Data Quality Analyst

San Francisco, CA

CircleUp harnesses the power of machine learning and predictive analytics to discover the fastest-growing companies in the consumer & retail sector. We are helping entrepreneurs to thrive by giving them the capital and resources they need, while empowering investors to transition away from a reliance on gut toward data-driven decisions. 

Our data platform, Helio, integrates numerous data sources; a mix of public, partnership, and internal sources. Reliable collection is critical, in order to build time-series data sets that can be used to extract growth signals. We are looking for a Data Quality Analyst to join our product team to develop a suite of monitoring and validation tools to ensure ongoing data quality across our pipelines. 

CircleUp was recently honored as one of Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Data Science and has been named a CB Insights FinTech 250, a Top 5 Most Disruptive Company in Finance by CNBC, and to the Forbes FinTech 50. Founded in 2012, CircleUp is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Union Square Ventures, GV, Canaan Partners, QED Advisors, and others.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for monitoring the health of Helio’s data source pipelines
  • You will understand the downstream uses of our data in order to implement and maintain data requirements & validations
  • You will work with engineering and product managers to help build internal tools and processes that can provide better proactive detection and reactive support of data issues
  • You will lead coordination with external data providers to capture source requirements, triage issues, and ensure alignment of priorities
  • You will help establish ways to measure the value of each data source to inform prioritization of new and existing sources

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years experience in a data analyst, business analyst or similar role 
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, statistics, data science, economics, or a related field; or equivalent work experience
  • Strong SQL fluency with experience with a scripting language (preferably Python)
  • Proven attention to detail that can effectively monitor and understand a large variety of sources
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Exceptional teamwork and communication - be able to effectively coordinate with internal teams and external partners
  • Preference for experience working with data pipelines 
  • A self-starter, comfortable working in a dynamic environment where you’ll need to triage planned work with unplanned data issues
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