Senior Data Analyst

Remote or San Francisco

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Company Overview

At Netlify, we're building a platform to empower digital designers and developers to build better, more elaborate web projects than ever before. We're aiming to change the landscape of modern web development. 

We recently raised $53M in Series C funding to bring forward the next generation of tooling for a more accessible web. This round was led by the EQT Ventures with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz & Kleiner Perkins. This brings Netlify’s funding raised in total to $97M to date. Other past investors include Bloomberg Beta, Designer Fund, and Tank Hill Ventures, as well as the founders of Figma, GitHub, Slack and Yelp.

Netlify is a diverse group of incredible talent from all over the world. We’re ~48% woman or non-binary, and are composed of about half as many nationalities as we are team members.

About the role: 

At Netlify, our Data Analysts empower us by educating and training our teams to use data as an analytical tool. With our team, you'll be turning rows and columns in a data warehouse into powerful business insights that can be used to make impactful decisions. This role provides analyses that is accurate, reliable, reproducible, and is easily accessible. We think of Data Analysts as business partners for their domains of expertise. Please note: This is a SQL-first role, not an Excel-first role.

Some of the things you'll do: 

  • Utilize SQL, Python, and Git to build new analyses and maintain existing reporting.
  • Communicate and train people how to best use our Business Intelligence tools (We use Mode).
  • Follow and improve our processes for maintaining high quality data and reporting.
  • Build upon and document our common data framework so that all data can be connected and analyzed.
  • Advocate for improvements to data quality, security, and performance that have a particular impact across your team and the organization.
  • Help to define and improve our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale data infrastructure.
  • Maintain and advocate for these standards through code review, including testing, documentation, and reproducibility.
  • Represent Netlify and its values in public communication around broader initiatives, specific projects, and community contributions.
  • Maintain deliverables, projects, and timelines for your business stakeholders.
  • Communicate findings clearly to a broad range of stakeholders.

We're looking for someone who has experience with: 

  • Business acumen, understanding of SaaS company metrics
  • A solid understanding of data warehouses and business intelligence tools
  • Clear and direct communication skills about complex technical topics
  • Prior experience working with software development tools, like Git and the command line
  • Passion for building the best version of whatever you’re working on
  • A track record of working autonomously, with strong organizational and time management skills
  • A desire to continually keep up with advancements in data (engineering, analytics, science) team practices
  • Experience with DBT a plus

By the 30 day mark, you'll be... 

  • Diving in to understand our values and how we work 
  • Helping definition-related conversations, acting as thought-leader to functional group
  • Working in Mode, writing SQL queries to produce dashboards
  • Working to have a clear sense of where prioritization comes from

By the 60 day mark, you'll be... 

  • Comfortable working with dbt via the command line
  • Contributing to internal conversations on data organization and structure

By the 90 day mark, you'll be... 

  • Showing team members answers in the handbook/in Mode
  • Regularly contributing to documentation and housekeeping improvements for the team
  • Gathering requirements, scope, and build analysis with little-to-no guidance from more senior members of the team

About Netlify

Of everything we've ever built at Netlify, we are most proud of our team.

We believe that empowered, engaged colleagues do their best work. We’ll be giving you the tools you need to succeed and looking to you for suggestions to improve not just in your daily job, but every aspect of building a company. Whether you work from our main office in San Francisco or you are a remote employee, we’ll be working together a lot—paring, collaborating, debating, and learning. We want you to succeed! About 60% of the company are remote across the globe, the rest are in our HQ in San Francisco.

To learn a bit more about our team and who we are, make sure to visit our about page.

Applying

Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? Please apply anyway!

When applying please include: A resume or short listing of your job history & skills. (A link to a LinkedIn profile would be fine). A cover letter explaining why you would enjoy working in this role and why you’d like to work at Netlify would be great, though not required & will not impact your application. When we receive your application we’ll get back to you about the next steps.

Netlify is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are devoted to building a team of people with diverse backgrounds and lifestyles. We believe that the unique contributions of all Netlifolks is the driver of our success. We are all responsible for bringing on people from all walks of life. Driving equality empowers our team, enables us to innovate, and helps us maintain a more inclusive environment. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, race, military/veteran status, citizenship, pregnancy status, or any other differences. If we can do anything to provide a better interview, i.e. accommodate a disability, then please let us know.

Job tags: Business Intelligence Engineering Python Security SQL
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