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Blast Analytics & Marketing: Technical Business Analyst


Work with Marketing Directors and execs to help them define goals, understand levers, and get meaningful insights from their data; provide accurate analysis of clickstream digital analytics and other data.



Blast Analytics & Marketing At: Blast Analytics & Marketing
Location: Sacramento, CA
Web: www.blastam.com

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About Us: FRIENDLY CULTURE, OUTSTANDING BENEFITS, GREAT WORK LIFE BALANCE!

Learn more about Blast Analytics & Marketing.

Are you passionate about leveraging data, performing interesting analysis, and solving meaningful business problems across multiple businesses or platforms?

Who We Are:

Blast Analytics & Marketing has a 16-year track record of providing value to our clients  (like Intuit, LeapFrog, Rabobank, and Stanford). We constantly iterate and push ourselves further each day. Blast is composed of talented people that have a strong desire for learning and applying their knowledge.

Blast is one of the most successful digital analytics consulting agencies in the US. Driven by our client demands, we are pushing beyond standard digital analytics and into deep statistical-based analysis using raw business data within organizations.

To Be Successful:
  • You'll need to align and contribute to our vision by extending our footprint into new service offerings that leverage advanced analytical skills
  • Effectively answer complex business questions by working with large data sets
  • Participate and/or lead initiatives to build and mentor a team of Technical Business Analysts
  • Work closely with the team to creatively push limits and increase efficiencies
  • Understand how to communicate with executives, technical and marketing teammates


What you will Do:
  • Work with Marketing Directors and business executives to help them define goals, understand levers, and get meaningful insights from their data they can share with their CEO
  • Provides accurate analysis of a variety of data sources, including clickstream digital analytics data
  • Works closely with our data visualization team to adhere to specification and based on desired business questions, recommends approaches
  • Ensures data integrity is maintained throughout analysis
  • Builds technical documentation to record techniques and make reproducible analysis
  • Researches and recommends new tools and analytics techniques
  • Helps Blast innovate and maintain a leadership in analytics


General Qualifications:
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management
  • Enjoys collaborating with other team members and clients
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills, intellectual curiosity and business acumen
  • Experience with attribution modeling and Business Intelligence


Desirable Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to act with Client orientation and be attentive and responsive to internal and external customer concerns.
  • Confident in or more technologies: SQL, MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive
  • High energy, high integrity individual who can simultaneously drive change while fostering a team culture.
  • Confident working in Python
  • Experience with attribution modeling
  • Knowledge of ETL tools


Who You'll Work With

Below are some of the team members you'll have an opportunity to work with in your position:

Joe Christopher leads the Analytics team at Blast. Joe is a thought leader in the digital analytics space. Through a deep focus on delivering actionable results to our clients, he continually pushes the team further. You'll work with Joe to translate business questions into actionable data analysis using pragmatic approaches.

Joao Correia leads the data insights team at Blast. He is an expert in data visualization and brings a high attention to detail in communicating the complex in a simple manner. You'll work closely with Joao to turn business questions into actionable data analysis that are clearly communicated.

Lauren McReynolds leads the overall client strategy and communication. She is well-versed in all of our service offerings and excels at anticipating our client needs. You'll work with Lauren to strategically grow the relationships with our great clients.

Greg Armstrong has a strong background in business analysis and financial forecasting. You'll work together with Greg to put various data modeling into place and answer interesting business questions for our clients.

Brian Correia holds a degree in Business Management, helps clients understand their marketing effectiveness and leads our marketing automation efforts. Brian is a certified Marketo expert and leverages the tool both internally and externally for our clients. You'll work with Brian to execute on advanced attribution questions for our clients.

On Site Position

This position is an onsite position in the beautiful Northern California, Sacramento area. If you don't live here yet, Blast does offer relocation assistance. We built the company here because it is an adventurous place to live.

The Blast office sits directly the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada and close to more adventures than you can accomplish in a lifetime.
  • Ride, run, or hike some of the best trails in the world: Downieville, Pacific Coast Trail, John Muir Trail, Western States Trail, and more.
  • Explore the redwood forests in the North Coast
  • Drive 1.5 hours to get to San Francisco or 1.5 hours the other direction to get to the beautiful mountains of the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe.
  • The Sacramento region is affordable for aspiring individuals or families
  • Discover the beauty of Yosemite that Ansel Adams captured in amazing photos
  • Explore our California culinary & wine in Napa Valley
  • Surf in Santa Cruz, see harbor seals in Monterey, play golf at Pebble Beach, and shop in Carmel
  • Fuel your dreams in our family playgrounds: Six Flags, Great America, Disneyland, Lego World, Sea World, & Universal Studios


Are You a Fit?

Blast Analytics & Marketing is a small company that is continuously inspired to learn and tackle challenges in the analytics space.



To get an idea of whether or not you would be a fit within our culture, please check out our ten core values.

How to Apply

Please apply online at our jobs site: jobs.blastam.com/apply/Mj3XLS/Technical-Business-Analyst

Salary: Based on experience.

In addition to a great, supportive, and challenging work environment, we offer an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including paid time off, medical, dental, vision and 401k!

We are not interested in placement agencies or companies at this time.


Blast Analytics & Marketing is an "at will" employer. Note that compensation, benefits, and job descriptions are subject to change based upon individual performance and business conditions.

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