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Data Analyst



IT, Data Science
Oakland, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 28, 2023

Motimatic is re-purposing the digital advertising ecosystem to positively impact people’s lives. We are higher ed’s leading motivation science company focused on helping more students enroll, persist, and graduate. We're building cutting edge technologies to deploy the best of behavioral science, machine learning, and digital marketing so that more students successfully navigate critical moments throughout their educational journey. We've grown 10x in the last 2 years and are in hyper-growth mode.

Who You Are

You are passionate about leveraging data in meaningful ways to serve business needs and answer important questions. You take pride in your attention to detail and care deeply about data quality. You are looking for an opportunity in a startup where you can grow with the company. While your primary expertise is in data analysis and visualizations, you are looking for opportunities to develop and deepen your data science and coding skills. You thrive on adding value via user-friendly data visualizations aligned to stakeholder needs and perspectives. You are also a strong communicator who is able to effectively engage with technical and non-technical audiences.

What You’ll Do

  • Apply strong expertise in SQL to generate reporting and data validation queries
  • Support sales and marketing teams with data insights and reports
  • Apply python skills to develop code for data transformations and feature supports
  • Interface with engineers, engagement managers & operations team to understand data needs and build visualizations
  • Define clients’ data specifications and serve in client-facing role regarding data requirements and analysis outcomes
  • Own client data file validation, troubleshooting and ingestion
  • Work both with our platform and third-party tools (e.g., Periscope/Sisense, Tableau, etc) to build & maintain user-friendly dashboards reporting on internal and client-facing key metrics, including automated alerting and notifications
  • Apply statistical knowledge to analyze outcomes and business-relevant patterns in the data
  • Develop tools for validating and error-checking client data
  • Learn to write well documented code for use in existing products
  • Translate data and analysis into stories that help drive informed and strategic decisions across the organization


  • B.S. degree in data science, statistics or related field
  • 4+ years experience in a Data Analyst role
  • Strong SQL coding skills
  • Deep knowledge of SalesForce and major marketing /sales platforms
  • Experience building Data Visualizations via a business Intelligence tool
  • Experience in Python
  • Ability to appropriately select and apply a variety of statistical methods to analyze data and draw conclusions
  • Experience integrating data from multiple systems
  • Knowledgeable of typical sales & marketing metrics; key considerations in utilizing sales metrics & forecasting revenue
  • Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences and to effectively collaborate within cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication and cross functional collaboration skills
  • Sincere passion for the mission of Motimatic


  • Experience with ETL tools
  • Familiarity with PostgreSQL \ RedShift \ SnowFlake
  • Working knowledge of data warehousing principles
  • Experience working with dirty customer data
  • Some experience with machine learning including classification algorithms


  • 100% Health care, Vision and Dental coverage (PPO&HMO plans for employee and dependents)
  • HSA, FSA, basic life insurance, and disability insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Flexible PTO policy
  • Family Leave policy (12 weeks)
  • Remote/Hybrid working environment
  • Office lunch and commuting perks

Motimatic is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy status, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristics protected by law.