Operations Analytics Associate at Embark Trucks | Powderkeg

Location: San Francisco / Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Operations

Embark Trucks is America's Longest-Running Self-Driving Truck Program and is bringing autonomous freight mainstream. As covered by the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Forbes, TechCrunch and and other outlets, Embark went public via a $5 billion SPAC deal in November 2021, and is listed on Nasdaq under the symbol EMBK. Embark is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with operations centers in Fontana, CA and Houston, TX, moving freight daily using our purpose-built transfer hubs. Embark has aligned itself with [truck manufacturers](https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/embark-universal- interface-accelerates-integration-of-self-driving-technology-across-major- truck-oem-platforms-301259787.html), shippers, and carriers to integrate our technology into the freight ecosystem, pursuing a [business model](https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/embark-launches-partner- development-program-to-bring-embark-driver-to- market-301264418.html#::text=Embark%20launches%20its%20Partnership%20Development,on%20select%20US%20freight%20lanes.) where fleets own and operate Embark trucks. This is an incredibly exciting time for autonomous vehicles and our team is looking to grow.

We are looking for an Operations Analytics Associate to support our operations organization. This position, reporting to our Operations Analytics Manager, will work closely with leadership and requires strong analytical skills, excellent stakeholder management, and extensive experience analyzing and visualizing data. Your mission is to help improve the operations org’s data systems and processes, provide advanced analytics capabilities, and help implement cross-functional initiatives for the operations and engineering teams.

Day-to-day responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Define, measure, and manage operational metrics
  • Build, maintain, and operationalize data warehouses and dashboards
  • Provide advanced analytics support for high priority business and operations questions
  • Provide subject matter expertise on operations data and performance for cross-functional initiatives with engineering
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities and help improve/automate operations processes
  • Work closely with engineering teams (e.g., Data Science, Infrastructure, Product)

Abilities & requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience analyzing, manipulating, and visualizing datasets
  • Experience with SQL, Python, and Excel/Google Sheets
  • Experience with business intelligence and data visualization tools (Tableau, Looker, etc.)
  • An ego-free attitude that in the same day can go from presenting and interfacing with C-Suite leadership to understanding the needs of our on-the-ground operational staff
  • Passion for generating new insights from data, including proposed process changes
  • A track record of successfully owning projects from start to finish, especially where the mandate is ambiguous and evolving


  • SF or remote with ability to travel


  • Proficiency in R and/or other coding languages
  • Experience in tech companies and/or startups, or similarly fast-paced operational environment

What we have to offer:

  • A full-time, competitive salary with equity.
  • Flexible paid vacation from the start.
  • 100% of the base insurance option covered for Medical, Dental, and Vision and buy-up option for other plans.
  • Life insurance is covered by Embark.
  • Access to a Flexible Spending Account & 401K Plan.
  • Snacks & catered lunches.
  • Work in a fast-growing startup revolutionizing transportation as we know it! 🚚🤖

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and are ready to be part of a great team working to make the future of autonomous driving a reality, apply today!

At Embark we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Embark Trucks, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Embark in the Press:

[The Wall Street Journal – Embark Announces $5.2 Billion Deal to Go Public](https://www.wsj.com/articles/self-driving-truck-startup-embark-to-go- public-in-5-2-billion-spac-deal-11624442400?mod=e2tw)

[Business Insider – Embark's Original Pitch Deck](https://www.businessinsider.com/read-self-driving-truck-startup-embarks- original-pitch-deck-2021-8)

Former “Mythbuster” Jamie Hyneman Hitches a Ride in an Embark Self-Driving Truck

[CNBC - Our Partner Development Program](https://www.cnbc.com/2021/04/08/ab- inbev-werner-enterprises-to-test-embark-autonomous-trucks.html)

[Forbes - The Embark Universal Interface](https://www.forbes.com/sites/richardbishop1/2021/04/11/embark- carving-path-to-market-with-universal-truck-interface-new-fleet-partners/)

[Navigating Highway Work Zones with the Embark Driver](https://medium.com/embark-trucks/navigating-highway-work-zones-with- the-embark-driver-6ab8c95822a9?source=collection_home---4------ 5-----------------------)

A few company highlights:

[Embark Blog - Series C and Transfer Hubs](https://medium.com/embark- trucks/embark-announces-70m-series-c-led-by-tiger-global-14f09a4ac77)

[Forbes - 70 Million Dollar Series C ](https://www.forbes.com/sites/alanohnsman/2019/09/25/self-driving-startup- embark-raises-70-million-opens-freight-hubs-for-robot-big-rigs/#483b2d35653a)

Video - Day in the life of a self-driving truck

Embark Blog - Disengagement Report

[30 Million Dollar Series B led by Sequoia](https://medium.com/embark- trucks/embark-announces-30-million-series-b-led-by-sequoia-394844f29c4c)

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Operations Analytics Associate
  • Company
    Embark Trucks
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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