Intersection is hiring a

Data Specialist, LinkNYC

New York, United States

Intersection is looking for a cross functional data generalist to help plumb the depths of our operational telemetry on the LinkNYC platform. You’ll join a small,dedicated team working to bring over 5,000 free Gigabit wi-fi and communication stations to citizens and visitors on the streets of New York City, helping to bridge the digital divide and build a first of it’s kind municipal-scale technology platform.

Your first order of business will be to lead the design, engineering, and assist in implementation of dashboards and visualizations of system health and utilization. From there we’ll look to take a deeper look at our analytics for insights that will allow us to optimize the system and user experience, and inform our future product and deployment roadmaps. Longer term, you’ll work with our development teams to guide the collection and analysis of environmental sensor data as our platform matures.

We’re looking for someone creative, at ease in a fluid environment, and enthusiastic about our mission. LinkNYC is a first of its kind platform with endless potential to improve the lives of countless New Yorkers.

Key qualifications:

  • Experience with pattern recognition, natural language processing, and mining of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data 
  • Experience with large log data processing and analysis tools, such as Splunk, ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana, etc. 
  • Experience in data mining and predictive analytics using large data sets. 
  • Experience with data visualization and geographical mapping of multiple related data sets in a meaningful way 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work with incomplete and messy data to extract usable information

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in CS/CE, EE, mathematics, or statistics, or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree or higher preferred.

About Intersection:

Intersection is a technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 500+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Engineering
  • Design
  • Advertising & Media
  • Strategy
  • Data

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers.

Intersection is the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for City residents and visitors with free public Wi-Fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the City, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.

Intersection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.