Senior Business Analytics Data Analyst

Overview:

Jewelry Television® (JTV) is one of the leading retailers of jewelry and gemstones in the United States. Privately-held with a proven 23-year history, JTV leverages an omni-digital strategy designed to elevate the customer experience through holistic, digitally-driven touch points, including broadcasting live programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week to 86 million U.S. households, an industry leading mobile optimized e-commerce platform, and a robust social media presence. As part of its commitment to the development and distribution of educational content and consumer satisfaction, the company employs numerous Graduate Gemologists and Accredited Jewelry Professionals. Employees enjoy the opportunity to perform in a fast paced, high energy environment.

The Analytics Database Developer position is a technical, hands-on role. The position is responsible for building JTV’s Business Analytics Data environment, including development, deployment and monitoring of Business Analytics’ database environment. This position will work closely with the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) team. The ideal candidate will have experience in developing schema objects, designing complex data structures from unstructured data, and administering the entire Oracle environment.

The Database Developer will be primarily be responsible for building necessary data aggregates for the Business Analytics team. The Database Developer will develop deep knowledge of JTV’s transactional datasets and be able to interpret and prepare datasets for the Business Analytics team. The candidate will also contribute to knowledge base of the software engineers who develop and design the enterprise data warehouse, applications, and reporting. They will also work on tuning the database for performance, availability and migrating the databases as part of consolidation.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Identify, develop, manage, and execute analyses and econometric modeling to uncover areas of opportunity and present written business recommendations that will help shape the future of JTV. Report on key insights and trends using statistical rigor to simplify and inform the larger team of noteworthy story lines;
• Work with cross-departmental teams to become a source of pure knowledge and a leader in quantitative and statistical analysis. Analyze and solve business problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context;
• Recognize and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: data integrity, test design, analysis, validation, and documentation. Develop solutions that utilize the highest standards of analytical rigor and data integrity;
• Use data mining, model building, and other analytical techniques to develop predictive models. Write high quality code to retrieve and analyze data;
• Learn and understand a broad range of JTV’s data resources and know how, when, and which to use;
• Drive development of quantitative and statistical models necessary for evaluation and implementation of new strategies with product managers. Build scalable database solutions when required;
• Manage and execute entire projects or components of large projects from start to finish including project management, data gathering and manipulation, synthesis and modeling, problem solving, and communication of insights and recommendations;
• Experience with statistical analysis, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis, data mining, financial analysis, dynamic pricing, demand modeling, game theory and customer/product segmentation;
• Participate in periodic reviews with JTV Executive Leadership team;
• Lead process management changes that result from analysis and ensure the changes are implemented throughout organization.

Basic Qualifications & Education

• Advanced degree in Economics, Business Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field;
• 5-7 years of experience in Business Analytics;
• Experience solving complex quantitative business challenges;
• Experience in the development of pricing analysis or merchandising analysis is a strong plus;
• Verbal/written communication & data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams;
• Working knowledge of accounting, financial, operational, and marketing principles;
• Experience using R, Stata, SQL, and databases in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets;
• Comfortable performing exploratory data analysis independently;
• Demonstrated problem solving ability with emphasis on drawing inferences with data;
• Ability to learn and quickly apply new tools and techniques;
• Works under limited supervision, using established procedures;
• Advanced knowledge of PCs and related software applications;
• Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills;
• Has the ability to communicate with executive level management on complex issues

Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but necessary for JTV leaders

• Exhibits solid business judgment;
• Has relentlessly high standards;
• Dives deep into complex issues but has capacity to distill into concise business recommendations;
• Thinks strategically and can demonstrate tactical execution;
• Thinks big and is willing to defend a position;
• Has exceptional listening skills

Please send interest and resumes to:

Halie Sharpe

Email: halie.sharpe@jtv.com

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