sr business analyst, Reporting & Metrics, Supply Chain, Seattle WA

Starbucks - United States4.1

This job contributes to Starbucks success by guiding business decisions through utilizing data analysis and consulting that results in predicting outcomes, understanding complex data relationships, and developing impactful dashboards and metrics. This position partners on a cross-functional team of data scientists, statisticians, and business analysts supporting strategic initiatives utilizing the latest in computing technologies and operating across manufacturing, transportation, planning, distribution, and store delivery transactions and data elements to unlock the opportunities to support our supply chain operations.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
  • Extracts data from various databases; performs exploratory data analysis, cleanses, massages, and aggregates data
  • Applies basic statistical concepts and descriptive statistics to understand and describe relationships in data
  • Participates in discussions with business partners to define business question and to consult
  • Creates impactful visual representations of analytic insights and concise summaries of methodology geared to audience needs; presents selected portions to stakeholders
  • Provides analytic support (code documentation, data transformations, algorithms, etc.) to IT to implement analytic insights and recommendations into business processes (e.g., feed of modeling scores into campaign manager)
  • Contributes to analytic project proposals
  • Promotes and advocates for value of analytics and data among peers
  • Mentors new analysts in databases, tools, access, data prep techniques

Summary of Experience
  • 1+ years within data analysis field or discipline
  • Experience in Supply Chain Operations a plus
Basic Qualifications
  • Education: BA/BS with concentration in quantitative discipline - Statistics, Math, Comp Science, Engineering, Econ, Quantitative Social Science or similar discipline
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities
  • Advanced analytical skills and an ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment; work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, SQL and other analytical/visualization tools
  • Exposure and business-applicable experience in several analytic languages (R, SAS, SPSS, Stata), preferred
  • Big data processing techniques, preferred
  • Retail, customer loyalty, and eCommerce experience, preferred