Analytics Engineer - Growth at Nextdoor (Remote)

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Nextdoor is where you connect to the neighborhoods that matter to you so you can belong. Our purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Neighbors around the world turn to Nextdoor daily to receive trusted information, give and get help, get things done, and build real-world connections with those nearby — neighbors, businesses, and public services. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in more than 290,000 neighborhoods across 11 countries.

Meet Your Future Neighbors

In the Analytics Engineering team at Nextdoor, we believe in the transformative power of information, bringing together data from a wide variety of sources and making it digestible and actionable by everyone in the company. We are a lean but powerful team with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, because that’s what we seek out and respect in others. We collaborate cross-functionally to make the numbers available and clear, playing a key role in the company’s overall effort to foster stronger and healthier communities.

The Impact You’ll Make

As an Analytics Engineer at Nextdoor, you’ll work to democratize data and reporting to drive strategy and measure performance against KPIs across the business. Our team is expanding this year, and there are several open positions available. This role focuses on partnering with our product growth organization. You'll be responsible for understanding where our data comes from, transforming it, and making it available to stakeholders across the company via queries, tools, and dashboards. The ideal candidate is a tech-savvy strong communicator who understands how to make data understandable by everyone. 

You should be excited to bring your experience and expertise every day in order to:

  • Own reporting tools, pipelines, and dashboards to ensure consistent availability and accuracy of mission-critical data
  • Build datasets that represent the source of truth for our key metrics
  • Keep data sources fresh even while requirements and definitions change. Address data quality issues and build in alerting
  • Partner with data science, marketing, sales, product, and engineering on analytics engineering strategy to enable data-driven decision making across the company
  • Partner with key stakeholders on KPI development and tracking across the organization
  • Set expectations and SLAs on data availability, and own communications around SLA performance to the business
  • Drive self-service and data literacy for business users on our data platform by creating and documenting data structures and sets, SQL and data tools training, and dashboard development
  • Care deeply about data quality and empowering employees to leverage data to help them succeed in their careers and help Nextdoor grow and succeed
What You’ll Bring To The Team
  • 3+ years working in data engineering or analytics
  • Expert knowledge of SQL, including writing and optimizing queries in multiple dialects
  • Strong command of Looker (preferred) or another BI/visualization tool
  • Experience working with ETL/ELT pipelines
  • Ability to understand, tackle, and solve problems from both technical and business perspectives
  • Experience effectively presenting insights and summarizing complex data to diverse audiences through visualizations and other means
  • Experience working with and delivering to stakeholders from multiple parts of the company
  • It’s ok if you don’t have all of these requirements; if you think you’d be a good fit for the role, please get in touch with us
Bonus Points
  • A background working for an ad-supported site with user-generated content
  • Experience in data related to one of our target areas – especially for our Marketing and Sales Enablement roles
  • Experience with writing and reviewing version controlled code (github)
  • Experience writing in a scripting language such as Python or R
  • Experience in an agile or kanban workflow

At Nextdoor, we empower our employees to build stronger local communities. To create a platform where all feel welcome, we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the neighbors we seek to serve. We encourage everyone interested in our purpose to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or any other trait that unfairly targets a group of people. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

More Information on Nextdoor
Nextdoor operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA. Nextdoor was founded in 2011. It has 780 total employees. To see all 61 open jobs at Nextdoor, click here.
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