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Data Analyst II (AdTech) - (Remote - US)

Company: Mediavine
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Mediavine is seeking a Data Analyst II to join our Engineering team. We are looking for someone who enjoys solving interesting problems and wants to work with a small team of talented engineers on a product used by thousands of publishers.

About Mediavine

Mediavine is a fast-growing advertising management company representing over 10,000 websites in the food, lifestyle, DIY, and entertainment space. Founded by content creators, for content creators, Mediavine is a Top 20 Comscore property, exclusively reaching over 125 million monthly unique visitors. With best-in-class technology and a commitment to traffic quality and brand safety, we ensure optimal performance for our creators.

Mission & Culture

We are striving to build an inclusive and diverse team of highly talented individuals that reflect the industries we serve and the world we live in. The unique experiences and perspectives of our team members is encouraged and valued. If you are talented, driven, enjoy the pace of a start-up like environment, let's talk!

Position Title & Overview

Mediavine's Data & Analytics team is responsible for building the most effective platform and tools to help uncover opportunities in order to make informed decisions. We partner with nearly every other team in the company to help them understand behavior and performance, develop accurate predictors and build solutions that provide the best internal and external experience possible.

As a more experienced member of the team, the person in this position will bring their expertise in supporting the business by helping to guide direction through data based decisions. The Data & Analytics team consists of data analysts, data engineers and analytics engineers. This position will work closely with other team members and outside stakeholders to deliver tools and insights to move the business forward.

This position will be focused on our Revenue team that consists of Sales, Ad Operations and Ad Tech product professionals. The needs of these teams are heavily focused on the ad tech industry, its players and leveraging and increasing our competitive advantages in the space.

Our current analytics toolkit consists of DOMO and dbt running on top of a Snowflake data warehouse. We are open to new tools and expect this position to play a major role in setting the direction we take.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with the ad operations, sales and overall revenue teams to develop analytic monitoring and measurement tools that meet immediate needs
  • Develop self service tools that allow internal users to answer the next question beyond the initial ask
  • Inform the analytics roadmap, which includes leading projects through all phases
  • Increase our teams' ability and comfort level in answering questions through mentorship, training, and better tooling
  • Create visualizations to monitor business performance and uncover interesting trends for investigation
  • Communicate requirements to the data engineers to ensure the platform can support the business needs
  • Contribute to anomaly investigation helping other teams identify root cause and present findings
  • Define and create exception based alerting that is meaningful for specific audiences along with investigation and remediation steps
  • Expand the Test and Learn process we use for exploratory data analysis and A/B testing, this includes helping stakeholders decide on testing strategy, generating baselines, approximating sample sizes and performing analysis of test results
  • Work with data and analytics engineers to standardize transformation logic in the dbt layer for consistency and ease of exploration by end users
  • Follow data analysis code best practices and analysis standards
  • As business needs change, be flexible in learning and applying your skills and experience working with other stakeholders



    • Applicants must be based in the United States

      You have:

      • 4+ years of experience in a data analyst role working at scale
      • 4+ years of hands on experience working with SQL (CTEs, window functions, optimization)
      • 2+ years of professional analytics experience working in the Ad Tech industry with an understanding of Google Ad Manager, SSPs, DSPs, Open vs Private Market
      • Experience with one or more major BI tools (Domo*, Tableau, Looker, PowerBI, etc.)
      • Comfortable working with multi-TB cloud data warehouses (Snowflake*, Big Query, Redshift)
      • Experience with web analysis such as creating product funnels, user behavior, and paths
      • Experience with designing and analyzing experiments including but not limited to A/B testing
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Experience working on a distributed/remote team
      • Preferred technology
      • Ability to travel up to approx 15%

        Nice to haves:

        • Experience with R or Python for creating data models or data manipulation
        • Experience with dbt and Snowflake
        • The ability to make your teammates laugh (it wouldn't hurt if you were fun to work with is what I'm saying)
        • Familiarity with event tracking systems (NewRelic, Snowplow, etc)


          • 100% remote
          • Comprehensive benefits including Health, Dental, Vision and 401k match
          • Generous paid time off
          • Wellness and Home Office Perks
          • Up to 12 weeks of paid Parental Leave
          • Inclusive Family Forming Benefits
          • Professional development opportunities
          • Travel opportunities for teams, our annual All Hands retreat as well as industry events

            Mediavine provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

            We strongly encourage minorities and individuals from underrepresented groups in technology to apply for this position.

            At Mediavine, base salary is one part of our competitive total compensation and benefits package and is determined using a salary range. Individual compensation varies based on job-related factors, including business needs, experience, level of responsibility and qualifications. The base salary range for this role at the time of posting is $110,000 - $120,000 USD/yr.

Keywords: Mediavine, Austin , Data Analyst II (AdTech) - (Remote - US), Professions , Austin, Texas

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