Data Analyst for Product
Remote (United States or Canada)
Posted 7 months ago
As a Data Analyst for Product at CircleCI, you will:
- Lead all things data for a team in our Product organization
- Deeply understand what drives our customers and products
- Analyze large, rich data sets
- Improve our product to help 100,000+ developers build and deliver software faster
About Product’s Data Science and Analytics team at CircleCI
You will be a member of CircleCI's 8-person data science and analytics team reporting to our director. The data science and analytics team is focused on improving our product experience and building a data-driven product culture.
You will be embedded into a CircleCI product team. Your team will be led by a Product Manager and will span Product, Design, and Engineering. The team is chartered to deliver measurable improvements to specific CircleCI products and services. You will be the product team’s lead for all things data.
What you’ll do:
- Be a brilliant analyst: Turn business problems into research plans. Leverage data from our data lake, data warehouse, source systems, and third parties. Work confidently with clean and messy data. Assess, clean, and explore our data. Soundly use statistics and probability. Tell compelling stories. Build impactful visualizations. Present insights to peers and executives. Drive action and outcomes. Turn repetitive analyses into dashboards.
- Support a product team: Partner with product managers. Build context and ask smart questions. Brainstorm ideas, experiments, and hypotheses. Build data-driven business cases. Help set team goals. Define, document, monitor, and forecast key metrics. Perform root cause analyses on key metrics. Define requirements for developers to improve data instrumentation. Build data pipelines and tables.
- Understand our product and customers: Analyze product features, journeys, and life cycles. Drive conversion, engagement, and efficiency across our product funnel. Improve activation, monetization, engagement, and retention. Identify important customer characteristics and behaviors. Improve segmenting and cohorting.
- Leverage a growth toolkit: Define the models, paths, and loops of growth for your product. Identify and prioritize opportunities for incremental improvements. Work in cycles of build, measure, and learn. Define, implement, and interpret A/B tests and other experiments. Educate stakeholders on statistical validity.
- Improve our analytics practices: Scale success. Celebrate failing fast. Mature from one-off tactics to repeatable processes. Embrace not just quantitative insights but also qualitative; not just analytics, but also creative thinking. Define requirements for data engineering to improve data transformation, automation, and analytics capabilities.
What we're looking for:
- 3 years of analytics experience: At least 3 years of analytics experience. Prior experience in an analytics role specifically focused on product or growth is highly preferred
- Experience at a high-growth company: Analytics experience with high-growth businesses. Ideally, those with well-defined, product-enabled funnels and complex, high-volume customer flows.
- Technical education: A bachelor’s degree in a technical or quantitative field (e.g., Analytics, Computer Science, Data Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Mathematics, or Statistics,). A similar Master’s degree is a bonus.
- Proficiency across analytics tools: Deep experience with analytical SQL queries (e.g., inner/left/right joins, CTEs, and window functions). Experience scripting in a notebook environment, preferably using Python, Pandas, and Jupyter. A desire to grow your modeling, machine learning, and data science skills. Familiarity with basic statistics (e.g., descriptive statistics, experiments, significance testing, and linear regression). Experience with a major analytics/visualization platform (e.g., Tableau or Looker).
- Proficiency across growth tools: Productive with growth tools. Specifically a product or events analytics platform (e.g., Google Analytics, Amplitude, or Segment) and an A/B testing tool (e.g., Optimizely, VWO, or a home-grown implementation).
- Right soft skills: Passion for data, discovery, and problem-solving. Curious; confident; open to questioning assumptions and being questioned. Effective communicator across technical and business audiences. Able to manage stakeholder expectations and work with hands-on executives. Entrepreneurial; fast-moving; able to balance vision and execution; and not easily discouraged. An instinct for value and focused on the incremental.
You can work remotely anywhere in North America. You also have the option to work out of our San Francisco, Denver, Boston or Toronto offices. CircleCI is a distributed company with team members across 50+ cities and 13 countries.
How to apply
If you’re interested in joining the team at CircleCI, please send a resumé and a cover letter if you’d like to let us know describing what inspires you and why you think you are a good fit for the team. If you contribute to an open-source project, write a blog, or have a presence on the web (GitHub, Twitter, Stack, etc.) we would love to hear about it.
We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect candidate. We’re all a work in progress and are growing new skills and capabilities all the time. CircleCI welcomes those who are enthusiastic about learning and evolving, so however you identify and whatever your background, if this looks like a role where you could do work that excites you, we hope you’ll apply.
CircleCI is the world’s largest shared continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, and the central hub where code moves from idea to delivery. As one of the most-used DevOps tools that processes more than 1 million builds a day, CircleCI has unique access to data on how engineering teams work, and how their code runs. Companies like Spotify, Coinbase, Stitch Fix, and BuzzFeed use us to improve engineering team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster.
Founded in 2011 and headquartered in downtown San Francisco with a global, remote workforce, CircleCI is venture-backed by IVP, Sapphire Ventures, Owl Rock, NextEquity Partners, Scale Venture Partners, Threshold Ventures, Baseline Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners, Industry Ventures, Heavybit, and Harrison Metal Capital. Learn more at https://circleci.com.
CircleCI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.