The Data & Analytics team is organized around world-class data, advanced data science and automation to drive business value for the K-C organization.
We are a group of curious people and critical thinkers focused on solving the problems of the day and opportunities of the future through applied intelligence and data science.
As part of this team, the Analytics Platform Engineer performs leading-edge work and develops new approaches / solutions by designing and delivering the analysis, design, configuration, customization, testing, deployment and support plans for new or existing analytics platforms.
Scope / Categories :
Role will report to a Senior Manager in the Data and Analytics organization. Role will not have any direct reports.
Key Interfaces : ITS Leadership including the Enterprise Architecture team, ITS teams including BASIS and Security, Analytics Delivery Teams, Third party vendors for learning, research, and issue escalation, Infrastructure and hosting teams.
Travel may include approximately 10% of work time.
Key Accountabilities :
Ensure the platform strategy defines the coordination of information to best support the business strategy. Understand vendor platform roadmaps and their implications to K-C.
Lead delivery of new Analytics Platforms and the consult on development of new applications on the platform.
Investigate, evaluate, interpret and classify new and existing platforms, in order to rationalize business requirements with platforms.
Ensure the platforms facilitate the development of applications to support the business.
Enable platforms that allow the selection, design, justification, implementation and operation of controls and management strategies to maintain the security, confidentiality, integrity, availability, accountability and relevant compliance of information systems with legislation, regulation and relevant standards.
Oversee practices and processes to ensure the security, integrity, safety and availability of all forms of data and data structures that make up the organization’s information.
Develop innovative ways of managing the information assets of the organization.
Consults Analytics Delivery teams on toolset selection and best practices.
Provide design and code reviews for junior level colleagues.
Drive decisions for actions, find workarounds to roadblocks, cost savings (technical and process) and improve speed to market opportunities.
Success in collaborating and organizing across organizational and cultural boundaries. Influence and move the K-C culture to one that values and uses cross-business and functional data and analytics to power business performance.
Key Qualifications and Experiences :
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
10+ years experience as developer, architect and technology subject matter expert in the Data and Analytics space.
Expert on Microsoft Azure architecture and design with focus on technologies to deliver AI / ML solution (Azure data factory, Azure blob storage, Azure ML service, Azure databricks, Azure SQL DB, Power BI)
Experience with SAP HANA, ECC, BI architecture
Experience with various integrations methods including APIs
Hands-on experience administrating BI tools (Tableau, Business Objects, PowerBI)
Experience with integration methods and tools including ETL and virtualization.
Strong understanding of data modeling best practices.
Experience and knowledge developing strategic planning, leadership, and organization delivery for new platform rollouts.
Proven experience in navigating complex organizations, creative problem solving, and rational experimentation. Effectively manages ambiguity, change and conflict.
Able to identify, address or escalate potential dependencies and issues.
Excellent communication capability; written, verbal. Ability to communicate strategies and processes around data modeling and architecture to cross functional groups and senior levels.
At ease in establishing senior-level working relationships and communications. Ability to influence at multiple organizational on highly technical issues and challenges.
Ability to work in a virtual team which may work across distance (remote), cultures and time zones, in a matrix with multiple reporting lines, and may extend outside the K-C organization including suppliers, partners and customers.
Verbal and written fluency in English is mandatory.
Core Competencies :
DIGITAL CORE - Continuous Learning (In-Depth)
DIGITAL CORE - Digital Workplace (Basic)
DIGITAL CORE - Enterprise Agile (Basic)
DIGITAL CORE - Identity Access & Management (Basic)
DIGITAL CORE - Leadership Dimensions (Working)
DIGITAL CORE - Outcomes (Basic)
DIGITAL CORE - Product Owner (Basic)
DIGITAL CORE - Scrum Master (Basic)
FUNCTIONAL - Benefits Management (In-Depth)
FUNCTIONAL - Business Analysis (Working)
FUNCTIONAL - Change Management (Working)
FUNCTIONAL - Requirements Gathering & Analysis (Working)
FUNCTIONAL - Stakeholder Relationship Management (Working)
FUNCTIONAL - Technical Specialism (Working)
Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries.
Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being.
With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries.
With a 135-year history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and putting them in the right jobs so that they can do their best work.
If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.
Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification.
Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.
K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization.
However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.