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Data Analyst

Engineering | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

At ListenFirst, we’re passionate about creating insights from social data that help our clients make smarter, faster and more informed decisions than ever before. We partner with the most successful consumer brands in the world to transform how they use social data to drive every kind of decision in their business. Clients use our insights to identify trends, acquire new customers, predict sales, optimize marketing campaigns, and drive revenue.

We are building our team and looking for smart, talented, ambitious, and creative people, interested in challenging problems at scale for the biggest brands in the world.

We are currently looking for qualified candidates to fill the role of a Data Analyst. This is a highly visible role within the Product Development organization and will report directly to the Chief Technology Officer. This Data Analyst will support strategic projects and work with internal stakeholders in addition to customer-facing teams and will be key in analyzing, organizing, integrating and managing our diverse and rich data sets.


  • Conduct full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, activities and design

  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis with large, disparate, time series data sets

  • Communicate and present concepts to internal and external stakeholders

  • Develop and implement data analytics and other strategies that optimize efficiency and quality

  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets

  • Present results of a technical analysis to business clients or internal teams

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to prioritize business and information needs

  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities


Candidate Must Demonstrate:

  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills

  • Superb communication and organizational skills

  • An eagerness to learn from, teach, and otherwise collaborate with colleagues

  • A hyper attention to detail and vigilance to reach correct conclusions

  • Interest or passion with data visualization and reporting

  • Ability to analyze, troubleshoot, and design experiments to quickly validate ideas

  • Ability to multitask and execute within an agile work environment

  • Knowledge of data analysis methodologies, tools, and best practices



  • 2+ years in a Data Analyst or Research position

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering, computer science, or other analytical fields where math and statistics are important components

  • Familiarity with software engineering methodologies and/or advanced statistical methods

  • Programming experience in R, and/or Python for data analysis

  • Working knowledge of relational database technology and experience authoring SQL

  • Familiarity with any widely used Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools

  • Experience communicating results through writing, visualization and presentations

  • Basic understanding of marketing channels, especially digitally oriented ones including, but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Website Analytics, Ad-Servers, Pinterest, etc



This position is open in New York City, NY. Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S. Interested applicants, please submit cover letter and resume or CV.