Information and Analytics is responsible for the provision of data and IM/BI solutions across the business, with a specific focus this year on Merchandising, Finance, and Logistics, using the latest technologies to increase the adoption of self-service and embedded BI capabilities. In the Analytics space, this extends into the realm of advanced and predictive analytics which supports Data Driven Decision making capabilities within the retail space by generating actionable insights. All of this is supported by Data Governance to implement practical processes, tools and methodologies to enable the delivery of timely, accurate, complete and well-understood data to the organization.
Senior Data Developer role will be dedicated to the Information and Analytics Program. Working closely with the program delivery team, Senior Data Developer will be profiling data, develop packages for data remediation, and enabling extensive data-related reporting capabilities using both traditional querying techniques as well as existing COTS business intelligence platforms.
Provides senior level system analysis, design, development, and implementation of applications and databases for client/server-, Web-, and/or PC-based software or middleware. Integrates third party products.
Translates technical specifications, and/or logical and physical design into code for new or enhancement projects for internal clients. Develops code that reuses subroutines or objects, is well structured, includes sufficient comments, and is easy to maintain. Writes programs, ad hoc queries, and reports.
Elevates code into the development, test, and Production environments on schedule. Provides follow up Production support. Submits change control requests and documents. Thoroughly understands software development methodology. Thoroughly understands architecture standards. Trains and mentors staff with less experience. Resolves issues elevated from staff with less experience.
Participates in design, code, and test Inspections throughout life cycle to identify issues. Explains technical considerations at related meetings, including those with internal clients. Performs systems analysis, including system requirements analysis and definition (e.g., prototyping), and logical and physical design. Writes the system/technical portion of assigned deliverables. Assists technical team members with the system/technical portion of their deliverables (e.g., systems testers, test plans). The developer may write these items.
Acts as a system tester for unit, integration, systems, acceptance, and related testing. Writes the test plan to ensure requirements are satisfied.
Thoroughly understands client business functions and technology needs. Has a broad understanding of Walmart’s technologies, tools, and applications, including those that interface with business area and systems. Is highly functional on large, matrixed project teams. Interfaces with cross functional team members, including database administrator, IT security, project manager, technical writer, and clients. Communicates systems issues at the appropriate technical level for each audience.
Thoroughly understands and complies with IT policies and procedures, especially those for quality and productivity standards that enable the team to meet established milestones. Thoroughly understands and complies with all Information Security policies and procedures, and verifies deliverables meet Information Security requirements.
Develops various reports presenting the results of data searches, profiling, or mining in various formats such as tables, structured reports, charts, dashboards, etc.
Canada Walmart Division
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum Years of Relevant Experience: 4-6 years
Licensing & Other Qualifications
Advanced SQL skills using SQL Server, Teradata, or Oracle with no less than 5 years of experience in this area
Knowledge of Business Warehouse of technologies, no less than 2 years of experience in this area
Practical knowledge of a 2-3 Business Intelligence tools
Dashboard optimization knowledge and experience leading to an ability of creating appealing and effective visual dashboard and reports
Some UXD knowledge is a plus
Experience with data visualization software such as Tableau or similar
Good problem solving and analytical skills
Exceptional interpersonal/team building skills including the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and participate on multi-functional teams
Ability to work at a detailed level while maintaining an overall project perspective
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Good organizational and time management skills
Good interpersonal skills
A strong self-starter
Walmart will accommodate the disability-related needs of applicants and associates as required by law.