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Senior Data Analyst - Infrastructure
United States of America
Job Description / Skills Required

Github is looking for a senior-level data analyst to join the Infrastructure Operations group. You will focus on helping the Infrastructure organization, make sound operational choices and inform broader business strategy. You’ll get to work with large, complex data sets and solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed.

Projects and analysis will often be multifaceted and combine data extraction/ETL, statistical analysis, and financial modeling, helping deliver fully-informed strategic recommendations.

This is an individual contributor position with significant growth potential.


Support the Infrastructure Operations team in Public Cloud & 1P Infrastructure Projects

Capacity optimizations & forecasting

Data-informed strategic research and analysis

Cost and COGS work

Broader strategic business recommendations (e.g. cost-benefit, forecasting, experiment analysis) with effective presentations of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders.

Develop and automate reports, iteratively build and prototype dashboards to provide insights at scale, solving for analytical needs.

Minimum Qualifications

Full stack data analyst- capable of robust statistical analysis, ad-hoc ETL, writing data pipelines, basic tool dev, etc. This is a largely autonomous role (from an engineering support standpoint).

Experience articulating business questions and using mathematical techniques to arrive at an answer using available data. - Experience translating analysis results into business recommendations.

Demonstrated leadership and self-direction. Demonstrated willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques.

SQL, Python, and R (or equivalent).

Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters in quantitative or strategic field.

Experience with Presto, Looker.

You use a pragmatic approach to decision making and design choices.

Who We Are:

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over 24 million people use GitHub to build amazing things together across 67 million repositories. With the collaborative features of and GitHub Business, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write faster, better code.

What We Value:

Collaboration: We believe the best work is done together.

Empathy: We believe in putting people first.

Quality: We believe in setting the standard for excellence.

Positive Impact: We believe in making the world a better place through our work.

Shipping: We believe in creating things for the people using them.

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where over half of our Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The other half of our Hubbers work remotely in 18 countries across the globe. Here is a complete list of where we can hire!

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Where We Can Hire

Please note that benefits vary by country, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.