Growth Analyst / Growth Hacker @ IOT Hardware / Software Startup

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Chicago, IL
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Direct Hire
Feb 17, 2017
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IPS has a new Growth Hacker role with an IOT hardware and software open source technology company here in Chicago. My client is scaling fast with strong revenue and they raised 5 M in funding for growth purposes. Some of their current customers are Air BNB, Metro Mile, and Kellogg Cereal. 

They are a team of insanely ambitious makers, engineers, operators, and general troublemakers. Our mission is to build the platform creating connected products including software and hardware.

Are you interested in Internet-of-Things? If so, please reach out to for more info! 

What they offer: 

  • Remote/Flexible work friendly environment: work from anywhere as long as you get your work done
  • Bonus Plan 
  • Open time off policy 
  • Development driven culture 
  • Work life balance is something they take very seriously 
  • Flexible work hours
  • Open office plan in the loop 
  • Stock options: Equity vests over 4 years with a 12 month cliff
  • Results Oriented Work Environment 
  • 401k (no match yet)
  • Retreats (beta): we are going to try to do 2 yearly company retreats to some place cool
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance (including 50% contribution for dependents)
  • Celebrating success - Software Releases: team activities out of the office 
  • Transparency: you will know everything that is happening in the company through open communication from Leadership, Sales, Marketing and Engineering teams through newsletters and lunch presentations
  • Gym membership

What You’ll Do:

  • Define and report on company’s KPIs across all departments (marketing, sales, finance, internal analytics on user and device behavior, and more).
  • Create meaningful dashboards and automated reports to inform all internal processes and decision-making.
  • Recommend product changes and inform product development based on data we’ve collected. Examples of this might be changing button text or location on the site or suggesting new third-party API integrations based on common routing rules used by customers.

Who we’re looking for:

  • 2+ years work experience as a computer programmer/software engineer, business analyst, or similarly quantitative role
  • Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field (but not required for candidates with demonstrable quantitative work experience and skills)
  • Understanding of statistics beyond the basics. Maybe you’re not a quant, but you should be able to understand statistical significance.
  • SQL knowledge (if you can write subqueries and window functions, we’d love to hear from you)
  • Expert Excel experience, including pivot and data tables
  • Background with tools such as or other ETL processes for centralizing third-party data into a central warehouse
  • Preferred: Experience using Amazon Web Services, particularly Amazon Redshift and S3
  • Preferred: Knowledge of different databases (we use MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Amazon Redshift)
  • Preferred: Scripting language (Ruby or Python) experience