Freethink: Business Intelligence Engineer

Headquarters: Washington, D.C.

At Freethink Media, we believe the daily news should inspire people to build a better world. While most media is fueled by toxic politics and negativity, we focus on solutions: the smartest people, the biggest ideas, and the most ground breaking technology shaping our future. 

Across our two flagship sites, Freethink and Big Think, we publish over 50 new articles and short documentaries every week to a community of more than 13 million followers and subscribers. 

Watch this video to see what we're all about:

What You’ll Do
  • Build rich, informative dashboards – Enable fast, robust decision making across the organization by surfacing the right insights to the right people.
  • Perform analyses – Analyze datasets of varying sizes using statistical and AI techniques to derive insights. Build analytical tables to enable other teams to self-serve and perform more streamlined reporting and analytics.
  • Work with teams from across the business – Work with users to understand data requirements, to define useful metrics, and to execute on data and analytics needs to help them better understand tactical and strategic opportunities.
  • Publish data visualizations – Work with the editorial team to develop data visualizations to enhance various editorial products.
  • Apply software engineering practices to BI code – Use version control, testing, and continuous integration as part of a SDLC for BI code.

What You’ll Need
  • Positive, can-do attitude 
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, organizational, and time management skills
  • 2-4 years proven experience as a data analyst, data engineer, or BI engineer
  • Experience modeling data to drive analytics
  • Strong data processing skills, especially using SQL and dbt
  • Experience and/or skill in data visualization, especially using modern, web-based tools like Mode, Metabase, and Superset

What You’ll Get Out Of this Opportunity
  • Work from home – we’ve been remote-first from inception
  • Collaborative culture in a startup environment
  • Growth opportunities within a fast-growing company
  • Opportunity to interact with stakeholders across the organization to help them gain insight and tell stories with data
  • Competitive salary and benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance, 401(k), Commuter Benefits, Mobile Phone Stipend, and more!

Do you meet most, but not all of the qualifications for this role? No worries - we invite you to apply if you think you'd be a great match!

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