Senior Analytics Engineer

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What Vanta is looking for in applicants
Vanta provides a security solution at scale for thousands of companies that trust us with their most important data. We integrate deeply with our customers’ SaaS providers, infrastructure, and employee laptops to analyze the relationships with that data and surface potential security threats in real time.
As Vanta’s first Analytics Engineer, you’ll be responsible for laying the foundation for a best-in-class analytics function. You’ll partner closely with our engineering team and business stakeholders to ensure that our analytics stack and processes meet the business needs today with an eye towards the future.
Joining Vanta today means seeing all parts of the business, growing and developing our team, and shaping Vanta's culture to enable us to continue to grow and scale. No security experience is required, just a passion for our mission to secure the internet and protect consumer data!

You will:

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to model business processes and translate them to analytics needs.
  • Decide on the tools we use to aggregate, query, and visualize analytics information at Vanta.
  • Ensure that necessary data for analytics is present and structured in a meaningful way that supports the queries we want to run on it.
  • Apply software engineering best practices (version control, etc) to analytics code.
  • Influence the culture and norms for how we leverage data to make business decisions.

You might:

  • Have at least four years of experience working with data and two years of experience in Software Engineering or a related field.
  • Have experience with common analytics tooling (e.g. Stitch/Fivetran, Snowflake/Redshift, dbt, Looker/Mode).
Benefits & Perks:
  • Industry-competitive salary and equity
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Paid parental leave for all parents
  • 401(k) plan
  • Flexible work hours and location
  • Remote workspace stipend
  • Open paid-time off policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Virtual team building activities, lunch and learns, and other company events
For when we're back in office:
  • Generous monthly stipend for Bay Area commute
  • New office in sunny Hayes Valley, San Francisco
  • Full kitchen with snacks and drinks supply
At Vanta, we are on a mission to secure the internet and we can’t do it alone. We are looking for smart and talented individuals to help us reach our goals. We are committed to hiring diverse talent of different backgrounds and as such, it is important to us to provide an inclusive work environment for all. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity, age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or disability status, or any other protected class. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage and welcome people of all backgrounds to apply.

About us

We started Vanta in 2017 as Equifax had lost every American’s social security number, Home Depot had leaked its customers’ credit card numbers to hackers, and Facebook admitted that it irresponsibly sent user data to third parties who tried to influence the US election. It was clear that security and privacy had become mainstream issues, and that we all increasingly relied on cloud services to store everything from our personal photos to our communications at work.

Vanta’s mission is to be the layer of trust on top of these services, and to secure the internet, increase trust in software companies, and keep consumer data safe.

We do this by building an automated head of security for technology companies, and we use that system to both help a company secure itself and to prove their security to others.

If we succeed in our mission, it should feel irresponsible for users to put data into a product that isn’t certified by Vanta, and irresponsible for companies to collect data without using Vanta to secure and monitor themselves.


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