Business Intelligence Engineer

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at sweetgreen
Los Angeles, CA

Since opening our doors in 2007, sweetgreen has been on a mission to build healthier communities, starting with real food. As we build our digital platform and continue to scale, we are looking for a Senior Business Intelligence Engineer to lead the development of data and analytics for our Marketing and Finance departments. The role is crucial in overseeing the creation and enhancement of data-driven insights with a strong emphasis on actionable intelligence. You will be responsible for delivering innovative BI solutions that empower our teams with critical insights, while also maturing our capabilities based on your vision for the space. 

At sweetgreen, a Senior Business Intelligence Engineer is more than a data analyst. This role is not about “tell me what to do, and I’ll generate the reports”, this role is about guiding the team in ideating and making the right data-driven decisions for our customers and company. BI engineers are trusted partners to business stakeholders and their teammates and play an important role in driving the collection, measurement, and usage of sweetgreen’s data. They are responsible for delivering key insights and reporting to power decision making throughout the business. They work with our Product Managers and business partners to deliver on our roadmap of dashboards, new measurement techniques and analyses, and surfacing self-service data sets to ensure that our business teams are empowered to take action against data. 

This role is based at our Los Angeles Corporate Office and must be willing to work 4 days in-office.

Your Responsibilities  

  • Advanced Data Analysis and Strategic Insight — Conduct complex data analysis operations to extract deep insights and provide strategic recommendations that drive critical business decisions and competitive advantage.
  • Leadership in Reporting and Visualization — Lead the development and optimization of advanced reports and dashboards, ensuring they deliver clear, impactful data visualizations that align with senior management's strategic needs.
  • Data Governance and Quality Control — Oversee data collection processes, ensuring high standards of data integrity and security. Implement and maintain data governance practices to ensure data quality across the organization.
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Advisory — Act as a key advisor to business units and executive management, interpreting data findings and recommending data-driven strategies. Facilitate cross-departmental collaboration to ensure alignment of BI initiatives with organizational goals.
  • Innovation and Process Leadership — Lead initiatives to improve and innovate BI processes and tools. Drive the adoption of new technologies and methodologies to enhance analytical capabilities and business outcomes.
  • Leading future state — Stay updated on industry best practices, emerging technologies, and design trends to drive innovation and maintain a competitive edge in the market. Foster a culture of learning and experimentation within the team.

Your Accomplishments & Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in business intelligence, data analytics, data science, or a related field
  • Customer-oriented attitude and ability to tell a compelling and actionable story with data
  • Strong SQL skills (Snowflake) 
  • Ability to design and operationalize efficient data sources (data modeling, ETL, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Python for data analysis and scheduling in Airflow
  • Strong data visualization skills and experience with data visualization tools (PowerBI, Tableau)
  • Track record of delivering data-driven outcomes and insights, and influencing business and technology decisions.
  • Passionate about food. Ideally, you know what you eat, and you realize how important it is to connect people and communities to real food. 

What you'll get:

  • Highly competitive pay + bonus plan
  • Three different medical plans to suit your and your family's needs
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Flexible PTO plan
  • 401k program
  • Employee HSA and FSA
  • Complimentary greens
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real food
  • To live the sweetlife and celebrate your passion + purpose
  • A collaborative team of people who live our core values and have your back
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally
  • Free sweetgreen swag


Come join the sweetlife!

About sweetgreen

sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 3,500 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means.

Salary range for this role:
Starting salary range based on experience
$110,000$130,000 USD
sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.
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  • 401k Plan

    Helping you invest in your future.

  • Paid Family Leave

    We believe in fully supporting new parents.

  • Free Greens

    Get your fill of sweetgreen with a weekly stipend.

  • Dog-Friendly Office

    Your four-legged friends are welcome!

  • Unlimited Vacation

    Take time to recharge with uncapped paid time off.

  • Office Snacks Galore

    We’ll say it, our snack game is on point.

  • Community Impact Hours

    Give back with 5 paid volunteering hours per year.

  • Work-Life Balance

    Do what you love on *and* off the clock.

  • Career Development

    We offer training and support for career advancement.


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