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Senior Business Intelligence Analyst

Boston, MA
Analytics - Business Intelligence/Data Science


Job Description

Wayfair Analytics is the engine that powers an enterprise obsessed with data. We move fast, iterating quickly on big business problems. We work smart, applying technology to unlock insights and provide outsized value to our customers. We swing big, knowing our customers won’t benefit from micro optimizations. We treat data as a resource; making information globally accessible and eliminating silos. If you want to join a team with these traits in their DNA, read on.

Each Senior Business Intelligence Analyst is aligned with a line of business either focused on Marketing, Operations, Finance, Sales + Service or our core website and partners with functional teams to drive company growth. Whether you’re analyzing customer behavior and trends,  developing new recommendations, or constructing SQL queries , you will be working with cutting edge technology and multi-terabyte datasets.

At their core, Senior Business Intelligence Analysts at Wayfair are strong in quantitative analysis, enjoy coding but also want to balance that with their interest in business. They think critically to tackle complex challenges, thrive in a fast-paced environment and are seeking a high-growth opportunity where they will have an immediate impact on day one. There are significant opportunities for new team members to emerge as leaders, taking on additional projects and responsibilities with strong performance.

What You’ll Do

  • Partner with internal customers (e.g., Marketing, Operations, Storefront web, Finance, Sales + Service) to identify the most impactful ways for data and analytics to drive decision making and accelerate profitable growth.
  • Comprehend, extract, and massage information from multi-terabyte data sources including sales, clickstream, logistics, product, and customer databases to deliver business insights and recommendations.
  • Design and build solutions to empower stakeholders across Wayfair to self-serve analytical needs.
  • Become the subject matter expert for data, analytics, and testing within a business unit to ensure accurate and proper interpretation of core business metrics and consumer behavior.
  • Perform deep-dive analysis, including the application of advanced analytical techniques, to solve some of the more critical and complex business problems including website funnel progression, customer segmentation and targeting, and supply chain optimization,
  • Develop data visualizations, including reports, dashboards, and analyses in Tableau to distribute data insights in an easily digestible manner to over 5000 global employees.
What You Have
  • Experience in an analytics, business intelligence, data science or engineering role performing quantitative analysis
  • Proficient knowledge of SQL (incl. Aggregate functions, joins, etc.) or other structured programming language(s) (e.g. Python, Java, C)
  • Hands-on experience conducting quantitative analyses on large data sets. Experience with Excel (pivot tables, vlookup, etc. ) and Tableau a plus
  • Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • BA/BS or Masters in Computer Science, Economics, Computer Engineering or other quantitative discipline field (e.g., Management Science, Marketing, Market Research, Management Information Systems, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations etc.) with strong academic record
  • Ecommerce or retail analytics experience a strong plus

We offer a fun, dynamic, and diverse work environment where casual dress is encouraged and corner offices—or any offices—are nowhere to be found. Everyone is a hands-on contributor and empowered to take smart risks, embrace ownership, and take every opportunity to grow personally and professionally.

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.
The Wayfair family of sites includes:
  • Wayfair, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, unbelievable prices on everything modern
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor
  • Perigold, unparalleled access to the finest home décor and furnishings
Tag: ANLT-BIDS
Requisition ID: 26385