Data Analyst - Analytic Operations (Remote)

United States / Canada

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 50K - 85K *
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About Us
The Athletic is a digital sports media company that brings true sports fans closer to the athletes, teams and leagues that captivate their attention. We serve a multi-faceted audience that craves a richer connection and understanding with immersive storytelling and a like-minded community of fans. Founded in 2016 and with major operational hubs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London and Melbourne, we empower a truly global team of more than 600 creators and cover more than 250 professional sports and collegiate teams across the United States, Canada and the UK. Our newsroom has produced thousands of in-depth reports along with more than 120 podcasts and other forms of premium content. Put simply, The Athletic is at the center of a sports fan’s universe.

About the Role
We are looking for an analyst or analytic engineer to support analytic operations and data integrity efforts at The Athletic, with a focus on data modeling and data governance. You will work closely with the data analytics and engineering teams to develop business logic and integrate them into complex data models to support product, growth, and marketing analytics. In addition, you will be helping the data science team with dataset curation and refinement.


  • Build and maintain key data assets (data models, data transformation processes, etc).
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve data quality and its value to stakeholders.
  • Work cross-functionally between analysts, product managers, data engineers, and engineers to define data logging requirements.
  • Design, build and automate key business metrics into visualizations, dashboards, slack bots, scorecards, etc.


  • 2+ years of experience in analytics, data engineerings, or engineering, especially around designing and building data models using SQL to code business logic.
  • Experience with SQL and familiarity with Python.
  • Some experience with ETL or ELT processes.
  • Some experience with either Redshift or DBT strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with app development frameworks strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of industry trends for digital subscription based businesses.
  • Strong communication skills.
The Athletic Media Company is an equal opportunity employer and enthusiastically encourages people from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. The Athletic will consider all applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.
* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey at
Job regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Job countries: Canada United States
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