Lead BI Analyst


San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Business Intelligence
  • Post Date: 04/24/2021
  • Website: loanpal.com
  • Company Address: 500 2nd Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

About Loanpal

Loanpal is an experienced group of passionate, forward-thinking people whose collective mission is to make a positive impact on the planet, build lasting relationships with our valued partners and customers, and create a lending experience that is fast, frictionless, and friendly. We are the world-positive lender, helping people achieve the home of their dreams, live a sustainable lifestyle, and save money using modern technology.

Job Description

We provide friendly financing options for those who dream of living a more sustainable lifestyle and want to save money using modern technology. Our collective mission is to make a positive impact on the planet, build lasting relationships with our valued partners and customers, and deliver a tech-enabled lending experience that is simple, fast, and frictionless.

We are creating a financial ecosystem that connects billions of dollars of capital to millions of homeowners that want to convert their outdated houses into modern, smart, energy-efficient homes. By unlocking access to numerous products that help people achieve better sustainability, we are revolutionizing the $350B+ home improvement industry and protecting our only planet.

As part of our world-positive initiative, we are also the official sponsor of GivePower – a foundation that uses solar-based solutions to power life’s basic needs for people in developing regions of the world.

If you have an unstoppable desire to make a meaningful impact on our planet, and help mission-driven businesses and consumers achieve a more sustainable future, join us.

  • Competitive pay
  • Comprehensive benefits package 
  • Premier training programs.  We invest in your professional development.
Position Summary:

Loanpal’s Business Intelligence and Data teams are responsible for delivering innovative, best-in-class solutions across various platforms to power world-positive lending. We are obsessed with enabling fast paced business decision-making, delivering business changing insights and supporting a driven and data hungry organization with the highest quality data, decision support, analysis and models. We want everyone in the organization to have access to data and decision support tools that allow them to outperform the competition, now and into the future.

We are looking for an experienced analytics professional to lead and mentor a team of BI analysts, and work as a high level individual contributor developing and expanding our home-grown business intelligence platform, partner with data engineers to continue developing our data warehousing, and pipelining solutions, and contribute to the foundation of our organization’s growing data science practice. This role is high visibility interacting with executive leadership to answer pressing business questions. Must be a consummate analytics professional who thinks quickly, communicates clearly, obsesses over detail and who is passionate about making the world a better place through world positive, friendly financing and investing.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Execution - Develop high quality reports, dashboards and other views with minimal supervision and guidance. Translate feature requests, wire-frames and mockups into specific data design and visualization solutions, and tasks. Work developing end to end dashboarding and reporting solutions from query writing and pipelining, to front end development and deployment keeping usability, interpretability, scalability and business purpose in mind. Take initiative to clarify business questions, identify data sources, solve difficult data accessibility manipulation and structuring issues, and follow the solutions to problems wherever they lead with curiosity, rigor and tenacity.

Mentorship and Leadership - Regularly review reports, dashboards, pipelines and queries from other members of the team to provide guidance on best practices, clarity of thinking/purpose and to ensure quality. Adhere to and hold others to high standards for attention to detail, code readability, work stream visibility, and process. Model team norms and contribute to positive team dynamics, leading to continuous team performance improvement. Foster an environment of trust, effectively communicating within the squads and with other internal stakeholders.

Communication and Collaboration - Collaborate with executive leadership to rabidly deliver and iterate on visualizations delivering actionable business insights. Regularly provide updates to senior leaders, stakeholders, and executives. Effectively tailor communications to the appropriate audience to ensure broad alignment, awareness, and understanding of the internal BI platform, analytics products, and results of analysis.

Required Technical Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Expertise in SQL (Postgres preferred)
  • Expertise in d3.js
  • Experience with PHP, and Javascript
  • Experience with github
  • Experience with Unix/Linux environments
  • Exposure to AWS environments
  • Expose to issue tracking with JIRA

Other Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication to both non-technical and executive audiences
  • Curiosity, tenacity and desire to understand business processes and outcomes
  • Knowledge of financial systems, processes, data a plus
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 5-7 years’ experience
Additional Information Regarding Job Duties and Job Descriptions:

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or other managers related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and other skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

If you are an extraordinary professional who thrives in a collaborative work culture and values a rewarding career, then we want to work with you!  Apply today!

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