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Data Analyst

JOB TITLE: DATA ANALYST

LOCATION:  MUMBAI, INDIA

OUR STORY:

Saavn is the world’s largest South Asian focused music streaming service with millions of monthly active users. We are 150 entrepreneurs, across New York, California, Mumbai, Gurgaon, and Bangalore, who help music lovers access, discover, and listen to their favorite music across all languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe.

Through partnerships with Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, and Shazam - to name a few - Saavn reaches more music fans than any other South Asian service. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, such as The New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times, The Times of India, CNBC, and many more. We are well-funded by some of the world’s most successful institutional investors and global media companies, including Tiger Global Management, Bertelsmann, Steadview Capital, Liberty Media, Mousse Partners, Quilvest, and a number of strategic individuals. Beyond investing, these are advisors and supporters of our vision, our passion, and our collective ability to deliver a revolutionary music experience as the leader in India.

OUR CULTURE:

At Saavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: building a mobile entertainment ecosystem and the best possible music experience for hundreds of millions of people. From in-office performances by some of the world’s most beloved musicians to opportunities for international travel, Saavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose Saavn, you join a diverse world of high-caliber techies, artists, and inventors, hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr, MSN, and NDTV. We are amongst the few digital companies that provide tremendous opportunities for high-tech work in Mumbai, that one would have to otherwise seek in Silicon Valley.  Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual on our global team to be a catalyst for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your thinking to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

ROLE:

Saavn is seeking a Data Analyst to assist Saavn’s various internal teams in making decision based on relevant data compilations. The Data Analyst will report to the VP of Growth and Data Science. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
  • Communicate of state of business, experiment results, etc. to product teams
  • Build models of user behaviors for analysis and to power production systems
  • Understanding ecosystems, user behaviors, and long-term trends
  • Analyze terabytes of data in order to better understand Saavn users’ behavior and guide product development
  • Build and analyze key data sets and dashboards to empower operational and exploratory analysis
  • Import and copy data results into Microsoft Excel to present reports in an acceptable format
  • Create tools and analyze data that help with team efficiencies, scalability, and profitability
  • Inform, influence, and support product team through presentation of work and propose what to build in the next Product Roadmap

REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics or other technical field from Premier institutes like IITs, IIMs, NITs, BITs, IIIT, ISI, DU, foreign universities
  • 1-2 year relevant field experience
  • Experience doing quantitative analysis, manipulating structured and unstructured data sources for analysis
  • Fluency in SQL or other programming languages
  • A strong passion for numbers and statistics
  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • Ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner
  • Ability to work with cross-departmental teams to define metrics, guidelines, and strategies for effective use of algorithms and data
  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity, logical thinking, and the ability to solve complex problems that may not always be well defined
  • Interest in product management and development with a data-centric approach
  • Excellent communications skills including ability to communicate clearly, professionally, both verbally and written, and at a level suitable for a variety of audiences
  • Excellent listening skills, inquisitive, positive, team-oriented, enthusiastic approach

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At Saavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously across time zones to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.  We love what we do, and we think you will too. 

  • Group Mediclaim
  • Fun Fridays
  • Flexible vacation policies
  • Free healthy (and unhealthy) lunches & snacks
  • Saavn-sponsored team outings
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