We're transforming the grocery industry

Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Since 2012, we’ve been working towards creating a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. 

Groceries delivered to your door in as little as an hour. It seems simple, right? Well, it’s more complex than that. From re-routing deliveries during snowstorms, to connecting customers with coupons and deals for their favorite brands, to updating over half a billion grocery data lines every night...our efforts bring Instacart closer to being the operating system for the grocery industry.

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Solve complex data related issues submitted via ticketing system. Provide support and guidance to other analysts on escalated cases requiring subject matter expert review.
  • Leverage data visualization tools such as Tableau and Periscope to create dashboards and data analysis for financial purposes.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, executives, and decision-makers to lead conversations regarding prioritization, design, and fulfillment of data needs.
  • As appropriate, take the initiative to work independently and with other analysts to Investigate and solve complex data issues such as data bugs that impact financial reporting.
  • Lead efforts to contribute to the process of developing, managing and maintaining documentation such as data flows, case studies, and detailed query logic for code changes
  • Uphold security and internal controls standards for data reporting through administrative responsibilities
  • Promote and drive a self-service data culture by developing self-service data models, building easy to use tools and dashboards and teaching business users how to use them.
  • Develop, deploy and drive adoption of data quality monitoring solutions with goal being to meet increasingly higher standards of data quality and metrics accuracy
  • Work closely with the Product, Data Engineering, and Sales teams to stay current on latest product rollouts and their data and financial impacts.  Focus on
  • Regularly communicate progress, risks, and completion of projects with stakeholders, teammates and management
  • Drive towards consensus and alignment on projects and initiatives by leading level-setting discussions with partners, teammates and stakeholders
  • Serve as technical mentor to less experienced members of the team
  • With or without direction from leadership, directly lead workstream work assignments and processes

 

ABOUT YOU

We rely on our values to guide our decisions: Solve for the Customer, Every Minute Counts, This is Your Baby, Go Far, Together and Of Course, But Maybe. What does this mean for your role? We are looking for someone who has:

  • 8+ years hands-on experience in BI, Data Science, or Data engineering.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong SQL experience and dashboard building
  • DBT, Airflow, Snowflake and Google Scripts preferred
  • Exposure to Visualization Tools: Periscope and Tableau
  • Familiarity with: Github, JIRA, Snowflake
  • Strong level of knowledge and experience with multiple systems in a high transactional business
  • Proven accomplishments using needed skills and with a track record of success in a fast paced environment
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Deep understanding of financial concepts, common accounting practices, and system solutioning
  • Proven ability to prioritize work and deliver finished deliverables on tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate with cross functional teams, gather information, perform root cause analysis, and recommend solutions to business problems
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for Instacart, your team, partners and stakeholders
  • Willing to take initiative to influence partners/stakeholders to solve problems with and without direct involvement from management
  • Effective at developing and managing cross-functional and cross-departmental relationships

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At Instacart, we strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need assistance submitting an application through our career site due to a disability, please submit an Accommodations Request Form and someone from our team will reach out soon to see how we may be able to assist.

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