Data Analyst (Contractor)

Remote - US /
Data Analysis – Data Science /
Contract
We are looking for data analyst who love exploring data and uncovering insights to help shape the future of venture investing. Our team is creating innovative data-driven solutions that are impacting critical business decisions for Goodwater and our portfolio companies.

Do these qualities describe you?

- Curiosity: You notice patterns and phenomena and ask “why?” You’re hungry to learn the broader context and consequences of your work.
- Quantitative and qualitative thinking: You seek out the best available data and explore it to answer “why?” Your analyses and insights are guided and vetted by your qualitative understanding of consumer behavior and market trends.
- Humble and collaborative: You have come to realize that the more knowledge you gain, the less you actually know, and that pushes you to continually seek knowledge from others. You are also eager to share your knowledge and insights with others.
- Entrepreneurial: You’re comfortable with moving fast and adapting to fluid roadmaps and priorities. You aren’t afraid of failure and look for creative solutions to overcome challenges.

If this sounds like you, here are some qualifications we’re looking for:

Required
- 0-2 years of industry experience in an analytical environment.
- Expertise handling and analyzing data in Excel, SQL, or a similar environment.
- Experience with analyzing product, user, and/or business data for tech companies
- Ability to translate business questions into concrete data analyses
- Ability to interpret and synthesize analytical insights

Preferred
- Experience interacting with early-stage companies, for example at a bank, VC firm, or consumer-tech startups.
- Experience with Data Analysis in Python/R

What makes us right for you
- You will develop a deep understanding of startup performance and how it drives the venture capital process.
- You will be interacting with and problem solving for leading consumer tech startups on a daily basis.
- Our firm revolves around data, and we place a premium on acquiring, curating, and making decisions from it. Your role is foundational to our success.
 
About Goodwater Capital
Goodwater Capital is a venture capital firm based in Burlingame, CA. We were founded in 2014 and manage over $2 billion of committed capital. 
Goodwater’s mission is to empower exceptional entrepreneurs everywhere to change the world for good. We are 100% focused on consumer tech, an area that we define simply as apps and tech-enabled services adopted directly by consumers. Goodwater is founded on the belief that we are experiencing an explosion of new consumer-driven opportunities in communications, community, and commerce. We are excited to see great entrepreneurs pioneering powerful new platforms that consumers LOVE across a broad range of industries including fintech, digital health, edtech, transportation, media, and others. 
Goodwater is proud of our commitment to a set of core values -- Integrity, Quality, Transparency, Humility, Service, and Justice.  We place a premium on diversity of ideas and are excited to add new perspectives to our team.