Senior Forecasting Analyst

Analytics San Mateo, California


We are looking for an enthusiastic and insightful Senior Forecasting Analyst, who will report to our VP of Analytics. You will play a key role in being a cross functional business partner while delivering high quality analyses and actionable recommendations. Do you have strong business insight with the desire to dig deep and understand the core drivers of member behavior? Are you passionate about our members and using data for significant business impact? If so, this role is for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Construct time series and machine learning models to forecast business metrics like revenue, subscriptions, churn, etc.
  • Use forecast models through ongoing automation and communication to drive improvements to operational planning and efficiency.
  • Build testing frameworks to understand and communicate forecasting effectiveness.
  • Interact with executives on a regular basis and make our data and methodologies come to life.
  • Identify additional areas of analytic opportunity within IPSY and work dynamically work to implement your vision.
  • Develop dashboards to inform business decisions with an emphasis on automation and scalability.
  • Partner with Engineering, Finance, and Merchandising teams to optimize data tracking/quality and drive data warehouse improvements.


  • Minimum 6 years of experience performing analysis for an eCommerce or internet company.
  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters in Math, Engineering, Statistics, Operations Research or other quantitative field, with a track record of academic excellence.
  • Extensive experience working in prediction, forecasting techniques and analytic automation.
  • Experience with statistical methodologies such as segmentation, multivariate analysis, discrete choice modeling, and/or experimental design.
  • Deep understanding of statistical modeling and machine learning algorithms (classification, regression, clustering, etc) and experimental design (A/B testing, etc.).
  • History of deriving actionable insights from complex data sets.
  • Excellent SQL and data warehouse skills. Experience writing complex queries on large data sets.
  • Expertise with data visualization and dashboard tools such as Tableau, Looker, or equivalent.
  • Experience with Python/R for model development and automation.
  • Effective communicator with deep business insight and social skills.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About us:

IPSY was founded with one singular mission: to inspire individuals around the world to express their unique beauty. That’s how the IPSY Glam Bag came to life. With five products personalized for you—plus articles, videos, and more on—you’re free to try new things and express who you are. IPSY Shopper takes our mission to the next level by making beauty more accessible, rewarding, and liberating than ever before. And with IPSY Gen Beauty, Open Studios, and all the creator content that we post each day, our intention has remained the same: to give every individual the tools to form their own definition of beauty. With over 3M members and 8K digital content creators in our community, and generating over half a billion monthly content views, we’re just getting started.

IPSY is headquartered in the Bay Area with an office in New York City and a studio production and editing facility in Los Angeles. The company achieved profitability in its first year and raised a series B round of $100M with Sherpa Capital and TPG in 2015. We owe all of our success to our inspiring, energizing employees who make exceptional things happen every single day—fearless thinking, tenacity, and a pioneering spirit push us forward. From marketing and media to engineering and operations, we are united in our goal to democratize beauty, making it accessible and affordable for everyone and fearlessly representing individuality and inclusivity. We dream. We empower. We create. And we have great fun doing it together.

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