Analytics Intern

Austin Four Points Office

BigCommerce, named a "Best Place to Work" in Austin 2019, is looking for an Analytics Intern. This will be a paid, full-time (~ 40 hours/week) summer internship.

As an Intern Analyst you will gain experience supporting data, product and/or business teams through insights and data visualizations. You will have the opportunity to develop reporting, explore new data sources and deliver key strategic recommendations based on your analyses.

A successful candidate will combine a keen interest in data with business/product acumen and a drive to have a meaningful impact on the organization. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Utilize SQL to manipulate and analyze data and visualization tools to provide reporting and to core stakeholder teams.
  • Explore new data sources and suggest uses for implementation within our existing data structures.
  • Work on a project resulting in a strategic recommendation to executive-level business and product stakeholders.
  • Participate in a data-oriented and growth-focused team environment.
  • Analyze acquisition funnel effectiveness, identify strategic and tactical opportunities, and make recommendations to further profitability and growth

Who You Are:

  • Current student at an accredited university or recent graduate in a quantitative discipline (Business Intelligence, Management Information Systems, Finance, Economics or Computer Science)
  • Technically savvy and a quick learner with an interest in data analytics and visualization
  • Able to manage time well and prioritize work within deadlines
  • Proactive and results-oriented, comfortable tackling ambiguous problems
  • Ambitious, self-motivated, goal-focused and analytical

Required Skills:

  • Experience using SQL for data analysis
  • Familiarity with relational database concepts and data models
  • Basic skill-set in office productivity software, including spreadsheets
  • Quantitative reasoning and numerical literacy
  • Problem solving skill - coupling a scientific approach with business acumen
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills

 Preferred Skills:

  • Intermediate/advanced exposure to Excel for data manipulation
  • Knowledge or experience with Python or R programming languages
  • Exposure to data visualization tools (ie. Periscope Data, Tableau, Looker)
  • Data warehousing or data modeling experience

 

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