Technical Data Analyst

Job Description / Skills Required

Groupon’s continues to grow! Do you want to join a team that builds data backbone for one of the largest e-commerce companies? Groupon Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) team builds data pipelines to meet operational, analytical and data science needs of our business.

The EDW team at Groupon leverages a blend of streaming (Kafka), big data (hadoop), data management (Teradata) and visualization tools (Tableau) to provide the insights Groupon needs to delight our customers. As an EDW Technical Data Analyst, you will be working on building quick turnaround POC’s to validate business needs, create data flows for new business initiatives and data quality monitors & dashboards.

The ideal candidate will have analytical prowess, a bias for action, humility, and the ability to create and manipulate data sets. This role will report into the Group Product Manager for EDW.

Duties Include:

Work with EDW Data PM and Engineering teams to accelerate time to market for new solutions

Build POC’s using raw data streams to validate business needs

Design and improve data flows

Manipulate large data sets to derive insights – provide inputs to design ETL design, evolution of existing algorithms and answer stakeholder questions

Creation of dashboards and reports providing insight into business trends

Build data quality measures and monitors

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Finance, Economics, Statistics, or Computer Science.
Deep knowledge of data warehousing and BI systems.

Experience in database analytics, data infrastructure development, and data visualization.

Strong Excel skills.

Knowledge of a scripting language (preferably Python) or object oriented programming.

Ability to perform data driven analyses including problem statement, data discovery, and result communication.

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.