Oh Snap!
This job is no longer active - but you can still view the details below.

Director of Advanced Analytics

| Santa Monica

About us:

A Santa Monica-based tech startup, EZ Texting's voice and text marketing platform is revolutionizing how businesses communicate. We are passionate dreamers who believe that technology can make a meaningful difference to an organization's success. Located in the heart of Santa Monica, we've created a unique work-space that the Los Angeles Business Journal has named one of the Top 100 places to work in LA - for the last four years running. Come find out why.

Overall responsibilities:

As a Director of Business Analytics, you will work closely with the company executives to generate actionable business insights. You must have expertise in end-to-end data analytics processes from ETL to business analysis, executive level presentations, and managing a team.

You will have a deep understanding of SaaS customer analytics such as Lifetime Value, Churn, Segmentation, etc with a background in a quantitative or technical field, and will have experience working with large datasets. You are focused on results, are a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in using analytics to drive the understanding, growth, and success of a business.

We are located in Santa Monica right off the Third Street Promenade.

Requirements:

  • Strategic ability: Able to craft a compelling vision, and then carry it out in a well-developed strategy.

  • Develop actionable business insights gathered from effective analytical/problem-solving.

  • Crisp communication skills, including presenting information effectively to management and executives

  • Develop a game plan for optimizing the BI platform by determining how best to use existing data analytics, architecture, and technology, and where to make improvements.

  • Establish best practices for BI, data warehousing, and data governance.

  • Leadership capabilities and experience: coaching a team on the pros and cons of different types of analytics, data modeling, and providing mentorship on extrapolating and examining insights from large data sets. Provide thought leadership to partners and stakeholders in determining which BI solutions will enable the enterprise to achieve defined business goals. Able to influence the organization and partners, and to push back where necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of client data to see beyond the numbers and understand how our business users interact with both our products.

  • Partner with Product, Sales, Finance and the exec team to solve problems at scale and identify trends and opportunities for the company

Must have expertise in the following analysis areas:

  • Business / Performance Forecasting

  • Designing and evaluating experiments

  • Identifying new levers to help move key metrics

  • Monitoring key product metrics

  • Evaluating and defining metrics

  • Understanding root causes of changes in metrics

  • Building and analyzing dashboards and reports

  • Building key data sets to empower operational and exploratory analysis

  • Understanding ecosystems, user behaviors, and long-term trends

  • Building models of user behaviors for analysis or to power production systems

  • Influencing product teams through presentation of data-based recommendations

  • Communicating state of business, experiment results, etc to product teams

  • Spreading best practices to analytics and product teams

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years experience doing quantitative analysis at a top-tier tech company

  • Deep understanding of customer analytics

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics or other technical fields from top-tier institution (Graduate degrees preferred)

  • Experience in SQL

  • Development experience in Python or R

  • Ability to communicate the results of analyses with product and leadership teams

  • Understanding of statistics (e.g., hypothesis testing, regressions)

  • Experience manipulating data sets through statistical software or other methods

  • Experience with distributed computing Spark/Hadoop

  • Experience with Amazon Redshift and Athena is a plus

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and equity package 

  • Fully paid medical benefits (medical, dental and vision) for self and 50% for families. 

  • Help grow a venture backed tech company

  • Paid time off

  • Unlimited sick leave

  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan

  • Free snacks and drinks

  • Professional Development

  • Performance Bonuses

  • And many more perks...


Read Full Job Description

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • ZendFrameworks
    • GuiceFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • S3Databases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • AxureDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • DrupalCMS
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM

Location

EZ Texting, voted a Best Place to Work since 2014, is located a block away from the Pacific Ocean and the world-famous 3rd Street Promenade.

An Insider's view of EZ Texting

How does your team reward individual success?

Our team goes out to lunch once a month to celebrate each other’s success. We've also done some team bonding. During our last team bonding event, we went snowboarding and skiing in Mammoth.

Eileen

DevOps Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

Every day at EZ Texting is awesome, because it's always different! Whether it be developing a new feature for our customers or coming up with new ideas that help innovate the space of texting! Every day is exciting at EZ Texting!

Aman

Software Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started at EZ Texting almost 8 years ago as an intern. I've had the opportunity to learn new skills which directly elevated my career path. The company invests in development, both professionally and personally. Recently, my role has shifted towards Business Development. I feel very fortunate to work for a company that invests in its employees!

Shannon

Director of Global Connectivity

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We educate the team on what the business is trying to do and where the areas of struggle are. Once we are on the same page, we create an environment where departments take employee feedback regarding challenges and opportunities. A culture of transparency creates an environment where creativity is aimed at solving real problems for the business!

Vijesh

Co-Founder & CTO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

At EZ Texting, we have always held ourselves to a high standard of respecting our employees work-life balance. We have a work-hard environment, but the happiness of our employees is always put first. We are here to achieve all company goals set forth while keeping the employee spirits constantly high

Chris

Customer Success Manager

What are EZ Texting Perks + Benefits

EZ Texting Benefits Overview

We have amazing perks for each of our employees here at EZ Texting. From Stock Options to FULLY PAID Medical Benefits, the list goes on!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
EZ Texting disability insurances covers you for both short-term and long-term disability.
Dental Benefits
Fully Paid
Vision Benefits
Fully Paid
Health Insurance Benefits
Fully Paid
Life Insurance
EZ Texting covers you for life insurance with a payout of 2X an employee's annual salary. Employees also have an option to purchase additional coverage.
Wellness Programs
EZ Texting hosts a wellness activity once a month which includes things like yoga, meditation, nutritionist guest speaker, massages, etc.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
EZ Texting offers stock options through its employee profit sharing program, including vesting over a four-year period.
Performance Bonus
EZ Texting compensation plans include an annual bonus for all regular full-time employees.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
EZ Texting offers up to 3 months of maternal leave and up to 4 weeks of paid paternity leave for new parents with at least 1 year of tenure.
Flexible Work Schedule
EZ Texting offers a flexible work schedule outside of core hours (10AM-4PM)
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
EZ Texting offers 2 weeks of paid time off for all employees and up to 4 weeks off for tenured employees of five years or longer.
Paid Holidays
EZ Texting offers all employees paid time off to observe all major holidays. Each employee also receives an additional 5 floating holidays per calendar year.
Paid Sick Days
EZ Texting offers UNLIMITED sick leave for all employees.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
EZ Texting offers Rally Fridays
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
EZ Texting has fully stocked kitchens including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea, etc.
Some Meals Provided
EZ Texting provides a weekly catered lunch on Tuesdays.
Happy Hours
EZ Texting provides an in-house Happy Hour on Fridays.
Parking
EZ Texting provides a parking pass at one of the local lots or we will reimburse your monthly parking expenses. We also will compensate you for opting out of a parking pass.
Pet Friendly
EZ Texting has a dog friendly environment.
Relocation Assistance
EZ Texting offers a relocation assistance reimbursement.
Fitness Subsidies
EZ Texting reimburses it's employees up to $70 per month for a gym membership.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Here at EZ Texting we focus on our employees' happiness. We encourage professional development and also want employees to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

More Jobs at EZ Texting6 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Design + UX
HR
Marketing
Product
Design + UX
new
Santa Monica
Product
new
Santa Monica
HR
new
Santa Monica
Marketing
new
Santa Monica
Marketing
new
Santa Monica