elastic Sr. Data Analyst

Posted on January 24th, 2019

At Elastic, we have a simple goal: to solve the world's data problems with products that delight and inspire. As the company behind the popular open source projects — Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats, and Logstash — we help people around the world do great things with their data. From stock quotes to Twitter streams, Apache logs to WordPress blogs, our products are extending what's possible with data, delivering on the promise that good things come from connecting the dots. We unite Elasticians across 30+ countries (and counting!), 18 timezones, and 30 different languages into one coherent team, while the broader community spans across over 100 countries.

We’re always on the search for amazing people. People who have deep passion for what they do and are masters at their craft. Right now, we are looking for a Sr. Data Analyst to join the Data & Integration team in IT. The team is responsible for managing the data warehouse and building new data models for our business in our BI platform.  This role enables our business to answer day to day metrics through our data platform by delivering easy to use and accurate data models.

What You Will Be Doing:
  • Reporting requirements: Gather requirements down to the source, field, filters and calculation levels for all business reporting needs.
  • Data model development: You’ll be working directly with the business and data architect to develop the data models to meet new or existing data requirements.  You’ll be responsible for understanding the data we currently have or need in order to answer business questions by writing SQL on Google BigQuery to match those requirements.
  • Data validation: As a focus on accuracy, you’ll be responsible for testing and matching existing data results with your results in order to meet business acceptance.
  • Teamwork: Be part of a small data team that is responsible for all data needs and pipelines within the company.
What you bring along:
  • 3 - 5 years of experience as a Data Analyst on a BI team or complex BI initiative working closely with business stakeholders.
  • 3+ years experience with strong knowledge of SQL
  • Preferred: Prior experience with Google BigQuery.
  • Expert-level ability to craft SQL queries and build views using data from multiple tables and sources, with a focus on aggregations and joins.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel: Ability to understand formulas and aggregations from any Excel source.
  • Incredible attention to accuracy: You think of data validation as every record or field is matching 100% accurate with existing sources or reports
  • Bonus: Having to work with Salesforce (SOQL), Netsuite Analytics, Marketo and any other SaaS provider’s data model.
  • Bonus: Prior experience with R for data analysis & statistics.
  • Bonus: Knowledge of the Elastic stack
  • Be Great!
Additional Information:

We're looking to hire team members invested in realizing the goal of making real-time data exploration easy and available to anyone. As a distributed company, we believe that diversity drives our vibe! Whether you're looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Equity
  • Global minimum of 16 weeks of paid parental leave (moms & dads)
  • Generous vacation time and one week of volunteer time off
  • Your age is only a number. It doesn't matter if you're just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

Our search might be focused in certain areas, but we are looking for great talent across the globe/region and we will consider candidates that are not residing in the locations listed below.


Elastic is an Equal Employment employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. Elastic also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law.

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