Director, IT Business Intelligence

Bob's Discount Furniture - Manchester, CT3.7

This individual will be responsible for all of Bob’s Discount Furniture IT Business Intelligence analytics and reporting, as well as data warehouse and project initiatives and daily operations. Working with business partners to define, develop and implement a comprehensive data warehouse platform that will support SAP/HANA for BW and non-SAP data sources. The candidate will provide the thought leadership in directing the technical elements required to solve our complex data needs. Strong understanding on integrating transaction data with external source sources to provide optimum business results. The candidate must be able to work in a diverse business environment and must possess the ability to communicate effectively.

Job Responsibilities

Define the overall business intelligence data warehouse technical architecture and help the technical teams implement solutions that are in congruence with our business strategy
Architect and implement flexible data integration architecture to support our growing diverse data landscape. Integrate internal and external data sources
Directs staff and activities involve in developing data integration solutions across multiple platforms
Work with the business stakeholders to understand current processes and evoke, define, analyze and document requirements
Lead discovery workshops mapping out multiple data platform technology solution requirements. Collaborate with functional and technical teams throughout the company to define, design and deliver robust integrated business data warehouse solutions that meet business needs
Provides integrated data warehouse planning and recommends new or different technologies which will enhance current data warehouse and support overall corporate and business goals
Understand business measurements and indicators that drive growth, reporting and analytics across all business functions
Proficient in all aspects of business intelligence an data management processes, technologies and architectures
Champion and drive the value of business intelligence and metrics standardization as well as master data management
Drive platforms, processes and teams from a batch to real-time data integration and reporting platform architecture
Oversee the ongoing development and operations of the business intelligence tools and reports for both self-service and standard reporting
Collaborate with our IT teams and their business partners to define and prioritize the reporting and analytics initiatives to support critical business needs and processes
Guide continuous innovation and creation of new measurement solutions
Support business intelligence and data warehouse team members to define the requirements and enhancements to support business intelligence initiatives
Provide overall functional leadership to the business and IT teams, in the development and support of our business intelligence and data integration
Manage the business intelligence and data integration communications with our business and IT partners
Manage the support and training efforts with our business and IT partners
Provide program and support metrics to the business identifying projects in the queue, prioritization, cost, ROI, resources and timeline required to complete the project
Provide day to day hands on support for daily reporting needs qualifications
Provides in-depth technical consultation to clients and IT management to ensure development of efficient business intelligence and data management solutions systems utilizing established standards, procedures, and methodologies
Provide technical business intelligence and data management governance by conducting architectural assessments or leading design tasks so as to drive alignment to standards best practices
Actively participates in as-is and to-be solutions for enterprise systems especially as it
Manages vendor relationships to maintain state of the art knowledge in emerging technologies and to develop image as a leading corporation utilizing the latest thinking in technology
Stays up to date on trends and developments within functional area of expertise and the industry

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree
Minimum of 10+ years hands-on experience working in a complex business intelligence and data management environment
Minimum 10+ years of solid, diverse work experience in IT including experience with systems architecture methodologies
Hands on application center experience (onshore/offshore model)
Strong collaboration skills within IT and with business partners
Expert knowledge of design and implementation of business intelligence and data management
A senior level knowledge of the system development life cycle, and system and business intelligence and data management technology
Must be competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of business intelligence, data warehouse, and data management systems and solutions
Senior level understanding of client area's functions and systems
Excellent communication and interpersonal and consultative skills to work effectively with vendors, clients, peers, and IT management and staff
Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree in Computer Science, or related discipline, or equivalent experience
Experience with SAP/BOBJ. SAP/HANA for Business Warehouse preferred
Experience with Tableau preferred
Previous project leadership experience is desirable
Applicable certifications preferred
Bob’s Discount Furniture is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to reasonably accommodating qualified persons with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential duties of their position.