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Senior Data Analyst

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Senior Data Analyst

We are looking for a Senior Data Analyst to help us build out our data systems and pave the way in making data-driven product decisions.

You will be the first full-time data hire. Your role will be to establish the best practices for the company, implement it, and (over time) help us to build out the data team. This role will be a mixture of running experiment-based data analyses, building out executive level dashboards, and building out key data models.

How you’ll add value at Contra
  • Own all North Star metrics and dashboards (include methodology, underlying models + visualizations)
  • Build centralized data tooling to support data-driven decision making across the organization
  • Establish best practices for data analyses & experiments
  • Develop models to scale key product areas (like matching our independents to job opportunities)

You’ll be successful here if
  • You have formal education or bootcamp in data analytics - including data visualization, data cleaning, basis statistics understanding, and familiarity with basic ML approaches
  • You have experience driving a hypothesis-based testing approach, can reliably collect data, and make deliberate decisions based on the outcomes of experiments
  • You have strong knowledge of exploratory data analysis techniques and have advanced SQL skills to create and evaluate complex statements involving numerous tables and data relationships
  • You have experience defining data tracking needs and processes
  • You can distill complex data into easy to read and interpret dashboard to enable leadership / product teams to gather data insights and monitor KPIs
  • You can navigate ambiguity like a champ; as our first data hire, you'll be working closely with product and engineer to pave the way for how we use data as an organization
  • You are a strong communicator and have the ability to influence decision making with data
  • You have a GSD attitude - no task is too small or big to reach best product outcomes
  • You have 2+ years experience in a data-oriented role within a fast-paced, hyper collaborative environment

How Contra can add value for you
  • Remote-first culture
  • Well-funded company built to scale
  • Competitive salary + equity
  • Generous vacation policy + paid holidays off
  • Health coverage
  • Flexible parental leave
  • Annual equipment stipend to build your ideal WFH setup
  • No Meeting Wednesdays
  • Half day every third Friday of the month
  • Themed meetings, games, and other fun team-bonding activities including bi-annual team retreats
  • A custom slack emoji, just for you

Technical Requirements
  • PostgreSQL
  • Experience with data visualization tools (Looker / LookML a plus)
  • Python
  • A/B & Feature Flag Testing
  • Familiarity with DBT (or something similar)
  • Basic statistics understanding

Our Data Tooling
  • Segment
  • Looker
  • Big Query
  • Mixpanel
  • TBD [you'll help us decide what's next!]

Our interview process
  • Functional interview with product lead (30-45 minutes)
  • Non-technical (introduction & culture) interview (30-45 minutes)
  • Technical interview with our CTO (30-45 minutes)
  • Interview with Founders (30 minutes)