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Business Analyst I

Company: Safeway
Location: Pleasanton
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:


Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States, with a strong local presence and national scale. The company operates over 2300 stores under 19 well-known banners including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, Acme, Tom Thumb, Randalls, United Supermarkets, Pavilions, Star Market, Haggen and Carrs. Albertsons reported revenues of approximately $60 BN.

The food and wellness industry is undergoing dramatic changes driven by customer behavior across the entire lifecycle. For example, consumers are increasingly discovering new products on social or other digital platforms, shopping for deals on various apps, and increasingly purchasing through e-Commerce or other subscription services.

E-Commerce is a key part of our overall strategy addressing our customer needs and serving them as they like to be served. We have a wide range of e-commerce offerings, from home delivery, Drive up & Go, marketplace, and a number of industry partnerships (e.g., Instacart, GrubHub, etc)

As a Business Analyst I on our team, you will be responsible for mining, analyzing and interpreting data to draw key insights into business-critical issues retail operations. Has a keen ability to extract data from a variety of sources across Albertsons enterprise and use quantitative skill set to create dashboards, reports, metrics using a variety of business intelligence tools, techniques and technology.

You Are:

  • A problem-solver -- you find ways to get things done and invent ways to do things better
  • A collaborator -- you work well with and learn from people with different backgrounds
  • A continuous learner -- because the consumer, industry, and technology never stops evolving
  • Passionate about data science -- you are involved in the data science and analytics community to stay on the leading edge

You Have:

  • Experience in marketing, e-commerce, merchandising, or customer analytics
  • Familiarity applying technical skillset to solving business problems
  • Coding experience in any language -- Strong querying experience -- Familiarity with analytic languages (Python/R)
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Never Quit and Always Achieve More attitude
  • Undergraduate degree in applied quantitative field; masters preferred

You Will:

  • Have a lot of fun working with enormous amounts of data
  • Help to invent and implementing new ways to solve old problems through modelling and automation
  • Be a part of the team inventing the "tomorrow" of the grocery industry


  • 1-2 (level I) years of relevant experience in a report development, data science, business analytics, business intelligence
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL to write complex, highly-optimized queries across large volumes of data
  • Experience with data science methods using Python or R to solve complex problems
  • Knowledge of ETL and data warehouse concepts and processes is a plus
  • Experience with dashboard reporting tools: Tableau, PowerBI, Clickview and others to create impactful reports and interactive dashboards
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and comfort presenting to everyone from entry-level employees to senior vice presidents
  • Ability to explain technical information in a simple way to non-technical audiences
  • Experience with Web environment and associated analytical tools
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a variety of programs in response to changing business priorities
  • Strong ability to collaborate with cross functional teams

Diversity is fundamental at Albertsons-Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. A diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Albertsons-Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.

Albertsons Culture Principles

Compassion: We always treat each other with kindness and respect

Team: We always support and recognize each other

Inclusive: We always value everyone's perspective

Learning: We always strive to grow and develop ourselves and others

Competitive: We always act with integrity to win over the customer

Ownership: We always take actions to drive our success


Keywords: Safeway, Pleasanton , Business Analyst I, Other , Pleasanton, California

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