Rare: Successful Start-up Hiring Operations Analyst
BayRu - Morton Grove, IL

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Rare: Successful Start-up in Chicago Hiring Entry-level Operations Analyst.


Why Join BayRu?

  • Successful, fast-growing business
  • Exposure to international markets
  • Small teams, immediate impact
  • Quickly expand career in new directions


Hire Date:


Job Title:

Operations Analyst

Reports to:

Chief Operating Officer


Full time with competitive salary. This position includes a competitive benefits package with health, dental and vision care.


BayRu LLC is currently interviewing candidates for the role of Operations Analyst to work out of our Morton Grove headquarters and downtown Chicago office.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Regular and ad hoc data mining for contact center, procurement, warehouse and shippping departments.
  • Consistent, clear, concise and digestible analysis and reporting using SQL, Excel, Powerpoint and various other off-the-shelf and proprietary tools
  • Creating, defining and launching changes to operational processes and procedures
  • Facilitating the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Translating business needs into written plans, including initial wireframes, mock-ups and technical functionality requirements
  • Researching and business development
  • Managing outside partners and vendors
  • Working and collaborating with executives, managers and line staff across multiple departments including marketing, technology, and shared services.
  • Other roles and projects as assigned by the COO

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience managing projects, ideally within logistics or internet/online retail industries
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, computer science, natural sciences or related areas of study from top tier University
  • Ability to create use-cases based on interviews with business owners and transform them into technology requirements
  • Very strong data analysis background with advanced knowledge of MS Excel and SQL
  • Fundamental understanding of software and web development.
  • Exceptional written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to participate in and facilitate efficient group meetings
  • History of success in leadership positions
  • Substantial time spent living abroad; Russian language skills preferred

Application Information:

All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and salary history for consideration. Please email your cover letter, resume and salary history to jobs at bay dot ru

About BayRu LLC:

Online store www.bay.ru is the fastest growing global shopping site in Russia/CIS. Through operations in Chicago, Moscow and St. Petersburg, the company sells goods from the USA to Russian consumers. BayRu was the first cross-border ecommerce business in Russia and today offers consumers the broadest selection of in-stock products, American-style customer experiences and the most consistent home delivery. Integrated product catalogues from retail affiliate partners eBay and Amazon have helped build large market share across many categories, including auto parts, electronics and fashion. BayRu has shipped more than 250,000 items to 160 cities in Russia/CIS.

Read more about BayRu's successes here:

Inc - http://www.inc.com/profile/bayru and http://www.inc.com/julie-strickland/inc-5000-applicant-of-the-week-bayru.html

The Moscow Times - http://www.themoscowtimes.com/mobile/article/emigres-capitalize-on-old-country-desires/481095.html

Time - http://business.time.com/2012/06/05/why-the-ebay-of-russia-is-based-in-skokie-illinois/

Fast Company - http://www.fastcompany.com/1839996/how-tiny-chicago-suburb-sells-amazon-and-ebay-russia

Crain's Chicago Business - http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130416/BLOGS11/130409837/bay-watch-bayru-grows-fast-looks-for-new-cash