Business Intelligence & Technology Manager

  • Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Full-time

Company Description

Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, hardware, tools and lawn and garden equipment. We operate through two segments - the Sears Hometown and Hardware segment and the Sears Outlet segment.

Our Sears Hometown and Hardware stores are designed to provide our customers with in-store and online access to a wide selection of national brands of home appliances, tools, lawn and garden equipment, sporting goods, consumer electronics and household goods, depending on the particular store.

Our Sears Outlet stores are designed to provide our customers with in-store and online access to new, one-of-a-kind, out-of-carton, discontinued, obsolete, used, reconditioned, overstocked and scratched and dented products across a broad assortment of merchandise categories, including home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, apparel, mattresses, sporting goods, tools, and consumer electronics at prices that are significantly lower than manufacturers’ suggested retail prices.

Job Description

Responsible for the overall business intelligence of the organization's leaders and users of analytical data, facilitating more informed and timely business decisions. The role leads efforts to streamline the flow of data from numerous IT systems and converting it to useable formats for analysis, while maintaining full data integrity. Responsible for leveraging business intelligence and technology to develop and implement business-impacting initiatives for SHO. The position will need to demonstrate the ability to initiate and then lead efforts that (a) generate new business insights from available data sources, (b) use those insights as the basis for generating new business initiatives, and (c) initiate and oversee these change initiatives within the organization from concept, through testing, to final implementation. Once proven out, these initiatives will then be handed off to their long-term business owners within the organization.


- Bachelor degree or higher
- Database Architecture & Management
- SQL and NoSQL data extraction and manipulation
- Excellent analytical capabilities
- Presentation and Written Communication Skills
- Business Programming (VBA, Java, .Net, C+)

- Experience with Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)
- Multivariate analysis experience (Statistical modeling)
- Strategic Planning and Business Case Development
- Project Management / Program Management
- Associate Development

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.