Zappos.com Senior Analytics Manager in Las Vegas, Nevada
What you'll be doing:
Work with various stakeholders to understand business drivers, goals, and actionable outcomes using analytics
Strength in finding simple ways to map a business problems to preexisting technologies to answer business questions.
Gather data and perform sophisticated analytical exercises
Drive business decision-making based on analytical findings
Employ data mining, segmentation, and other analytical techniques to capture important trends and create relevant measurement dashboards
Provide areas of opportunity to the right teams to rapidly produce actionable data driven customer-facing features.
Participate in strategic and tactical planning discussions, are seen as a thought leader on the team
Be a source of inspiration and a mentor to junior members on the team
Seen as a subject matter expert at the company when it comes to analytics and an understanding of the structure of the data
*What you'll bring to the table: *
5+ years of relevant work experience in data science, business analytics, finance, business intelligence (BI), or comparable analytics positions handling large, complex data sets
Ability to rapidly leverage home grown analytics tools and software
Ability to operationalize learnings and insights by pushing discovered insights back into home grown analytics tools to increase leverage across the organization.
Proficient in SQL and Excel and able to access and transform data into insights when needed
Proficient in R, Python or other statistical scripting languages
Strong grounding in fundamental statistical concepts and theories and experience around employing them for real world use cases.
MBA or advanced degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Bioinformatics or related disciplines
Experience conducting large scale data analysis to support business decision making
Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
Ability to solve complex problems quantitatively and develop clear, data-driven business recommendations
Ability to translate complex business problems into mathematical ones
Ability to understand the various analytical capabilities on the team and distributing and prioritize work accordingly
Keeping up to date with the latest and the greatest in analytical technologies and driving Zappos to be more data driven
Experience leading cross-functional projects with marketing, business and technical teams
Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and generate innovative solutions in an extremely fast-paced environment
Ability to separate out the need from an academically perfect solution to a rapid and sufficient solution for given priorities.
Leverage existing components and in house tools that minimizes long term support and technical debt.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to challenge conventional schools of thought but at the same time be open to criticism and to be able to learn from failed experiments.
*What you didn't know about the team:
This team works really closely with various business stakeholders and has a lot of exposure to impact the business at a very direct level.