Analytics Engineer


Our vision is to build the next generation platform to enable easy and fast creation of audio and video content powered by cutting-edge AI. Building a revolutionary way to record, transcribe, edit, and mix spoken audio and video comes with a series of unique challenges and requires solving hard and complex problems.

As a founding member on the data team and the second Analytics Engineer hire, you will build out our data foundation across marketing, product, and finance, and play a critical role in making our business more operationally efficient. If you are curious, excited about working cross-functionally, and motivated by having a huge impact on the business, this role could be a good fit for you!

What You’ll Do

  • Design, develop, and optimize robust data models to facilitate seamless reporting, analysis, and experimentation for marketing, product, and finance teams.
  • Spearhead the creation of advanced marketing pipelines, ensuring data flows efficiently and accurately to support customer segmentation, campaign optimization, and ROI analysis.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to refine metrics and build intuitive dashboards that empower stakeholders with actionable insights.
  • Standardize, monitor, and document data assets, ensuring data integrity and consistency throughout our analytics infrastructure.

What You Bring

  • 3–5 years of experience in Analytics Engineering, Data Engineering, or Data Analytics.
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python, and dbt.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to translate business needs into tractable work items.
  • Best practices in building marketing data pipelines and integrating internal data into third-party tools for campaign optimization.
  • Experience with SaaS businesses and subscription data.
  • Curiosity, savviness to navigate in a dynamic environment, and a growth mindset.

About Descript

Descript is building a simple, intuitive, fully-powered editing tool for video and audio — an editing tool built for the age of AI. We are a team of 125 — with a proven CEO and the backing of some of the world’s greatest investors (OpenAI, Andreessen HorowitzRedpoint Ventures, Spark Capital). 

Descript is the special company that’s in possession of both product market fit and the raw materials (passionate user community, great product, large market) for growth, but is still early enough that each new employee has a measurable influence on the direction of the company.

Benefits include a generous healthcare package, catered lunches, and flexible vacation time. We currently have offices in San Francisco and Montreal, and are open to folks working remotely between PT and ET time zones. Whether you love WFH or can’t wait to get back to being in person, we’re interested in offering an environment that works for you.

Descript is an equal opportunity workplace—we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We believe in actively building a team rich in diverse backgrounds, experiences, and opinions to better allow our employees, products, and community to thrive. 

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