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Sr. Analyst, Development Strategy

Columbus, Ohio 500 Neil Ave, 43215
Sr. Analyst, Development Strategy (23035954)



Food served fast does not have to be a typical fast-food experience.  Chipotle has always done things differently, both in and out of our restaurants. We are changing the face of fast food, starting conversations, and directly supporting efforts to shift the future of farming and food. We hope you will join us as we continue to learn, evolve, and shape what comes next on our mission to make better food accessible to everyone.



As the Senior Analyst, Development Strategy, you will support innovations of Development design, business strategy and systems to create scalable processes and assure complete and quality implementation. This role will support strategic initiatives, remodels, and roll out programs as well as system and reporting capabilities and improvements for Development and cross functional partners. The Analyst will also collaborate with New Restaurant Opening Analyst to transition innovation into standard execution. Must have a high-level understanding of how development interacts with all teams to best support store opening processes.




1.       Stay current on end-to-end business processes and complete system functionality that supports business behaviors; leverage this knowledge to maintain a "monitor and control" process; are status objects updating as expected, is the schedule template behaving as intended, are scripts staying functional, are store opens happening within the agreed upon timeline, etc.

2.       Anticipate future business needs and evolve systemic functionality, analytics and tools as needed.

3.       Maintain analytic tools for Development. This includes streamlined dashboard options that are impactful to minimize ad-hoc requests, timely turnaround of research and special analytic requests, managing reporting fields to stay current with system changes, and effective communication around analytics to department leadership.

4.       Ideate, scope and collaborate to build effective tools and system functionality to streamline resource hours and drive efficiency in process. This includes both Development team processes, and cross functional partners like Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Operation partners for store openings, etc. that are connected to New Restaurant Opening system processes.

5.       Facilitate execution and change management on business behaviors that relay into technical steps that support digital business (store open timelines in system for app functionality, BI data warehouse updates, system maintenance shut down and impact to partners, reporting data updates, report distribution).

6.       Issue resolution - behave as an escalation point for development employees; apply business and system process knowledge to coach and mitigate human error issues and assist on system issue resolutions through IT support.

7.       Support strategic initiatives, remodels, retro-fit and roll out programs in an analyst capacity.

8.       Create and maintain training program; hands on, documents, help desk, continuing education and proactive sharing.

9.       Act on behalf of business within IT initiatives; champion development needs.



·       High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

·       Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) from 4-year college or university preferred.

·       5-8 years’ experience in a role supporting system user experience and data management.

·       Experience scoping, testing and ideating systemic improvements and innovations.

·       Experience connecting system functionality, reporting tools to business processes to support strategy.

·       Ability to manage a complete training program (both hands on and documentation).

·       Ability to provide life cycle system oversight and enhancements through collaboration with IT.


Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG) is cultivating a better world by serving responsibly sourced, classically cooked, real food with wholesome ingredients without artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Chipotle has over 3,000 restaurants in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France and Germany and is the only restaurant company of its size that owns and operates all its restaurants. Chipotle is ranked on the Fortune 500 and is recognized on the 2022 list for Fortune's Most Admired Companies. With over 100,000 employees passionate about providing a great guest experience, Chipotle is a longtime leader and innovator in the food industry. Chipotle is committed to making its food more accessible to everyone while continuing to be a brand with a demonstrated purpose as it leads the way in digital, technology and sustainable business practices. For more information or to place an order online, visit


A reasonable estimate of the current base salary range for this position is $84,000-113,000. You are also eligible for annual cash bonuses and equity awards based upon performance and other factors. Actual compensation offered may vary depending on skill level, experience, and/or education. Chipotle offers a competitive total rewards package, which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k, sick leave, vacation time, and much more.  Visit

Chipotle Mexican Grill is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. As a people-first company rooted in values, our purpose extends beyond serving nutritious food using real ingredients. It means hiring world-class individuals and fostering a culture that champions diversity, ensures equity, and celebrates inclusion. All qualified applicants, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. Please contact if you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.

Primary Location: Ohio - Columbus - 8890 - 500 Neil Ave-(08890)

Work Location:
8890 - 500 Neil Ave-(08890)
500 Neil Ave
Columbus 43215

Job Design, Development Job Posting Sep. 13, 2023 Job Number 23035954

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