Data Analyst (temporary position)

About Overproof

Overproof is a business intelligence company that helps customers in the beverage alcohol industry create, execute and analyze winning brand strategies.

We bring together the power of “big data”, Overproof’s proprietary market insights and our customer’s business data to maximize our customer’s success going to market.

Our commercial planning and brand management platform gives customers access to insights, methodologies, networks and tracking tools that help build business success. At the core of our company is the belief that smarter metrics lead to actionable insights, which inform better decisions, which in turn fuel business growth.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Job Description

Overproof is seeking a Data Analyst who is looking for an opportunity to work with an early stage start up that is creating a product to level the playing field in the beverage alcohol industry through democratizing data. 

This position will initially be offered as a 3-month project assignment, and will be focused on helping Overproof train a machine learning and natural language system to understand and categorize terms found in a document.

Your primary focus will be applying data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products, including:

  • Evaluating third party sources of information.
  • Creating proprietary data collection processes.
  • Processing, cleaning and verifying data.
  • Data mining.
  • Machine learning and predictive analytics systems.
  • Developing online and report based communication tools.
Responsibilities & Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Required:

  • Understanding of and experience in machine learning techniques.
  • Experience in common data science toolkits.
  • Experience in visual analytics and visualization tools.
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL.
  • Some experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB.
  • Great communication skills.
  • A passion for purpose driven start-ups who want to level playing fields through democratizing data.

QUALIFICATIONS:

You are:

  • A Strategic Thinker but Tactically Minded: You want to be a part of building something from architecting the solution to screwing together the nuts and bolts.
  • Accountable: You understand our priorities, are goal-driven, want the opportunity, and get things done. You can communicate and report your progress at every level of the organization.
  • Service Minded: You understand that every interaction both internally and externally is an opportunity to apply our build brand through high quality service. Your customers are not just our clients but everybody you work with.