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Senior Data Analyst

Analytics

Menlo Park, CA

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Description

Uplift operates at the intersection of travel, technology and digital lending. Founded by luminaries from the travel industry, Uplift is a well-financed Series B startup that provides point-of-sale financing for consumer travel. The consumer travel segment is a $1 Trillion global market that is under-financed relative to other key consumer verticals.


Responsibilities

  • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how travelers interact with our product and travel providers
  • Work cross-functionally with product, partner, marketing, growth, sales, ops, and engineering teams
  • Create, maintain, and automate solid datasets and insightful dashboards to track core metrics and extract business insights
  • Analyze large-scale structured and unstructured data to identify business opportunities and optimize product performance
  • Use a balanced approach of statistical and business-focused methods to extract key signals to predict customer behavior and forecast business trends
  • Convert results into actionable recommendations, craft compelling stories, and evangelize data-driven business decisions

Requirements

  • 3-5 years experience doing quantitative analysis
  • BA/BS in technical field (Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, etc.)
  • Master degree in analytical fields is a plus
  • Proficient in data visualization and/or BI tools (Tableau, Looker, etc.)
  • Fluency with SQL, NoSQL, and at least one scripting language (e.g. Python)
  • Experience in statistical analysis (hypothesis testing, regressions, classification, clustering, etc) and tools (R, SAS, SPSS, etc.)
  • Experience leading data driven projects from framing and definition through methodology and execution to result and impact for client teams (marketing, growth, sales, ops, etc.)
  • Experience in web analytics and Fintech
  • Excellent interpersonal, cross-functional, communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Strong drive to solve problems and get to the bottom of things
  • Comfortable working in a startup culture with the ability to earn trust

Benefits

  • Generous laptop budget, choose your own!
  • Free daily catered lunches
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • 401(K) plan
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Professional development allowance
  • Easy commute – Menlo Park, across from the Caltrain station
Uplift is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
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