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Columbia Sportswear Company Digital Product Analyst - Stores in Portland, Oregon

Digital Product Analyst - Stores

Full time Portland, OR US May 11 2022

The Digital Product Analyst – Commerce and Engagement-Stores are focused on Direct to Consumer In-store business and system capabilities across multiple regions. This role will work closely with Product Owners, Product Managers for helping create and prioritize the list of backlog items based on the overall roadmap and business objectives. You will be responsible for documenting user stories, creating functional specification documents, mapping out feature and project dependencies to assist the development teams with the sequence of development, continued assistance required to complete each stage of the development process, and ensuring the final product meets CSC’s strategic goals.


  • Works closely with the Product Manager and development teams to execute the product vision and roadmap for Commerce and Engagement – Stores

  • Plays a key role throughout the development of the product including planning, refinement, documenting specifications, review, and sprint commitments

  • Works with product owners, product managers, and internal stakeholders to track, analyze, and manage roadmap and backlog

  • Translates stakeholder needs into well-written user stories, functional specifications, and mapping documents which allow the development team to deliver the product

  • Identifies feature dependencies, assists in solving problems, gathers requirements, and works closely with development partners to ensure deliverables are met

  • Creates acceptance criteria and executes acceptance tests under guidance from the Stores product owner/Product Manager

  • Works with technical partners to deliver a user-friendly experience

  • Acts as a change agent to drive innovation and digital transformation


  • Data-driven decision maker

  • Passionate about building great products and solving customer and business problems

  • A collaborator with influencing skills

  • Highly productive in a multi-tasking environment

  • Great communicator through verbal and written mediums


  • 1-2 years of experience as a Product analyst including soliciting, writing business requirements, user stories, functional specification documents, and managing a product backlog

  • General knowledge of Agile development methodologies and IT project management processes

  • Previous experience with Direct To Consumer Retail and Store Operations

  • Experience

  • Participated in at least 1 retail ERP or Point Of Sale system implementation

  • Previous experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 POS or other Point of Sale systems such as Oracle Xstore, Aptos is highly desirable

  • Understanding of software delivery lifecycle

Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position’s scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.