Data Analyst at Imperfect Produce
San Francisco, CA, US
About Imperfect
Imperfect is a produce delivery startup on a mission to reduce food waste and to make fresh produce more affordable, accessible, and convenient. We source produce directly from farms, which would otherwise go to waste, and deliver it to customers' doors for an average of 30% less than grocery store prices. Since our start in 2015, our customers have saved millions of pounds of produce from going to waste.
Imperfect is more than just a produce box! In everything we do, we bring an appetite, lead with heart, embrace imperfection, and work to grow the movement. We aim to cultivate sustainable environments everywhere we go–whether in the office, warehouse, or field. By working at Imperfect, you’re helping build a more sustainable and effective food system. You’re helping fight food waste. You’re ensuring farmers are rewarded for their full harvest. You’re improving access to healthy food in food deserts. With each curvy cucumber and misshapen potato, you’re helping shape our world for the better.
We're headquartered in San Francisco with operations in each of our cities: the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, San Antonio, Austin and Baltimore.
We're looking for folks who are positive, motivated, and ready to change the world. If that sounds like you, drop us a line!
About the Role:
As a Data Analyst on the Business Intelligence (BI) team, you'll be a data expert supporting cross-functional teams, analyzing complex business data, and delivering insights to help drive data-driven decisions for the company. This role requires a strong level of analytical horsepower and communication skills to effectively analyze and tell the story behind the data. We're excited to have you uncover opportunities and insights to continue to fight food waste within our food system.


    • Interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets and translate these insights into actionable insights
    • Maintain ownership of end-to-end data analysis, including data gathering, cleaning, review, analysis, and visualization
    • Provide data expertise to various teams across the business, from ad hoc data requests to in-depth research projects, you will be collaborating with others to help them answer questions and make better decisions
    • Build and automate reporting and dashboards
    • Assist with building, maintaining, and reviewing data models and supporting our data pipeline
    • Maintain deliverable projects, and timelines
    • Communicate findings clearly to a broad range of stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications

    • 2+ years experience in an analytical or quantitative role
    • Airtight quantitative skills including expert proficiency with SQL and Excel
    • Adept at end-to-end data analyses and turning analyses into actionable recommendations for the business
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to transform data into a story for different audiences and various stakeholders and frame your recommendations with a clear view into the assumptions you have made and the rigor employed in the analysis
    • Experience leveraging common visualization tools, such as Mode Analytics, to tell a story with data
    • Resourcefulness with the ability to parse internal documentation, developer documentation, and code repositories
    • Impeccable attention to detail
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Bonus: Proficiency with analysis languages (Python, R), statistical modeling tools, data visualization tools, and creating data models via dbt

About You:

    • You are a champion for data and data accuracy
    • You demonstrate intellectual curiosity, and a passion for translating information into actionable insights, with data big, small, structured, and messy
    • You're a self-starter with the ability to juggle multiple projects at once
    • You're excited to join a fast paced startup environment
    • You share our passion for eliminating food waste in the world by learning to love ugly produce

Details of Position:

    • Full-time, exempt position reporting to the Director of Business Intelligence
    • Position is based out of out San Francisco headquarters in the Bayview
    • Salary and stock options commensurate with experience
    • Competitive benefits package includes healthcare, paid vacation, and free weekly Imperfect box!

Physical Requirements

    • Sedentary work; predominantly involves sitting most of the time
    • Standing desks and / or other ergonomic accommodation is available upon request
    • Walking, climbing stairs, and standing are required only occasionally
    • Regular work with computers, including keyboards, mouses, and screens; regular use of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets also required
Individuals seeking employment at Imperfect Produce are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.