Data Analyst

/Client Services

Hi there! 

We're looking for several data analysts to join our Client Services Team at Primary Notes.

Are you interested in working as part of team that uses data, technology and visualization to help our awesome clients get insights to their toughest challenges and biggest opportunities? If so then please read on…

This role is to support our client’s analytical goals by creatively using your analytical know how to solve their toughest problems. You’ll be the data analyst of the team working with the support of a data scientist, business analyst and data visualization specialist.

In this role you’ll be the client’s primary analyst and you will be critical to planning their  analytical strategies, collect, organize and clean data, communicate and share findings within the team and with clients. You combine strong technical skills in a diverse set of technologies (SQL, Python, KNIME, Excel, Tableau, D3). The Data Analysts reports to the Data Scientist team lead.

This is a remote position where you’ll be in contact with your team via chat/Slack, email, phone and video conference.  If you’re in the USA then you may be required to do occasional travel to client sites for kickoff meetings, presentations and deliverables.

This position is contract to hire.


  • Be the lead analyst for several clients. Dazzle them with your knowledge and friendliness.

  • Drive client’s analytical work, be inquisitive and deliver insights that impress

  • Work closely with clients to develop analytical strategies to accomplish business objectives

  • Continually identify ways in which analytics can help improve customer value and experience with your team

  • Work well and closely with the rest of the Analytics Team for client delivery

  • Track your progress, deliverables and time for each client

  • Assist team in coordination, communication and scheduling

  • Initiate problem solving

  • Develop and deliver knowledge transfer to clients and other team members as needed

Qualities we look for:

  • 2+ yeBA/BS or MS/MBA desired

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in performing analytics on behalf of other clients or as an in house analyst.  

  • Strong ability to apply analytics and technology to solve real world problems

  • Working understanding of data mining applications, CRISP-DM process and project management

  • Knowledge of SQL, R, Python, Tableau and/or KNIME or RapidMiner

  • Technical background with proven ability to communicate with analysts, developers and engineers on technical topics

  • Driven and resourceful problem solver

  • Ability to work within a remote team on multiple analysis simultaneously

  • Strong business acuity and the ability to synthesize and analyze data to identify trends and opportunities

  • Genuine interest in solving real problems in a team environment using analytics, technology, design and visualization

  • Excellent communication and presentation, written and verbal skills

  • Strong time and project management skills

Analytical experience we look for:

  • Math, statistics or business background

  • Strong data collection experience (structured and unstructured)

  • ETL skills and experience

  • SQL query knowledge

  • Data exploration and data mining

  • Natural language processing (NLP)

  • Predictive analytics

  • Data visualization and storytelling

If you have a proven background in analytics and are interested in working with some fantastic clients that are making a real impact in this world, we would love to hear from you.

About Primary Notes

Primary Notes is the only outsourced analytics company that delivers fractional use of a fully staffed and dedicated data science analytics team. Modern organizations turn to Primary Notes to help them identify and take advantage of their greatest opportunities using data, analytics and data visualizations. By partnering with Primary Notes these companies are propelling forward their industries, business models and the nature of competition.

Based in Washington DC with fully remote analytical teams, Primary Notes has built core service offerings for clients who strive to maximize the benefit of their data, innovate for success and stay close to their customers.

Our approach to complex problem solving is in emphasizing skill and creativity, individual and team responsibility and grit and determination. We love innovative approaches that are elegant and efficient and foster experimentation and personal growth. We look to hire people who are creators and are energized by using data, analytics and visualization to boost our client’s success.  

Launched in 2019, Primary Notes works primarily in four markets - Marketing, Healthcare, Journalism and Supply Chain.