Senior Data Analyst

at Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. in Bentonville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Duties: Analyzes and interprets information for one or more initiative work streams to improve business efficiency by using various analytical methodologies; developing creative solutions within business areas that reduce cost and/or meet business goals; using judgment to assign what activities must be done; and ensuring data accuracy. Develops and directs one or more work streams of a cross-functional project to achieve desired results by ensuring understanding of scope of work; organizing timelines and deliverables; facilitating meetings involving project teams to analyze, plan, and implement project initiatives; taking corrective action; and reporting results and deliverables to supervisors and stakeholders. Collaborates cross-functionally on assignments with internal and external stakeholders to understand the results of data analyses and research by communicating results and findings. Develops tools that support decision making and business cases by summarizing needed information; determining what information must be reported; ensuring customer needs are met; and analyzing an initiative's impact to the business. Assumes duties of Project Manager III, Innovation in the absence of the Project Manager III, Innovation by attending meetings; working directly with the project team members on specific projects and analyses; performing analyses; providing directional advice and guidance related to defined logistical issues; and determining which issues should be elevated to a higher priority.


Minimum education and experience required: Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a related field plus 2 years of experience in data analytics or related experience; OR 4 years of experience in data analytics or related experience.


Skills Required: Must have experience with: Utilizing SQL, HIVE to manipulate large data sets, create data assets and present information in a format that drives adoption of new solutions; ETL; Data modelling; Data exploration and building data assets in R; Data exploration and building data assets in Python; SQL Server; Teradata; GCP; Informix; Oracle; Big Data; Tableau; Business Intelligence; Looker; Thoughtspot; Creating Business Process Flow Diagrams, and designing and developing analytical data flow diagrams; Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word); Planning & Tracking JIRA; and Defining, Developing & Maintaining Metadata, Data Quality Rules. Employer will accept any amount of professional experience with the required skills.


To apply for this position:  Send your resume to and reference the following Job ID number: R-627281

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Job Posting: 2966900

Posted On: Jun 28, 2021

Updated On: Jul 29, 2021