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Principal Product Analyst

B-Stock Solutions

B-Stock Solutions

IT, Product
United States · Canada · Remote
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

JOB SUMMARY

B-Stock is a company led by design and data. In this role, we are looking for an experienced Senior/Principal Product Analyst who can work with Product, Engineering and Design teams and help B-Stock make data driven product decisions.

If you are a Senior/Principal Product Analyst who has a unique combination of technical skills with solid analytical foundation and product intuition and who is passionate about marketplace economics, engagement and acquisition metrics, and already familiar with Data-Informed Product Building, then this job is for you!

You will play a pivotal role in driving product strategy and innovation through data-driven insights. Leveraging your expertise in analytics and deep understanding of consumer behavior, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to optimize product performance, enhance user experiences, and drive business growth in the retail industry.


HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE

  • You will-

    • Lead product analytics initiatives, providing strategic insights and recommendations to inform product development, optimization, and roadmap planning.
    • Conduct in-depth analysis of product performance metrics, including user engagement, retention, conversion rates, and revenue generation, to identify trends, patterns, and areas for improvement.
    • Collaborate with Product, Design, and Engineering teams to define key performance indicators (KPIs) and success metrics for product features and enhancements.
    • Develop and maintain comprehensive dashboards and reporting tools to track product performance, monitor key metrics, and communicate insights and give recommendations to stakeholders.
    • Play a critical role in building out a single source of truth for our data assets, enabling data-driven decision-making and business insights.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data requirements, design data models, and define data schemas for optimal performance and usability.
    • Implement data quality checks and validation processes to identify and remediate data anomalies, ensuring data integrity and reliability.
    • Drive data-driven decision-making processes, advocating for the use of analytics and empirical evidence in product decision-making across the organization.
    • Mentor and coach junior analysts, fostering a culture of continuous learning, collaboration, and innovation within the product analytics team.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • 5+ years of experience in a quantitative or analytical role, preferably at a marketplace high-growth tech start-up.
  • Degree in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Economics, Math, Engineering).
  • Fluent in SQL with a strong understanding of relational databases and their usage.
    Experience working with Data Visualization tools like Tableau/Looker & product analytics tools like MixPanel/Amplitude etc.
  • Familiarity with data science using Python/R, etc.
  • Strong understanding of data modeling concepts and database design principles.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Already familiar with marketplace dynamics and product and business metrics.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • You are a strong communicator, willing to learn, you can evangelize your actionable insights to all audiences and you are familiar with executive presentations.
  • You are an extraordinarily fast learner, you can pick up new skills and learn our data tables and terminology in a very short time.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation packages including bonus and options
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Paid Time Off, telecommuting and flexible schedule options
  • Support for continuing education
  • Team off-sites, social events and extracurricular activities are a staple
  • Snacks, drinks, and the occasional box of donuts

THE COMPANY

B-Stock is the world's largest B2B recommerce marketplace for excess [or surplus] merchandise. Businesses of all sizes leverage the B-Stock platform to sell and buy customer returns, overstock and other excess merchandise - ranging from top brands and retailers who want best-in-class inventory management to entrepreneurs looking to source valuable merchandise for their resale businesses.

Tens of thousands of small business owners all over the globe use B-Stock to launch and power their resale business. We take pride in empowering these innovators and entrepreneurs of commerce.

In 2020 we sold 120 million items across our platform, giving a second life to this otherwise would be “waste” merchandise. In fact, we kept 400 million pounds of goods in use and saved millions from the landfill. It feels good to be B-Stock!

The amount of returned or unsold inventory continues to grow each year, and in 2020, it was estimated at over $1 trillion worth worldwide. We know there is tremendous value in and demand for this inventory - no matter the category, condition, or location. The B-Stock platform gives buyers a simple way to buy brand-name merchandise directly from top retailers and manufacturers. At the same time, we offer companies an automated, trusted replacement for traditional liquidation while boosting operational efficiency, recovery rates, and cycle time.

Led by eBay veterans and backed by top investors including Spectrum Equity, True Ventures, and Susquehanna Growth Equity, B-Stock shows no signs of slowing down. Our core values have shaped the company we are today and will continue to drive our success for many years to come.

For more information, visit bstock.com/careers/


OUR VALUES

Make Each Dollar Count
Whether it’s the recovery amount or a buyer’s budget, money matters to all of our clients. And because each dollar matters to them, it matters to us.

Take Our Work Seriously, Not Ourselves
Everything at B-Stock continues to grow - everything but our egos, that is. We’re not afraid to let loose and laugh (often at ourselves).

Do The Hard Things Today That Will Pay Off Tomorrow
We’re willing to sacrifice and endure, fail and adapt to reach our long-term goals.

Use Trust As The Best Measure Of Success
The trust we earn along the way is more valuable than money. Without trust from both our buyers and sellers, our business won’t succeed.

Find Strength In Numbers
Use our passion for data to provide value to our customers, improve ourselves, and develop new ways to delight our buyers and sellers.



No applicant will face discrimination/harassment based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” B-Stock also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at B-Stock.

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