Retail Analytics Specialist
Best Buy Canada
Burnaby, BC
Retail Analytics Specialist

Are you passionate about analytics and retail? Are you always looking to understand the “why” behind a specific trend or data anomaly? If yes, we’re looking for someone like you to join our rapidly growing eCommerce team as a Retail Analytics Specialist .

At Best Buy Canada, we believe empowered people and teams make smarter, faster, and more creative decisions. Our eCommerce department is a truly Agile environment, where the distance between any one person and senior leadership is microscopic. Here, you’ll work on something big, small, or super cool and before you can blink 100,000 people will see it. You’ll create fast, learn fast, and develop fast. Oh, and sometimes you’ll fail fast too. That’s ok. (Honestly.) It’s all part of the process.

As a Retail Analytics Specialist you’ll be a super-user, champion, and advocate for leveraging data tools to optimize sales and profit. You’ll dive deep into exciting analytics projects and deliver data-driven insights to help other team members make real-time decisions around website merchandising, technology initiatives, and category business management. All in all, your work will help our business teams augment their intuition with powerful data, to make better and faster decisions, and build a world-class experience for our customers.

What you’ll be doing:
Analyze transactional and online customer behavior data to identify sales and profit opportunities
Partner with data product teams to develop, implement, and maintain interactive reporting solutions for monitoring and analyzing business performance, using both enterprise BI software (Qlik, Power BI)
Conduct deep dive analytics projects, integrating various data sets and utilizing advanced analytics concepts
Maintain an in-depth knowledge of business performance, key drivers, opportunities, and successes by leading business reviews, especially during key events like Black Friday/Boxing Day
Evangelize existing tools and data sets to empower the business teams to answer their own questions and develop a culture of self-serve analytics and data-driven decision making

What you’ll need to succeed:
2+ years of experience in reporting and developing dashboards and tools using an Enterprise Business Intelligence tool (i.e. Qlikview, Tableau, Power BI)
Intermediate to Advanced proficiency with SQL
Experience using Adobe Analytics or Google Analytics
Advanced business understanding of the retail or eCommerce space

Bonus points:
1+ year(s) experience working in an Agile environment; familiarity with JIRA, Confluence