Analytics - Engineer III

Buffalo, NY, USA Req #2714
Friday, May 17, 2024

If you are looking for a career at a dynamic company with a people-first mindset and a deep culture of growth and autonomy, ACV is the right place for you! Competitive compensation packages and learning and development opportunities, ACV has what you need to advance to the next level in your career. We will continue to raise the bar every day by investing in our people and technology to help our customers succeed. We hire people who share our passion, bring innovative ideas to the table, and enjoy a collaborative atmosphere. 

Who we are: 

ACV is a technology company that has revolutionized how dealers buy and sell cars online. We are transforming the automotive industry. ACV Auctions Inc. (ACV), has applied innovation and user-designed, data driven applications and solutions. We are building the most trusted and efficient digital marketplace with datasolutions for sourcing, selling and managing used vehicles with transparency and comprehensive insights that were once unimaginable. We are disruptors of the industry and we wantyou to join us on our journey. ACV’s network of brands includes ACV Auctions, ACV Transportation, ClearCar, MAX Digital and ACV Capital within its Marketplace Products, as well as, True360 and Data Services.

At ACV we focus on the Health, Physical, Financial, Social and Emotional Wellness of our Teammates and to support this we offer: 

  • Multiple medical plans including a high deductible health plan that costs $0 out of your paycheck 
  • Company-sponsored (paid) Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance 
  • Comprehensive optional benefits such as Dental, Vision, Supplemental Life/AD&D, Legal/ID Protection, and Accident and Critical Illness Insurance 
  • Generous paid time off options, including vacation time, sick days, Company holidays, floating holidays, parental leave, bereavement leave, jury duty leave, voting leave, and other forms of paid leave as required by applicable law or regulation 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program with additional opportunities to earn stock in the Company 
  • Retirement planning through the Company’s 401(k)

ACV Auctions is the leading dealer-to-dealer, online automotive marketplace in the nation. We bring transparency to every transaction from start to finish, ensuring peace of mind and value for our customers. We do this with a combination of the industry’s best technology and the world’s best people. As a result of our team’s tireless effort and dedication, we’re growing at a staggering rate. ACV is attracting new people from widely different backgrounds and geographies who are invested in the genuine belief that we are creating something special.

What are we looking for:

The Analytics Engineer’s primary objective is to serve the needs of ACV and its customers. This role is focused on effective communication with product managers and business partners whose business objectives and KPIs guide the way we understand problems to conduct descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analysis. The Analytics Engineer III focuses on designing and executing analysis with reliable data and assists internal customers across ACV.

What you will do:

  • Work with complex data to solve a wide variety of challenges using statistical approaches such as machine learning, predictive modeling and exploratory data analysis to provide insights and recommendations.
  • Identify and leverage data pipelines across the data fabric of ACV to conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis, identify trends, and provide solutions to business partners.
  • Work with product managers and operation teams to understand the business pipeline, review new products and identify related data sources to provide prescriptive analysis.
  • Conduct root/cause analysis with focus on fundamentals of competent analysis as well as Identifying trends and outliers in business lines compared with broader market dynamics.
  • Build reports and dashboards to give stakeholders visibility into relevant metrics with focus on data quality and accuracy.
  • Develop and analyze large data sets using all required tools from data gathering, data quality check, query data, and BI.
  • Communicate and follow up with stakeholders to understand their needs and questions converting business challenges into technical requirements and present analysis to stakeholders.

What you will need:

  • Minimum 3-5 year professional experience related to job description
  • Strong experience with Python (emphasis on pandas, numpy, plotting and AI/ML)
  • Strong professional experience with database query languages
  • Experience with data visualization / dashboarding tools like Tableau or Power BI
  • Experience doing complex queries and transformations on large data sets
  • Good scripting and functional programming skills
  • Expertise in exploratory data analysis and the basics of data-driven reasoning are a must.
  • Ability to navigate conflicting or ambiguous technical requirements and work collaboratively across projects and stakeholders towards a win-win solution
  • Experience leading and directing small projects, peer recognition, and excellence in analytics delivery
  • Ability to self-start and work independently through to the end of a project

Nice to Have:  

  • MS in Statistics, Computer Science, or similar computationally intensive degree
  • Experience with software development version control systems like Git
  • Experience with data engineering workflow management systems like Apache Airflow
  • Experience on AWS or Google Cloud Platform

Compensation: $91,000.00 - $105,000.00 annually. Please note that final compensation will be determined based upon the applicant's relevant experience, skillset, location, business needs, market demands, and other factors as permitted by law.


No immigration or work visa sponsorship will be provided for this position.#LI-RG

Our Values 

Trust & Transparency | People First | Positive Experiences | Calm Persistence | Never Settling

At ACV, we are committed to an inclusive culture in which every individual is welcomed and empowered to celebrate their true selves. We achieve this by fostering a work environment of acceptance and understanding that is free from discrimination. ACV is committed to being an equal opportunity employer regardless of sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires reasonable accommodation, please let us know.
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Other details

  • Job Family Information Technology
  • Job Function Data Analytics
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Buffalo, NY, USA