Data Analyst 2 – People Analytics


**Job Description** Nordstrom’s People Analytics team is evolving toward a focus on using organizational research and data analysis technique

**Job Description**

Nordstrom’s People Analytics team is evolving toward a focus on using organizational research and data analysis techniques to uncover employee insights that contribute to Nordstrom’s long-term success. The Data Analyst 2 will help translate business needs into specific requirements to build out people analytics solutions. In this role, this individual will be expected to both be hands-on with querying and visualizing data to build out analyses, KPIs and dashboards, but also bring their expertise to partner with our Data Scientists.

**A day in the life…**

+ Partner with key stakeholders on data analysis problems

+ Mine complex employee and organizational data and transform it into actionable information

+ Identify success measures and design key performance indicators for client organizations.

+ Apply common statistical methods and data modeling to answer strategic questions the business.

+ Build self-service dashboards with KPIs and productionize analytics to place the intelligence in stakeholders’ hands.

+ Use advanced data visualization techniques to communicate solutions to stakeholders

+ Extract relevant data from source databases to outline key trends impacting our business

+ Utilize data visualization to bring data to life and tell a compelling story built around actionable insights

+ Evolve our business intelligence function by automating many of the time intensive (but largely static) data pulls and dashboards/visualizations we perform today

+ Collaborate with team members and cross-functional partners to ensure insights are relevant and user-friendly

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

**You own this if you have…**

+ Bachelor’s degree in statistics, industrial-organizational psychology, business intelligence, or other “STEM” major (Master’s degree preferred)

+ 3+ years’ experience using advanced analytics to derive actionable insights

+ Intermediate SQL skills, including ability to select and join disparate, complex data sets

+ Applied experience with statistical and automation programs, such as Python or R

+ Strong proficiency in MS Excel

+ Hands-on experience with data visualization tools (ideally Tableau), including the ability to develop dashboards from scratch

+ Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners

**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…

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