Data Analyst

Appen Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Appen is the world's leading innovative technology company, providing high-quality language and data services for machine learning and artificial intelligence. Appen is headquartered in Sydney, Australia and has subsidiaries in United States, United Kingdom, Philippines, and China. Appen has more than 20 years of experience in collecting and processing a variety of data, including data types such as speech, text, and images, etc. Appen has a pool of more than 1 million prequalified crowd resources around the world able to provide data collection and processing services in more than 180 languages. Appen's client include global leaders in high-tech, automotive, e-commerce, etc. and governments to help them develop and improve products and technologies based on natural language understanding and machine learning. Appen is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange with stock code: APX

Position Summary:
Data Analysts support decision making across Appen's business by organizing, analyzing data and providing insights to internal teams and external clients. As Analyst position levels increase, so will the expectations, scope of responsibilities and impact.

(There are 4 openings at varying levels of experience). PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU CAN COMMUTE TO KIRKLAND, WA; SUNNYVALE, CA or PLEASANTON, CA

Key Responsibilities

  • Consolidate, cleanse and transform data to prepare for reporting and analyses.

  • Creation and measurement of key performance indicators and metrics.

  • Design and prepare periodic and ad hoc reports, presentations, and exploratory analysis that are designed to use raw data to provide key insights to members of the Client Services organization.

  • A truth seeker. You ask why, and you question every assumption. You will be asked to probe assumptions, question the status quo, and follow up on unexpected data results.

  • Where necessary, complete additional tasks as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to apply high-level analytical, statistical, and quantitative problem solving skills to a variety of different scenarios and make recommendations based on outcomes.

  • Flexible, independent, motivated self-starter who can establish a course of action for self and others and drive initiatives to completion.

  • Ability to proactively identify problems, gather information and drive course of action for self and others.

  • Innovative thinker who drives self and others in the development and implementation of new ideas; unafraid of taking risks to accomplish corporate level goals.

  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills with acute attention to detail.

  • Passionate about learning new skills and technologies.

  • Excellent communication skills including an ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing or verbally to a wide audience including clients, managers and senior leaders; effectively uses active listening skills.

  • Driven to focus on quality and drives team members and peers to deliver exceptional quality and service.

  • Embrace a commitent Appen core values and company vision.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Operation Research, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, or other Data Sciences; or an equivalent combination of education and 1+ years experience.

  • Delivered data insights using different data sources; SQL, Excel and at least one business intelligence tool such as Tableau, PowerBI or Mode Analytics is preferred.

Appen Career Path

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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