Director- IT Business Intelligence and Analytics

US-PA-Warrendale
Job ID
2017-30728
Category
Information Technology

Overview

rue21 is looking for an experienced Director IT Business Intelligence and Analytics. We are looking for an organized and collaborative Director to own our technology roadmap for data management and analytics, balance competing priorities, bring about consensus across multiple groups, and deliver new tools and systems that will help us accomplish the organization goals. This position will be instrumental in helping rue21 have one view of customer data and provide tools for data driven decision making.

The Director IT Business Intelligence and Analytics will be instrumental in building a team of analyst, architects and data scientist. The individual will be a thought leader in critical aspects of information technology and must have the ability to influence senior leadership.

Responsibilities

  • Owns the data management and analytics roadmap and provides prioritization feedback to our technology team.
  • Understand and evaluate business requirements and translate into specific BI solutions
  • Analyze complex data systems and document data elements, data flow, relationships and dependencies
  • Develop automated and reusable routines for extracting information from various source applications
  • Lead development and growth of analytics team
  • Improve reporting efficiency and standardization
  • Build and manage data sets for reporting integration, dashboards, data visualization, data mining, and predictive analytics
  • Constantly monitor data science trends, emerging tools and technologies to continually improving frameworks, processes and best practices for predictive models
  • Act as subject matter expert in the implementation of new approaches, identifying the optimal blend of measurement and analytic techniques. Present data and analysis clearly and articulately to all levels of the organization

Qualifications

  • Strong interest and intellectual curiosity about data, databases and analytical modeling
  • Strong business acumen, and superior written, verbal and presentation skills
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Information Technology or equivalent/related degree.
  • 8+ Years of experience in any one of the BI tools like Microstrategy, Tableau etc.
  • 5+ Years of Management experience and managing team of 5-10 members.
  • Experience with QuantiSense or Aptos Analytics desired
  • Experience with advanced analytics techniques such as Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Pattern Recognition, etc. desired
  • Experience with statistical software such as R, Python, SAS, or SPSS desired
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, excellent leadership abilities and management skills with a proven track record of strategic planning, functional transformation, innovation, change management, and budget and resource management.
  • Proven track record of delivering large scale, complex technology products and services in a very high growth environment where priorities shift rapidly

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