Business Intelligence Analyst Lead – Merchandising

  • Seattle, WA
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**Job Description** **BIA Lead Job Description** Nordstrom is a specialty retailer offering the very best in fashion and customer servic

**Job Description**

**BIA Lead Job Description**

Nordstrom is a specialty retailer offering the very best in fashion and customer service since 1901. We live by five simple values that guide how we work together day-to-day and how we deliver analytics & data science products. We are customer-obsessed, owners at heart, curious and ever-changing, we extend ourselves to our peers and our customers, and we’re here to win!

As an integral part of our Cross-Divisional Assortment Strategy Team, the Business Intelligence Analyst Lead is responsible for designing and executing analytical solutions to support a variety of merchandising initiatives. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and strong technical contributor who is always looking for new opportunities to solve business problems with data-driven tools. The individual should be highly curious about the business and possess the skills to unlock rich, nuanced insights from complicated data and communicate those insights in a way that drives positive business outcomes.

**A day in the life…**

+ Partner with key stakeholders to understand business needs, create meaningful reports, and perform ad-hoc analyses

+ Dive deep into complex business problems and provide insights on merch performance by building and enhancing BI tools and performing descriptive analysis

+ Communicate and present findings to stakeholders through visualizations and reports in a clear and meaningful way

+ Provide exceptional customer service through professionalism, ownership and initiative

+ Demonstrate productivity through the efficient use of time and a commitment to strong results

**You own this if you have…**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in quantitative field (or equivalent experience)

+ 2+ years of experience in extracting & manipulating large data sets from various relational databases using SQL (Amazon Redshift, Oracle, Teradata preferred)

+ Intermediate to Advanced proficiency with data visualization tools and techniques (Tableau preferred)

+ Experience maintaining efficient QA processes to ensure the accuracy and quality of data

+ Ability to efficiently query and derive concise/actionable insights from large volumes of data

+ Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced and dynamic organization both on a team and independently

+ Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.

**We’ve got you covered…**

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

+ Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away

+ Life Insurance and Disability

+ Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources

A few more important points…

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

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We’re a fast-moving fashion company that empowers our people to be innovative, creative and always focused on providing the best service to our customers. The retail industry is rapidly changing, and we have interesting, complex problems to solve every day – from developing cutting-edge technology and opening new stores, to designing fresh, must-have fashion.

Whether you’re a genius engineer, a phenomenal salesperson or a supply chain guru, we invite you to bring your unique talents and join our team. We’ve been on the Fortune™ 100 Best Places to Work list for more than 20 years because we reward great work, promote from within and celebrate diversity.

Our values are the core of who we are. They inspire our employees, delight our customers and bring our business to life every day.


We strive to know our customers better than anyone else. We listen, anticipate, build trust and move with speed to deliver on their needs.


We treat every interaction as an opportunity to make an impact and deliver excellence.


We approach problems with curiosity and create solutions. We unlock potential to be bold, think big and inspire innovation.


We’re committed to delivering results, both today and tomorrow. We win as a team by supporting and challenging one another to be better every day.


We treat each other with respect and kindness. We do the small things that make a big difference. We create a welcoming environment, helping people feel connected, valued and part of one community.

Come on! Join us!