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Republic Services BI Developer III in Scottsdale, Arizona

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 42 states are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.

Why Work with Us

At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.

Want to effect real, tangible change at a Fortune 500 company? Republic Services is undergoing a Company-wide transformation, making major investments in our technology platforms, and defying conventional thinking on competition in the Waste & Recycling Services industry. We are looking for the best and brightest to join us in changing the way we engage and serve our customers. We seek enthusiastic individuals who are excited about working in a fast, dynamic environment and want to be meaningful contributors in our rapid technology evolution.

BI Developers at Republic Services play a critical role in development, support, and continuous improvement of Business Intelligence technology platforms. Our Enterprise Data team is a tightly knit group of cross-discipline professionals that work hand-in-hand with our business partners across Sales, Customer Experience, Operations, Revenue Management, Finance and Marketing. The successful candidate will possess computational skills and be adept at problem-solving. In addition, it will be necessary to develop and nurture strong relationships with business leaders, business analysts and key technical staff across the organization. One of the main tasks of a Senior BI Developer will be to provide the data in a way that tells a story to everyone from a driver to the CEO in order to develop new business opportunities, competitive advantages over rivals, more effective marketing campaigns, increased operational efficiency and more.

The Enterprise Data team is an efficient and growing team serving a large user base (>3,000 users) covering critical, high-visibility functions for the business. Beyond delivering the capabilities needed to support the business strategy, we are laying the foundation of processes and methodologies for the future. Join us in this key role and take the opportunity to see your work make a real world impact.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates and partners with business and technology experts to establish the technical vision and requirements to support high value business solutions and to proactively evolve BI platform capabilities.

  • Understands complex business requirements and translates into detailed technical specifications from which complex programs will be written or configured in order to provide high quality reporting solutions that turn data into actionable intelligence.

  • Designs and creates high quality code according to specifications always keeping in mind reusability and system performance.

  • Leads and mentors other developers and performs code reviews, evaluates and recommends alternative solutions when appropriate, monitors team performance and provides feedback.

  • Operates as a member of a Scrum team and actively participates in associated activities (planning, grooming, demo, retrospective, etc.).

  • Remains up-to-date on applicable technology and business trends related to the functional area of ownership.

  • Maintains productive working relationships with project sponsors, key system users and software application vendors in order to bring business and IT together by understanding and being able to communicate the needs and limitations of both.

  • Builds performant tabular and multi-dimensional models for self-service BI.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience managing large amounts of data (database environments >5TB providing sophisticated but easy to use means to analyze the data and demonstrated expertise in programming SQL queries.

  • 2 or more years experience working with development teams in an Agile (Scrum or other methodology) environment.

  • Experience with predictive analytics and forecasting, data mining and data optimization.

  • Understanding of Big Data solutions such as Hadoop and eager to learn about, and become a subject matter expert in data warehousing, data management, data quality and ETL architecture.

  • Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgement, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to engage and develop productive working relationships with business stakeholders at all levels from end-user to senior leadership.

  • Master's degree in Business Analytics, Computer Science or other quantitative field.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or Statistics.

  • Minimum of 6 years of technical development experience in business intelligence, data analysis, reporting, data engineering, data science or informatics in a traditional data warehouse environment.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in delivering reporting solutions using various BI software tools such as Qlik, Tableau, Power BI and AWS Cloud Technologies.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.

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