Sr. Analytics Engineer

The Senior Analytics Engineer will work within SimpliSafe’s Analytics team to support analysis that leads to a better experience and a safer home for SimpliSafe customers. They will collaborate closely with data engineering and data analysts across the company. The role involves designing, implementing, documenting and maintaining data sources that allow for efficient collection and evaluation of BI data. To provide answers to the businesses’ most critical questions, the analyst will identify, transform and combine data sources, creating dashboards in Tableau to provide visibility into key metrics and to explore relationships between customer data and outcomes of interest. Success is defined as thoughtful, accurate, and timely delivery of key data sources and analysis, both as requested by stakeholders and independently driven. 

This role provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to provide innovative solutions to our data structure with the opportunity to expand the role further into both analytics and data engineering. 

What You’ll Do

  • Work closely with producers of data sources (Data Engineering) to develop a deep understanding of SimpliSafe’s data, how it is populated and stored, and what it means
  • Transform raw data sources into data sources that are usable for analyses through ETL best practices 
  • Build and maintain processes in Python and SQL that create the data sources needed for critical reporting and analysis
  • Frequently collaborate with stakeholders in Customer Experience, E-commerce and Marketing to understand their data and analytics needs and develop plans to deliver analyses to satisfy those needs
  • Manage a pipeline of business intelligence projects and analyses in Jira, and provide updates and documentation to give visibility to stakeholders
  • Build dashboards in Tableau to provide visibility into key business metrics and to visualize analyses
  • Help stakeholders understand and interpret relationships between customer data and business outcomes of interest
  • Identify opportunities to improve data processes, structures, and analysis; work with team to implement improvements
  • Present and/or publish findings from analyses to senior-level stakeholders and executives
  • Make tactical improvements to existing data infrastructure, such as standardizing similar data from different sources, identifying areas where existing data is insufficient and forensic data investigations 
  • Implement and recommend best practices for ETL (extraction, transformation, loading) of data across a variety of data sources for optimal data hygiene 

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in a quantitative field)
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in data analytics or business intelligence
  • Strong expertise in SQL
  • Proficient in data acquisition and integrations applying ETL, SQL and/or Python scripting
  • Proficiency in Tableau (or similar BI platforms)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Interest in innovating our data infrastructure and solutions
  • Ability to clearly communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Experience building production data pipelines
  • Comfort with using (and learning) different tech stacks and solutions 
  • Experience in ingesting and managing data sets that are messy and/or incomplete  

What we’d love to see (but isn’t required)

  • Experience working in a consumer products or subscription business
  • Core concepts in statistics like summary statistics, t-tests, sampling
  • Tools commonly used for data analysis and data engineering such as Jupiter Notebooks and GIT
  • Query engines such as Athena, PrestoDB, Snowflake

About SimpliSafe:

SimpliSafe is a leading innovator in the home security industry with one mission: to make every home secure.

We believe in democratizing home safety. As our co-founder Chad Laurans aptly put it, “You shouldn’t have to ask for permission to secure your home. You should be able to do it yourself.”

At SimpliSafe, we place an emphasis on a ‘no-ego’, collaborative culture. From the top down, we all work together to solve the difficult challenges within the home security and IoT industry. Like our products, we are constantly evolving to provide the best employment experience possible. If SimpliSafe sounds like a company you’d enjoy working for, we’d love to hear from you!




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