Senior Pricing Business Analyst (m/f) // Wayfair

March 2, 2017
The Wayfair Pricing Team is seeking a highly motivated and energetic Sr. Analyst who is interested in combining business strategy with extremely large data sets in creative ways. The Pricing Team manages the relationship between consumer price perception and profitability with an eye towards making the trade-off between the two more efficient. The team is responsible for pricing millions of products worldwide with a high degree of executive-level visibility. In this role the Senior Business Analyst will pour through terabytes of data to formulate and test winning pricing strategies. They will rip apart problems and flex analytical skills to deliver answers to difficult questions. The ideal candidate will be people oriented, business savvy, and strategic. This role provides an opportunity to impact broad business strategy and offers a rare chance to combine technology, data, and business in a high growth tech company. The Pricing Team has a big appetite for bold ideas and a strong bias for action.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Mine data from multiple sources to formulate new pricing theories.
  • Develop analytical techniques that allow for greater understanding of our performance.
  • Design, Implement, and Analyze pricing tests.
  • Consult on projects across the pricing team.
  • Quantify both the direct impact of pricing and short/long term externalities.
  • Develop robust reporting capabilities to measure the impact of pricing on key metrics.
  • Architect new success metrics.
  • Provide support for the pricing codebase

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years in an analytical/consulting role.
  • Bachelor’s degree from top-tier institution with a strong academic record.
  • Degree in Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Business, or other concentrations with heavy quantitative focus strongly preferred.
  • Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems.
  • Ability to learn quickly and transfer knowledge.
  • An affinity for data.
  • SQL experience or interest in and aptitude for learning quickly.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interest in working with others to drive results.
  • Experience leveraging statistics and regression analysis a plus.
  • Interest in a test-and-learn approach to program development.
  • Interest in working hard, being challenged in a fast-paced environment, and having fun while doing it.

And finally, our proposition to you!

  • A competitive salary and bonus that come along with a unique work life balance
  • A company culture driven by pioneer-thinking and talent that crosses departments and hierarchies
  • Great mentors and career development opportunities through our learn@work program
  • We contribute to your gym membership and offer free Yoga classes, as well as Wellness Weeks with massages, workshops and other exciting events
  • Of course fresh fruits, snacks & drinks every day!
  • We’re in the heart of the Berlin startup scene with lots of space to encourage collaboration and teamwork
  • Let’s not forget the chance to join the next global giant in e-commerce

About Wayfair:

Wayfair (NYSE: W) offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points with a superior customer service and inspiring interior topics. With an unparalleled selection of more than seven million home items from 7,000 suppliers, Wayfair helps people find the perfect product at the right price. Always committed to using technology to create a superior shopping experience, Wayfair developed Wayfair Next which concentrates on 3D visualization technology.

Wayfair generated $3.14 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended September 30, 2016. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 5,600 people.

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