RootMetrics: Statistical Analyst

Join us at RootMetrics where we are providing an accurate view of wireless carrier and connected device performance, and help build a movement for an open mobile market that democratizes mobile performance data.

RootMetrics Company: RootMetrics
Location: Bellevue, WA

Would you like to be involved in a movement? Join us at RootMetrics where we are providing an accurate, unbiased view of wireless carrier and connected device performance. With extensive benchmark analytics, easy-to-use interactive maps and controls, you can compare voice, data and text performance ratings as well as an overall RootScore for each service category. Users can investigate metro-wide performance or drill-down to specific street address. Root measures, reports and scores the true consumer experience of wireless performance using empirical results from our own proprietary systems. Goodbye guesswork. Farewell imprecise carrier-provided coverage maps.

Founded in 2009 in Bellevue Washington by software and wireless industry veterans, RootMetrics collects and analyzes data from a high (and growing) number of mobile devices. Our audacious goal is to fundamentally change the way wireless services are bought and sold by inserting a new selection criterion: the RootScore. RootMetrics offers a competitive salary and benefits package, stock options, and much more.

Job Summary
We are seeking a talented Statistical Analyst to help us build a movement to create a more open mobile market that democratizes mobile performance data. The Statistical Analyst will play a critical role in the company as we continue to innovate and refine our methodologies. This position will work with internal teams to design and analyze tests, experiments, and sampling schemes.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide statistical analysis support for the measurement and verification of wireless test data.
  • Design tests and experiments to collect key data.
  • Devise and implement statistical sampling plans.
  • Formulate queries and prepare analytical reports for clients and internal resources.
  • Serve as an internal statistical sciences resource.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • B.S. / M.S. in statistics, applied mathematics or related quantitative field.
  • 1+ years' experience using statistical methods to analyze data (can include academic projects)
  • Knowledge in a wide range of statistical methods (e.g. data mining, predictive modeling, hypothesis testing, sampling and design of experiments, etc.).
  • Knowledge of spatial and temporal statistical techniques.
  • Skilled SQL query writer with working knowledge of database structures.
  • Specific knowledge and experience with re-sampling techniques (i.e. Jackknife, Bootstrap).
  • Strong statistical programming skills using R
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to translate complex methods in layman's terms.
  • Flexibility and attitude to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging work environment with multiple priorities.
  • Leadership through expression of expert opinions and recommendations.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proven ability to develop publication quality reports that utilize creative visualization techniques and highlight compelling insights.
  • Have an eye for quality and be able to perform quality assurance tests on tools you build.
  • Ability to communicate statistical analysis results and concepts clearly and effectively.
  • Willingness to share your ideas and collaborate with others in a team setting.
  • Interpersonal skills that are consistent with an entrepreneurial, small-company environment where teamwork is of the utmost importance.

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