Rarefied talent in data science, data technology, and analytics

Data Analyst


Job Description

Company Description

BrightScope (www.BrightScope.com) is a rapidly growing financial information and software analytics firm helping the world’s leading financial institutions make the world’s most targeted decisions. BrightScope has quickly captured national praise and gained substantial market traction. BrightScope has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, BusinessWeek, CNNMoney and many other financial media outlets. BrightScope is an EEO employer. 

Job Description

We are looking for analytically minded and technically savvy individuals to join our growing Data Organization.  Ideal candidates will have a high level of independent judgment, an incredible attention to detail and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment both in a team setting and autonomously. This is an ideal position for a new college graduate who is looking for a position that is going to be challenging, demand high performance, but will give them hands-on experience working with big data, financial analytics and some light computer programming.

Responsibilities include:

  • Extracting key information from financial documents and regulatory filings
  • Processing documents related to investment vehicles (ex:  Mutual Funds, ETFs, Pooled Separate Accounts and Collective Trusts)
  • Analyze and process data related to individuals and firms in the financial services industry
  • Repetitive data entry


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Math/Business preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Computer savvy and possess the ability to learn new technology concepts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to performing various and changing tasks throughout the work day

Experience working with any of the following is strongly preferred:

  • Intermediate/Advanced proficiency in Excel; applicants must have the ability to demonstrate knowledge of aggregate functions, v-lookups, fuzzy match, index/match, and create tables, charts and graphs)
  • Proficiency in SQL/MySQL (beginner to intermediate)
  • Experience with relational databases and familiarity of MySQL
  • Experience creating ad hoc reports utilizing SQL
  • Familiarity with Google Apps for Business
  • Knowledge of the retirement and financial services industry
  • Programming skills, preferably using Python

Here’s What We’ll Take Care Of

  • Starting pay is $15.38/hour with the opportunity to earn a quarterly bonus for stellar performance.
  • Compensation packages (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid time off
  • Company equity
  • A startup culture
Interested in this position?
Job Location
San Diego, CA
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time