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Business Analytics Team Lead (SAP Business Warehouse Lead)

Job Number 18008392 Company NESTLE GLOBE IS/IT Location Arlington, Virginia


We are Nestlé’s– a global IS/IT function with operations strategically positioned in the locations of our different Nestlé businesses across the U.S. We follow the sun as a shared service for the entire Nestlé network – and we’re driven by agility to provide the most effective and efficient level of technical service. Together, we are the largest SAP implementation in the world, and with operations in 191 countries, our systems and opportunities are excitingly complex. It is about thinking big.

As the Business Analytics Team Lead you will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the Nestle Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence systems (SAP Business Warehouse and Business Objects).  You will lead and conduct systems technical design, system configuration, solution testing, implementation and support as well as manage specific functional areas of the reporting and analytics applications across all Nestle business units.  

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage a team responsible for Business Objects, SAP Business Warehouse and business intelligence and develop project resourcing strategies.
  • Anticipate and identify issues inhibiting the attainment of project goals; develop and implement corrective actions
  • Supervise staff in the design, implementation and support of data warehousing and Business Objects applications.
  • Provide on-going production support, regularly monitor performance and status of  business applications, assist in the resolution of service desk help tickets; provide technical assistance to customers,  collaborate with appropriate teams to implement and test system fixes 
  • Establish reporting best practices and processes to satisfy business requirements; collaborate with business users, and Nestle GLOBE colleagues to design, develop, test, train and implement process or system enhancements and production support solutions
  • Ensure functionality is developed in a way that complies business requirements, established methodologies and practices
  • Facilitate the creation of a high performing team environment


Basic Qualifications (Minimum):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related discipline, required 
Experience (Years/Types)
  • 7+ years of experience developing, configuring and deploying SAP BW or business intelligence solutions required 
  • 3+  years of experience in leading a team required 
  • A minimum of two years of project management responsibility, demonstrating leadership skills and possessing a track record of managing technical staff through various life-cycle phases required
  • Two or more years of experience in which one or more of the following preferred:
  • Successfully worked with teams to implement and support complex network solutions in support of enterprise applications and systems
  • Worked in heterogeneous technical environments
Must relocate or reside in Arlington, Virginia. 


  • Strong business and technical knowledge, with hands-on experience managing systems development in Business Warehouse SAP and support technology, tools, and middleware is critical, including SAP HANA.
  • Application design knowledge including data extraction, transformation and database load technology. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of database technologies such as Oracle and SQL Server. 
  • Strong application design knowledge, including key aspects of data base modeling, performance tuning, programming and batch scheduling. Knowledge of best practices for reporting ETL (extraction, transformation and loading).  
  • Strong analytical aptitude with a proven ability to analyze/interpret technical requirements and translate them into system specifications.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
  • Strong project management skills, with experience in organizing, planning, and executing large-scale application development  projects from vision through implementation, involving internal personnel, contractors, and vendors

To our veterans and separated service members—you’re at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you’ve gained while serving our country, such as adaptability, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you’ll consider sharing in our mission—you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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