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Tech Business Intelligence Analyst

Company: Williams-Sonoma, Inc.
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

We hope you're interested in building a home with us. Even if you don't feel that you meet every requirement listed in this job description, we still encourage you to apply.

About the People Analytics Team

People Analytics provides end-to-end analytical solutions to Talent team, HRBPs, vendors, and other stakeholders to drive business insights and data driven decisions. By leveraging technology and HR domain expertise, People Analytics provides automation and operation efficiencies to business processes.

Overview of the Tech BI Analyst role

Williams-Sonoma Inc. is looking for a Tech BI Analyst with a strong data analysis, business intelligence, and pipeline experience. The candidate will join the People Analytics team to help develop, scale, and rollout People self-service and analytics efforts. This is role will work with our HR business partners across the organization such as Talent, Retail, executive leadership, vendors, and other stakeholders to determine business problems and provide data insights through analytical solutions.

Working on the People Analytics team, you will be instrumental in the design, installation, and maintenance of reports, dashboards, and analytical tools including production support. You will be supporting our Sr. Data Engineers in ensuring that our HR data warehouse and other People systems are optimized for greater flexibility and reuse. You are a data integrity champion and enjoy resolving data issues while providing excellent customer service throughout the organization.


  • End-to-end analytics support including self-service dashboards, data workflows, HR data warehouse pipelines, and ad-hoc support
  • Supports People Analytics roadmap projects by engaging stakeholders in gathering requirements, facilitating discussions, providing insights, executing rollout plans and clearly articulates complex issues/risks/concepts
  • Enhances capabilities and applies methodical techniques on various People Analytics tools to be leveraged by the team
  • Meets project SLAs and timely escalation of critical issues/risks to stakeholders
  • Develop reports, dashboards, and analysis through Power BI, SQL, Crystal Reports, Python, and other reporting tools with close attention to data accuracy and correct formatting
  • Embraces growth mindset and entrepreneurial spirit which include being able to work independently, handle multiple priorities, and drive projects with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to thrive in an agile environment and be adaptable to work changes that shift quickly
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries and automation scripts in the HR data warehouse
  • Help analyze and validate internal consistency, completeness, and accuracy of People data systems

Key Qualifications

  • Strong SQL skills. MS SQL Server a plus.
  • Experience with data warehousing, automation scripting and ETL. SSIS, Power Automate, and Python is a plus.
  • Strong data visualization and business intelligence skills using one or more of the following tools: Power BI, SSRS, Crystal Reports, and Business Objects, Power BI expertise is a plus.
  • Experience working with databases: manipulating, summarizing, and analyzing data
  • Strong proficiency in Excel
  • Strong analytical, project management, organizational, and efficiency skills required
  • Exceptional attention to detail in ensuring high degree of accuracy in reports and data analysis
  • Self-starter, quick learner, great team player, and continuous improvement attitude
  • Data-driven mindset with ability to solve problems strategically
  • Possess a strong work ethic, customer service, and commitment in delivering results to the organization
  • Outstanding verbal, written and presentation skills to both technical and non-technical audience at all levels within the organization

Required Qualifications

  • 2 - 4 years of end-to-end analytical experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM or related field

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with analyzing People data a plus
  • Experience with forecasting, statistical modeling, data science and machine learning

We believe in People First

We firmly believe that working in a culture focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion spurs innovation, creates healthy and high-performing teams, and delivers superior customer experiences. Our DEI initiatives prompt associate participation and engagement, aligning with our core vision to reflect the communities where we do business and put people first.

Benefits Just for You

  • Depending on your position and your location, here are a few highlights of what you might be eligible for:
  • A generous discount on all Williams-Sonoma, Inc. brands
  • A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities
  • Paid vacations, holidays, and time off to volunteer
  • Health benefits, dental and vision insurance, including same-sex domestic partner benefits
  • Tax-free commuter benefits
  • A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health

Your Journey in Continued Learning

  • In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University
  • Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities
  • Resources for self-development
  • Advisor (Mentor) program
  • Career development workshops and learning programs
  • Speaker series

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Keywords: Williams-Sonoma, Inc., San Francisco , Tech Business Intelligence Analyst, Other , San Francisco, California

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