Monday, August 23, 2010

Data Analyst

Job Description:

Allainet is looking for new members of our technical staff to focus on analyzing sales, business development, partnership and advertising datasets. You should have a passion for using statistics to find meaning in massive datasets, and enjoy distilling results into presentable form for the business organization.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Write and interpret complex SQL queries for standard as well as ad-hoc data mining purposes
  • Write and interpret map-reduce style data analyses using Hadoop and Pig
  • Work closely and iterate quickly with the analytics team as well as other product teams
  • Code using a mix of SQL, Java, Pig, and scripting languages
  • Summarize and report key analytical findings in both oral and written form
  • Work with large unstructured and structured data sets.  Large multi-terabyte+, 100MM+ daily transaction volumes

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with MapReduce-style architectures like Hadoop
  • Experience with scripting languages, regular expressions, etc.
  • Interest in discrete math and statistics
  • Experience mapping business needs to engineering systems
  • Strong verbal, visual, and written communication skills 

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