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Wayfair Manager, Pricing Algorithms Product Analytics in Boston, Massachusetts

<p class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 iQwXyv" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">The Pricing and Profitability Algorithms team is responsible for determining how we set retail prices for our catalog of 10M+ products leveraging cutting edge algorithms and economic theory. The team powers a dynamic pricing engine at the core of one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies. Our goal is to use price to optimize for long term profitability, drive efficient trade-offs between revenue and profit, and manage price perception of our customers. We leverage continuous experimentation, a modern tech stack, best-in-class modeling approaches, and economic theory to build a scalable, dynamic, and flexible platform. We are looking for a highly motivated and solution-oriented Analytics Manager to join our Product Analytics team. The team leverages Wayfair’s huge datasets to inform the roadmap of our pricing strategy. We work in close collaboration with a high performing team of engineers, machine learning engineers/data scientists/economists, and product managers who are on the leading edge of the product pricing space.</p>

<h3 class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Headings__StyledBaseTitle-sc-1e95nd1-0 filEDU" data-hb-id="enterprise-heading">What You'll Do</h3>

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<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Define and own the strategic agenda to unlock insights and guide the business</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Run open-ended exploratory data analysis to identify new ideas and opportunities</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Design and run A/B tests of our latest pricing algorithms</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Proactively monitor our pricing models to identify potential issues, determine root causes, and resolve</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Build new tools that allow us to be more productive and efficient</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Work closely and build productive relationships with our product, engineering, machine learning, and economist partners</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Proactively identify areas where advanced analytical efforts can produce a strong value add and work them into the road map</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Communicate key insights and recommendations to cross-functional executive leaders across the organization</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Manage and develop a team of analysts, including coaching, onboarding, and training</span></li>

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<h3 class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Headings__StyledBaseTitle-sc-1e95nd1-0 jXwEuv" data-hb-id="enterprise-heading">What You'll Need</h3>

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<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Bachelors in computer science, engineering, math, statistics, economics, or other quantitative discipline; Masters preferred</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">5+ years work experience in a relevant field (in addition to any graduate education)</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Experience in mentoring and developing a team of analysts</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Analytics or Data Science experience with e-commerce companies is a strong plus</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">In-depth experience with SQL or a structured programming language (aggregate functions, query optimization, stored procedures, string parsing, Vertica/Hive/Presto/Spark, etc.), required</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">In-depth experience with python &amp; python tools (Jupyter notebooks, functions, pandas, sklearn, matplotlib, etc.), highly preferred</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Experience with experimental design (A/B tests) and statistical analysis to drive business decision making, highly preferred</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Knowledge and experience using machine learning algorithms/techniques (decision trees, random forest, deep learning, etc.) within a business context, highly preferred</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Strong written and verbal communication with a team player, highly collaborative attitude</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Ability to collaborate and proactively communicate with stakeholders</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results. Thrive in a fast-paced environment</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Strong business acumen, analytical skills, and technical abilities along with problem-solving skills</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Demonstrated success influencing senior level stakeholders on strategic direction based on recommendations backed by in-depth analysis</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Prior experience proactively identifying areas where analytical efforts can produce a strong business value add and setting the analytics roadmap</span></li>

<li class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 evxEZj"><span class="BaseBox-sc-16uwbyc-0 Text__StyledText-sc-1dqytza-0 kuiunY" data-hb-id="enterprise-text">Able to manage multiple projects and deliver against aggressive goals</span></li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>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.</p>

<p>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.</p></div>

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