Junior Insights Analyst

at Skimlinks in London

Skimlinks is a global ecommerce monetization and analytics technology start-up, headquartered in Shoreditch, London. We work with over 1.5 million publisher websites, such as Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines, and Buzzfeed, and 20,000 retailers around the world, helping content producers get paid commissions for the products and brands they write about. This gives us a direct view of the browsing and shopping behaviors of over 650 million users, amassing over 1TB of data daily across over a billion API calls. Our technology understands the web pages users visit, the brands and products they look at, the links they click on and the purchases they make, across our entire network. Over $700m in e-commerce sales were transacted over our platform last year.

We have recently raised $16 million in venture funding from investors such as Frog Capital, Greycroft Partners, and BDMI. We already have 80 amazingly talented people along for the journey, across our London and NYC offices, but we need you to help us grow further and tackle even bigger ambitions!

The day to day responsibilities of the Insights Analyst will include:
Taking ownership of and running adhoc data pull requests from various teams
Developing PostgresQL queries to access our data cubes in Amazon Redshift
Performing MySQL queries to access our core clicks, commissions, users, system databases/tables
Working closely with our merchant & publisher team to help develop our publisher & merchant analytics suites - including exposing data & data visualisation.
Running & managing data request to serve client needs
Taking data and turning it into a competitive advantage for Skimlinks across business development, marketing, product, and operations; working proactively with the teams to deliver insight.
Being our evangelist of a “data-informed” approach
Taking an active part of our BI layer - develop reporting, dashboards (via Tableau), data visualisation to help us understand our business & data
Data/content design, communication, presentation of this layer
Tableau - design reporting, dashboards, data management


You should have the following skills and experience:
You have strong analytical abilities, mathematical skills and attention to detail.
You are a natural in joining the dots to create insight: you can draw clear, concise conclusions from data.
You have experience working with BI / analytics tools - ideally Tableau; bonus if you’ve experience in speccing/designing cube architecture.
You have good SQL experience and are familiar with joins
You have highly advanced Excel skills.
It is also preferable if you have Python experience but is not required experience.
You are comfortable with rolling your sleeves up in the technologies/tools above and making things happen.
You have excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills.
You are a self-starter, you can work independently, carve out your direction and hustle to get the resources you need.
You have a sense of humour, are ambitious, and love the thrill and madness of working in a startup environment.

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Published at 11 Jan 2017
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