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Senior Data Science Analyst

Company name
PETCO Animal Supplies, Inc.

San Antonio, TX, United States

Employment Type

It, Retail

Posted on
Jul 30, 2020

Valid Through
Nov 12, 2020

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Our vision at Petco

is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We’re making things

better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First

philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on

putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint.

The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are

proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who

are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.

 From our retail stores

and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you'll work

with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are

passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to

grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating

exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment

throughout our organization.



The Senior Data Science Analyst will investigate root causes, recommend solutions, and

execute strategies by creating complex analytical processes utilizing business

intelligence software, flowcharts, spreadsheets, databases, and other decision

support tools. The analyst will compile and implement improvements to periodic reports

and support ad-hoc data requests. The analyst may develop functional specifications

for decision support tools through partnership with SME’s to effectively identify

business requirements.

Essential Job Functions: The incumbent must be able to perform all of the following

duties and responsibilities with

or without a reasonable accommodation.

Interact professionally and effectively through verbal

and written communication with all           

professional contacts with emphasis on company interestsAnalyze data to determine appropriate course of actionRecommend and drive business performance by using data

driven insights and communication skills.  Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks

within established timeframesEffectively accomplish assigned duties/tasks through

work of subordinates


Duties and Responsibilities:

Work independently with zero - minimal manager involvement.

Research, Create, Maintain, Automate reporting processes

for the inventory team and cross functional partners.Routinely manage reporting needs on a recurring basis: i.e.

daily, weekly, monthly. Provides informational training and documentation for

tools/processes created.Partner with the Business Intelligence team along with

key inventory partners to become an inventory metric SME.Partner with cross functional teams to impact in stock, fill

rate, turns and sales objectives by providing accurate effective data driven

solutions. Continually collaborates with cross functional business partners

to develop processes and tools to maintain inventory productivity, minimize

excess inventory  and store level in-stock

goals.Carefully manages inputs and calculations to ensure

accurate work products. Responsibilities include monitoring and altering

DC/Store inventory settings. Impact of role: In stock, DC-to-Store

Fill Rate, Purchase Orders, Allocation, Forecast, Safety stock, Presentation,

Inventory Volume of

responsibility: This role supports the Inventory team and not one

specific category or area. The top objective is to support directors with

routine and ad hoc analysis. Nature of Supervision: General supervision and/or

functional guidance are provided on some, but not all tasks to be performed and

results based on analyses are reviewed with superior and/or business.  In addition, non-routine assignments and

projects that may last for extended periods of time without supervisory

guidance or direction are possible.   Supervisory Responsibility: No direct reports.

Incumbent will collaborate and participate in cross-functional business

projects.Work Environment: The majority of job duties are

performed while seated indoors with little or no exposure to hazards. Occasional

travel may be required for presentations, training, and conventions – less than

25%.  Contacts: The Senior Data Analyst I will have frequent contact

with a variety of areas within the company, including individual store

locations, distribution centers, and support locations NSC/SSC. Other areas

include: logistics, merchandising, business intelligence, IT, and may range

anywhere from the routine exchange of information to the resolution of

moderately difficult problems. 

','!*!Education: Bachelor of Science in

Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Math, or a

related field.





Degree with concentration in a quantitative discipline and operations research

– Math, Stats, Engineering or similar discipline. Master’s Degree is a plus.

Minimum of three years retail/supply chain experience or

related industries. 2 or more years of hands-on experience with data

analytics, data modeling, and coding; experience building large data sets from

multiple sources

Ability to think conceptually and

creatively about problems and solutions

Strong interpersonal communication

skills, verbal and written, required due to the nature and level of

interaction with senior management

Demonstrates ability to prioritize

workload and ability to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines

Advanced level experience with

Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft Office programs

Experience creating dashboards and

visualization utilizing tools like Tableau or MicroStrategy Dossier

Experience with business intelligence

and reporting software like MicroStrategy

Advanced SQL experience

Basic understanding of iterative

programming structures

An equivalent combination of

education and relevant experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s



Experience with VBA

Exposure to SSMS, SSRS, Hive,

Hadoop, Snowflake

Exposure to statistical programming

languages including Python and R

3-5 years

experience in advanced analytics




Animal Supplies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified

applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,

color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,

disability, age, protected veteran status, or any other protected


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