Business Analyst

About AirDNA

AirDNA is a technology startup revolutionizing the vacation rental industry. In two short years, AirDNA has established itself as the the leading provider of data and analytics for the $140 billion dollar industry. Our customer roster includes a who’s who of investment banks, hotels, hedge funds, real estate investors, and vacation rental pros. We are bootstrapped, profitable, and looking to take the world by storm in 2018.

Your Role

AirDNA is searching for our first business analyst rock star. You'll be responsible for extracting meaning from one of the most impactful datasets to come about in recent years. The amazing growth in the home sharing industry is impacting everyone from hosts, to real estate investors, to hedge funds, to the largest hotel players and beyond. It'll be your job to sift through the masses of information the we generate to extract the most interesting insights. Search the internet and you'll see AirDNA's data featured in the world's most well known publications and used by the most respected researchers. You'll be responsible for working with many of these publications and researchers in addition to generating and supporting our own internal research and data analyses.

Do you enjoy crafting stories with data? Extracting valuable insights from data? Perform analyses and extracting insights that will impact gov't policies and some of the world's biggest industries? Than this is the role for you. In that respect, you need to be a self starter, and ideator who generates interesting hunches and then seeks out the data to either prove or disprove them. Internally you'll be interfacing with the top level of the company on a daily basis and working with everyone from content writers, to developers our data scientists. Assume role of data analysis expert, assisting team members in all areas of data exploration, validation, optimization and troubleshooting. A strong grasp of SQL is a must!

At times you will be responsible for assessing our internal analytics data on how customers are using our applications, how they purchase, when do they purchase, how much do they purchase, etc. We're a quickly growing company so there's no shortage of opportunity in terms of how to grow our products and our customer base. You'll be a key part of helping to decide out product direction by answering these type of questions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Craft amazing stories using your impressive SQL capabilities and data intuition layered on top of our industry leading data set
  • Assist world leading journalists and publications with analytics to support their stories
  • Work with our sales teams to provide them with data extracts to fulfill the never ending range of customer requests
  • Support future product roadmap and development by providing key insights extracted from our SaaS app analytics and customer purchasing data

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • 2+ years (intermediate to advanced skillset) of experience working with SQL, data relationships, structured and unstructured data
  • Experience with data visualization/BI tools such as Tableau, Looker, Periscope, Mode
  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Engineering, CS, Statistics, Economics or another quantitative field
  • Demonstrated experience (academic or professional) handling and deriving insights from complex data sets
  • Genuine excitement for data and meaning that can be extracted from data
  • Excel junkie
  • Research mindset and an ability to produce actionable results
  • You have a passion for telling stories using data and an interest in real estate, housing policy, and/or urban affairs.
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Understand of what it means to work in a startup environment; self starter, flexibility, ability to manage oneself effectively

NICE TO HAVE

  • Experience with web/product analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Mixpanel, Amplitude, etc
  • Experience in data science, economic analysis, real estate, or urban planning
  • Familiarity with Postgres, Redshift, AWS and related toolsets
  • Basic programming experience, ie. scripting languages like R, Python, or Matlab
  • You have experience with visualizations tools such Adobe Illustrator, D3.js, Shiny, and/or packages such as ggplot, Bokeh, or Matplotlib.

JOB PERKS

  • Competitive cash comp. The only ramen consumed by our team members is the trendy variety that's served with seaweed and a soft boiled egg
  • Meaningful equity upside. We are small team with no outside investors and want every hire to share in our long term financial success
  • Free coffee, beer, snacks, and cornhole at our offices in Silicon Beach

The AirDNA Team

We're a tight-knit group who care about empowering the next generation of shared economy entrepreneurs. We like to work our asses off. We believe in work/life balance because we make work a fun environment you’ll want to be a part of. We all wear multiple hats and are working on at least 5 projects at a time. Life is never boring here. We're risk takers. We care about each other and lend helping hands all day, every day. We say NO to politics & drama.

Email us to apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter to hello@airdna.co.