Data Analyst

Skyhook is looking for a data expert to join our Geospatial Insights team. Skyhook works with big brands, professional sports teams, strategic consulting firms and global marketing agencies. We turn billions of mobile location signals into context-rich, business intelligence that helps our clients enhance customer experience, increase sales and improve business operations. 

Our Data Analysts play a critical role in connecting our vast data pool with the business needs of our customers. Reporting to our Director of BI and Data Analytics, this role will work closely with the engineering, product, sales and marketing organizations to get to the bottom of hard data questions, to ensure data quality and identify opportunities that will shape the direction of the company.

If you love SQL, if you are always finding new ways to prove your point using data, this job is for you.

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Data analyst Responsibilities

  • Create rock-solid reports and clear, interesting data.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Skyhook data architecture, its related datasets and the interactions between them.
  • Collaborate across multi-functional teams.
  • Consult with our Marketing team to generate case studies and content for campaigns.
  • Drive custom studies for Skyhook’s diverse and sophisticated customer base.
  • Automate frequent reporting requests to maximize efficiency.
  • Work with account managers and other data services teammates to create new efficiencies in processes and reporting implementation.

Technical expertise

  • Experience in core data science activities: extracting data from SQL and Non-SQL data stores, exploratory data analysis, data visualization and reporting.
  • Experience working with large datasets and expertise in SQL; ideally familiar with AWS, Python or R, geospatial analysis and spatial data.
  • Solid foundational knowledge of descriptive and predictive statistics.
  • Proficient with Unix commands and regular expressions.
  • Experience with BI and data visualization tools (Tableau, Qlik, Power BI, Looker, Adobe Analytics, etc.)
  • Spark Big Data framework, basic unsupervised and supervised machine learning algorithms a plus.
  • CRM, Salesforce, HubSpot, Google Analytics experience a plus.


    • Degree in an analytical field with coursework in statistics (e.g. Math, Linguistics, Econ, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience)
    • 1-3 years work experience as a Quantitative Analyst, Data Scientist, or comparable role
    • Strong competence in analyzing data and turning it into a communicable value proposition
    • Proven track record of an investigative mindset, getting to the core of hard data problems
    • A perfectionist for getting analyses correct; a pragmatist for getting things done on time
    • Problem solving, analytical skills and decision making
    • Can approach problems in an innovative manner, exhibiting the aptitude to think quickly
    • Flexible, self-motivated, proactive out-of-the-box, and critical thinker

About Skyhook

Skyhook is dedicated to inventing and reinventing location. And the innovation in our technology is rivaled only by the innovation of our culture. Our offices in Boston, MA and Wayne, PA are filled with Idea Paint, standing desks, bean bag chairs, crowd-controlled Sonos radio and a world class snack selection. If you love data and are fanatical about improving user experiences, we want to talk to you! If you are looking for a place where you are valued not just based on what you accomplish but how you accomplish it, then you should consider joining us.