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Business Analyst

Job title: Business Analyst
Contract type: Freelance
Location: San Bruno, San Mateo, California
Discipline: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 410640
Contact name: Alex Morgan
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Description:

Does the passion for solving complex business problems making you excited to go to work each day? Do you love manipulating data, storytelling and influencing others? If a challenge excites you, keep reading. We are looking for a driven, self-starter and creative Business Analyst to drive new consumer-facing innovations. We seek someone with a strong entrepreneurial background, who can lead cross-functional teams and own development of new solutions that enable the business to scale. This person will help us take the business from experimental phase to a business that can scale and achieve full potential.

This is a rare opportunity to join the founding team of a new business. As a Business Analyst, you will turn hard data into actionable insights and compelling stories to inform key business decisions. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams of business leaders, product teams, marketers, and finance managers to solve the most pressing and challenging problems that face our business. This will not be your regular well-defined, 9-5 kind of a job.

You will meet new challenges every day, many times you will need to scope up your own work, you will challenge the status-quo and try things that others say can’t be done. To succeed in this role, you will need to think creatively and strategically about the business, identify the most promising opportunities, and put together an optimal path for execution. Your success will be measured by your ability to generate positive feedback from customers, contribute to long-term revenue growth, and create new and scalable solutions.

 

Position Description

* Deepen business understanding of customer experience, marketing, merchandising and site data

* Design and monitor performance reporting for digital customer experience (site/app) projects

* Frame the right questions, write queries and perform ad-hoc analysis to support immediate business data needs

* Create and automate best-in-class reporting and dashboards, while ensuring data integrity

* Provide clear recommendations and next steps for executive leadership consumption based on insights generated

 

Minimum Qualifications

* Bachelors in Economics, Math, Computer Science, Statistics, Management Science or other quantitative fields

* 3-5 years’ experience in a quantitative or analytical role – within consulting, marketing or consumer analytics

* Flair for data and business strategy

* Curiosity, humility and willingness to learn and work in teams

* Big picture thinking and ability to influence senior stakeholders

* Basic SQL & experience working on large multidimensional datasets

* Omniture experience a plus

* Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

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