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Data Analyst

| Seattle
Yapta's mission is simple: To give our customers confidence in travel. To that end, we are one of the world’s leading companies for fare transparency and cost savings. We analyze billions of rates every month, and turn all that data into meaningful notifications and reports. We provide automated services for corporate travelers to save money, by tracking prices on airline tickets and hotels, and sending alerts when prices drop.
We were recently named to Deloitte’s Fast 500 for the 3rd year in a row, are highly profitable, and have grown 400% in the past 4 years. Our team is fast paced and focused, but we maintain a healthy work/life balance and have fun. We value integrity, flexibility, accountability, drive, and collaboration.
Yapta's Data product team has an immediate need for a passionate, creative, analytical, and experienced Data Analyst who loves big & complex data and uses their investigative mind to deliver insights that impact key business decisions.
Responsibilities:
You will engage with stakeholders and collaborate closely with data scientists, data engineers and other data analysts within the Data team. To be successful in this role, you must have strong written and oral communications skills, a go-getting attitude and the willingness to tackle hard problems in innovative ways. If you have an insatiable curiosity, and a desire to be on the leading edge of data in the travel industry, then this may be the role for you!
  • Curate & analyze complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from multiple sources using several different tools and data analysis techniques
  • Define, track and report key metrics to assess overall business health
  • Deliver in depth analysis on business performance (trends, funnels) and drivers, as well as forecasts and targets
  • Build/design dashboards to enable ongoing monitoring and decision making 
  • Work with data engineers to operationalize dashboards and ingest new data sources
  • Work with internal teams to socialize analysis and drive analytic adoption
  • Hold analytic office hours for BI power users 
  • Administrate BI content & governance
  • Provide actionable insights on the business and support the initiatives of functional areas of the company
  • Provide data sound bites to sales & marketing on trends and “did you know?” data facts
Qualifications:
Knowledge, experience and skills required:
  • Exceptional problem solving, technical and data analysis skills 
  • Advanced working knowledge of large data manipulation and data mining 
  • Strong programming knowledge (proficient in SQL)
  • Data visualization techniques & best practices
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills, familiarity with BI tools (PowerBI, Tableau, Looker, Pyramid, Domo, Sigma, etc.)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentation skills 
  • Be self-driven, and demonstrate ability to prioritize & deliver 
  • Interest and aptitude in data, metrics, analysis and trends and applied knowledge of measurement, statistics and program evaluation.
  • Ability to translate analysis results into business recommendations, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3+ years’ experience in data analytics, data mining with proven quantitative orientation
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience is required.
Preferred, Not Required:
  • Advanced dashboard design & development
  • Experience with Snowflake
  • Understanding of the travel industry a plus
What we offer:
  • Fun, collaborative environment
  • Optional work-from-home Wednesdays
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 5 weeks of PTO and 10 paid holidays (total 7 weeks)
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • Commuter benefits
  • Stocked kitchens, with coffee, soda, and snacks
  • Regular team activities, including Mariners games, ping pong tournaments, movies, etc.
This position is based in Pioneer Square in Downtown Seattle. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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Technology we use

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Location

Between other innovative companies and the sports stadiums, Pioneer Square is bursting with energy and activity to cater any interest and craving.

An Insider's view of Yapta

What are some social events your company does?

On any given day in the office, you can find employees challenge each other in ping pong, darts, video games, board games, even put together puzzles. Outside the office, Yapta has dominated in ping pong and dodgeball tournaments, viewed movies, escaped puzzle rooms, gone bowling, hosted picnics, and attended baseball games. Excited for more!

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What are Yapta Perks + Benefits

Yapta Benefits Overview

Yapta pays 100% of premiums for medical, dental, vision, Life and Disability. Up to 5 weeks PTO, plus 10 Company paid Holidays. Work from Home Wednesdays, Ping Pong Tournaments, Darts, occasional catered lunches, professional development opportunities, fully stocked kitchens, and more!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Yapta administers an FSA Healthcare and FSA Dependent Care account for employees to use pre-tax money to pay for eligible healthcare expenses.
Disability Insurance
Yapta pays 100% for every full-time employee to receive Short Term and Long Term Disability insurances.
Dental Benefits
Yapta pays 100% for employee dental insurance, and 70% of dependents on the plan.
Vision Benefits
Yapta pays 100% for employee vision insurance, and 70% of dependents on the plan.
Health Insurance Benefits
Yapta pays 100% for employee medical insurance, and 70% of dependents on the plan.
Life Insurance
Yapta pays 100% for every full-time employee to receive up to $75,000 of Life Insurance.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Yapta offers a 401(k) plan to all full-time employees.
Company Equity
Yapta may offer stock options upon hire or promotion.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Yapta provides the option to Work From Home on Wednesdays.
Family Medical Leave
Yapta follows FMLA guidelines for all eligible U.S. employees.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Eligible full-time employees (0-5 years of service) accrue 17 days. Eligible full-time employees (5+ years of service) accrue 22 days.
Paid Holidays
Yapta observes 9 Company Paid Holidays, and provides an additional Floating Holiday.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies
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