1-2 days per week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly


Thanks for checking out our job description for an Analytics Engineer at Impala. We felt a little bit impersonal just diving straight in with words like “revolutionising” and “disrupting”.

As such, we apologise in advance for any clichés, tropes or sudden-insecurity-driven-panic-attacks that you might find in the description below.

All that aside though, we’re pretty proud to be listed number 2 in London’s best startups to work at in 2021; listed as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in London to accelerate your career in 2021; and featured in Sifted's Top European Startups in 2021.

Life and Logistics

Follow this link to find out more about progression, wellness, culture and benefits, and more, at Impala. We think it's a pretty great place to work, and we're proud to share some insight as to why.

A brief overview of what you will be doing here:

We’re looking for an Analytics Engineer to set up and manage the data pipelines for what will one day be one of the travel industry’s most data-rich businesses.Impala is at the beginning of an exponential trajectory in hotel booking volumes, and the level of investment in data and reporting across the business is growing to match it. Our Analytics Engineer will take charge of the development of our analytics data warehouse (Google BigQuery), rebuild and optimise our data pipelines to be ready for scale, and have the opportunity to shape the tooling we use across our entire data stack - everything from data transformation tools to visualisation

You should join us if:

  • You’re an expert with SQL. You’re able to not only write performant code independently, but also spot opportunities to optimise other people’s code.
  • You’re competent with Python. You’re able to (at least) build API integrations, and ideally have experience with web scraping and data science libraries.
  • You’re willing and able to help non-Data colleagues understand and work with our data warehouse and reporting tools more effectively.
  • You have experience of building data transformation processes within a cloud data warehouse (preferably Google BigQuery), using tools such as dbt.
  • You have experience ingesting and transforming large (multi-million-row) datasets in an efficient and scalable way.
  • You have experience working with data pipeline tools such as Stitch or Fivetran.
  • You have experience with a leading data visualisation platform such as Tableau or Looker, preferably having implemented such a tool at your current/previous company.
  • You’re somebody who thinks the best way to help somebody is to give them the tools to help themselves.
  • You’re curious & business-oriented. You’re not just concerned with technical excellence, but also design data solutions with business needs and opportunities in mind.
  • You hate entropy. You’re obsessed with keeping our data warehouse and documentation in a pristine state of repair.
  • You’re excited to do analytical work alongside the back-end work. We’re a small team and we’ll need your support across the entire data stack

You shouldn’t join us if (we want to be as honest and transparent as we can):

  • You value stability in a product and company, over change and fast-growth.
  • You shy away from candour and fast-paced environments.
  • You think lofty goals are better left to renovation builders.

What is Impala?

At Impala we’re solving an exciting, complex problem that has held back the hotel industry, if not the entire travel industry, for 20 years.

We're making it ridiculously easy for innovators to integrate with hotels, via our (frankly delightful..) API’s.

This democratises access for hotels and innovators alike, enabling and encouraging so much more innovation in travel. We believe the industry can, should and will do better, and we're going to be at the centre of that... Bring on the travel tech revolution!

More practically, we’re making the world a better place for guests, hotels, and online travel agents of any size! Think Twilio or Plaid for Travel.

And that is very much only just the beginning.

This is where you come in, there are big challenges a-plenty as we scale up and evolve, which are going to require some talented folks to solve.

Why Impala?

  • We’re revolutionising an out-of-date 1.6 trillion dollar market. This means we’re reimagining what travel can and should look like - and you can be a part of that.
  • We’re supported by some of the most respected investors in the business, the early-stage backers behind Deliveroo, SecretEscapes, Trivago, Transferwise, and Airbnb.
  • We’re an innovation-bent and product-obsessed team (who don’t take ourselves too seriously)
  • We’ve been remote-first since 2017 and know how to do it. We care about thinking deeply about the workplace.
  • We’ve always optimised for quality over quantity when expanding our team. We have Star teams full of Star players across the board.
  • We offer lofty progression opportunities for all Impalans
  • We’re clear on our mission to enable innovators to build the world's most incredible travel experiences.

We also have a benefits package that’s second-to-none and a wonderful community and culture. Check out our deck and our careers page for more on that.

Where will you work?

We are a remote-first and asynchronous company. This was a very deliberate, natural choice, as we prioritise preserving work-life balance and accommodating the best people in Europe, whilst also fostering diversity.

We employ anyone within +/- 2h from GMT, timezone wise for now (expanding globally in the future).

You can check out everything we offer to set up your perfect remote work environment here.

And if Relocation excites you - we offer (and encourage!) that opportunity too.

What about the Covid-shaped elephant in the room?

Covid-19 has forced almost every industry in the world to adjust in 2020, and none more so than the travel industry. It is however, an exciting time to be in Travel Tech; with endless opportunities opened up for innovation meaning the industry won't be going back to how it was. Hotels and innovators are no longer satisfied with the status quo, and players across travel tech have been busy giving themselves a make over during Covid.

Backed by some of Europe’s leading investors, we’re on the cusp of launching a product that will connect people and travel once again.

Sound interesting?

If you want to learn more about us, check out our Blog and our Culture Deck.

For more information about what it's like working here, check out our Glassdoor page.

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1-2 days per week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly