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Data Analyst



IT, Data Science
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

Ghost is the marketplace that connects leading retail brands to surplus distribution partners. We combine real-time data with intelligent solutions to help brands distribute their surplus inventory across online and brick & mortar channels. By providing transparency, accuracy, and scalability, the Ghost platform serves as the backbone for retailers to diversify and optimize their inventory lifecycle.

Role Overview:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Data Analyst to join our team at Ghost. As a Data Analyst, you will play a crucial role in driving the company's data-driven culture and enabling data-driven decision-making across various departments. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to provide actionable insights and ensure data integrity. Be a founding member of the data team at Ghost with great growth opportunities working with all departments and leadership.

This role is based out of Los Angeles.


  • Foster a data-driven culture, elevating decision-making by embracing data and analytics.
  • Develop and execute a strategic data roadmap, aligning with business objectives to drive impactful outcomes through data utilization.
  • Unleash the power of data analysis, extracting meaningful insights from complex and evolving datasets, translating them into actionable solutions.
  • Provide comprehensive data and reporting support across multiple departments, including Product, Sales, Leadership, Marketing, and more.
  • Collaborate closely with the Product team to meet data requirements and offer insights for measuring the success of new features.
  • Evaluate campaign performance and offer data-driven insights to enhance email campaigns and advertising strategies.
  • Create effective reports and dashboards, making data accessible and understandable to non-technical teams.
  • Utilize SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL) expertise for data manipulation, mining, and ad-hoc reports.
  • Manage data sources and integrations, ensuring accuracy and setting up new integrations as needed.
  • Build and maintain reliable data models with strong business logic for data integrity and governance.
  • Proactively identify and resolve data discrepancies, leveraging intelligent alerts and robust reporting tools.
  • Lead and manage a team of contractor-offshore resources to enhance data science models.
  • Generate high-quality data and take ownership of critical datasets for data models.


  • Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • 2-5 years of experience in data analytics, with a preference for retail or marketplace expertise.
  • Proven track record in promoting data-driven decision-making and data literacy.
  • Strong proficiency in SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL) for data manipulation and extraction.
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools like Tableau, Metabase, or similar platforms.
  • Excellent collaboration skills, working effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Experience integrating and analyzing data from multiple sources, including offline sources like Google Sheets.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to build accurate data models using business logic.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, addressing root causes of data discrepancies.
  • Effective communicator, conveying complex insights to non-technical teams.
  • Proactive, independent, and capable of managing competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.