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Senior Data Analyst


Data Science & Analytics



Senior Data Analyst

Creating insights to revolutionize an industry

The Opportunity

Flexport is a freight forwarder and logistics platform and we are using modern software with one mission: Making global trade easier for everyone. We are solving complex problems on a global scale, and disrupting a multi-trillion dollar industry that has remained stubbornly unchanged.

With 18  offices on three continents, we help the world's fastest growing brands manage their international supply chains, providing a fully-managed service for moving goods between any two places on the planet. Our Technology platform handles over $10B worth of merchandise between 112 countries per year.

In Amsterdam at the Vijzelstraat office, We are building on our Data hub and growing the team for our operational excellence squad. We are looking for you to join us and be the technical brains behind the group.

WHY you’ll want it

Flexport is a company that runs on data - you'll be transforming data into action by working cross-functionally with the entirety of Flexport. You'll' meet with stakeholders - from business and product - to understand OKR requirements and convert them into analytical solutions. You’re going to model new product analytics datasets built on our proprietary operations software to optimize growth strategies and cost reductions. Not just that, because you’ll also Improve operational and financial productivity across our business and software. On top of this, you’ll be involved in rapid prototyping new functionalities via dashboards to enable new ways of working and discover best practices for workflow management across all of Flexport's departments. In the end you’ll contribute and grow the culture of excellence on our team by bringing processes and best practices to our group, drive highly visible projects for Flexport and influence the roadmap for both the Data Analytics department and the stakeholders we support.This is THE opportunity to gain experience at a fast-growing company that lives and breathes data, define the data science culture on a small but growing analytics team. Last but not least, you’ll get analytic ownership - Discover the highest value-add projects and see them through from ideation to impact.

WHAT excites us

A proven track record as a Data Analyst, Product Analyst, Operations Analyst, Business Analyst, or a similar role. SQL fluency required – tech industry experience analyzing nuanced datasets and writing your own complex queries. Professional familiarity with applied statistics and scripting languages like Python or R. Experience ELT data modeling, especially with dbt (Data Build Tool) is a plus; building analytical narratives using data visualizations (Looker is a plus). On the soft side we’re looking for executive communication skills and empathy to understand and discover business pain points and build solutions to improve the user experience at all levels of the global trade process. From a personal perspective we’re aiming for someone with an Interest in optimizing operational productivity and measuring automation across our software and business processes. 

Worried about not having any freight forwarding experience?

Don’t be! We’re building the first Operating System for Global Trade. That’s why it’s incredibly important for us to bring people from diverse backgrounds and experiences together with our industry veterans to help move the freight forwarding industry forward. What’s freight forwarding and why does it matter? Freight forwarding is the coordination and shipment of goods from one place to another and it’s what makes global trade possible. Flexport is on a mission to make global trade easier for everyone because we believe it can help connect the world and break down economic barriers. We know this industry is complex. That’s why we invest in education starting day one with Flexport Academy, a one week intensive onboarding program designed specifically to set every new Flexport employee up for success.

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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