed in concert with and agreed upon by the business partner, and that the solution delivers the agreed upon business needs.
Skills and Abilities
Outstanding Written and Verbal Communication communications skills; able to articulate complex technical topics for non-technical audiences.
Ability to analyze complex situations and develop creative solutions.
Ability to multi-task and self-direct.
Strong Organization Skills.
Ability to interact with non IT associates and management on projects.
Ability to plan and organize work to meet pre-established deadlines.
Ability to work with their peers, associates, and all levels of management.
Ability to explain technical concepts in a non-technical fashion.
Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills; strong deductive and inductive reasoning.
Strong Analytical Aptitude.
Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.
Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and reporting.
Experience in a retail environment a plus.
Retail Business Services is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law. We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.
About Retail Business Services
Retail Business Services, LLC, is the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, currently providing services to six East Coast grocery brands, including Food Lion, Giant Food, GIANT/MARTIN'S, Hannaford and Stop & Shop, as well as the country’s largest online grocery retailer, Peapod. Retail Business Services leverages the scale of the local brands to drive synergies and provides industry-leading expertise, insights and analytics to local brands to support their strategies with services including Information Technology, Merchandising, Marketing & Sourcing Services, Private Brand Products, Pharmacy Services, Not for Resale, Store Services, Financial Services, Legal Services, Communications, Supply Chain and People Systems and Services. For more information, visit www.retailbusinessservices.com.