Analytics Engineer (all gender)

About us

ZAGENO was founded in 2015, ZAGENO is eliminating bottlenecks to breakthrough science and research through curated connections linking scientists and their institutions’ procurement offices with leading life science vendors. World-renowned academic and government research facilities, global pharmaceutical companies, and biotechs large and small are already users of our unique online biotech marketplace, currently comprising more than three million products.

What do we do?

  1. We help scientists choose the optimal laboratory kits and materials for each unique experiment setup.
  2. We make purchasing transactions more efficient for both buyers and sellers.
  3. For our vendor partners, we provide a valuable, expanded sales channel.
Our growing ZAGENO team of 60 in Cambridge, USA, and Berlin, Germany, includes experts in science, e-commerce, systems integration, and customer support to enable smarter, faster processes — allowing more time and resources for value-added science and better research results. Find out more on

About the Role

We are looking for an Analytics Engineer to help us build out a mature analytics and reporting layer by designing, implementing, and maintaining a centralized analytics data model of the business data in our data warehouse.

Our perfect candidate comes with strong analytical skills, thrives on the challenge of shaping a role from scratch, and wants to help build a state-of-the-art data warehouse. If you are looking to impact the life sciences industry, we encourage you to apply.

In this role you will:
  • Collaborate with data analyst and data scientists to provide them with clean data that is ready for analysis or further transformation
  • Collaborate with our data engineers to build robust, efficient and trusted data pipelines
  • Develop data models in SQL and add new data sources
  • Research & implement best practices for data models and pipelines
  • Maintain documentation of our data warehouse for both technical implementation and operational usage
  • Proactively identify areas for improvement in the data platform (e.g., areas of repeated maintenance, data quality issues, or recurring ad-hoc requests) and propose ideas to address them

About You

  • At least 2 years of experience in building data products, including data orchestration and pipeline tooling (especially dbt)
  • Practical experience and a deep understanding of SQL data warehouses and data modeling
  • Experience with dbt, cloud data warehouses (BigQuery preferred, Snowflake or Redshift)
  • Professional experience with scripting and relational databases (Postgres preferred)
  • Familiarity with BI platforms (Tableau preferred, PowerBI, Looker or similar)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases s.a. BigTable or HBase is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills with a background in statistics, information technology, or computer science
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convey complex ideas in simple language
  • Fluency in English

Our Benefits

  • Working for a mission-driven business with a meaningful challenge making a positive impact on the scientific community
  •  A clear growth perspective
  • A professional and dynamic team with a global vision and mindset
  • An exciting, international working environment (we have 45 nationalities!)
  • Competitive compensation
  • A learning and development budget to enable your ambitions to grow 
  • Commuting and Fitness Benefits
  • A budget to improve your home office environment