Data Analyst



Ballast Investments (“Ballast” or “The Company”) is seeking a Data Analyst to support the Operations / Systems vertical. Under the general supervision of the Vice President, Systems Solutions, the Data Analyst is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the data stored across our suite of interconnected software systems. Additionally, the data analyst will help coordinate across departments, and with various teams, to maintain the operations of the company.

The Company is a vertically-integrated owner-operator of multifamily, student housing, and single family rental assets in the greater Western United States. The Company has several strategic partnerships with global institutional capital providers and has experienced strong growth since its founding in 2014.

Ballast employs over 250+ real estate professionals whose mission is to create value by acquiring, developing, and managing our dwellings with exceptional care through an integrated approach. Our culture is founded on teamwork, authenticity, integrity and excellence. Through a shared purpose and common goal, the organization is built to serve its partners and communities within which it invests.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Pull and manage source data from Yardi, Procore, and Monday systems utilized to create reports and manage company operations
  • Data Input: Enter data into the database or system with speed and accuracy, ensuring information is correct and up to date
  • Data Verification: Review and compare data entries against source documents to ensure accuracy; correct any discrepancies
  • Quality Assurance: Consistently maintain a high level of data accuracy, spotting errors and inconsistencies
  • Collaboration: Work closely with various departments to understand and fulfill data entry requirements
  • Maintain, generate, understand, troubleshoot and distribute:
    • Existing and new Excel reports that utilize formulas and functions.
    • Existing and new Tableau reports.
  • Work on special projects, compliance reporting, and other duties as requested by the Records Management Administrator, Asset Management team and Company management


Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Computer Information Systems, Business, or a related field of study
  • Understanding of data management and processes
  • Tactical experience utilizing Tableau, Power BI, Looker, or equivalent business intelligence software to generate reports from multiple data sets
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel Skills
  • Basic knowledge / understanding of SQL and Python a plus
  • Real Estate experience a plus


Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Detail oriented and able to manage a large volume of data with speed and accuracy
  • Able to plan, organize, and prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Capable of managing multiple deadlines and priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to condense complex ideas and articulate them in a professional manner
  • Very strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Real estate, architecture, construction, or property management experience a plus
  • Procore or Yardi experience a plus


Ballast and its affiliates are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based on 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.  We are also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We thank all applicants who have applied however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.