Analyst, Storefront Analytics - Wayfair - Return-to-Work Program

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Category
Analyst
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

reacHIRE is proud to partner with Wayfair for a 6-month return-to-work program starting in July 2021 designed for professionals who are returning to the workforce after a 2+ year career break. Wayfair is hiring for an Analyst, Advanced Analytics & Insights to join their team!

 

Candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We provide a one-week intensive onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.

 

Note that some of the responsibilities and areas of expertise listed below represent performance expectations to be met or skills to be gained by the end of the 6-month program. The Wayfair Return-to-Work program is designed to help candidates on-ramp and upskill. We encourage all candidates with applicable prior experience to apply!

 

Wayfair Analytics is the engine that powers an enterprise obsessed with data. The Wayfair websites generate over 100M clicks from the millions of customers that visit our sites every day to discover and purchase home goods. The Storefront Advanced Analytics & Insights team is focused on understanding and optimizing customer behavior as a key enabler for the company to move fast and iterate quickly on big business problems.

 

In this role, your goal is to unlock insights and guide the business – everything from tactical site optimizations to broad level strategic direction that is grounded in data evidence and heavy analytical rigor. This requires a multidisciplinary blend of analytical experience, strong technical capability, business strategy and stakeholder management, all applied in tandem to discover key insights that lie hidden in Wayfair’s web data. This position is responsible for analyzing and helping to make data-driven recommendations to profitably grow the business.

 

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual contributor passionate about having an impact on the business’s bottom line, and growing their career up the technical career ladder. The successful candidate will have excellent technical and analytical skills as well as the ability to present their data driven recommendations in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with the development of  the strategic analytic agenda to unlock insights and guide the business.
  • Work closely with all facets of the organization including product management, engineering, and creative design to leverage data and analytics to drive decision making and accelerate profitable growth.
  • Through leveraging your modeling skills, help to solve ambiguous problems.
  • Bring your prior experience in A/B testing to identify, design, execute, and analyze thoughtful tests to make high-impact changes to the site experience.
  • Proactively monitor customer behavior on the site to identify potential issues, determine root causes, and resolve. 
  • Communicate key insights and recommendations to cross-functional partners across the organization.
  • Over time, become the go-to technical and analytical expert for junior analysts on the team.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in computer science, engineering, math, statistics, economics, or other quantitative discipline; Masters preferred.
  • 3+ years work experience in relevant field.
  • Proficient knowledge of any statistical programming language such as Python, R, SAS, or SPSS.
  • Proficient knowledge of SQL (incl. Aggregate functions, joins, etc.).
  • Experience with model development techniques and partnering with business teams.
  • Experience conducting quantitative analyses on large and complex data sets.
  • Strong prior experience with experimental test design including A/B testing; experience with multivariate and multi-armed bandit also preferred.
  • Proficient at understanding, using, and explaining statistical techniques.
  • Proficient at managing cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication and data presentation skills covering objectives, plans, status, roadblocks, and results.
  • Demonstrated success influencing senior level stakeholders on strategic direction based on recommendations backed by in-depth analysis.
  • Prior experience proactively identifying areas where analytical efforts can produce a strong business value add and setting the analytics roadmap.

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!

 

Our Returnship Program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better and more innovative.  Be you and reach higher.

 

About Wayfair:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

 

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

 

If you need accommodations completing the job application, please contact swhite@reachire.com.

 

reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our Return-to-Work programs.

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