Senior Business Analyst - Data & Analytics

  • lululemon
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Jan 13, 2023
Full-time Agile Analytics Big Data Business Analytics Data Analysis Data Science Data Testing

Job Description

lululemon is an innovative performance apparel company for yoga, running, training, and other athletic pursuits. Setting the bar in technical fabrics and functional design, we create transformational products and experiences that support people in moving, growing, connecting, and being well. We owe our success to our innovative product, emphasis on stores, commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we make in every community we're in. As a company, we focus on creating positive change to build a healthier, thriving future. In particular, that includes creating an equitable, inclusive and growth-focused environment for our people.

About this team

The People Enablement Technology team is committed to enabling seamless, best in class experiences for our global workforce. The Data & Analytics Pillar is a newly formed team, focused on automating our core health & wealth, offerings, enabling the power of analytics as well as working across the organization to enable efforts driven by the People Systems, Talent Enablement, and Workforce Agility pillars. The Senior Business Analyst is passionate about all the things that data can unlock for the business and our people.

A day in the life

The Senior Technical Business Analyst works closely with business stakeholders and technology teams on mid to high complexity, high impact projects to support our internal business needs and guest experiences. 

Responsibilities include:

  • A leader by nature and by function, seeking to understand and help others understand key facets of the business
  • Converting and documenting business requirements into technical requirements
  • Translating business strategy into roadmaps for consumption by teams
  • Prioritizing requirements based on business and technical needs
  • Developing and documenting testing strategies and managing testing execution
  • Leading impact assessment, and dependency management and ensuring architectural decisions included in design
  • Aligning overall scope and sequencing recommendations with business and technical stakeholders
  • Utilizing artifacts such as business requirements documents (BRDs), JIRA, Confluence and Business Process Documentation to facilitate requirements alignment sessions
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to gain alignment within constraints of the project or work


  • Leadership experience either formally or functionally, a passion to grow as a leader on a team
  • Data and Analytics experience, including but not limited to analytics capability builds, data migrations, and developing data driven business centered use cases 
  • 5+ years of business analyst experience 
  • Strong experience providing technical requirements for medium to large initiatives 
  • Experience working with both agile and waterfall delivery methodologies
  • Proven facilitation and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be self-directed, proactive and work with a sense of urgency
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity to deliver results
  • Demonstrated experience making tradeoffs between business needs and technology constraints while keeping the end user needs at top of mind
  • Experience with HR Systems is preferred

Must haves

  • Acknowledge the presence of choice in every moment and take personal responsibility for your life.
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovate to achieve great results. 
  • Communicate with honesty and kindness and create the space for others to do the same. 
  • Lead with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure. 
  • Foster connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships. 
  • Integrate fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take yourself too seriously.

Compensation and Benefits Package

For Washington Applicants: lululemon’s compensation offerings are rooted in a pay-for-performance philosophy that recognizes exceptional individual and team performance. The typical hiring range for this position in Washington is from $132,200-$173,500 annually; the base pay offered is based on market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and internal equity. As part of our competitive Total Rewards offering, permanent employees in this position may be eligible for our competitive annual bonus offering, subject to program eligibility requirements.

At lululemon, investing in our people is a top priority. We believe that when life works, work works. In addition to our competitive Total Rewards offering, we also have personal and professional development offerings. Our offerings recognize our teams for their performance and support whole person development, including support for employees on how to grow their career:

  • Extended health and dental benefits, and mental health plans 
  • Paid time off 
  • Savings and retirement plan matching 
  • Generous employee discount 
  • Fitness & yoga classes 
  • Parenthood top-up 
  • Extensive catalog of development course offerings 
  • People networks, mentorship programs, and leadership series (to name a few) 

Note: Availability of the incentive programs, benefits, and perks may be subject to your location & employment type and may have certain eligibility requirements. The Company reserves the right to alter these incentive programs, benefits, and perks in whole or in part at any time without advance notice.

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$132,200-$173,500 annually