Analytics Engineer

Thinkific Vancouver, BC

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Do you get excited by working with data? Are you constantly looking for ways to make things more efficient? Does empowering others leave you with a sense of accomplishment? For you, it’s not just about the technical work, it’s about being able to make an impact through your solutions. You’re looking for a big challenge that holds big opportunities—and you’ll find that at Thinkific!

As Thinkific’s next Analytics Engineer, you’ll sit at the intersection of Data Engineering and Data Analysis. You’ll help scale analytics at Thinkific by ensuring that data infrastructure is high quality, performant, resilient, and optimized for business impact. You will contribute to the architecture of our data pipelines, model data to empower data enthusiasts across the company, reduce redundancy and risk, and improve quality. Applying both your experience with engineering principles and your experience as a data analyst, you’ll improve on our development process and design datasets to support multiple use cases and ultimately delight data enthusiasts across the company.

In this role, you will:

  • Contribute to our data infrastructure layer to ensure we build a resilient, performant, high quality data sets that scale and are optimized for business impact
  • Apply your past experience in engineering best practices to the data pipeline development process (tests, documentation, code reviews, monitoring, etc.)
  • Work with analysts and data scientists to design summarized datasets that support multiple use cases, and ultimately delight data enthusiasts across the company
  • Contribute to our Data team’s culture and operate with Thinkific’s core values and principles
  • Have fun while making a big impact on Thinkific’s continued growth and scaling

To be successful in this role, you likely:

  • Have 3+ years of experience in a data engineering or analyst role—ideally both
  • Possess expert SQL skills, with additional experience in Python or another general programming language
  • Have previous experience in data modeling
  • Worked extensively with BigQuery or another data warehouse in your previous roles
  • Apply software engineering best practices & principles—you’ve worked in an Agile environment before and are well versed in using git
  • Are familiar with using BI tools and have experience with dbt or similar analytics workflow tools
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of how data analysts and business users use data to drive decisions
  • Possess strong communication skills—you can work with stakeholders across an organization
  • Operate with an ownership attitude and a growth mindset
  • Work independently and are comfortable in a fast-changing environment
  • Are organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to think critically and analytically

You might be the person we’re looking for if you:

  • Are eager to learn and grow—you’ve likely had some post-secondary education or have equivalent professional experience in a similar role, and you continue to seek opportunities to level up your skills
  • Have worked with pushing and pulling from third party APIs in previous roles


Bonus points if you:

  • Have previous experience working on projects in the data governance domain

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