[Hiring] Data Analyst II at Axios

February 15, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    February 15, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    --
  • Experience
    Fresh, 1 Year, 2 Years, 3 Years, 4 Years, 5 Years
  • Gender
    Both
  • hiringOrganization

    Axios

Job Description

Quick Take:

Axios is a growth-stage company dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We’re hiring a Data Analyst for our data platform team!

Why it Matters:

Our data analyst will champion a data-informed culture by empowering others to use data to make responsible decisions, ask smart questions, and by performing complex ad-hoc analyses for key stakeholders. This person will work with a cross-functional team to provide data products and insights that help power Axios.

The Details:

You must be a highly collaborative problem solver and capable of understanding how data is implemented, distributed, and consumed. An understanding of how to work with large amounts of data to support or refute a hypothesis is also essential in this role. A strong candidate should be able to analyze, translate, and communicate effectively about data with product and engineering teams as well as other key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have a passion for Axios, a collaborative spirit, and possess the following skills:

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Applied experience and strong proficiency with SQL
  • Demonstrated experience working with large data sets and relational databases (Postgres, MySQL, Redshift, BigQuery etc)
  • Familiarity with data modeling, common data warehouse schemas (Star, Snowflake), and data transformational tools such as DBT
  • Ability to analyze large datasets to identify patterns/trends and apply statistical techniques
  • Experience with using business intelligence tools (Looker preferred, but not required)
  • Experience and comfort with data analysis and reporting for business stakeholders, external clients or product and technology teams
  • Strong growth and curiosity-driven mindset, with an interest in gaining experience working with a variety of stakeholders, translating business requirements, and presenting findings
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong track record of collaborating effectively with colleagues such as product managers or data engineers
  • Ability to accurately estimate the complexity of projects
  • Python proficiency is preferred, but not required

What Axios brings to the table besides salary:

  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Robust PPO and High Deductible health insurance options on the Blue Cross Blue Shield network
  • Employer Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution for the high deductible health plan option
  • Dental and vision coverage
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • Generous vacation policy, plus holidays
  • One mental health day per quarter
  • Annual learning and development stipend
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services through Headspace
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services
  • Personal health advocacy resources through HealthAdvocate
  • Inclusive fertility, hormonal health and family forming benefits through Carrot Fertility
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
  • A strong and positive work environment
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

Starting salary for this role is in the range of $95,000 -$115,000 and is dependent on numerous factors, including but not limited to location, work experience, and skills. This range does not include other compensation benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Axios is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.