CARMAX Senior Analyst - HR Strategy in Richmond, Virginia

Position Description

Senior HR Strategy Analyst

Want to join a company that is built around a shared set of values for our customers and our associates? We believe in integrity, caring for people, and always doing the right thing. Fortune has named us one of the Top 100 Best Companies to Work for 14 years in a row!

Over twenty years ago, CarMax disrupted the automotive industry and to this day remains the undisputed market leader in a $500B+ industry. With more than 175 stores across the country and 6,000,000 cars sold, we know we have a winning concept. We have achieved such impressive results by driving transparency and honesty in the automotive industry with low, upfront prices and market-leading customer service.

Are you passionate about analytics, people and strategy? If so, we are currently seeking a Sr. Strategy Analyst to join our HR Strategy Team. This position will play a critical role helping CarMax leverage analytics and strategy to drive the HR decisions impacting our 25K+ associates and 1M+ customers. This position will play major roles on projects optimizing our current strategies and the HR strategy for transformational business initiatives.

Position Requirements


Some of the primary responsibilities for the role include:

  • Enhance analytical tools, such as models, reports, and dashboards, utilizing them to monitor performance and drive ongoing execution in HR

  • Develop new analytical models, data sources, and strategies to drive HR decisions

  • Design and analyze tests to evaluate the effectiveness of operational changes, leveraging findings to make recommendations and influence rollout decisions

  • Identifying improvement opportunities and conducting deep dive analyses to drive innovation in HR

  • Periodically conduct analyses and complete projects to support special initiatives within the broader Strategy group


Specific qualifications for this role include:

  • 2+ years of business experience in HR analytics, strategic analysis, financial analysis, consulting or engineering

  • Undergraduate degree in a business, quantitative, or engineering discipline with an excellent academic record; graduate degree a plus but not required

  • Experience with advanced analytics, statistics, and modeling preferred

  • Computer skills: Excel, PowerPoint; SQL experience preferred

  • Curiosity for finding optimal solutions to complex problems and passion for bringing those solutions to a reality within our business

  • Demonstrated top-caliber analytic and problem-solving skills

  • History of achievement indicated by work experience/accomplishments, top GPA or other recognition such as scholarships, awards, honor societies, etc.