data science
 
 

Research Analyst

How many different ways can you leverage data to answer a research question? For our cartographies of complex online movements and our data analysis work, we are looking for a rigorous and creative Research Analyst. This position is an exciting opportunity to grow a career in a dynamic startup environment, in deep collaboration with our technical team and clients with questions ranging from geopolitics to consumer goods. We are open to hiring and training a strong, motivated, creative junior - or to making space for someone who already has an established background in the field.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Think creatively about new ways to analyze the online public sphere and online attitudes: leverage other analytical tools and collaborate with subject matter experts on a wide range of topics

  • Develop an in-depth expertise of Graphika’s unique capabilities and how to leverage the data our platform offers to address a wide range of analysis questions

  • Perform research and data collection to prepare custom analysis for clients and for the Graphika team

  • Liaise with our Sales, Product, Support, Research, & Tech teams to get input at multiple steps of the analysis process

  • Handle analysis projects from initial research to final delivery, translating complex data analysis in engaging outputs to be shared with clients

  • Run scripts

  • Use a combination of command line scripts and GUIs to guide maps through the publication process

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in a related field: this can be communications, political science, media studies, etc. It does not have necessarily have to be computer science or data analysis

  • Applied data analysis experience; experience leveraging social media data for analysis

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills; rigor and intellectual honesty in analysis are also paramount

  • Motivated and conscientious self-starter with attention to detail

  • High level of perseverance and time management skills

  • Highly organized and effective at multitasking

  • Adaptable, inventive, and confident working independently

  • Strong interest in internet and society, geopolitical dynamics and cares about the health of the internet and the networked public sphere globally

GOOD TO HAVE:

  • Skilled with Google suite applications

  • Strong Excel user

  • Interested in developing additional coding skills/working on larger data sets

  • Multilingual proficiency a big plus

WHY YOU'LL LIKE WORKING FOR GRAPHIKA:

  • We value development. We are a high-performance organization always challenging ourselves to grow. We can promise that you will be working with the best and brightest in the industry. You’ll need to be great to get hired here, and we promise you’ll get even better.

  • We care about you. We offer 100% employee-paid health, dental, and vision benefits for employees and their dependents, FSA, and a generous monthly commute allowance to make your trips to and from work easier. Additionally, we have unlimited work-from-home, sick day, and PTO and require every employee to take a minimum of 10 days vacation/year. We also host team activities regularly including game nights, group lunches, and team outings.

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

Interested? 

Please send your resume and an introduction about yourself, and why you're a fit for the job to info@graphika.com