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Data Analyst/Scientist

Serko is an award-winning business travel and expense software company that’s winning on a global scale. We’re already the established leader in Australasia and revolutionizing the way people do business travel in the USA and Europe – and we’re growing!

While the world of business travel is changing, we’re preparing companies for this with intelligent technology that helps them ensure the continued safety and wellbeing of their travelers – allowing for complex approvals where needed, giving real-time information about precautions taken by transport and accommodation suppliers, tracking and restricting travel around the globe, increasing the flexibility of bookings, giving true visibility and control over costs – and we’re not stopping there. We’re backed by the likes of and there is an exciting road ahead of us at a time where travel needs real, impactful change.

We’re hiring people from different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives to help us build a world-class team and product.


Join Serko in this brand new, unique opportunity, to support the business to make the most of it’s data. You will work closely with the Business Manager for our " Initiatives", to gain insights from existing data by either querying existing data, or generating new data points from existing data. The role will be a mix of analyst activities and data science. You’ll make decisions about what the best technique is to gain insights that help the business make decisions.

What you'll be doing

  • Write SQL code to extract data for analysis
  • Write SQL to harmonize multiple data sources into usable data models
  • Develop algorithms to predict what is likely to happen in the future using historical data and any other relevant inputs
  • Perform SQL code review and provide recommendations based on best practices
  • Mentor and coach other engineers at any-level. Everyone has something to learn and something to share!
  • Help experiment on advanced analytics

What you'll bring

  • Ability to proactively identify and act on data quality problems
  • Ability to conceptualize a solution to a problem and work through turning it into a reality
  • Experienced working in an agile development team. Collaboration is the key here, as it's part of our company DNA
  • Keen interest on what’s happening in the data platform space. We don’t expect you to have hands on experience with bleeding edge technologies, but it would be good to understand how you keep up to date on any new trends
  • Open to receiving and giving feedback in a safe and inclusive work environment
  • Excited to learn about how our industry works and the impact we bring to our customers
  • A well-rounded understanding of the SQL, R, Python and other languages used in data analysis
  • A well-rounded understanding of machine learning
  • A strong understanding of SQL Best Practices and the ability to communicate such
  • Experience working with Website tracking tools like Google Analytics or similar
  • Experience working with Google Cloud Platform and it’s range of tools
  • Exposure to Azure data platforms: SQL database, SQL Data warehouse, Azure Data Lake, and Data Lake Analytics


It's important to us, that our people can bring their whole selves to work. Join our team and we have the following on offer for you!

  • Competitive salary + Kiwisaver + A generous incentive scheme
  • Laptop, modern office with games, exceptional coffee, snacks, and a great social atmosphere!
  • Permanent full-time opportunity
  • Promotional opportunities among an established & growing global organisation
  • 1:1 mentoring with industry leaders to help your growth towards your career pathways
  • Flexibility to work-from-home
  • Flexible starting and finishing hours
  • Inclusive culture which embraces the diversity of our people - with many different nationalities proudly represented across the Serko workforce. We look for people to add to our culture!


Serko is a NZ Immigration Accredited Employer. However due to Covid-19 immigration restrictions, we can only accept applications from candidates who are either NZ/AU citizens/permanent residents, or hold a current valid work visa for employment in New Zealand.

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