Senior Data Analyst, Volatility Modelling

IN New Delhi

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Posted 4 months ago

The role
At Farfetch we experience high levels of volatility within our data as a result of several factors such as a varied set of customers, a retail trading calendar, frequent changes to the way we attract customers to our site and a complex data chain and quality. You’ll be responsible for working with a start-up and using internal modelling to help us better flag and understand the root cause of this volatility and understand which of these matters and which actions we should take. In addition, you’ll use other models in the business built to look at volatility to understand how these tools can work in harmony.

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with start-up and internal experts to understand how to get the best out of our tools and our data in terms of understanding volatility and answer questions such as:
  • Which parts of volatility matter?
  • What caused it? 
  • How do we take action with the insight? 

  • A key area will also involve working closely with the start-up advising on development of the tool to ensure it is usable by Farfetch in a scalable manner and is intuitive to use from a user perspective.

Who you are

  • A professional with a minimum of 4 years of experience with data analytics, with e-commerce orientation (mandatory);
  • A graduate of a Bachelor of Science program or a higher level post-secondary educational program in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, Operation Research, or quantitative disciplines (desired);
  • Understanding of statistical significance and volatility - preferably in a retail environment, but open minded on this;
  • Understanding of regression / AI is a bonus - but key focus is that commercial analyst mindset;
  • Very skilled in Excel and SQL skills;
  • An excellent communicator with presentation skills, both verbal and written;
  • Very skilled in English, both written and spoken;
  • An excellent strategic thinker and with analytical skills, ideally developed in a commercial role preferably within an Internet or retail/consumer products business and/or management consulting;
  • Experience delivering high value, actionable insight;
  • Ability to start with a business problem and using data recommend quick solutions;
  • Experienced in leveraging data and analytics to solve real-world problems and create new solutions;
  • An individual that can change directions quickly to respond to new information and changing circumstances;
  • Experienced with BI and data visualization tools (e.g., SSRS, Tableau, etc.) is preferred;
  • Knowledgeable in web development (e.g., HTML, Javascript, etc.) is a plus.
Responsible for developing and delivering ongoing understanding of volatility in Farfetch, partnering with innovative start-ups and working with other areas of the business to get the most value out of existing tooling.
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