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Data Analyst (SQL Wizard)

Diamond Foundry

Diamond Foundry

IT, Data Science
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023
Diamond Foundry Inc. is solving the thermal limitation at the foundation of today's most exciting tech industries -- AI & cloud compute, electric-car power electronics, and 5G/6G wireless. We have managed to produce the world's first single-crystal diamond wafers and are now on a mission to put a diamond behind every chip. We are the rare unicorn that has grown fast and profitably. We received $515m in funding and are executing a multi-$B expansion plan for one of the greenest forms of tech manufacturing: converting greenhouse gas into diamond wafers using zero-emission energy.
We are looking for a detail-oriented, hands-on Data Analyst to strengthen and grow our data collection, analysis, and presentation pipelines, which we use to report key business metrics and analyze our manufacturing process in real time. You will be working with a team of veteran mechanical, electrical, metrology, and software engineers, supporting and leading various analytics projects to enhance and visualize our data-driven manufacturing systems. A strong candidate has a subset of the listed skills/qualifications and an interest in developing others.
We are looking for a data engineer to conceptualize, test, and design improvements for manufacturing-related data collection systems. We have built our data collection system from scratch, and use it to report key business metrics and analyze our manufacturing process in real-time. You'll be working with an experienced team of mechanical, electrical, metrology, and software engineers, assisting senior engineers and taking responsibility for your engineering projects. Your goal will be to achieve maximum productivity for our production line by improving data extraction techniques, standardizing data collection methods, and ensuring data security.
A successful candidate will collaborate with our US and European teams and must be available during European workday hours.


  • Create, maintain, and own analytical models and dashboards for internal clients, turning data into an actionable and compelling narrative with visualizations.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to record, develop, and document business rules and data definitions.
  • Create visibility of data and software issues among internal teams.
  • Prepare ongoing reports for a broad range of stakeholders, including senior business leadership, to communicate trends, patterns, and forecasts to inform business decisions.
  • Assist data and software engineers in database and application troubleshooting.
  • Document and organize the work of the software development team in a manner that can be accessed by appropriate users when needed.
  • Coordinate with the broader Factory Automation Systems team on team-wide initiatives.
  • Lead the development of company best practices around data analytics, dashboarding, and reporting.
  • Leading the design, development, and deployment of new BI reports, frameworks, and tools, including visual insights, detail reports, and dashboards.
  • Building new BI reports to provide insight into production metrics for external customers while mitigating proprietary information exposure.
  • Optimizing all stages of the data lifecycle, from initial planning, to ingest, through final display and beyond.
  • Designing and implementing data extraction, cleansing, transformation, loading, and replication capabilities.
  • Organizing and maintaining documentation so others are able to understand and use it.
  • Implement, troubleshoot and maintain security standards for data storage, transfer, and interpretation.
  • Develop highly available, highly scalable, encrypted, data storage, and disaster recovery for our systems.
  • Designing new capabilities for data analysis and sourcing solutions from software service providers when appropriate.
  • Performing data correction and providing data correction tools to enable a self sustaining dataset.


  • Strong communication and data presentation skills.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 3+ years experience in an analysis-focused role.
  • Expertise with Looker or other common analytics and reporting tools (Power BI, Google Data Studio, Google Sheets / Excel, Tableau).
  • Technical proficiency in SQL.
  • Knowledge of program development and project management concepts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently under limited supervision and as a team member in a collaborative environment.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and task prioritization in a fast-moving environment.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, building and maintaining trust with internal stakeholders.
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills, experience analyzing data and communicating the results to senior business leaders.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, building and maintaining trust with internal stakeholders.
  • Experience in querying and manipulating large data sets using data querying languages (e.g. SQL), scripting languages (e.g. Python), or statistical/mathematical software (e.g. R, SAS, Matlab).
  • Experience with GCP (Google BigQuery, CloudSQL, Looker).
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline.
  • 3+ years of software/SQL/CS engineering experience.
  • Experience with maintaining security protocols across an organization.
  • A qualified candidate will have a subset of these skills:
  • Software: SQL, Looker, Python, HTML, Java.
  • Experience in building reports and real time BI analytics.
  • Operational knowledge of servers both locally and in the cloud.
Diamond Foundry believes in supporting our employees from the workplace to their personal and home life. We provide eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. Perks include employee discounts to VRAI and catered lunches for onsite staff. All benefits offered are available starting your first day.
Diamond Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.
Diamond Foundry Inc. is committed to operating in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. Our commitment extends to ensuring that our manufacturing and engineering departments adhere to the highest standards of legal and regulatory compliance. Additionally, these departments may have specific physical requirements to ensure the safety and efficiency of our operations. We prioritize the well-being of our employees and strive to create a work environment that promotes both legal compliance and the optimal functioning of our manufacturing and engineering processes.
Manufacturing and Engineering Departments Physical Requirements:
-Use appropriate PPE and follow all safety policies, practices, and procedures.
-This position will often: Sit, stand for long periods, walk, grasp, reach with hands and arms, lift below and above shoulders, bend, twist at the waist, climb, balance, stoop, squat, kneel, crawl, talk, hear, see, use fine finger manipulation, and complete repetitive motions.
-Some tasks may require the use of ladders or stairs
-Some tasks may require driving or the use of foot controls
-Lift/carry and push/pull up to 50 pound
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.
If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.
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