Data Analyst
New York, NY
Does the idea of apply of using data to solve business problems excite you? Do you often look at products from an analytical perspective, considering how data could inform you as to their strengths and weaknesses? Then look no further and join the data-driven team at BuzzFeed to solve these kinds of problems.

Your primary role will be to develop viable solutions for business problems and opportunities through data analysis and modeling. You will work closely with key members of the team.

Analysis examples include measuring traffic, ambassador performance and individual product and post performance.

This job is based in our NYC offices, and we offer competitive compensation.

  • Design and implement reports that track key business metrics and provide actionable insights
  • Answer questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data
  • Convert findings via reports and dashboards
  • Learn about our data collection and storage methodologies and technologies in depth
  • Work with various internal and 3rd-party data sources

  • Candidate Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a quantitative field
  • An insatiable passion for solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • Experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing large data sets from varying sources
  • Ability to balance a fast-paced working environment with the need for precision
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Experience with an analysis tool such as R, MATLAB, or SAS
  • Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python, Ruby, or PHP
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL
  • Familiarity with distributed system technologies such as Hadoop and NoSQL databases a plus
  • An understanding of the social web

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