Business Intelligence Manager (Full-Stack) Remote-US Central/Eastern in Pittsburgh, PA   at Vallen

Date Posted: 6/10/2021

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Job Description

Position Summary:

Vallen’s Business Intelligence Manager (Full Stack) is a hands-on, staff management position responsible for leading the delivery of Business Intelligence and analytic projects from conception to final delivery.  They provide leadership across business functional teams to promote the value of data science, analytics and reporting while empowering, coaching, and motivating business and IT associates.  25% of the time is spent performing management duties and 75% performing IT development and project life-cycle activities.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads and promotes project activities of the Business Intelligence Team in the effective delivery of information to cross-functional business users.
  • Directs Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse development teams in the areas of scheduling, technical direction, future planning, and standard development practices.
  • Manages vendors, full-time staff, and consultants across multiple locations through business analysis, system analysis, and application development activities.
  • Operates cross-functionally as well as manages projects simultaneously and assumes responsibility for the appropriate architecture and technical implementation.
  • Collaborates directly with the business and IT Team to conceive and implement innovative and scalable solutions to satisfy various business challenges and objectives.
  • Meets scheduled milestones to ensure project/program objectives are met on time.
  • Leverages in-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices, and techniques for managing all activities from design, development, implementation, and transition to steady-state.
  • Develops bench strength within the assigned team and develops successors.
  • Designs and develops BI solutions.
  • Leads and performs product evaluations and proof of concepts for new/emerging technology Business Intelligence/Analytic solutions to advance the maturity of Vallen’s Business Intelligence landscape.
  • Acts as an internal consultant to advocate, mentor, and change agent for newly implemented systems, applications, tools, and technology with special emphasis on Business Intelligence, data management, and data warehouse.
  • Performs all duties inherent in the role of a Vallen Manager as defined in the Vallen Manager’s manual including hiring, termination, review, and development of associates.
  • Fosters the Vallen Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of Vallen’s vision and unity of purpose.
  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or other related field required; Master’s Degree a plus.  5+ years relevant IT experience including:

  • 5 years of Business Intelligence application delivery experience including managing teams in systems analysis, business analysis, systems architecture, and development.
  • 5 years of experience with major Business Intelligence/Analytic solutions.
  • 5 years of multi-source Data Integration experience (multiple source types), ETL, and near real-time.
  • Experience with major relational databases. Knowledge of SQL, database administration and tuning/optimization.
  • Strong understanding of Business Intelligence/Analytic data modeling techniques, use cases, and algorithms.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience managing associates is required.
  • Exposure to the practical application of advanced analytical, predictive, and data science concepts.
  • PMP certification or equivalent a plus.
  • 5 years of experience in the wholesale, distribution, or retail industries is preferred.
  • JVM understanding is required. Functional Programming is a plus.
  • Knowledge in Linux & Windows Servers, containers is a plus.
  • Knowledge of provisioning cloud-based BI solutions. Infrastructure as Code, FaaS and cloud based Data Warehousing is a plus.

Other relevant skills:

  • Strong leadership, management, relationship, and team-building skills are required.
  • The ability to interface and build relationships with the user community is required.
  • Ability to motivate and drive teams to the successful delivery of projects and solutions required.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills are required.
  • Excellent time management, project management, and organizational skills are required. PMP certification or equivalent a plus.
  • Strong background in Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing concepts, applications, tools, and technologies required.
  • Strong understanding of analytical/statistical concepts with the ability to explain in business-friendly terms.
  • The ability to design, develop, integrate and implement complex Business Intelligence/Analytic packages and solutions is required.
  • Strong practical knowledge of traditional and agile SDLC methodologies required.
  • Proficient in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) solutions, including Continuous Integration/Deployment.

Staff Management Responsibilities:  

Immediate supervision over a unit, section, or department where the majority of the time is spent assigning, reviewing, checking work, and eliminating ordinary difficulties. Recommends candidates for hiring, termination; prepares and conducts performance appraisals and salary reviews, and applies company policies.

About Vallen

Vallen is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety, and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC and is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family.

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What are the Benefits?

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, and a definitive career path.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran



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