Sr. DATA ANALYST at Columbia Sportswear Company (Portland, OR)

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At Columbia, we're as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, we're proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.
Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: "It's perfect. Now make it better." As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.
We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.

And we believe in YOU.

The Senior Data Analyst for Supply Chain primarily focuses on projects and data discovery. They work hand-in-hand with stakeholders to understand the request requirements, do analyses, and interpret the results to collaborate on conclusions and actions. In some instances, projects will require expertise to derive their own project requirements and expand the analyses into deeper learnings.

Projects will center around descriptive analyses with forecasting potential. This role will likely to be consulted for more predictive and prescriptive projects.

  • Collaborate with Supply Chain business stakeholders to understand large scale business initiatives. Initial analysis to inform requirements and ensure full picture. Model, validate, and productionalize results then present findings stakeholders and walk through continued interpretations from automation.
  • Continuous data exploration of internal and external data sources, working with data engineer(s) to ingest into our datalake, validate/cleanse, and stage for analysis purposes.
  • Balance multiple, quick turnaround responses to adhoc analysis that is also thoroughly validated and answers immediate business needs.
  • Evangelize data and tools that increase organizational access to data and adhoc capabilities to help business stakeholders to draw conclusions and drive data-informed decisions.
  • Participate in one-on-ones, lunch and learns, and demonstrations on analytical tools and/or concepts.
  • Collaborate with other analytics functions around the organization including the Analytics COE, Web Analytics, and other regional/brand specific teams to maintain consistency and accuracy for CSC Analytics and staying abreast of new tools, algorithms, and methodologies that may be applicable to business analytics teams.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's degree, applicable certification or equivalent experience.
  • Requires 5-8 years of professional experience and mastery of relevant technical or business skills required to accomplish the job. Supply Chain Operations, Business Analytics, Finance, or Mathematics preferred. MBA and analytics certificates beneficial.
  • Skilled in SQL, Power BI, Python/R/Scala, ETL, Azure datalake and data architecture
  • Advanced knowledge within Supply Chain Management and related areas and experience with multiple functional disciplines. Specialized knowledge of industry standards and practices for projects and initiatives.
  • Requires the application of theoretical knowledge, typically gained through formal education or equivalent work experience that provides knowledge and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts of a defined profession.


No supervisory responsibility. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. May lead projects with manageable risks and resource requirements. May contribute input to the performance review of other team members.

  • Solves complex problems and develops independent creative solutions based on the evaluation of multiple options.
  • Independently analyzes issues of a diverse scope and functions with a moderate degree of autonomy. Receives minimal direction, seeks guidance for highly complex issues.
  • In depth knowledge of principles, concepts, and theories within own discipline and working knowledge of related disciplines. Applies broader knowledge of industry standards/practices to assignments and others.
  • Understands best practices; is aware of the differences between the company and its competition in the supported function. Understands how their own functional area integrates with others to deliver results.
  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus. May provide process and subject matter advice.
  • Work performed will have impact on cross-functional projects beyond the department.


Operates in a typical office environment, routinely uses computer and other standard office equipment.

Generally sedentary for prolonged periods, may occasionally require ability to move about or adjust/move items weighing up to 10 lbs. in all directions. Constantly requires ability to communicate with others to exchange information.


Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
More Information on Columbia Sportswear Company
Columbia Sportswear Company operates in the Fashion industry. The company is located in Portland, OR, Richmond, CA and Carlsbad, CA. Columbia Sportswear Company was founded in 1938. It has 5022 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all jobs at Columbia Sportswear Company, click here.
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