Technical Data Analyst – Small Business Group Job at Facebook in Menlo Park, CA

Job Description

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities – we’re just getting started.

Facebook is seeking a Technical Data Analyst to join the Business Process and Technology Engineering team supporting Small Business Group. Small Business Group serves millions of small businesses on Facebook. Our team provides scaled insights for clients globally, and partners with key teams within Facebook, including sales, marketing science, products teams, marketing to build the right insights. Our focus on data analysis, machine learning and a robust infrastructure of backend systems allows us to work effectively with our engineering and product teams to build proprietary tools and techniques to provide product support at scale and enforce the quality of all our advertising products.
Successful candidates for this team have a bias toward action and enjoy finding patterns amid chaos, making quick decisions, and aren’t afraid of being wrong. The ideal candidate will have a background in a quantitative or technical field, will have experience working with large data sets, and will have in-depth experience in data-driven decision making. You are scrappy, focused on results, a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in using analytics to drive the growth and success of a business.

  • Develop compelling analyses to execute data-informed initiatives that helps improve our SBG channels, improve the quality of our data products and drive great service
  • Apply expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and data visualization to see beyond the numbers and pull insights to help identify trends and opportunities to drive growth of our product and business
  • Be a thought leader for data-informed initiatives and contribute to the teams direction overall
  • Conduct in-depth investigations leveraging large and complex data sets
  • Partner with Data Science, Product, TPM, Data Engineering and Software Engineering teams to solve problems at scale
  • Inform, influence, and execute new strategies and tactics using analysis and impact metrics to support your positions
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Math, Finance, Physics, Applied Economics, Statistics or similar technical field
  • 3+ years experience doing quantitative analysis
  • 3+ years of Excel and SQL experience
  • Development experience in at least one scripting language (Python, JavaScript, PHP, C++, Perl)
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau or packages in R/Python
  • Experience with reporting systems and data pipeline architecture
  • 3+ years experience of initiating and driving projects to completion
  • Problem solving experience
  • Communication experience in articulating issues to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience collaborating with cross-functional partners and stakeholders
  • Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at .

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Company: Facebook

Company Location:  Menlo Park, CA

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