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Senior Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst/Sr. Data Engineer

Date: Mar 12, 2019

Location: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: SS-15056
Area of Interest: Information Technology
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full-time


Senior Business Intelligence (BI) Analyst/Sr. Data Engineer

About the Role...

Williams-Sonoma Inc is looking for a Sr. BI Analyst/Sr. Data Engineer to help develop, scale, and communicate reporting and analytics efforts. In this role, you will work with our Retail and Talent teams to determine business problems and provide analytical solutions through data insights.

Working on the People Analytics team, you will be instrumental in the design, installation, configuration and maintenance of people analytics. You will be responsible for ensuring that our data systems are engineered for greater flexibility and reuse. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in translating business problems into persuasive insights.

We are excited for you because you will...

* Translate data trends and insights into a meaningful story to drive strategy, action, recommendations, and data-driven decision-making
* Analyze and validate internal consistency, completeness and accuracy of people data systems
* Create self-service dashboards and reports for our Talent and Retail teams
* Development and management of automated reports, dashboards, and HR data warehouse
* Act as a resource to the team on various people data related questions

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

* We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
* A technologically and data-driven business
* Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
* We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
* We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
* We get to be creative on a daily basis
* A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
* We believe in autonomy and reward taking the initiative


Key Qualifications

* Self-starter, quick learner, great team player, and continuous improvement attitude
* Strong SQL skills (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, etc.)
* Strong data analytics and Python skills (e.g. pandas, numpy, etc.)
* Strong data visualization skills and developing real-time dashboards (e.g. Tableau/Power BI)
* Strong Excel skills (vlookup, hlookup, pivot tables, etc.)
* Experience with forecasting, statistical modelling and machine learning (e.g. KNN, Regression, Decision trees, etc.)
* Exceptional attention to detail to ensure high degree of accuracy in reports and data analysis
* Data-driven mindset and strong analytical skills with ability to solve problems strategically
* Possess a strong work ethic and commitment in delivering results to the organization
* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to both technical and non-technical audience at all levels within an organization

Nice to Haves

* Experience with data warehousing and ETL (e.g. SSIS)
* Experience with business intelligence tools such as Crystal Reports and Business Objects
* Experience with analyzing people data

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier speciality retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and décor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.


Once you are here, you can look forward to a wide variety of benefits. Our corporate vision--to enhance our customers' quality of life at home--extends to the lives of our associates. To that end, we offer an extensive benefits package designed to help you grow, personally and professionally, to keep you healthy, to prepare you for the unexpected, to care for your family and to build a secure future. Depending on your position and your location, here's a look at what you might be eligible for:

* A generous discount on all Williams Sonoma Inc. brands through multiple shopping channels
* A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
* Paid vacations, holidays and other time-off programs
* Health benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance; health and dependent care tax-free spending accounts; medical, family and bereavement leave; same-sex domestic partner benefits; short- and long-term disability programs; life and travel insurance; an employee assistance program
* Tax-free commuter benefits
* A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health
* In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University, LearnIt and AcademyX
* Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
* Quarterly sample sales
* A business casual work environment
* A bike share program
* Time off to volunteer
* Matching donations to qualifying nonprofit organizations
* Company-sponsored walks and runs
* Discounts on nearby gyms and other local businesses

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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