Data Analytics Engineer

Analytics · New York, New York
Department Analytics
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Position: Analytics Engineer

Reports to: Group Director, Analytics

At acKnowledge Digital Marketing, we pride ourselves in being a true extension of our clients. We do this by offering innovative marketing strategies fine-tuned to the brand’s DNA, backed by data, and through a large ecosystem of technologies that drives our pursuit of all things digital.

AKDM’s extensive offering spans SEO, Social Media, Display Planning, Analytics & Insights, SEM/PPC, Mobile App Marketing, Creative, Business Intelligence, & Projection Modeling.  

Our portfolio includes a great mix of well-known brands and innovative startups such as: Opening Ceremony, TUMI, Giphy, A&E Networks, Lifetime TV, History, Ripple Foods, Sakara, Bliss Spa, Tablet Hotels, Related Properties, Armani Exchange, goop, Caudalie, Veronica Beard, and many more.

About the Role

As an Analytics Engineer, you will be on a mission to help develop a single unified view of AKDM’s data and speed up the cycle of insight. With a broad knowledge of the digital marketing analytics space from current industry trends to technical platform expertise, you will provide the opportunity for deeper client experiences and improving AKDM’s organizational growth. You will work with your counterparts across the Media, SEO, S&I, BI, Finance, and Customer Success teams to empower AKDM’s clients with a data-driven culture of measurement. 

This role would collaborate with data engineers to automate reporting systems and with solution engineers to deploy reusable data structures. The ideal candidate would be highly adaptable to new areas of domain knowledge and would apply thought beyond technical requirements into business use cases and analysis.


  • You’ll collaborate with agency counterparts to define metrics for web, marketing, app, and operational-related initiatives; you'll work with the data engineer in modeling and maintaining KPIs.
  • You’ll own the development of metrics, data models and the underlying ETL/ELT pipeline that powers the dashboards and reporting designed by our agency counterparts, which in turn supports strategic decision-making by leadership.
  • Work with the data engineer to design, build, and optimize the data architecture and estimated time to launch pipelines to make accessible for end users that enable self-service consumption.
  • You’ll act as both the technical and business expert to help streamline decision-making between our data engineering team, and core business services, including media, SEO and business intelligence.
  • You’ll identify and debug issues with core metrics, and coordinate with fellow Analytics team members and stakeholders to utilize one source-of-truth.
  • Develop and communicate strong opinions about best practices in Analytics Engineering


  • 2+ years experience working in analytical capacity modeling and/or interpreting data (i.e., data analyst, data science, data engineer, consultant) 
  • Highly skilled at writing and interpreting complex SQL queries
  • Underlying understanding of databases and data structures
  • Experience using modern data stacks for data automation (Big Query, Google Cloud Functions, ETL tools such as Adverity, FiveTran, Stitch, Airflow, dbt, etc)
  • Working knowledge of a scripting language (e.g. Python, R)
  • Ability to precisely and effectively communicate the results of your analyses directly to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Possess an intuition for understanding underlying business needs and a knack for dealing with ambiguity
  • Ready to be part of a tight-knit, growing team; ambitious, can work independently as well as collaboratively and possess interpersonal skills
  • A degree with a quantitative focus (e.g. economics, statistics, engineering)

Nice to Haves

  • Experience building dashboards with a data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Looker)
  • Experience working with marketing (Google Ads, Facebook Ads, etc) platforms and data, or have worked on measuring sales performance indicators.
  • Prior experience in Marketing Focused Roles, Analytics Consulting, or a Growth Stage company
  • Ready to be part of a tight-knit, growing team; ambitious, can work independently as well as collaboratively and possess interpersonal skills

What We Offer

  • 100% paid health & dental insurance
  • FSA Healthcare / Dependant Care
  • FSA Transit
  • Annual bonuses (Based on company performance)
  • Deferred retirement savings plan with company matching program
  • Unlimited PTO Policy 
  • Flexible work from home
  • Pet-friendly environment
  • Exciting culture and group atmosphere
  • Culture that fosters employee growth and development

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