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Staples BI Developer in Framingham, Massachusetts

BI Developer

Meet the Team

At Staples our Digital Solutions team is more than a traditional IT organization. We are a team of passionate, collaborative, Agile, inventive, customer-centric, results-oriented problem solvers. We are intellectually curious, love advancements in technology and seek to adapt technologies to drive Staples forward. We anticipate the needs of our customers and business partners, and deliver reliable, customer-centric technology services. If you want to be on the front lines, driving one of the greatest technology transformations of the 21st Century, you should join our team!

Staples’ Data & Analytics team eliminates data silos and unifies customer data across all Staples’ commerce channels. We are currently tasked with creating a single trusted data platform to provide a 360o view of our customer. We will enable customer insights to make effective decisions to target the right customers for acquisition, offer personalized products and services, enable customer growth, and take proactive actions to increase retention through data analytics.

Your Role

Responsible for designing and executing analysis and reporting solutions to support the Staples business initiatives that provides insights to drive decision making. The role is for a technical contributor at the architect level who is always looking for new opportunities to solve business problems with BI tools with proficiency on the MicroStrategy, Power BI etc., Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of the professional function and in-depth specialization in some. Anticipates and prevents problems and roadblocks before they occur. Experience in designing and building the reporting data structures and data pipelines to populate these structures. Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange complex information related to areas of specialization. Receives work in the form of short- and mid-term assignments that regularly require the application of independent judgment. Each day will be fast paced, challenging, rewarding and meaningful. Mentors less experienced members of the team. Work is subject to regular supervisory review at defined milestones. Operates within the context of approved methods.

What You’ll Do

  • Architect, Design and Develop Dashboards and visualizations.

  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing.

  • Deploy dashboards across all environments in collaboration with the development team, product management and the admin team.

  • Evaluate existing dashboards to refactor, update and add new features.

  • Develop any technical documentation needed to accurately represent design and code.

  • Work as part of an agile development team to build and support BI Solutions.

  • Provide guidance for technical design and architecture decisions within the team.

  • Interact directly with the business to gather and understand requirements and how they translate in dashboard features

  • Mentor other people and teams on technologies, techniques, or standards across the organization.

  • Innovate new ideas to develop better solutions.

Qualifications :

Who You Are

  • Highly motivated, self-driven and effective team player

  • Passionate about using data to drive key business decisions

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in solving challenging technical problems

  • At least 3 years of application development experience utilizing a Business Intelligence product tool set.

  • Hands on experience in the design and development of MicroStrategy, Microsoft PowerBI dashboards (minimum 4 years)

  • Experience in processing and analyzing large data sets

The Skills You Bring

  • Experience with building visualizations independently, for a given data set, to drive analysis

  • Ability to present analytical data and strategic ideas in a clear, concise manner

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to develop, and implement analytical data models and dashboards

  • Building integrations with various data sources (Snowflake would be an added advantage)

  • Strong understanding of relational databases and querying tools (Knowledge on the non-relational database technologies would be a plus)

  • Strong SQL skills required, and data modeling experience would be a plus

  • Experience in designing and building the reporting data structures and data pipelines

Staples is The Worklife Fulfillment Company, helping businesses of all sizes be more productive, connected and inspired. With dedicated account teams, category professionals, innovative brands and a curated product assortment for business, Staples provides customized solutions to help organizations achieve their goals. Interested in joining the team? Check out our perks and benefits !

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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