Data Analyst 3 – Merchandise Data Science Team – Assortment

  • Seattle, WA
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Nordstrom

**Job Description** **Data Analyst 3** **Merchandise Data Science Team** **- Assortment** **Join a high impact, customer-obses

**Job Description**

**Data Analyst 3**

**Merchandise Data Science Team** **- Assortment**

**Join a high impact, customer-obsessed analytics team!**

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!

We are committed to building teams that reflect the diversity of our customers and active inclusion is core to how Nordstrom wins _._ We’re an equal opportunity employer and encourage individuals from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. 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.

**POSITION SUMMARY**

As an integral part of our **Merchandise Data Science Team** , the **Data Analyst 3** is responsible for collecting, analyzing and presenting data to improve decision making around merchandising activities. Merchandise data science team focusing on delivering tools and products to support end-to-end merchandising operations, from budgeting to assortment planning and strategy, and quantification. We also collaborate last mile inventory management with digital assets (search & browse) and markdown strategy.

This Data Analyst 3 should have a high degree of curiosity about the business and the skills to discover impactful insights from data. Also should be able to communicate those insights in a way that builds confidence and enables decisions that drive business value.

**A day in the life…**

+ Partner with key stakeholders to define success and develop measurement frameworks

+ Dive deep into complex business problems and provide insights on merch performance through hypothesis testing

+ Develop, assess, and deploy statistical models for analyzing product assortment and incremental outcomes

+ Collaborate with team members and business partners to deliver high quality solutions and recommendations to a variety of problems across digital and merch

+ Bring data to life through storytelling in a clear and meaningful way to audiences with mixed levels of technical expertise

+ Reconcile divergent demands from multiple stakeholders in a fast-paced work environment.

**You own this if you have…**

+ A quantitative degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, or similar quantitative analytics discipline

+ 2+ years of professional experience analyzing complex data, drawing conclusions, and making recommendations.

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

+ Strong coding skills in at least one statistical or programming language (Python preferred) to import, summarize, and analyze data.

+ Experience with statistical and machine learning algorithms (e.g. regression, classification and/or clustering).

+ Proficiency with graphics/visualization software (e.g. seaborn, matplotlib, Tableau).

+ Ability to be flexible and work in a fast-paced and dynamic organization

+ 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.

Nordstrom will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

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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.

**CUSTOMER OBSESSED**

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

**OWNERS AT HEART**

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

**CURIOUS AND EVER CHANGING**

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

**HERE TO WIN**

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 EXTEND OURSELVES**

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!