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Business Data Analyst in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 1/23/2019

Career Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Raleigh, NC
  • Career Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/23/2019

Career Description



Job Description

Advance Auto Parts, a leader in the automotive aftermarket, currently has an opening for Data Analytics Business Analyst. As a Data Analytics Business Analyst at Advance Auto Parts, you will have an opportunity to disrupt a $100B auto parts industry to bring better and faster solutions to customers. You will be responsible for identifying opportunities to solve business problems by applying innovative solutions using data & analytics. Specifically, you will:

  • Be a single point of contact for all data & analytics needs for specific set of business & IT organizations
  • Apply business knowledge and facilitative expertise to resolve reporting & analytics issues across one or more areas of the business and across multiple projects
  • Lead information gathering sessions to understand current and potential customer needs
  • Understand and translate business needs into business requirements (user stories and acceptance criteria) and associated activities
  • Assist with managing the product backlog
  • Work with business users & data architects to translate business rules into data transformation procedures

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in business analysis across multiple functional areas. Retail Industry experience preferred
  • Understanding of and experience working in an Agile environment
  • Comfortable interacting with stakeholders at all levels throughout the business.
  • Ability to express complex concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing to business partners
  • Familiarity with business intelligence platforms such as Tableau or other BI tools
  • Experience using JIRA, SQL, Visio, Powerpoint and Excel
  • Ability to work effectively with offsite business or technology partners
  • Has strong presentation and collaboration skills and can communicate all aspects of the job requirements, including the creation of formal documentation
  • Independent. Strong critical thinking, decision making, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Go-Getter. Possesses strong, planning, execution and multitasking skills and demonstrated ability to reprioritize accordingly. Must be able to manage quickly changing priorities while meeting deadlines