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Lead Analytics Engineer

Culture Amp

Culture Amp

Data Science
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024

Join us on our mission to make a better world of work.

Culture Amp is the world’s leading employee experience platform, revolutionizing how 25 million employees across more than 6,500 companies create a better world of work. Culture Amp empowers companies of all sizes and industries to transform employee engagement, drive performance management, and develop high-performing teams. Powered by people science and the most comprehensive employee dataset in the world, the most innovative companies including Canva, On, Asana, Dolby, McDonalds and Nasdaq depend on Culture Amp every day.

Culture Amp is backed by leading capital venture funds and has offices in the US, UK, Germany and Australia. Culture Amp has been recognized as one of the world’s top private cloud companies by Forbes and most innovative companies by Fast Company.

For more information visit cultureamp.com.

How you can help make a better world of work

Culture Amp is looking for an exceptional Lead Analytics Engineer, based out of Melbourne to lead a team that empowers insights for our global business from our data.Your team will steward organizational data knowledge, curating and organising data so that analysts can do their work more effectively. Your role will require a balance of technical data expertise, people leadership and long-term strategic planning. In doing so, you’ll unlock value from data that can help delight our customers, impact our business and create a better world of work.

Our stack is constantly evolving, and currently consists of:

  • Redshift as our data warehouse and SQL engine (including Athena)
  • dbt for data modeling
  • Looker for BI visualization and reporting

You have

  • Demonstrated capability working with and managing complex data workloads.
  • Ability to apply software engineering best practices to maintain and operate the data platform and deliver well-defined, tested, documented and code-reviewed data sets.
  • Extensive data modeling experience, preferably with dbt. Knowledge of dimensional modeling concepts is highly regarded. Looker architectural experience is highly advantageous.
  • A passion for coaching other engineers and leading a team.
  • Highly competent in SQL, using modern big data systems like Redshift, Presto or Spark.
  • Data governance, particularly schema and taxonomy management. You’ve worked collaboratively with stakeholders to ensure accurate data and have proactively identified problems with instrumentation or other data quality issues.
  • Whilst not essential, experience working with BI and building visualizations would be advantageous.

You are

  • A lateral thinker with a keen eye for detail and you naturally analyze assumptions
  • Very comfortable with ambiguity, highly adaptable
  • Adept at communicating with both technical and non-technical colleagues
  • Thorough & Meticulous
  • Proactive & Autonomous
  • Excellent at identifying problems that have the highest value for stakeholders

We believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our success. We're committed to fostering a work environment that truly cares for and develops its people, and creates lasting positive impact. In addition to providing a competitive compensation package, some of the key benefits we offer are:

  • Employee Share Options Program: We empower you to be an owner in Culture Amp and share in our success
  • Programs, coaching, and budgets to help you thrive personally and professionally
  • Access to external providers for mental wellbeing and coaching support to sustain the wellbeing, safety and development of our people
  • Monthly Camper Life Allowance: An automatic allowance paid out each month with your pay - you can spend it however you like to help improve your experience and life outside work
  • Team budgets dedicated to team building activities and connection
  • Intentional quarterly wellbeing pauses: A quarterly company-wide shutdown day in each region to to collectively pause, reset and focus on restoration and rest, without having to tap into individual vacation time
  • Extended year-end breaks: An extended refresh period at the end of year
  • Excellent parental leave and in work support program available from day 1 of joining Culture Amp
  • 5 Social Impact Days a year to make a positive impact on the community outside of work
  • MacBooks for you to do your best & a work from home office budget to spend on setting up your home office
  • Medical insurance coverage for you and your family (Available for US & UK only)

Additionally, we don't just focus on our internal community; we believe in creating a better world of work for all. We're committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with Employee Resource Groups and ally communities in place.

We have a strong commitment to Anti-Racism, and endeavor to lead by example. Every step we make as a business towards anti-racism is another step we can take to support our customers in making a better world (of work). You can see our current commitments to Anti-Racism here.

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Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds often don't apply for roles if they don't meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements.

We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested: we'd love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

Thank you for taking the time to read this advert. If you decide to apply, as part of your application, we will ask you to complete voluntary diversity questions (excluding Germany). Please watch this video from our amazing DEI Leader, Aubrey Blanche to share more on why we collect the data and how we will use it.

If you require reasonable accommodations or adjustments to complete the online application or to participate in the interview process, please contact accommodations@cultureamp.com and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.