Senior Data Analyst - LivingSocial

| Chicago
 You know LivingSocial as place to buy and share the best things to do in your city and beyond. And since we were acquired by Groupon, we’re poised to do that at an even bigger scale.  We take great pride in putting the customer at the center of everything we do. And as we continue to grow our brand within the Groupon family, we’re seeking a hungry, data-driven analytics professional to help us keep focused on that mission.  

The Sr. Analyst, Revenue Management falls under the Revenue Management function and is responsible for using data-driven insights to optimize business strategy and deliver on growth targets for the LivingSocial business.  The Sr. Analyst will work closely with partners in Merchandising, Marketing, and Finance to understand performance, identify opportunities for improvement, and develop plans of action to maximize revenue.

Responsibilities:

  • Track daily business performance metrics through the creation of standard reporting dashboards and ad hoc analyses
  • ​Build SQL queries to access and analyze a wide range of datasets, including metrics on supply, customers, and merchandising
  • Deep dive into data to develop actionable insights and communicate findings to key stakeholders
  • Support revenue management, operations, and merchandising teams with analyses to help maximize overall revenue performance

Professional Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years professional experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Strong Excel skills and SQL required. Familiarity with Tableau or R a plus
  • Excited by working with data, measuring performance, and making decisions based on quantitative and/or deductive reasoning
  • Self-starter, fast learner, adaptive to fast-paced working environment,
  • Demonstrated success in ingesting, analyzing, and presenting large data-sets.

Personal Qualities

  • Constantly delivers progress & will not allow the perfect to become the enemy of the good
  • Unquenchable curiosity
  • Deadline driven with bias towards ruthless prioritization
  • Bias for action, and experience making things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.

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Location

Our headquarters is nestled alongside the Chicago River in the bustling River North neighborhood, close to both blue and brown line CTA trains.
600 W. Chicago Ave Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60654

Insider's spotlight

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Groupon provides an environment where I can strive for maximum work-life effectiveness, room for growth, and there is always something new to do. I enjoy spending lots of time at work because I love what I do; the hours are not burdensome, Groupon fits me. I define success in my own terms & Groupon provides us with the flexibility to be successful.

Milan

Senior Manager of Operations

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We are working on arriving at the optimal attribution models across different areas of our business. For example, the attribution of a purchase to a specific experience — a home page feature, an email, a push notification — likely has a different window of time where we can reasonably say a specific purchase is a result of a specific experience.

Kristi

Data Scientist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Here at Groupon, what you do matters. I got my start at Groupon as an intern and have had the opportunity in the past (almost) 5 years to build out a global volunteer program that has engaged over 5,000 employees in over 63,000 hours of service supporting the work of close to 650 nonprofit organizations.

Alicia

Program Manager, Employee & Community Engagement

Recently, we committed to having 100% of our job descriptions reviewed for gender balance by the end of 2018. Also for 2018, work will continue with our Employee Resource Groups, who play a pivotal part in the attraction and selection of diverse top talent, and themselves can be developed and promoted into company leaders.

Carlos

Head of Diversity Recruitment

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