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Data Analyst (12 Month FTC - Mat Cover) | Central BI & Analytics



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Join Lyst as they are looking for a Data Analyst (12 Month FTC - Mat Cover) | Central BI & Analytics


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London United Kingdom

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Lyst is a global Fashion Tech company and premium shopping app, founded in London in 2010 and catering to over 200M shoppers per year. We offer our customers the largest assortment of premium & luxury fashion items & products in one place, via an assortment of 8.5M+ items from over 17,000 of the world’s leading brands. We are a scale-up business with a current team size of c. 160 people in London, combining an agile mentality with a proven business model and over a decade of experience. This provides a balance between foundations and structure, and autonomy and pace.

At Lyst we obsess over the customer, providing a search & discovery experience which offers inspiration, fulfilment, and personalisation. We believe that fashion is amazing but shopping for fashion often isn’t, and use our technology, data and creativity to bring more joy, greater choice and fewer fails. Our mission is to help fashion shoppers make better decisions and help fashion partners find better audiences as the category-leading destination for every fashion shopper. Lyst has raised over $160m from leading investors including Accel, Balderton, Molten Ventures, Fidelity International, and LVMH.

We are looking for a data analyst to join our Analytics Chapter. We record nearly 100 million lines of data daily and need you to help us make sense of it. We need you to deliver the insights that will help us grow, influence future strategy and support everyone in the business to be data-driven. Our stack includes; Snowflake, dbt, Looker, AWS, and Hex, and we work in both Python or R.

Lyst is a fashion marketplace. We have a catalogue consisting of millions of products across thousands of designers. Our product leaders require a data-driven advisor to evaluate our catalogue offering and conduct statistically rigorous analysis. In this role, you will join our cross-functional BI & Analytics squad of Analysts and Analytics Engineers.

Your day to day will include:

Delivering analytical research projects, helping guide the product team’s strategy through your insights. Working alongside product managers, engineers, and data scientists to champion and embed best practices in rapid experimentation. Identifying areas in which we are weak analytically and scoping out improvements to enable us to have a greater impact. Helping to define metrics that ensure we are delivering value on both sides of the marketplace. Working with analytics engineering to model and build out new data sets that enable the team to generate better insights or develop new reports.


  • Minimum 2 years working within a data or BI squad
  • Experience working in a tech startup/scaleup environment, comfortable with a changing environment and agile methodologies
  • A great communicator, comfortable working directly with engineers and product teams
  • Experience in analysing large, complex data sets and producing clear actionable insights
  • Ability to prioritise problems in order to focus on the biggest issues for our customers and retailers
  • Desire to make better decisions and influence strategy through analysis and recommendations
  • A keen desire to be part of the Lyst culture
  • You'll be able to spot opportunities to automate repetitive tasks
  • Professional experience using an advanced level of SQL to manipulate large data sets (transactions, complex joins, CTEs, window functions)
  • Expertise in a BI tool (Looker, Tableau, PowerBI or equivalent)
  • Python, dbt and git experience would be a great bonus


  • Flexible Working: Our flexible working approach offers a high degree of freedom and autonomy. Individuals are provided with the discretion to work remotely on a regular basis, with an expectation that a reasonable proportion of time is spent in the office to enhance in-person collaboration. If due to unique circumstances this doesn’t quite work, we are open to listening to what will.
  • Time Off: In addition to the 8 statutory bank holidays, you will receive 29 holidays per year. Lyst’s holiday year runs from 1 April to 31 March.
  • Competitive Family Leave Package: This includes Enhanced Family Leave for those eligible, paid Time off for Dependents and Support for Fertility Treatment & Loss.
  • Clothing Benefit: We want you to enjoy using the Lyst app and site as much as our customers, so we provide you with a clothing allowance to use on Lyst every year. This starts at £250 when you join and increases up to £1,000 with your length of service.
  • Private Healthcare: Our healthcare provider is Vitality. Your health is important to us which is why we offer all employees a comprehensive healthcare scheme from the day you start.
  • Training Allowance: We’re big on continuous learning and growth, so all employees are currently entitled to an annual training allowance of £1,000. This can be used to attend conferences, industry events, training courses and to purchase resources.
  • Pension Scheme: Our pension provider is The People’s Pension. We offer a minimum employee contribution of 5% and 3% employer contribution.
  • Eye Tests and Vouchers: Employees can make a saving on their eye test and glasses through our chosen provider. You’ll receive a free eye test every year and a discount towards glasses.
  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme: Lyst will purchase a bicycle from your chosen retailer, you will then receive a voucher to pick up your bicycle from them.
  • Transport Season Ticket Loan: Employees can apply for an interest free season ticket loan to support your travel to work.
  • Social Events: Frequent company wide social events including Christmas & summer parties, sports days, themed drinks, quizzes, cook alongs, as well as smaller team socials. We also have plenty of interest based groups such as football, running club, book club, culinary and more.

We want to build a world where fashion works for everyone, and we want teams that are just as inclusive. Diversity and inclusion is an integral part of our culture at Lyst. We recognise and celebrate the value and impact diversity brings to our company and are committed to ensuring this is a consistent focus, for which we are held to account. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equally, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply for this role. We are happy to talk about flexible working arrangements.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Lyst we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


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