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Wayfair Sr. Manager, Analytics & Insights in Boston, Massachusetts

<p style="text-align: center;"><strong>Job Role: </strong><strong> Sr. Manager, Analytics and Insights</strong></p>

<p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Category: Business Intelligence / Analytics / Data Analysis&nbsp;</span></p>


<p><strong>Job Description</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Partner Operations Analytics Team is one of the engines that powers Wayfair, a company passionate about data-oriented strategy and performance management. Our Analytics &amp; Insights team is focused on solving complex business problems by utilizing advanced analytical techniques to uncover insights and develop recommendations that drive business results. We help steer the business by leveraging the largest data sets for Global Operations and Supply Chain. This team utilizes data as an asset and maximizes its business value to extend our market advantage. We work closely and collaboratively with other global teams to provide solutions to our business while we strengthen our position as an inclusive organization.&nbsp;</span></p>


<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This role will help support our team’s effort to transform a network of thousands of individual vendor businesses into a flawless operations network. Our technology partners are building next gen tools that suppliers will use to execute operational high value actions. Determining what the right actions are and if we’ve built the correct tools that address our suppliers’ needs will be a primary responsibility for the right candidate. These improvements should be mutually beneficial to Wayfair and suppliers alike, and enable more efficient fulfillment, communication, reporting, product availability, and increased transparency into our supply chain.</span></p>


<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">With this team she/he/they will have the opportunity to combine business knowledge and optimization techniques with data engineering and visualization tools to deliver the right solutions for the right business problems. Most importantly, she/he/they will have the opportunity to move fast, work smart, steer the business through data and collaborate with a talented, diverse, multicultural and international team.</span></p>


<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The ideal candidate is an energetic team player who understands how to effectively drive results in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company.&nbsp; Strong quantitative skills are required to analyze performance and efficacy of solutions, and due to the collaborative cross-functional nature of this position as well as high visibility with senior leadership, effective communication, and presence are also highly valued.&nbsp; Structured prioritization and creative problem-solving skills are both essential.</span></p>


<p><strong>What You Will Do:</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with leaders across Executive Leadership, Account Management, Inventory Planning, Product Management, and Business Intelligence to develop and implement strategies across different workstreams (modeling and metric creation/improvement) impacting multiple Global Partner Operations teams.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Create an infrastructure of data and technology that would result in Dynamic reporting and optimal decision making.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be the subject matter expert for data, analytics, and visualization within the Global Operations or Supply Chain organization to ensure accurate and proper interpretation of core business metrics and consumer behavior</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Support broad improvement initiatives spanning thousands of suppliers to improve efficiency and visibility across the supply chain for our supplier partners</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner closely with a variety of groups company-wide, including transportation, data integration, warehousing, inventory planning, engineering, and others to understand the current operational gaps and develop solutions to drive a more seamless supply chain.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Analyze key performance metrics to root cause performance issues and drive change</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Help prioritize various improvement opportunities and identified solutions to drive the largest immediate impact</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Regularly communicate performance trends and improvements to senior management and leadership</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with other Global Operations areas (e.g., Supplier Operations, Warehousing, Returns, Engineering) to create, share and evaluate project ideas while driving their implementation and scale working solutions across our supply chain</span></li>



<p><strong>What You Will Need:</strong></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Systems, Economics, Management, Social Sciences or other quantitative discipline field with strong academic record.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">7+ years of experience in a quantitative, consulting, business intelligence, data science or engineering role performing quantitative analysis required.&nbsp;</span></li>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Knowledge of advanced analytical techniques such as Machine Learning, Linear Programming and statistical analysis preferred.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Hands-on experience and knowledge of SQL (TSQL, Google Big Query and Vertica incl. aggregate functions, joins, etc.).&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Other structured programming languages (Python, R).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience conducting quantitative analyses on large data sets; experience with Excel (pivot tables, vlookup, etc. ).</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Knowledge of other large Data Visualization Tools such as Tableau/Looker/DataStudio a plus.</span></li>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Solution-oriented, collaborative &amp; curious mindset</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong written and verbal communication with a team player, highly collaborative attitude&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience managing and executing large projects from start to finish including project management, data gathering and modeling, problem solving and communicating recommendations</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>