Mendix

Junior Data analyst - Growth team

Job description

Mendix is a low-code app development platform:

First, what is low-code? Low-code is a visual approach to software development that enables you to abstract and automate every step of the application lifecycle. Gartner predicts that “by 2024, low-code application development will be responsible for more than 65% of application development activity.” Mendix is repeatedly ranked a Leader in analyst reports from Gartner and Forrester. In the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms, Mendix placed at the very top of the Leaders quadrant.
Mendix, the global leader in enterprise low-code, was created to promote collaboration between Business & IT teams. Thousands of forward-thinking companies around the world like Ford Auto, Rabobank Netherlands, Zurich Insurance, and Red Bull, can unleash their best ideas faster with the help of the Mendix Platform.
Mendix is a Siemens Business:
Siemens is a Top 10 Global Software Company and a leader on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the World! With the acquisition of Mendix in 2018, Siemens Digital Industries Software is driving transformation to enhance the digital enterprise where engineering, manufacturing and electronics meet the future of innovation. Mendix employees have the opportunity to work in a hyper-growth environment with the support of Siemens’ unbeatable market position and resources.

About the growth team
As the Research & Development(R&D)growth analyst, you will be a member of the newly setup multi disciplinary growth team in the Community & Collaboration(C&C) unit. This growth team will focus on running experiments across our platform components to increase the overall developer experience with the goal to improve conversion towards active users.

The growth team consist out of software developers that can join different R&D development teams to implement the experiments in all our products, a platform experience manager to create and configure new onboarding and guidance content and paths, and a product manager to define the vision and prioritize the experiments.

About R&D Analytics
While your primary focus will be on participating in the growth team with your experiment setups, evaluations, insights, analysis, dashboards, etc. You are part of the R&D Analytics team, this is a team of analysts centralized within the Mendix R&D division, serving the different R&D units with analytical support. It’s our goal to make R&D more data driven.

Each analyst in R&D Analytics has a specific focus area(C&C growth team in this case) but also contributes to the growth of the overall analytical function in R&D. This means you will be one of the key contacts towards the other analysts for the C&C growth related questions, but also working closely together with them to improve capabilities, share knowledge, work on overlapping projects and not the least important have some fun too.

A handful of activities that you can expect to be working on throughout a normal work week:

    • Scoping and challenging experiment requests from the C&C teams;
    • Brainstorming about new experiment ideas for the business;
    • Helping the C&C teams define, create and operationalize their experiments;
    • Retrieving & transforming data using SQL, R or Python;
    • Building operational and management level dashboards in Power BI;
    • Applying statistical techniques to metrics and hypotheses to prove significance of results of the experiments;
    • Identifying and sharing improvements in the experimentation tooling and processes;
    • Presenting your findings and actionable recommendations or analytics products to the business;
    • Growing your data & analytics skills by learning from other analysts, but also sharing your knowledge and experience.

Technical requirements:

    • Basic experience in data analytics
    • Strong numerical and analytical skills(preferably background in an exact study with statistical foundation)
    • Understand data models and being able to extract, clean and transform data
    • Setting up, executing, monitoring and analyzing A/B tests and understanding the statistical factors underneath;
    • Data processing languages or scripting languages such as: SQL, R or Python;
    • Experience with BI tooling such as Power BI, Tableau, QlikSense, or BI dashboard creation using languages such as Python or Shiny
    • Research and hypothesis design;

Business requirements:

    • Being able to present analytics solutions and/or actionable insights from research to development teams and fellow analysts;
    • Being able to present your outcome in a non technical and appealing way to colleagues;
    • Knowledgeable about or willing to learn working in an agile scrum environment;
    • Being able to challenge business partners to uncover the right requirements and clearly scope requests or ideas;
    • Being able to quickly learn about and familiarizing yourself with different business domains;
    • Experience with low code(app) development is a plus;
    • Able to speak fluent English;

Personal character traits:

    • Curious and analytical mindset: you have the natural drive to find out how stuff works and interrelates, so you have a good understanding that help you in building(data)models/doing analysis;
    • Experimenting: the drive and ambition to try out and evaluate new things and getting energy from measuring the success with data;
    • Learning & Growing: the mindset and drive to constantly learn from the things you do, evaluate the result and take that to the next step;
    • Being flexible and dynamic, working in a constantly changing environment due to the nature of the growth team;
    • Assertiveness; the ability to bring one’s views across clearly without damaging the relationship with colleagues;
    • Creativity; the ability to come up with original and innovative ideas and solutions, to adopt points of view outside the usual parameters;
    • The ability to ask further with the ambition to deeply understand other perspectives and views in order to generate support.
Working for Mendix and with our Customers means your reliability has to be beyond any doubt, and therefore every employment is subject to an onboarding screening and the condition precedent a Certificate of Conduct is provided that demonstrates you did not commit any offences that are relevant to the performance of your function.

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