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ACOE Lead Analyst

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Location: Bangalore, KA, India - Manyata Embassy Business Park, SEZ, G3 Wing A (Teak) Bloc, Floor 7-10
Job ID: 1087158
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Updated: Apr 17, 2020

General Description

Lead Analyst – Pricing Analytics 

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. 



Position Summary: 

  • Pricing Analytics team within the Analytics Center of Excellence is a 10+ size team that helps build and execute price strategies for omni-channel which is online and stores 

  • Key Responsibility of the team is to grow total gross margin dollars for select categories by identifying pricing actions that encourage higher sale values, conversion rates, margin rates, and customer satisfaction 

  • Determine Price Strategy for select categories basis various factors like traffic, growth drivers, inventory, etc. 

  • Communicate and help implement pricing changes for JCPenney  

  • Conduct analysis around all aspects of pricing such as estimating volume impacts due to changes in price, promotions, competitive response, zone performances etc. 

  • Playing an active role in facilitating data usability, data standardization as well as development and deployment of standard and non-standard metrics; creating analytical solutions. Execute adhoc business analytics project. 


As a Lead Analyst, you will leverage your technical skills, business acumen, and creativity to extract and analyze massive data sets and translate complex findings in a structured and clear manner to a non-technical audience. 


The ideal candidate should be deeply analytical, detailed-oriented and capable of thinking independently. He/She can handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, cross-functional, and fast-changing environment 



  • Possesses strong analytical/logical thinking and communication skills 

  • Coordinate with business partners and decision makers to translate business questions into verifiable hypothesis and data models 

  • Hands on experience in solving structured/unstructured problems by applying statistical techniques and/or machine learning methods 

  • Knack for creating compelling visualization; be it slides, dashboards or any User interface 

  • Develop clear, concise, actionable models and recommendations from mountains of data 

  • Advocate for exploration of interesting data anomalies or patterns that may provide more explanatory detail about pricing strategy and solutions  

  • Partner closely with business and technical teams to understand their project objectives and provide data-driven solutions and recommendations 

  • Design and develop data preparation components and processes that extract and transform data across disparate databases for reporting and analytics, ensuring integrity of analysis data by developing the requirement specifications and assisting the development and testing of data tables 

  • Ensures solutions are scalable, repeatable, efficient and effective 

  • Interact with business Partners on daily/weekly basis to gather requirements/provide updates 



  • 6-10 years of Analytics experience – Preferably in E-commerce and/or Retail 

  • Strong database experience with advanced SQL skills; experience researching and manipulating complex and large data sets (both distributed and non-distributed); Hive experience is essential 

  • Strong experience working with statistical tools, such as Python or R 

  • Proficient in data visualization tools, such as Tableau/Power BI/Qlikview/R Shiny 

  • Hands on experience in statistical techniques such as Regression, Clustering & Time Series Forecasting and Machine learning 

  • Experience of eCommerce Pricing and Promotions, Price Elasticity, Price optimization models 

  • Proven ability to dig-in and understand the data and to leverage creative thinking and problem-solving skills to create new data models 

  • Strong understanding with data infrastructure, data warehouse, or data engineering 

  • Ability to develop, test, and maintain the accurate tracking, capturing and reporting of key data 

  • Proficient in MS Excel & PowerPoint 

  •  Bachelor's/Masters in Engineering/Statistics/Economics or equivalent practical experience 

Job Title: ACOE Lead Analyst
Location: Bangalore, KA, India - Manyata Embassy Business Park, SEZ, G3 Wing A (Teak) Bloc, Floor 7-10
Job ID: 1087158

J.C. Penney Company Inc.
Plano, Texas

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