Job Details

Senior Analyst, Business Analytics


Date Opened: 01/10/2024

Job Type:

Job Number: 230003ZH

Job Description

Senior Analyst, Business Analytics 


Who We Are: 

Saks is a world-renowned luxury ecommerce destination. The company’s unique approach combines a focus on the digital customer experience with a strong connection to a network of extraordinary stores that extends that seamless experience into the real world. 

On its website and app, Saks offers an unparalleled selection of curated merchandise across fashion for women and men, beauty, jewelry, home décor and more. In addition to the shopping experience, customers come to Saks for inspiring editorial content, access to digital stylists, lifestyle experiences and other world-class services. The company is currently in the midst of a dramatic expansion, driven by significant enhancements to its platforms and offerings, with the goal of becoming the preeminent destination for luxury internationally.


Role Summary: 

The successful candidate will primarily focus on driving business results through the development and execution of world class analytics designed to meet evolving business needs. He/she will support Saks strategies through the delivery of best of breed campaign management, measurement of all-channel and cross banner marketing promotions, the extraction of key analytical insights and by providing customer centric recommendations.  The scope of work spans across Saks banners and includes both store and ecommerce channels.  The ability to think strategically about customer and business challenges and proactively propose solutions will be critical to their success.  Forward thinking is the key to this role as new technologies and opportunities present themselves

Job Qualifications

Key Qualifications: 

  • A Master’s degree, preferably in a quantitative field like Engineering, Economics, Mathematics or Statistics.
  • 4+ years of overall analytics experience, with at least 2.5 years in marketing analytics and database marketing.
  • Demonstrate strong technical skills, including proficiency in some of the following areas: SQL, Python, SAS, and Excel.
  • In addition to strong knowledge of statistical fundamentals, applied adequate knowledge in commonly used Statistical Modeling techniques such as Linear & Logistic Regression, XGBoost (Gradient Boosting), Random Forest, etc. 
  • Working experience with Oracle, MS SQL, Teradata or other database products.
  • Working experience with Tableau, Micro Strategy or other business intelligence tools is an asset.
  • Proven ability to wade through data and apply findings to business problems that achieve incremental revenue and margin.
  • Experience in retail, financial, or other consumer based industries is an asset.
  • Strong mathematical, written, and verbal communication skills.

Role Description: 

  • Strategic Thinking – Think strategically by clearly anticipating future trends and consequences. Create clear and compelling business plans and communicate effectively to cross-functional partners.
  • Drive for Results - Pushes self and others to exceed goals and achieve breakthrough results. Recognizes the key actions necessary to achieve results, establishes and communicates the priorities to the supervisor, demonstrates persistence in removing barriers to achieving results, and encourages others to do the same.
  • Business Acumen - Leverages business judgment to shape strategy, based on understanding of operational, financial, and organizational requirements and capabilities.
  • Provide tracking of various customer campaigns to determine success, as measured by response, ROI, or other business objectives of the programs and maintain data for any longitudinal analysis.
  • Integrate existing analytical tools (segmentations, models, etc.) into analytical deliverables, analyze and interpret/manipulate data (customer database, Teradata/Data-warehouse, 3rdparty) from disparate sources, translate data findings and interpretation of business requirements into actionable information.
  • Subject matter expert on the data sources contained in the customer database and how they can be leveraged to address business challenges and opportunities.
  • Coordinate with the internal IT department and provide instructions upon any database maintenance and restructure.
  • Participate in the strategic development of system capabilities within advanced analytics and modeling, data mining and database marketing.
  • Automate and streamline operational processes.

Your Life and Career at Saks: 

  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance 
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental)

Thank you for your interest in Saks. We look forward to reviewing your application.


Saks provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability 

Saks welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.