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Senior Manager, Information Technology

Position Description

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( ) is one of the largest

industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad

range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000

customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and

operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately

260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the

company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized,

customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or

direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions

that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment

to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part

of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness,

diversity and inclusion all of which are top priorities for the

company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow

professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation.

If you re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full

potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Manage a large team or a group of small teams that develop, implement

and support new/existing software applications and hardware platforms.

Work with user groups to ensure operational stability and that

applications meet the practical needs of the company.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities


Builds relationship with key user and operations groups to

identify and resolve business issues.


Manages and provides technical and business direction that affects

capacity planning, new applications, data security and LAN



Manages and tracks the progress of multiple development projects

to include administration, work plans, resource planning and

control, status reports, and budgeting. Conduct regular project



Resolves information services problems by analyzing issues,

discerning the most appropriate course of action, providing

tactical direction and reallocating resources as necessary.


Conducts financial analyses to support strategic planning on

system purchases, upgrades and reclamation. Negotiates favorable

prices with vendors.


Communicates status of activities with the team, peers, management

and end-users.


Selects, develops and motivates assigned staff.

Nature and Scope


Solutions require analysis and investigation.


Achieves planned results by decisions and actions based on

professional methods, business principles, and practical

experience. May recommend/make decisions regarding new

programs/initiatives that have significant impact to the business

and carry consequences in unsuccessful endeavors.


Manages a larger team or multiple small teams through direction of

subordinate management and/or supervisory staff.

Work Environment


Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions

would be infrequent and not objectionable.


Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and

there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions

there may be a need to move or lift light articles.


Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

* Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 7+

years of experience in a related field. May require certification.

Advanced degree may offset less experience in some disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Job Function:

The IT Manager, SAP BW, HANA, & Azure cloud Manager will be working as

a part of a Center of Excellence (COE) team that supports the HD

Supplies Enterprise platform.

The BI Manager leads the execution of Data and BI strategy. The

Manager is involved in all phases of the analytic projects, from

requirements gathering, data architecture, integration coordination

and developing support artifacts.

Provide support with ongoing systems development and business

intelligence activities within the assigned function(s). Define

project plans to include schedule, cost estimates, work breakdown

structures and resource plans, and lead the analysis of requirements

through interactions with business users, subject matter experts and

project team members.

The BI Manager leads BI IT resources for data gathering, data modeling

and data reporting. The successful candidate architects the growing

landscape of interconnected systems, builds efficient and

well-maintained data flows, and ensures proper documentation and up to

date systems. She/He partners with business partners to provide

methods and/or technologies for the integration and dissemination of

content and leads a core team of resources that support business

systems process, change management and compliance processes, advanced

reporting, data testing and validation, training, and documentation.

The BI Manager demonstrates senior-level leadership skills and

experience in guiding the team to build a self-sustainable BI

platform. She/He utilizes standard methodologies, defines and governs

BI architecture standards, leads and supports development efforts,

manages BI demand, evaluates resource capacity, prioritizes and leads

the scoping efforts. The person in this position mentors other

resources in maintainable development practices and code reviews and

ensures accurate capitalization / expense activities of the project

team and provides business insight across multiple domains.

To be successful in this role, you must have at least five years of

Project Management, SAP BW, SAP Enterprise HANA and Azure Data Lake

implementation experience in a global company. You must be an

effective requirements analyst, project lead and analytics solution

architect with a track record of successful BI application delivery.

Potential candidate must have good understanding of dimensional

modeling, ETL, and SAP HANA act as SME in the SAP BI analytics, and

data visualization areas. This role will also work with users to find

opportunities to maximize performance and minimize costs; lead

projects without direct supervision; and oversee development and

execution of implementation and deployment plans.



Provide operational support for SAP BW landscape.


Leading the organization towards Enterprise HANA and Azure cloud.


Assisting in building solutions, application development and

project realization


Formulating key reporting and analytics requirements, designs and

test plans


Building data models for reporting and visualization


Designing, developing and leading ETL processes


Identifying and activating SAP BI standard business content


Mentoring other SAP BW, HANA & Azure cloud resources


Assessing existing data warehouse processes and envisioning future



Assessing the impact of new SAP releases on the current system



Facilitates release scoping, design, build, test, change control,

documentation and deployment activities with internal BI project

and operations teams, business partners and compliance teams


Leads business user communication regarding release scope and

deployment timelines


Ensures appropriate risk resolution and mitigation for BI

platforms as issues are identified


Must have deep technical expertise in multiple SAP BI suite of

products, especially BW, HANA, and visualization tools i.e. BOBJ,

AO, Tableau.


Finds and implements strategic & innovative solutions


Actively researches and develops new knowledge and collaborates on



Has leadership understanding and influence with business partners


Develops, designs and implements integrated solutions to resolve

highly complex technical and business issues


Solicits ideas from others; recognizes contributions of others


Excellent ability to multi-task assigned duties or projects


Effectively communicates complex ideas in a clear and concise

manner both verbally and in writing


Highly organized; able to organize and assimilate large quantities

of complex information


B.S. degree or M.S. degree in Computer Science or 10 plus years of

in-depth hands-on experience in EDW platform; or possess an equivalent

combination of education and experience.


Critical Thinking: Develop, support and implement the data

integration strategy for the central data foundation.


Communication: Leverage interpersonal communication skills to

develop and manage cross functional relationships with internal

business partners like sales, marketing, finance, and supply

chain. Maintain a trusted business partner standard interacting

with stakeholders and senior leadership.


Problem Solving: Architect business wide reporting and analysis

solutions and develop new applications and dashboards in response

to identified business needs. Provide ongoing support for data

usage and analysis throughout the organization. Anticipate and

proactively develop future requirements to build solutions geared

towards future needs.


Continuous Improvement: Lead project implementation of selection

solutions for the collection, compilation, and organization of

datasets from multiple data sources. Analyze current systems and

processes and recommend new and improved ways to manage data for

better and faster decision making.


Work Standard: Establish and maintain process standards, policies,

and procedures for a strong BI program at HD Supply.


Teamwork: Develop, train, and mentor team members to facilitate

their career growth as well as drive excellence in their execution

of business objectives.



7-9 years experience focused intensely on data modeling, data

analytics and reporting


10+ years of Managemenet experience in supporting a complex SAP

landscape with architecture, design and deployment experience of

major release/project roll-out a must.


Ability to manage multi-faceted projects with complex deliverables

and meet aggressive deadlines


Proficient experience architecting BI tools and framework needed


Experience in relational data bases (MS SQL, Teradata, Oracle,

DB2) and good knowledge of SQL


Strong background in data architecture, data mining, and data



Knowledge of BI tools e.g. SAP HANA, Snowflake, SAP BW


Strong experience in visualization tools such as BO, Tableau


Experience or knowledge of Azure Cloud technology (Azure

architecture, implementations, and migrations)


A history of establishing KPIs and targets and introducing best



Excellent communication skills with both technical and business




Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta

Posted Date 21 minutes ago (6/24/2020 9:32 AM)

Job ID 2020-36736

Business Unit Corporate GSC

Functional Area Information Technology

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

Posting Location : Postal Code 30339

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with

Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD

Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without

regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender,

gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected

veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.

Additional Information

Employment Type: Full-Time    
Position Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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