Senior Data Analyst

Job description

XITE aims to offer the best music video experience in the world. Founded in the Netherlands, XITE now reaches consumers across Europe and North America through linear networks, interactive TV, and on-demand streaming services. The company revolutionized the way audiences experience music videos by allowing viewers to search, like, and skip through its vast catalog; enjoy channels curated by its team of music experts; and create personalized channels based on genre, era and visual style using its unique Mixer feature. XITE has access to virtually every available music video through agreements with all major and top independent music labels.

For our Business Intelligence team in the Data department, we are looking for a Senior Data Analyst. In this position you will grow within an international and quickly growing company, using data to solve business problems and create new insights, all while utilizing your analytical skills to the maximum and prioritizing and distributing tasks within the business intelligence team. You will primarily work with the two other business analysts within the company as well as the Data Science and Data Engineering teams within the Data Department, and be the Business Intelligence team’s primary contact with other teams within XITE, in particular Advertising, Marketing, Music, and Product.


  • Lead role in setting strategy and objectives for the Business Intelligence team, and mentoring team members
  • Main point of contact for analytics, business intelligence and reporting requests within XITE, and responsible for translating these requests into tasks and distributing them within the Business Intelligence team
  • Support strategic decision making by analysing opportunities as well as helping to structure and provide data insights to answer key strategic questions
  • Use data to help define and steer roadmaps and campaigns
  • Provide input to data engineers and developers to implement and continuously improve a robust and scalable data infrastructure
  • Standardize analytics methodologies, definitions, and system processes within XITE
  • Work with our real-time technology stack, which includes Python, Elasticsearch, Kibana, ClickHouse, Superset and Cassandra, to find new insights (you will receive on-the-job guidance to be able to do this)


  • You love numbers, analytics, and digging deep into data to investigate business questions and present recommendations in a clear and compelling way
  • Demonstrable ability to understand and link customer behaviors to business impact, uncovering and synthesizing connections that are not always clear
  • High SQL proficiency as well as data cleaning and preparation (Python is beneficial)
  • Excellent data visualization and storytelling skills, capable of driving actions from stakeholders, e.g. self-service visualization tools or slide decks
  • Entrepreneurial, independent and fully able to align scope of work with stakeholders, set a plan and communicate progress proactively
  • Confident in implementing ETL processes, data mining and data modelling
  • Experience in operating in a Scrum environment, as well as experience leading a project or team, is a plus
  • You (preferably) have a graduate degree in a relevant field

What do you get out of it?

At XITE we make sure you’re taken care of by providing you the opportunity to develop your career in a young, fast growing (international) company. We provide a challenging work environment where professionalism, initiative and creativity are a must. We have a unique combination of music, television and new technology. And let’s not forget; we have chef prepared lunches, Friday afternoon drinks and rooftop parties - click here to get an impression!

Do you feel up for the challenge? Then hit that ‘Apply for this Job’ button!