Product Analyst - Causal Inference (all genders)

25 May 2022
21 Jun 2022
At Zalando Lounge, we are building the next-generation price optimization product and we are looking for an experienced Product Analyst - Causal Inference to join our team. Data is a critical part of our product development process and through the data & insights you provide, you will have a direct impact on product decisions, and help shape the customer experience of Zalando Lounge.

In this role, you will work closely with teams of Applied Scientists and Economists, and will be responsible for exploratory product analysis, A/B testing and other statistical approaches for assessing the impact of product decisions, as well as the continuous reporting and monitoring of critical business KPIs. Your analytical understanding will help us clearly see how our products grow and related KPIs can be improved.


At Zalando, our vision is to be the Starting Point for Fashion - one that is inclusive by design. We only assess candidates based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, racial identities, ethnicities, religious beliefs, and disability statuses. We only want to know why you're great for this role, so please avoid including your picture, age, and marital status in your CV as well.

We want to provide you with a great candidate experience. Please feel free to inform us of any accommodations you may need, so we can best support and assist you throughout the hiring process.

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  • Identifying opportunities to further boost quality of our insights and methods used by researching how to best marry latest causal inference and A/B Testing techniques within Pricing domain and off-price business
  • Supporting the product discovery phase by combining your understanding of our customers and our business, conducting research to find out if product / feature is worth developing as well as how products in production are performing
  • Setting up A/B tests for new features and business opportunities, analysing and deep-diving into the results to give recommendations. Following the scientific research process to provide well documented and reproducible results
  • Managing stakeholder interests and collaborating with applied scientists, economists and other analytics teams across Zalando, while staying focused on the ultimate research goal
  • Defining and monitoring key performance metrics and helping the product team improve them
  • Impacting product decisions through presentation and data storytelling of data-based recommendations
  • Sharing best practices with analytics teams and the larger community

  • Proven track record of 3+ years as a web or product analyst, ideally in a fast-paced e-commerce environment with experience in A/B testing and quasi-experimental approaches for causal inference. You balance technical acumen with business understanding and excel in collaborating with commercial stakeholders to drive insightful, robust analyses.
  • Strong educational background in Social Sciences like Economics, Political Science, Statistics, Epidemiology, Computer and Information Sciences, Business Analytics or similar quantitative fields. Masters degree or higher preferred.
  • Solid knowledge of data querying and transformation (SQL/BigQuery), statistical computing languages (Python/R), and Git. Data storytelling using Tableau is a plus.
  • Sound knowledge of e-commerce KPIs and how they can be defined
  • Strong knowledge of A/B testing best practices and/or a solid grasp of quasi-experimental methodologies / econometrics
  • Efficient project management skills and successful balancing diverse stakeholder groups
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and stakeholder management skills with a curious, creative and self-starter mindset. You couple your passion for data with pragmatism to drive actions and impact


Career Development
  • We offer peer-to-peer performance reviews twice a year
  • Learn and develop through our extensive Zalando training platform
  • Join regular all-hands, team meetings, Q&A-sessions, and quarterly anonymous employee surveys to ask your questions and provide your feedback
  • Support from an international team of experts; mentoring and professional development opportunities

  • 2 days paid leave per year for volunteering
  • Minimum of 27 holiday days per calendar year
  • Online sports courses, wellbeing, and nutrition advice offered by Humanoo personal wellbeing coach app
  • Mental wellbeing support by our Employee Assistance Program and professional consultants to help you find health resources

  • Flexible working hours
  • Relocation assistance available - subject to prior agreement
  • Home office equipment available for hybrid working, to support you working from home
  • Hybrid working model with 60% remote per week
  • Opportunity to work from abroad for 30 (working) days per calendar year

  • Access to the employee shares program
  • 40% shopping discount on products shipped and sold by Zalando, and 30% discount on Zalando Lounge
  • Discounts from a wide range of external partners

  • Employee parents' forums and employee resource group
  • Supported transition into and out of parental leave, with a buddy and re-onboarding plan
  • 3 fully-paid child sick days per year
  • Free counseling, assistance, and referral service for all matters concerning yourself and your family via the F├╝rstenberg Institute


Zalando Lounge is an online shopping club for fashion and lifestyle products in 14 European countries. We offer our members daily, time-limited sale campaigns with discounts of up to 75% off the recommended retail price. However, Zalando Lounge is so much more than discounts. Our strength lies in our focus on fashion: from sought-after labels to niche brands, from famous international names to trendy luxury brands, we make sure to meet the fashion taste of all our customers, who are always on the hunt for the best products at the best prices. Working with our brand partners, we're pioneering innovative supply-chain and production processes and offer them an impactful and smart solution, creating a new way to shop for fashion - and a new way to sell it.

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Please note that all applications must be completed using the online form - we do not accept applications via email.

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