Big Data Analyst
InfoSpace, Inc. - Bellevue, WA

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About the Big Data Analyst Opportunity

The Business Intelligence team is seeking an analyst to perform both independent and coordinated analysis for our search engine marketing (SEM) department. This position will be responsible for examining a large volumes of web traffic data from our data warehouse and answering both specific questions as well as discovering unanticipated correlations of value to the business.

This person should be time bound and results oriented as well as flexible and able to adapt to changing business priorities. The ability to communicate with both technical data warehouse and business users will assist the candidate greatly. From time to time this position will also be tasked with working with the reporting team in order to convert analyses into standardized summarizations and reports.

This position will report to the Analytics Manager and will be dedicated to the SEM department therefore specific experience with search engine marketing is preferred.

Required Skills

Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Business, Economics, Math or related field

2 – 3 years of experience in in web analytics or related field

Ability to identify, research and quantify business problems using large datasets

Familiarity with A/B and/or MVT methodologies and metrics

Strong SQL Experience (SQL Server, Oracle, etc.)

Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel experience

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Optional/Desired Skills

Familiarity with statistics/math programming platforms & languages (SPSS, MATLAB, R, etc.)

Statistical Significance Calculations and Modeling

Experience with Hadoop or Netezza

Experience with common web analytics platforms (Google Analytics, Omniture, etc.)

Comfortable presenting results to senior management

About Blucora

Blucora operates two leading Internet businesses. Our InfoSpace business provides online search and monetization solutions to a network of over 100 global partners. Through TaxACT, we provide online tax preparation solutions to consumers and professional preparers. The Blucora team brings decades of experience operating and investing in desktop, online and mobile businesses. We are passionate about the power of the Internet to improve the lives of consumers, and our businesses operate at the forefront of digital migration trends in their respective markets.

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