Data Analyst

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Last Updated Oct 29, 2019
Entry Level | W2 | On-Site | Full-Time

Description

The Climate Service provides climate analytics to help the world’s governments, companies, and financial institutions measure and manage the financial risk from climate change. We are a fast-growing, two-year-old company, and our mission is to embed climate data into global decision making. We believe this will accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy, and help make the world more resilient to the most important challenge of our time.

Currently, we are recruiting for a Data Analyst based in Durham who will work closely with our clients and our analysis and product teams. The successful candidate will be responsible for the quality and utility of the data and insights throughout our system, and play a prominent role in shaping the future of one of the world’s leading climate analytics firms.


About the Data Analyst position

We are looking for a Data Analyst who will help us turn data into information, gaining insights and developing business decisions based on the analysis results. Your responsibilities will span the lifecycle of our analysis to include data requirements, implementation, and visualization and also monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements.

We're looking for someone who is curious, enthusiastic, adaptable, and a quick learner to join our growing team. We expect you to possess an analytical mindset with a creative approach to tasks and the ability to find patterns and correlation when dealing with large volumes of information. You should also be able to report on your findings in a detailed and straightforward manner.


What you’ll do:

  • Manage databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other systems that optimize the value that our Climanomics™ platform delivers to our customers
  • Research, ingest, process, and QA information from primary or secondary data sources and integrate with our platform
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Review inputs and outputs of the system to identify potential issues
  • Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) activities
    • Initiate and monitor large-scale data extraction and post-processing
    • QA all ETL data inputs and outputs
  • Load and tune databases
  • Monitor and enhance performance, scalability, and maintainability of all data-related processes
    • Refactor and optimize ETL code as necessary
  • Database administration as needed, both RDBMS and NoSQL
  • System administration
    • Initiate, monitor, and optimize AWS-based servers
    • Configuration management
  • Discover and evaluate new process improvement opportunities

Who you are:

  • Previous experience working in a Data Analyst or related position
  • Experience working with data models, database design development, data mining, and segmentation techniques
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets, including Excel and R
  • Experience designing and maintaining databases including RDBMS and NoSQL
  • Ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good report writing and presenting skills
  • BS degree in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics
  • Burning desire to provide the world with ever-better insights on the impact of climate change


Diversity, equity, inclusion, and integrity are our company’s primary values. The Climate Service is committed to creating a diverse team, an inclusive work environment, and equitable business and management practices -- including our recruitment and hiring process. In committing to these values, we will be diligent in considering them in our ongoing assessment of who we are, what we stand for, and how we conduct our business.

If this role matches your skills, experience, and motivations then please submit your resume with a cover letter identifying why you feel you would be a great addition to the team. Apply as soon as possible, but no later than November 12, 2019. We look forward to hearing from you!

At this time, we are unable to sponsor H1-B visas. Candidates must have a valid work visa or be a U.S. citizen / permanent resident.

The company Benefits and Perks will carry over into the job post.

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Benefits & Perks

  • Change the world with meaningful work!
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  • Flexible schedule
  • Medical, dental, vision plan available
  • Work with awesome people
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