HR IT Analyst, Human Resources – Lakeland

Location: Lakeland, FL between Orlando and Tampa
Job ID: 25788BR
Department: Human Resources
Date Posted: Aug 31, 2023

$65 - 99k


Publix Super Markets is consistently ranked as one of the premier food retailers in the U.S. We are privately-owned, hold no long-term debt, and continue to grow year after year. Publix and our associates excel in community involvement, volunteerism, and environmental sustainability. Our collective commitment to diversity has contributed to our success in being a great place to work and shop. It’s satisfying to work for — and be an owner of — a Fortune 100 company that is widely recognized as a leader in the supermarket industry.

The Human Resources (HR) department at Publix directs many of the initiatives designed to further the potential of our associates. Within the department, the HR IT Analyst will consult with business areas regarding technology, End User Computing (EUC) solutions, BI development, and data and process governance. Working with the HR Systems Manager, the analyst will help develop and implement the vision, strategies, and solutions for areas to effectively utilize data and institute best practices for data governance, business process governance, and the use of EUC technology.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop, manage, implement, and perform ongoing administration of HR’s systems strategies and new and existing end-user computing solutions
  • Provide technical consultation for strategic, HR-critical initiatives and highly complex technical processes to ensure effective and compliant internal and customer-facing solutions
  • Provide technical consulting and business system services with the objective of understanding and documenting current business processes, future business needs, and current constraints; then recommending improvements and solutions
  • Research and develop integrated KPIs and/or strategic metrics using data analytics/machine learning tools to create self-service business intelligence reports/dashboards for HR leadership and business partners

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Data Analytics or similar technical discipline or relevant experience

  • At least one to two years of experience in relational database design and/or management, including translating business requirements into database solutions

  • At least one to two years of experience building SQL queries

  • At least one to two years of experience with Python, VBA, or other programming language, including facilitating user interaction and creating automation

  • Experience in communicating and relating directly with IT and the user community in addition to IT

  • Knowledge of statistics, probability, and sampling

  • Knowledge of relational database design and management

  • Ability to work effectively without close supervision or guidance

  • Time management skills

  • Data analysis skills including the ability to inspect, cleanse, transform and model data from various sources with the goal of discovering useful information/trends, informing conclusions, and supporting decision-making

  • Innovation and creativity to generate unique solutions and ideas to address problems and improve work efficiencies, productivity, and customer service

  • Basic skills in Microsoft PowerPoint

    • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel

    • Experience in SQL Server Management Studio or equivalent 

    • Skilled in BI Tools (Power BI, Tableau, or others)

    • Ability to work nights, weekends, and extended hours as business needs require

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or Master’s degree in a technical discipline 

  • Three or more years of experience in relational database design and/or management, including translating business requirements into database solutions

  • Three or more years of experience using advanced functionality in Microsoft Access and Excel

  • Three or more years of experience building SQL queries

  • Three or more years of experience with Python, VBA or other programming language, including facilitating user interaction and creating automation

    • One or more years of experience verbally communicating with a wide range of individuals within an organization

    • One or more years of experience with SAP business intelligence

    • Knowledge of Publix organizational structure (Corporate areas, RBU structure, Retail Operations, and various support departments such as I/S, Facilities, Industrial Ops, etc.)

    • Knowledge of HR data sources, such as SAP & Learning

    • Knowledge of Publix structured writing standards, including knowledge of Word templates

    • Skilled in SAP and querying from SAP Business Warehouse

    • Skilled in Microsoft Power Platform, Visio, and SharePoint

    • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word


  • Employee stock ownership plan that contributes Publix stock to associates each year at no cost
  • An opportunity to purchase additional shares of our privately-held stock
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Group health plan (with prescription benefits)
  • Group dental plan
  • Group vision plan
  • Sick pay
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance (with accidental death & dismemberment benefits)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vacation pay
  • Free hot lunches (buffet-style) at facilities with a cafeteria
  • Paycheck direct deposit
  • Credit union
  • Access to over 50 discount offers including discounts on computer, vehicle and wireless purchases
  • 6 paid holidays (associates can exchange the following holidays with their manager’s approval: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day)

Additional Information

Your application may have additional steps that you will need to complete in order to remain eligible for consideration. Please be sure to monitor your email, including your spam folder, on a daily basis for critical, time-sensitive emails that could require action within 24-48 hours.

Please do not use your Publix email address when applying. Once your application has been successfully submitted you will receive a confirmation email.

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