Associate Data Analyst


Are you a wizard at finding the story in the data? Do you enjoy turning your findings into digestible insights? Do you also have a penchant for all things gaming? If so, Spiketrap may have a quest for you.

At Spiketrap, we power audience understanding and media performance for the gaming and entertainment industries. Our proprietary Clair AI extracts the signal from the noise of digital ecosystems (spanning hundreds of social, streaming, and other sources), providing unparalleled clarity and context, particularly within high velocity online environments.

In other words, we help the game studios, platforms, and creators you love better understand and engage their audiences. Our clients include companies like Twitch, Riot Games, Take-Two Interactive, Gearbox, Krafton (PubG Corp), EA, and many more.

The Opportunity

Data is central to Spiketrap, and analysts are a critical component to evangelize data-driven decision-making in all of our operations internally and externally. As an analyst at Spiketrap you will be on the ground floor shaping the way how our data is being used, defining what questions should be asked, and scaling analytics methods and tools to support our growing business, leading the way for high-quality, high velocity decisions.

For this role, we’re looking for a dedicated individual proficient in analysis, research design, and data driven storytelling. You will have a direct impact towards driving business strategies for prominent industry leaders within the gaming industry by helping them understand their audiences and know what their customers think about their brands, games and other intellectual property. You will analyze big data across the various gaming centric platforms like Twitch, Reddit, Twitter, Discord, along with others and identify trends within the gaming industry, enabling Spiketrap’s clients to better understand the “why” behind market trends.

In this role, self-motivation and strong communication skills are must haves. You will need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities, vague requirements, and rapid iterations. You will need to be comfortable taking risks. This role will report into the VP of Business Development.

What You’ll Do

  • Build custom solutions to meet market needs for measurement that help clients solve new problems and better understand audiences and their marketing, PR, community management and advertising efforts
  • Tell data driven stories, uncovering gaming industry insights through Spiketrap and its partners data sets
  • Translating questions and problems from clients into an analysis and solutions
  • Develop methodology and create measurement solutions through A/B experimentation
  • Participate in ongoing research and evaluation of data sets
  • Effectively understand and convey the business issues and data challenges of both internal and external clients, as well as the industry as a whole
  • Exercise your experience in the development lifecycle through analysis, design, development, testing and deployment of this system

You Have

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative subject such as Statistics, Engineering, Economics, Computer Science, etc.
  • Experience in data analysis and problem solving with big data
  • Experience with SQL or knowledge of relational databases and methods for efficiently retrieving data.
  • Ability to think creatively and solve complex problems
  • Ability to autonomously manage simultaneous projects in a fast-paced business environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written and computer communication skills with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • The nature of the team’s dynamics will require an individual that is able to work closely in a collaborative role with other team members, as well as complete tasks individually as assigned

Bonus Points

  • Technical background and programming experience–especially R or Python
  • Familiarity with machine learning techniques
  • Experience building data products
  • Passion about gaming, online communities, and platforms like Twitch, Discord and Reddit.

About Spiketrap

Spiketrap is the contextualization company powering audience intelligence and media performance for creators, platforms, and brands.

Our proprietary Clair AI extracts the signal from the noise of unstructured datasets, providing unparalleled clarity and context, particularly within high velocity online environments.

Spiketrap Perks

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Life insurance

  • 401K

  • Commuter benefits

  • Flexible WFH

  • Unlimited PTO