At Propel, our mission is to build modern, respectful, and effective financial tools for Americans with limited income. Over 5 million people use our app, Providers, to manage the benefits they use to keep their family well-fed and healthy, stay up to date on critical government programs, save money and earn income. Read more about the impact of Providers here. Now we’ve expanded further into the financial services space, offering the best banking option for low-income Americans.

As a Data Analyst focused on our banking product, you’ll play a key role in fulfilling this mission by using data to rapidly scale one of the fastest growing financial products to date. You’ll become the eyes and ears of our product team, conducting data-driven investigations while creating compelling recommendations to guide our product and business roadmap. Your analysis will shape our debit product, developing features custom-built to meet the needs of low income Americans.

You’ll also play a crucial role in fostering a data and experimentation-driven culture at Propel. You’ll make our teams more effective by collaborating cross-functionally to ensure the data we need is organized, clean, and reliable, and work closely with our operations team to build the data-driven tools they need to work efficiently. 

Propel is a for-profit software company that holds its social mission at its core. Our investors include Andreessen Horowitz, the Omidyar Network, Kevin Durant, Serena Williams, and Nas. 

We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural team. We encourage applications from traditionally under-represented backgrounds, including those with direct experience with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or other government benefits.

We offer

  • Immediate opportunity to make an impact 
  • A get-stuff-done and fun and caring culture
  • Meaningful work and a strong shared sense of mission
  • A remote-first working environment with an HQ in Brooklyn and satellite offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake City.
  • Propel believes that everyone should be compensated fairly and equitably. We set our salary ranges using compensation data from hundreds of NYC based startups at our stage. Additionally, pay is not determined based on location. The salary range for this position is $120,000 - $140,000 depending on experience. Equity and excellent benefits come with this position as well!

What you’ll do 

  • Partner with product, operations, engineering, and other partners to provide compelling insights and recommendations from data
  • Build queries and dashboards to create more insight into our operational and product health across the company
  • Collaborate with design and research to provide a quantitative lens on our understanding of our users across a variety of topics, ranging from the impact of Covid to their use of financial products
  • Define metrics that we should be tracking and take ownership over ensuring the right data to power these metrics is clean, available, and well structured by managing database design

What you have

  • Solid skills in SQL
  • Ability to tell a story with data, whether that’s in graphs, dashboards, reports, or presentations.
  • Superb communication skills with the ability to synthesize and distill information into the right takeaways for different audiences
  • Superb attention to detail to make sure our data is clean and accurate 
  • Experience being self-directed in a fast paced environment

Nice to have:

  • Experience with data engineering tools, such as dbt, Fivetran, Snowflake, Airflow, or similar tools
  • Familiarity with A/B testing, experimentation, and statistical analysis
  • Exposure to Python or R and data science programming packages 

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At Propel, we believe that an environment that is diverse, inclusive, and equitable drives us towards the best product and business decisions that allow us to effectively and consciously serve our mission and our users. As a social enterprise, we also recognize that caring about DEI is quite simply the right thing to do. 

The people that use our products are diverse in many ways - gender, age, race, sexual orientation, religion, disability status, and more. We explicitly aim to reflect that with our team composition, though we aren’t there yet. That’s why we are actively working to make sure our job descriptions are inclusive, our sourcing nets are widely cast, and our interview process is equitable and fair to all.

We particularly value those with lived experiences around financial hardship and safety net programs. While people from all backgrounds can contribute to Propel’s mission, we know that those who come from the communities we serve have an incredibly powerful and unique perspective.

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