Optimisation Analyst

Hours: 36

Salary: £35000 - £45000

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 13/10/2019


Optimisation Analyst

Welwyn Garden City

About the role

The successful applicant will join the Analytics and Optimisation team, which sits within the Technology Product department looking after Grocery Home Shopping, Clubcard and the digital entities in-store. The Analytics and Optimisation team is responsible for providing insight and learning to the wider Product, Trading and UX teams to help drive decision making. The team is looking to advance its optimisation practises to develop a best in class testing programme.

This role opened on 13th September and will close on 13th October

You will be responsible for

Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the Tesco business, the following provides an overview of the role’s key responsibilities:

  • Analysing test results in a simple and engaging way with actionable recommendations that can be applied to improve our digital products and the customer experience
  • Analysing customer behaviour and working closely with the UX research team to identify optimisation opportunities
  • Ensuring the reliability of our test results by applying appropriate frequentist and sequential statistical methods to our test data and continually evolving our approaches to ensure accurate financial benefit forecasting
  • Continually evaluating the process for AB test analysis and exploring opportunities to enhance our ways of working
  • Exploring ways to automate our existing analysis processes to make decision making faster and to better support the needs of the Optimisation Managers
  • Working collaboratively with the Analytics Capabilities team to ensure appropriate means of measurement is in place
  • Sharing and presenting test results back to the Product, UX and Engineering teams
  • Providing mentoring and guidance to the Associate Optimisation Analyst

You will need

To succeed in this role you’ll need:

  • Experience of manipulating, analysing and synthesising data using different sources
  • Confident in managing large, complex data sets
  • Data-driven mind-set with strong analytical and problem solving skills; able to structure approaches, identify root causes and translate data into actionable insights
  • Demonstrated skills in deriving insight from data to identify areas on site that can benefit from testing
  • The ability to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders and to gather detailed analysis requirements
  • Knowledge of AB testing methodology and/or an understanding of the value of optimisation
  • Proficient in SQL

In addition, this experience is desirable:

  • Experience of working with Adobe Analytics
  • Experience of working with Tableau
  • Experience of working with Alteryx or other BI tools
  • Experience of working with AB testing tools

What’s in it for you

•An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary

•Privilegecard (including a 2nd card for a family member) after 6 months service with 10% off most purchases at Tesco

•Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day

•A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate

•Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay

•Buy As You Earn Scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares and save tax after 3 months of service

•Save As You Earn Scheme which gives you the opportunity to save direct from your pay for three or five years with the option of using your savings to buy Tesco shares at a discounted price after 1 year of service

•Access to  Tesco Learning and Development Academy, Safari Books https://www.safaribooksonline.com and Plurlsight Technology Learning Platform https://www.pluralsight.com

•Deals & Discounts through Tesco including Tesco Mobile & Tesco Bank

•Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses

•Cycle to work and Car Share Schemes

•Onsite discounted Nuffield Health Gym https://www.nuffieldhealth.com   

•Subsidised Canteen

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop online, whether they are at home, out shopping, on the move, anywhere in the world.

We want our customers to be inspired and whatever they are looking for, we’re finding bigger and better ways to provide it.

Everything is underpinned by our continuous drive for the best tools and technology to deliver our vision. We’re driving innovation and transforming our Technology to become the world’s leading e-commerce business.

We need people who share our ambition to deliver for our customers; Passionate and confident people willing to take the initiative and drive us forwards. In return we offer excitement, a great team, an excellent benefit package, and significant career development opportunities.

Joining us means playing a part in defining; building and launching an ambitious roadmap of digital products that could affect the lives of millions of people over the years to come.

If that sounds exciting then we'd love to hear from you.

The position will be dual based in Welwyn Garden City and Farringdon, but there is flexibility depending on personal circumstances.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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