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Analytics Lead

Team

Data Science & Analytics

Location

Bellevue, Chicago

Analytics Lead

Creating insights to revolutionize an industry

The opportunity:

Fast, accurate insights are integral in allowing us to fulfill our mission of fixing the user experience in global trade. At Flexport, you’ll be leading a team of data analysts and representing your analytical dooman across both business and technology stakeholders.  

You’ll work alongside self-starters interested in solving real-world problems and streamlining the inefficiencies in the complex global trade industry. You’ll have the opportunity to improve an industry by analyzing the new operating system for global trade.

You will:

  • Transform data into action by leading a cross-functional group of Data Analysts and Analytics Engineers through data visualization, quantitative analysis, and data modeling initiatives.
  • Be the primary point of contact for the business stakeholders supported by your squad: meeting with them, understanding their requirements, and using your analytical mindset to direct the implementation of solutions ranging from process improvements to dashboards.
  • Own the development and execution of your squad’s roadmap, including end-to-end project management.
  • Collaborate with people managers and other leaders in the data organization to enable the members of your squad to have the greatest possible impact on business outcomes
  • Contribute and grow the culture of excellence on our team by bringing processes and best practices to our group.

You should have:

  • Proven experience interfacing with senior stakeholders while managing cross-functional projects with multiple contributors
  • 2+ years of experience managing data organizations
  • 4+ years of experience in a Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Business Analyst or similar role using SQL and/or Python/R
  • Experience as a “data generalist” highly preferred. The best candidates have some experience with data visualization; analytics/data engineering and data modeling; and statistical modeling and other quantitative analytical methods
  • Next-level communication skills and empathy to understand and discover business pain points and build solutions to improve the user experience at all levels of the global trade process.
  • SQL fluency with experience using a scripting language like Python or R. Strong Excel fundamentals a plus;
  • Experience building dashboards - you know the trade-offs and impacts of using one metric versus another; Looker fundamental a plus

You will get:

  • Experience at a fast-growing company that lives and breathes data
  • The opportunity to take a prominent role defining the culture on our growing analytics team
  • Deep partnership with senior business leaders and the ability to grow a team of analysts 
  • Analytical ownership – discover the highest value-add projects and see them through from ideation to impact.
  • Bridge experience into paths in data leadership and management

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About Flexport: 

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make it easy and accessible for everyone. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year. 

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8B, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

Worried about not having any logistics experience?

Don’t be! Our mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. That’s why it’s important to bring people fromdiverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the global logistics industry forward.

We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success. 

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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