Quantitative Data Analyst (Minerva)

| Greater Boston Area

About Minerva:

Minerva Analytics, the latest team to emerge from Cogo’s proven incubator model, is seeking a Data Analyst to join our team. Using Cogo’s extensive data warehouse, the Minerva team is building communities of users on the internet through a combination of rapid-development web property tools, scalable user acquisition, and extensive competitive and performance analysis. At our core we are a media company that employs data-driven, analytical methodologies to create profitable web businesses.

About the job:

You'll design and implement marketing programs, analyze performance metrics, build and test consumer internet products, and use the insights you gain to drive growth in user engagement and revenue. Your expertise, ideas, and hard work will have a direct and immediate impact on the success of your project.

A successful candidate will be:

  • Independent and autonomous: You worked hard to learn what you know; we’re not about to stand over your shoulder and watch you work.
  • Flexible: Your role will define itself over time, as you learn which problems you’re uniquely capable of solving.
  • Eager to grow and develop: We believe in letting people grow as quickly as they can. Today’s new-grad hires are tomorrow’s leaders.
  • A culture fit: We have a fun and supportive culture. Happy employees are the most successful. We take care of our own, and not just because it's good business.

Who you are:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a major that required some relatively deep analytical thinking. Using math or other pattern analysis techniques to gain insight into observed behavior or phenomena in your field, and then using that to predict future behavior would definitely qualify as relevant. Use of statistical analysis techniques is a big plus.
  • The flexibility & drive to succeed in a dynamic, entrepreneurial culture.
  • Interest in learning new tools, particularly query, scripting, or programming languages. These tools are all very valuable in building internet scale businesses, and we have lots of smart people who’d love to teach you.
  • The ability to gather and present relevant data when pitching an idea for additional investment will make Cogo a fun place to start your career.
  • We rely extensively on each other to develop, focus, and refine ideas for making our businesses better.
  • Curiosity and a passion for learning not just at work, but in life. Great ideas come from all over, we want to welcome and get to know the whole you, not just the work part.
  • Prior analytical or statistical experience with web or email traffic is not required but definitely helpful!
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • SparkFrameworks

Location

One Kendall Square Building 200, Cambridge, MA 02139

An Insider's view of Cogo Labs

What are some social events your company does?

Every year we have a Cogo cruise where we take the day off from the office and take a cruise around the Boston harbor. In addition, we have monthly women's dinners, LGTBQ centered events and much more!

Braden

Brand Marketing Coordinator

What does your typical day look like?

My top priorities are hiring for Senior level talent, looking into the recruiting funnel data to identify roadblocks, managing my team to help execute on goals, and continuing to build an efficient recruiting function to support Cogo as we scale.

Emily

Talent Acquisition Lead

What are some things you learned at the company?

I’ve always felt that my input is valued here, but also that I’m encouraged to use my voice and to make a difference in the growth of the business – whether that’s developing new partnerships or improving and owning new processes. People here are supportive, intelligent and kind. And fun. I’ve also enjoyed grabbing a drink with a colleague!

Claire

Account Manager

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

One of the most exciting things about working at Cogo is the incredible variety I see in the career paths of my peers. As an employee becomes more experienced their responsibilities shift to follow their interests, whether in building cool stuff, analyzing crazy amounts of data, or managing a team.

Nate

Lead Analyst

How does the company support your career growth?

I have never worked in an environment where individual contributors have been appreciated and encouraged as much as they are here, and it shows people’s energy and optimism. This success is also fueled by Cogo’s commitment to transparency and easy access to our leaders who consistently make organizational goals clear."

Pete

HR Coordinator

What are Cogo Labs Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Cogo Lab's offers group meditation sessions, yoga sessions and encouragement for working out together outside of the office!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Restricted work hours
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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