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Re: [NYC-Predictive-Analytics] Data Analyst on Strategy Team at Meetup

From: yuko n.
Sent on: Thursday, December 8, 2011 9:03 PM
Sounds like a great idea --
I look forward to learning more about the venture,
> Data Analyst
> We're starting a local community revolution! Our goal is a "Meetup
> Everywhere about Most Everything", and we're on our way. We help people
> "use the internet to get off the internet" because Meetups change lives
> and can change the world.
> We are profitable, growing, and committed to building an all-star, all-NYC
> company. We are a company that values doers over talkers and mentors over
> managers. We are a company where people who take risks and win are
> rewarded and grow.
> Our team is ambitious and passionate; the environment is relaxed and fun.
> We get shit done that makes a difference.
> Do you love digging into large data sets to solve complex problems? Do you
> thirst for the chance to assess and explain what motivates people to act
> the way they do online and offline? Do you want to see your work influence
> a company strategy AND help fuel a social movement? If just reading these
> questions makes your heart beat a little faster, than have we got the job
> for you.
> Meetup is looking for a Data Analyst to partner with our existing Data
> Analyst on the Strategy Team.  You’ll be part of a team that
> conducts extensive research to inform and influence the direction of our
> product and company.  We are looking for a unique individual to help drive
> all things quantitative and to evolve into a thought leader on the team.
> The ideal candidate will apply her/his quantitative skills to customer
> development and in doing so make an enormous impact on the company and
> product.
> Primary Responsibilities:
> • Work with teams throughout the company as an analytical contributor
> to provide data and data-driven insights that lead to a better user
> experience
> • Proactively inspire colleagues at Meetup to address opportunities
> you’ve discovered
> • Create ad-hoc reports from SQL database and web analytics tools as
> needed to guide strategic insights
> • Improve periodic reporting routines of key performance indicators
> while providing insightful analysis of website and marketing data
> • Build reporting systems to streamline the operations of internal
> teams
> • Become the company data expert, owning parts of the data model and
> optimizing it
> • Develop, execute, and analyze quantitative experiments for key
> website experiences
> • Perform cohort analysis on key user segments
> Other Activities May Include:
> • Helping develop profitability, retention, customer profile /
> segmentation, and ROI models
> • Participating in data-driven strategic analysis of potential growth
> opportunities (new services, price optimization, new markets, etc.)
> Requirements:
> • Bachelors’­ Degree in a quantitative field (Mathematics,
> Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, etc.)
> • 2-4 years’ experience (professional or academic) with SQL,
> RDBMS, and data warehousing concepts
> • 1-3 years’ experience with Java and/or scripting languages
> (Python, PHP, Perl)
> • Manic attention to detail
> • Ready to do whatever it takes to help the team succeed
> • Ability to work well independently or in a team
> • Highly organized, self-motivated thinker
> • Desire to think about data at a strategic level to tie it back to
> business insights
> • Extensive experience and interest in latest web trends and players
> in the social networking space
> • Experience extracting pragmatic findings out of large dataset
> associated with online behaviors
> The Ideal Candidate Will Also Have:
> • Extensive experience working with large datasets, particularly with
> statistical software packages (R, SAS, SPSS, or similar) applied to
> real-world business situations
> • Experience working with web analytic packages such as Google
> Analytics, Omniture, etc.
> • Experience with A/B testing, factorial design, preferably in the
> context of web businesses
> • Strong experience programming with OO languages and web
> technologies (Javascript, Ajax, SOAP, etc.)
> • Familiarity with Lean Startup/Customer Development Concepts (bonus
> points for having read "4 Steps to the Epiphany")
> • Market research, direct marketing, applied economics or strategic
> consulting experience
> Every member of the Meetup Team is expected to: be an Innovator; be a
> Collaborator; be a Champion for their ideas; be an Expert; have High
> Standards; be dedicated to the power of self-organized groups and our
> mission of A Meetup Everywhere About Most Everything ("MEME"); and most
> importantly, Get Stuff Done That Makes a Difference!
> Check out our dev blog: http://making.mee...­
> If the above describes you and your passions, we'd love to hear from you!
> To apply:
> http://hire.jobvi...­
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