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Marketing Insights Analyst

Technology | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Marketing Insights Analyst - All Levels

Sojern -  San Francisco or Omaha

Job Description

Launched by leaders from Yahoo, Bluekai, Orbitz, Amadeus, Sabre, Avis, American Airlines and Adobe, Sojern is building the world’s leading data driven traveler prediction and optimization platform. We win with optimized data tuned to our vertical sales and data acquisition strategy focus. Join us and together we will win the digital travel space! Work with a dynamic and flexible team whose laser focus on success provides opportunities for all.

We have an open and airy loft in SOMA, centrally located to all transportation. We offer competitive salary, equity, benefits, unlimited vacation days, equipment of your choice, fantastic coworkers, well-stocked kitchen, and team/community events.


  • Able to work fluently in two of; Pig, Hive, Hadoop, R, SQL to wrangle large data sets into actionable insights.

  • Ability to work closely with Sales and Marketing teams to apply effective insights to drive our sales positioning.

  • Ability to intuit and innovate additional data sources and overlay them onto our Travel Intent data to create compelling insights into our audience.

  • Work closely with business stakeholders to understand and translate their data needs into professional data insights.

  • Desire to find the nuggets and delight your customers with latent insights.


  • Provide descriptive statistical insight on our data sets to illustrate our unique value proposition to clients.

  • Working on our Hadoop and Tableau infrastructure to find the data that powers our unique value proposition.

  • Publish reports on Tableau; run adhoc reports on Hadoop; craft output into the the tools and information that Marketing can leverage.

  • Apply Pig/Hive queries to find that needle in a haystack answer; or aggregate to show the haystack of needles.

  • Ability to understand the Sales proposition and power that story with compelling reports and unique insights.

  • Work closely with the Engineering team to optimize your queries on the underlying data; participate in engineering biweekly sprint planning and daily standups; bring an engineering mindset to the Marketing team.

  • Ability to mesh with both Engineering, Sales and Marketing teams to support data needs based on core data assets.

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years production experience in mix of: Pig, Hive, SQL, Hadoop.

  • 3+ years production experience delivering reports to business stakeholders.

  • Experience with professional team based agile development environment.

  • Practical experience applying descriptive statistical models in an online system.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of advertising technologies, techniques, pitfalls, opportunities.

  • Familiarity with applied descriptive modeling and familiarity with predictive modeling.


  • BS/MS/PhD: Statistics, OR, CS, Economics, Math, Physics, ML or practical equivalent