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Sr Analyst - IT - Apps

Date:  Nov 23, 2021

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Job Summary:

We are looking for a Data Analyst to join our Retail IT Applications Team. This team is responsible for the support and maintenance of several commercial applications that support 250+ Retail locations across the US and Canada. The Data Analyst Role will be responsible for completing extracts and analyses for business units to present findings and recommendations to business leaders. This individual will be responsible for creating and delivering reports that will help provide insights that drive financial command and control of the business. They are excellent at driving operational improvements and have a proven technical background, with the ability to give instructions to a non-technical audience. Other responsibilities include quality assurance responsibilities, such as test script development and execution, creating production support and training documentation, & compliance responsibilities. This role will report to our Production Manager of Retail Applications.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy periodic operational and financial reports to internal stakeholders that will provide them with greater understanding and lead to opportunities and improvements
  • Gather and develop business requirements; collaborate with business stakeholders on the analysis of business and functional issues; understand technical requirements, participate in solution design, quality assurance, and execution
  • Document and communicate findings and insights to business leaders; develop a robust documentation repository; document quality assurance process and any variations in findings; review and document data analysis methodology
  • Ensure all compliance requirements (SOX/PCI) are met
  • Build data tables and automate reports to support internal custom analytics
  • Develop code, data tables, and automate reports to support internal custom analytics
  • Identify data sources needed to produce required data sets or reports; extract knowledge and actionable information from large data sets
  • Collaborate with 3rd party vendors, and at times drive them, to reach desired results.
  • Conduct analysis and confirm results; optimize queries for performance; identify issues related to data, data sources, and data processing
  • Demonstrate a desire to work within a small flexible team which may require performing ad-hoc jobs to complete tasks
  • Participate in a high performing, motivated, and engaged team
  • Build strong relationships with business & IT partners, vendors, and stakeholders to ensure alignment and accurate prioritization


Required Experience / Skill Sets:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Technology or related work experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of successful relevant work experience
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases
  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft SSRS, SSIS, and Excel
  • Proven success in presenting ideas, telling stories, and providing recommendations using data
  • Previous exposure to development, documentation, and maintenance of business data models
  • Describe yourself as a “go-getter” who is curious and enjoys working at a rapid pace
  • Proven ambition to take on additional ownership, assuming responsibilities outside of day-to-day work
  • Excellent customer service skills with a demonstrated customer-focused, service-first demeanor
  • Superior verbal & written communication skills and the ability to communicate with various levels of leadership


Preferred Experience / Skill Sets:

  • Experience with Retail applications, processes (POS, Warehouse, Merchandising, Traffic Monitors, etc.) and relational/multifaceted database
  • Experience with the Atlassian product suite: Jira, Confluence, Bamboo, and Bitbucket
  • Experience with Aptos, MMS (JDA AS/400), and Silvon


The budgeted range starts at $73,500 - $113,300 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at www.vailresortscareers.com

Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID 314529

Nearest Major Market: Denver