Business Analyst (Full time, Remote)

Business Analyst (Full time, Remote)





How is it that in a world that’s evolving so quickly that social products still feel the same? Strangely enough, we’re still using products that were invented in the 2G era. There seems to be an emptiness with the current experience and today’s products are built to force humanity to be superficial.

We’d like to change that.

With the advancements in technology, so much more is possible today that wasn’t even possible, just a few years ago. We believe the timing couldn’t be better.


We’re thoughtful about why we do things and here are 5 principles guiding our thinking:
Advancements in Tech & AI: Allowing more bits to be pushed to users in real-time and thus allowing far richer, more personalised experiences.
User’s Comfortable Online: 50% of people’s waking lives are spent on smartphones in emerging countries.
Vertical Communities: We don’t live our lives in one massive community. We’re specific in the activities we engage in (art, gaming, fitness etc).
New Business Models: Putting customers at the centre. These won’t be ad-driven in the traditional sense. Think micro-transactions, subscriptions and more.
Consumers as Owners: It’s a bit strange that consumers aren’t part of the value chain. Turning customers into owners is a fascinating thought.


It’s so clear to us that technology evolves but people stay the same. We’re solving for a core human need – social connection and with all the evolution in technology, today we can solve for that in brand new ways.

At our core, we’re a creative company. Ideas and pixels is where we live and we love building magical products that make our users feel ‘wow’ inside. It’s not just about features, it’s also about how they make people feel. We build at the intersection of the scientific and the romantic.

And it all starts with people, the right team that cares deeply about our mission, values and our users. At hike, you’ll have the chance to do the best work of your life.

Come join us and shape the future of social with Rush & Vibe!

Rush is a new bite-sized gaming service that aims to channel the competitive spirit of India where players can use their skills to Play, Compete & Win! ⚡️

Vibe is an approval-only community (one has to apply to join). With Vibe, we’re building a magical & safe place online where people can be themselves & make new friends.


Here They Are

We’re on a journey to build something new, something different and making anything innovative & new requires the ability to surrender to the unknown. The Hike Code is our value system. It is our guide to navigate through the unknown to build incredible products.
Top Talent in Every Role: We look for people with an incredible intellect. Both skills and values are important to us.
Pro-Sports Team: Strengths based, results driven with a “team-first” attitude
Customer at the Centre: Everything we do is inspired by how we can better solve for our customer.
Constant Innovation: It’s our DNA to walk into the unknown in search of having meaningful impact.
Act Like Owners: We own the output of what we do, even if it’s explicitly not our job.
Thoughtful Decision Making: Clear Mind + Obsession to Simplify + Data Driven. We strive to be thoughtful.
Bias for Action: We understand that success is not one big leap but tiny gains compounding over time #ABH.
Be Open Minded & Coachable: We have a quest to continuously #RiseUp to be the best version of ourselves.

Role & Requirements 🎎

If you’ve made it till here, then you’re probably interested in the role 🙂

Key Day To Day Responsibilities
Work with large, complex data sets to solve business problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed
Monitor and forecast key business metrics regularly
Conduct regular planning and reviews key performance metrics and aid in benefitting from change
Identify the right metrics to track progress against a given business goal
Design, run and measure experiments to test business hypotheses
Expedite root cause analyses/insight generation against a given recurring use case through automation/self-serve platforms
Develop compelling stories with business insights, focusing on the strategic goals of the organisation
Work with Business, Product and Data engineering teams for continuous improvement of data accuracy through feedback and scoping on instrumentation quality and completeness


We’re looking for someone dynamic and you’ll need to have the below in generous quantities to succeed in this role (Open to remote talent)
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related quantitative field
3-5 years of experience in analytics/data science or related field
Hands-on experience on data manipulation tools like SQL, R, Python, Excel etc.
Exposure to BI Platforms like Power BI, Tableau etc.
Knowledge of basic statistical measurement frameworks (measures of central tendency, dispersion, distribution, significance testing etc.)
Basic knowledge of machine learning techniques like Regression, Classification etc.
Comfortable in a high-energy, fast-paced environment
Proficient verbal and written communication skills
Detail-oriented with the ability to self-direct work in an unstructured environment
Excellent partnership and collaboration skills with the ability to work cross-functionally
Good organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, time management, and meeting deadlines

Benefits 🎁
Open to remote talent
A flat and transparent culture
Support for setting up Home Office
Tools of the trade – MacBook, Latest Softwares
Monthly Communication Reimbursement
Best learning and development opportunities
A chance to have a big impact in hypergrowth setup

At Hike, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer: we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, ethnicity or disability status. See what we are up to here

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