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Analytics Engineer

Boston, MATechnologyPermanent (Full-Time)Data and Analytics

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Simply Business is more than our name. It's how we approach insurance: Make it clear. Make it simple. Make it affordable. By combining exceptional talent, technology, data, and knowledge, Simply Business is the go-to online insurance brokerage that protects small businesses and the entrepreneurs who work hard to build them. 

We want team members who have the drive to challenge boundaries. If you’re smart and passionate about delivering brilliant customer experiences, we’d love to hear from you.

We need an Analytics Engineer to join us in Boston, MA.

As a team we're responsible for:

  • Our mission is to empower business functions to make decisions and create value through data. We develop and support our in-house analytics platform, Analytics Hub, which provides access to Snowflake, dbt and Looker. We build end-to-end data pipelines, and work with our cutting-edge data architecture, powered by Kafka. As a team, we’re always looking for new tools, trends and technologies.

As an Analytics Engineer you'll:

  • Develop and support our analytics platform
  • Design and deliver data solutions, providing stakeholders with the insight they need to make the right decisions 
  • Work alongside a talented team of data and analytics engineers, data scientists, insight analysts and business stakeholders
  • Develop your business, data, and technical skills to tackle wider architectural concerns as you progress in the role

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a deep understanding of our data pipeline and how it interacts with the business 
  • Collecting requirements and designing and delivering analytics solutions, such as data pipelines and front-end frameworks
  • Integrating data from internal and external systems
  • Championing data quality
  • Providing operational support for systems and processes
  • Designing reports and dashboards, and supporting users

What we’re looking for:

  • Knowledge and experience of working with cloud databases and related systems 
  • Strong SQL and data modeling skills, with a working knowledge of Kimball data modeling theory
  • Experience of dbt is a definite plus experience using reporting tools such as Looker, Tableau, or Qlikview
  • An understanding of programming languages and development approaches (programming experience is desirable but not essential)
  • Experience collecting requirements and turning these into technical solutions
  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to find patterns in data
  • A highly collaborative individual with an ability to work across business, technology and data domains
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
What are the benefits?

Here are some of the great benefits and perks that come from being a Simply Business employee:
• A salary that reflects your experience, our pay policy, and the market we’re in from your first day
• Group plan for medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage
• Short term disability, long term disability, and life insurance coverage
• Participation in the Company’s bonus program
• Participation in 401(k) plan with a 3% employer match
• Commuter benefits to help cut down on parking and public transit costs
• 25 days of vacation time plus 10 sick days and 10 company holidays
• Annual company trip, regular outings, and volunteer opportunities 
• An awesome WeWork office with cold brew coffee and other beverages on tap, local pop-up events, and more 

Simply Business is an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to welcoming and helping to grow employees within an inclusive & diverse culture. And that commitment starts with our interview process. 

Once you apply, your info will be reviewed in a committee with employees from different levels, teams, and experiences. We pride ourselves on fostering a sense of community, which is only made stronger by each individual at SB, so you'll have the opportunity to meet a variety of people throughout the process. Get excited!

Want more info on working at Simply Business? Check out our careers page: https://www.simplybusiness.com/careers/ 

What's going on with work from home and return to the office?

More and more, people are talking about going back to the workplace and the new normal. At Simply Business, we’re thinking of it as a Better Normal. That means offering our SBers more choice and greater flexibility to work in a way that’s best for their particular job, their teams, and their lives.

We’re shifting to a hybrid working model, so we’ll have employees working virtually and in the office at any given time.

We’re also aware there are times when working together in person is the best way to get things done. We expect our SBers to connect in their hubs (that’s what we call our offices) most likely once every few weeks. That said, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, so we expect all SBers and their teams will find the operating rhythm that works best for them.

If you’re wondering what it might be like for you at Simply Business, our Talent Acquisition is happy to answer any questions. In fact for them, it’s perfectly normal.

Most of our interviews will still take place over Zoom (however, depending on the role, there may be the opportunity/expectation to meet members of the team in-person).  If it looks like you could be a good fit for the role, we’ll ask you to interview on Zoom – you’ll need WiFi and a laptop, or a 4G-enabled smartphone. If you don’t have access to either of these, or you need support with your application, get in touch with us at [email protected] Similarly, please email us with any questions or if you want to pause your application for a bit – we’ll be happy to keep you updated on future opportunities like the one above.
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