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Senior Data Quality Analyst

What we do:
TrendKite is transforming the way the world views earned media - and we’re making life better for PR professionals in the process. Our platform harnesses big data and analytics to easily measure the impact news coverage has on a brand’s reputation, website traffic, and business goals. As a venture backed, high traction startup, we’re disrupting a huge existing market while helping companies like Nike, Google, Delta, SXSW and hundreds more turn PR coverage into real business impact.
Our Culture:
The TrendKite team is smart, passionate, and loves the hands-on hard work it takes to build a great company. As a company, we work hard, play hard, and do everything we can to make our customers wildly successful. We're a motivated group with a passion for start-ups and the wild but rewarding ride they entail. Enjoy doing stuff outside of the office? Us too! We celebrate our successes outside of work and take care of our people with solid benefits. 
Data in all its glorious forms is the fundamental ingredient in our product. You will help ensure its freshness, accuracy, completeness and relevance as it makes its way into the product as customer-centric data. Do you know the core dimensions of data quality? Did that question cause you to google for the answer? If so, this might be the role for you.

Here's what you'll do:

  • Assist with improvement and maintenance of data accuracy
  • Investigate new data sources, identify data problems, and fix data quality issues
  • Identify initiatives to mature the data and tools
  • Support other groups, including sales and customer success, while meeting customer expectations
  • Work with engineering and product teams to identify needs and solve complex problems related to data
  • Use a combination of analytics, statistical analysis and data mining techniques to help our data comprehensiveness and accuracy
  • Build, run and automate data queries, analysis and reports
  • Create data visualizations to report on data quality
  • Create and improve documentation for data team processes
  • Train internal employees on resolving data quality issues
  • Identify gaps, inefficiencies and opportunities to improve data processes and quality
  • Ability to prioritize work efforts

Here's what we're looking for:

  • You have a real passion for researching, collecting, and analyzing data while being creative on potential solutions
  • Ability to write complex SQL queries
  • Some experience with coding, preferably Python, R, or another statistical package
  • Ability to communicate complex issues in simple terms
  • Exquisite attention to detail
  • Collaborative and enthusiastic working style
  • Experience coordinating the work of others
  • You can do root cause analysis to get to the heart of the problem
  • You're able to manage multiple initiatives and priorities in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • US citizen or permanent resident

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience with Regular Expressions, HTML, or CSS
  • Experience in a QA role
  • Familiarity with website architecture or information architecture

This job is located in our HQ office in downtown Austin, TX. TrendKite is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • ElasticsearchDatabases


We are in the heart of Downtown Austin's burgeoning startup scene, directly across from the Capital Factory and a block away from Congress.

What are Cision (formerly TrendKite) Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies

Additional Perks + Benefits

Fully Stocked Fridge and Pantry- Quality lunch foods and snacks to keep you fueled
Friday Bytes and Bites- Company updates and awesome trainings for you.
Paid Parking- Worth its weight in gold in downtown Austin.

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