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Manager II, Data Analytics and Insights

Company: Wal-Mart
Location: Bentonville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

About the Team:

Walmart International Data Analytics and Insights is a high performing team leading development of data driven applications and products to drive significant process efficiencies and improved decision making across Walmart International business.

In this role, the individual will have the responsibility to lead and manage real estate database critical to capital investment decision making. This includes driving the vision for the data product, building the roadmap based on business value assessment and prioritization of deliverables, identifying business needs and requirements across various markets and IST teams, translating business needs into technical requirements, prioritizing, communicating to cross functional technology and business partners and finally testing, socializing and driving adoption of the deliverable once completed. The role also involves building new and/or transforming existing reporting and data science products through automation, process enhancements and incorporation of new data sources. In addition, the individual will have the opportunity to apply advanced analytics and machine learning skills to solve key problems across the International business. If you have a strong customer mindset, love taking ownership to solve business challenges, enjoy continually learning through experimentation and working in a cross functional collaborative environment, this role could be a great fit for you.

  • Implements compliance reporting strategy by identifying customer and operational needs and developing customized reports to reflect reporting requirements; providing guidance and direction on best practice reporting methods; developing internal reports to monitor obligations, risk mitigation plans, procedures, and long term strategy; identifying performance standards, measuring progress, and adjusting performance accordingly to meet set standards; reviewing and prioritizing report requests; reviewing new reporting concepts and determining business impact; analyzing project requests, developing solutions and providing implementation recommendations; leading cross functional teams responsible for implementing solutions; communicating projects, current reports, and strategy to stakeholders; reviewing third party or industry reporting systems and solutions for implementation options; and working with internal teams to test and implement new reporting technology.

  • Develops business intelligence solutions with customers and other system areas by ensuring solution testing and validation; overseeing upgrades and release schedules for business intelligence and database products; managing production of scheduled regulatory reports; ensuring requirements are met to support implementations; managing the compliance reporting database to ensure accuracy and completeness of the data; ensuring development of system documentation; developing materials for state of the art user interfaces that enable business users to interpret trends and exceptions; and reviewing change implementation before and after production installations.

  • Provides data-based analysis and insights to drive investigative analytics strategy by coordinating the development of complete datasets needed to support project-level models; designing statistical or heuristic models for applications involving multiple statistical techniques and stakeholders; coordinating with internal and external customers to build consistent and accurate strategies for using functional area metrics; developing statistical or segmentation models; identifying critical factors influencing project objectives; performing analyses utilizing advanced software and techniques; evaluating and interpreting results accurately; and presenting conclusions, deliverables, and recommendations to stakeholders to support the business.

  • Presents data insights and recommendations to key stakeholders by consulting with internal organizations; developing insights based on data analysis on highly complex or significant matter; developing big data modeling to identify vulnerabilities; applying analytical results to project goals; identifying trends and key insights; translating results into business actions; and presenting insights and recommendations to key stakeholders.

  • Leads medium and participates in large data analytics project teams and manages long-term, complex analytic projects by serving as a technical lead for analytics projects; working with project teams and business partners to determine project goals; partnering with external entities; developing contingency plans for data analysis; determining modeling based on business needs; identifying the need for use of advanced analysis methodologies; developing case theories across business areas; developing assessments of key risks; prioritizing and executing work streams for highly complex or significant allegations; directing the analysis of data; gathering data and developing reports as needed; utilizing business knowledge to ensure data supports project goals; analyzing data based on identified variables; reviewing data results to ensure accuracy; and communicating results and insights to the project team and business partners.

  • Coordinates, completes, and oversees job-related activities and assignments by developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; supporting plans and initiatives to meet customer and business needs; identifying and communicating goals and objectives; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; identifying and addressing improvement opportunities; and demonstrating adaptability and promoting continuous learning.

  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by hiring and training; mentoring; assigning duties; providing recognition; and ensuring diversity awareness. Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by implementing related action plans; utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy; and providing direction and guidance on applying these in executing business processes and practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in programming languages like SQL and Python/R, BI and visualization tools (Alteryx, Tableau Prep, Tableau, Power BI)

  • Working in cross-functional environment, managing and communicating with stakeholders from different domain areas.

  • Finance domain knowledge, prior experience working with finance data.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Computer Science, or related field and 2 years' experience conducting mathematical or statistical research, analysis and modeling intelligence, corporate security, or related area OR 4 years' experience conducting mathematical or statistical research, analysis and modeling intelligence, corporate security, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Business analysis and reporting, Microsoft Office, Statistical modeling software

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability-and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries-all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer - By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity - unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions - while being inclusive of all people.

"At Walmart, we get the opportunity to grow professionally and personally-all while improving how we work and what we deliver to consumers." - Lola, Project Analyst

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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