Senior Analytics Engineer
Gent, Vlaams Gewest, BelgiumEngineering
Are you passionate about providing accurate and actionable data to enable business users to make data-driven decisions? Great, then read on!
About the position
We are looking for a Senior Analytics Engineer who will help our employees make better decisions by providing easy to use and trustworthy data and analytics.
Analytics Engineers collaborate closely with Reporting Analysts at OTA Insight. If the term Analytics Engineering is new for you, we recommend reading more here.
In this role you will:
Build analytics in code by writing highly-performant SQL and creating optimized data models;
Contribute to our dbt code by developing on our dimensional data models;
Collaborate through version control and peer reviews;
Gather requirements from different internal business units (Product, Sales, Operations, Marketing, …);
Translate business requirements into performant, reusable, tested and documented data models;
Maintain and grow our data catalog;
Guide reporting analysts and business users in deciding which data points and metrics are relevant to track progress on their objectives;
Own the design, implementation and maintenance of our internal BI tool, Looker;
Support our transition to become more data-driven by enabling functional teams to explore data marts in self-service;
Research and follow recent industry and technology trends so we can continue reaping the benefits of being a fast-moving technology adopter. You'll always be on the lookout for the best solution.
About the team
The OTA Insight Analytics Engineering team is the internal data team within our wider engineering organization. Our mission is to ensure internal stakeholders can make the right decisions by providing timely data insights and empowering the functional team themselves with easy to use access to our internal data. The team works in close collaboration with experts from all departments to build compelling reports on their objectives, as well as with a highly talented group of software engineers to drive initiatives forward and continuously improve our analytics stack.
Today we maintain a growing cloud data warehouse containing information coming from multiple sources, ERP systems, billing tools, application usage data , etc. All of that using modern technologies. Being a growth company ensures us to keep adding additional sources and continue enriching our internal data insights.
About OTA Insight
At OTA Insight we’re on a mission to innovate the hospitality industry with a powerful SaaS platform. We provide simple insights with intuitive dashboards and straight forward actions based upon complex and vast datasets. We pull 100TB+ of data on a daily basis from platforms like booking.com, Airbnb, Tripadvisor… Today we are considered the global leader in hotel BI and are working with 75,000+ hotels worldwide in 185+ countries.
Our ambition is burning. We are building towards a one-stop solution which will not only disrupt the industry as a whole, but has the potential to have a positive impact on every single hospitality professional across the board, regardless of their role or the size of their portfolio ;)
With 350+ people, representing 36 nationalities living in 30 different countries, we are a fun, collaborative and committed team that leverages new technologies at scale to achieve amazing results. Ready to take off and join this rocketship in revolutionising the hotel sector?
About the compensation
A highly competitive compensation package;
The opportunity to shape products that more than 75.000 users rely on world-wide;
The chance to grow and evolve the backend glue at a fast-growing scale-up.
On top of that:
A flexible working environment where you can work from home or at one of our offices;
No shortage of snacks, baristas… and a budget to account for home office expenses;
Two annual Detox Days, on top of your personal holidays, when we take some time away from our computers with the entire company;
A choose-your-own transportation budget should you choose to come to the office;
Of course an insurance package that’s the best in the business. Just in case, for that little extra peace of mind.
Minimum of 5 years of working experience as a Data professional;
Proficient in writing highly-performant SQL queries;
Proficient in dimensional modelling and have a good understanding of data warehouse design;
Experience in stakeholder management and requirement gathering;
Experience visualising datasets using BI tools (such as Looker, Tableau, Mode, PowerBI …);
Experience with ELT/ETL tools (such as Fivetran, Stitch, …) and data transformation tools (such as dbt, Dataform, Terraform. etc.);
Experience with applying software engineering best practices like version control and continuous integration.
Excellent written and oral communication skills (English is a must);
Ability to take large quantities and sources of data and distill down to actionable insights;
Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects with strong attention to detail;
Strong work ethic, hands-on, detail oriented with a customer service mentality;
Team player, ability to work cross-functionally, self-driven, motivated, and able to work under pressure.