Analytics Analyst - Startup and Investment Landscape Analytics


  • Graduate degree in computer science engineering/statistics with strong programming skills; Master's degree in a related field is highly desired
  • 6+ years of experience in of analytics consulting, tool development
  • Excellent analytical mindset with problem-solving skills
  • Solid expertise across tools such as Alteryx, Tableau, R, Javascript, PowerBI, Shiny is required
  • Experience handling large amount of data sets using tools such as SQL, Python etc.
  • Good understanding of business across a broad range of topics
  • High level of initiative and entrepreneurial drive coupled with ability to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels of an organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Who You'll Work With

You'll work in our San Jose, Costa Rica office as part of our Startup and Investment Landscape Analytics (SILA) and Latin American Knowledge Center teams.

You'll be part of our global knowledge network, which includes more than 1,800 knowledge professionals who work alongside our consultants and clients to generate distinctive insights and proprietary knowledge. You will work with this group to help develop, codify, sanitize, and manage our global knowledge portal, which includes more than 50,000 documents that form the backbone of our firm's knowledge management.

SILA is a rapidly growing client service offering focused on helping clients across sectors understand the competitive environment and inform strategic and investment choices for organic and inorganic growth. In the last 3 years, SILA has supported 60+ clients in over 100 projects cutting across industries and geographies. The client projects have doubled each year and we expect this trajectory to continue in the coming years. SILA engages with client and internal teams to develop a market map, identify disruptive trends driven by new business models and investments in technologies, potential partners and competitors. The offering is powered by combining diverse data sets with advanced analytic techniques, visualization and sector expertise to develop client insights. We are seeking a specialist/expert to deliver SILA to clients, and further grow and develop this offering.

What You'll Do

You will develop strategic insights by rapidly, easily and comprehensively understanding a given competitive environment, grounded in data and advanced analytics.

You will deliver cutting edge analytics and visualization capability for client service and development. You will lead the team on the visualization deliverables including creating standard SILA output analysis on Tableau and developing new visualization options to create the output on the fly, collaborating with SILA client delivery teams.

You will build knowledge against key priorities by working closely with leadership, developing standard templates to create Tableau deliverables at a faster pace. You will lead the incorporation of new insights and analyses into existing visualization and materials on a continuous basis. You will create and contribute to SILA analytics knowledge agenda.

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