Data Analyst

  • Kabbage
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Aug 01, 2018
Full time Data Developer

Job Description

Kabbage is setting a new standard in big data and FinTech, and we are looking for a Data Analyst to join us as we continue our amazing growth trajectory. As we offer the only fully automated, online lending platform designed to support continuous customer data monitoring, Data Science is one of the pillars of Kabbage's persistent innovation and sets the standard for automated lending.

Kabbage is more than a lender for small businesses; our data and technology platform is now being used as a fully branded product by other lenders, and our products are growing rapidly. We've received numerous awards and recognition, including Glassdoor's 2017 Best Places to Work, "36th fastest growing company in the US" on the INC 500 List, Fast Company's "Top 10 most innovative companies in finance" and Forbes' "America's Top 100 Most Promising Companies" among others.

Your mission:

To help with the incredible task of ensuring the quality of the data powers Kabbage’s systems. You like to dig in to understand all the nuances of data you are working with, and nothing makes you happier than watching a scrubbed clean data set pass validation tests.

What you'll be doing:

  1. Develop custom quality and integrity checks for data.
  2. Analyze, understand, and contextualize datasets from a variety of sources, including internal systems and external partners.
  3. Validate data including determining outliers and other test cases that stress the current application.
  4. Create new data validity reporting features based on new data sets and types.
  5. Help develop and apply best practices to data sets.

What we're looking for in you:

  • Efficiency: Able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
  • Organization and Planning: Plans, organizes, and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; focuses on key priorities; manages time well.
  • Intelligence: Learns quickly, demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information.
  • Analytical Skills: Able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it; exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
  • Problem Solving: Provides practical solutions to problems.
  • Attention to Detail: Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Initiative: Actively finds ways to make improvements at work.
  • Flexibility/Adaptability: Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions; copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Enthusiasm: Exhibits passion and excitement over work; has a can-do attitude.
  • High Standards: Expects personal performance and team performance to be nothing short of the best.
  • Communication: Communicates information, ideas, and concepts clearly.
  • Teamwork: Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.

What you should have:

  • Experience working with large datasets, including experience planning, conducting, and explaining the outcomes of data analyses.
  • Experience with various forms of data, including relational, streaming, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of R statistical software, Python, or other analytical language as well as SQL.
  • Clear and concise communication specifically of analytical results, including the ability to distill complex data issues so they are understandable to non-data focused and non-technical executives.

Bonus Points:

  • Prior work with financial data.
  • Experience with data visualization.

The Kabbage Advantage

At Kabbage, our people are awesome, so we built the Kabbage Advantage—our way of being awesome right back. We offer competitive benefits including unlimited PTO, equity in the company, and exceptional health coverage options. Our team members enjoy a dynamic work environment with daily catered lunches, fully stocked kitchens, and onsite fitness classes.

While our perks and benefits are generous, the people are actually what make Kabbage great. Kabbagers are curious, creative, and resilient. We are enthusiastic, productive, and problem solvers. And we don’t do it alone. At Kabbage, you will find low ego individuals who work hard to communicate effectively and work collaboratively.