Pricing Strategy Analyst/Senior Analyst

Analytics - Pricing & Profitability Boston, Massachusetts

Pricing Strategy Analyst/Senior Analyst

Wayfair is seeking an analytical, highly quantitative, and team-oriented individual to join the Pricing Catalog Strategy & Operations team.

Who we are: Leveraging savvy business acumen and analytics, this team powers data-driven solutions for management of Wayfair’s billion-dollar P&L . Collaborative efforts across business partners and data science fuel creative problem solving and tactical implementation. This tight-knit team has a big appetite for bold ideas, a strong bias for action, and provides a distinct opportunity to drive high impact decisions with unique executive-level visibility. Analysts deep-dive into vast, proprietary datasets, constructing scalable models and processes that power strategic initiatives. Engagement with cross-functional partners as a thought leader empowers analysts to harness data insights and steer high-impact decisions.

What you’ll do:

  • Build and maintain the proprietary dynamic pricing and product exposure systems, a highly complex and powerful set of algorithms, data structures, and business logic that optimizes millions of products on a daily basis and have a direct impact on how our products are displayed across our site.
  • Use analytics to adapt to rapid Wayfair changes that challenge and advance these core systems, such as a growing warehouse footprint or emerging promotional levers like Flash Deals
  • Work closely with business partners to align on strategic goals and data scientists to design experiments and solutions to problems using AI and machine learning algorithms

What you’ll need:

  • Strong quantitative skills – ability to develop analytical methodologies and assumptions, use data software to conduct the analyses, and synthesize findings
  • Strong business acumen – ability to understand how various parts of the business interact, and can identify and approach problems from a customer perspective
  • Strong communication skills – ability to succinctly summarize and share results with key stakeholders
  • Ability to learn and act quickly, make decisions and draw conclusions in the face of ambiguity
  • Intellectually curious, high energy, with a strong work ethic and a desire to work in a fast-paced, high stakes team environment.
  • Technical in nature; Advanced Excel skills and prior experience or interest in learning SQL and other programming languages.


About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.