Senior Data Analyst

Data & Analytics Mill Valley, California


At Glassdoor, our mission is to help people everywhere find a job and company they love. We do that through data science – by matching people with the best jobs for them. This is a hard problem and we are looking for curious and brilliant individuals who are up for revolutionizing the way people find and choose jobs.

Decision Science @ Glassdoor

The Decision Science team drives data-driven strategy and decision making across the company through predictive analytics, testing and optimization.  We work on a wide variety of problems. We drive product prioritization and inform business strategy by developing a deep understanding of our users and clients. We work with Product team to build and refine data products, such as personalization to power the site and internal products, such as fraud detection, to improve our business efficiencies. We work with Sales team to score and prioritize leads, with Marketing team to build media models, optimize spend to increase pipeline, with Marketplace to understand elasticity of supply and demand, and work with Finance and Business Operations teams on financial planning and forecasting. If gaining exposure to a wide variety of business functions across a fast-growing company excites you, this is the place to be.

This Role

The Sr. Data Analyst will work within the Decision Science team and focus on helping define and build the best product for our users and customers. We are highly data driven in how we set product direction and optimize product features. In this role, you will be a key collaborator and driver of our product and marketing strategy and optimization.

The ideal candidate will be extremely analytical and demonstrate strong business judgment. You thrive on data, analyses and insights. You ask deep business questions, generate dozens of ideas to solve them, rapidly test them and close your analyses with a solid recommendation. You are extremely results driven.

A sampling of projects – 

  • Construct models and define KPIs that allow us to better understand marketplace dynamics
  • Conceptualize and build tools and dashboards that empower stakeholders, enabling them to access data and draw insights in a self-serve manner
  • Leverage data to help us improve jobs performance and translate that into strategic recommendations for our most important accounts
  • Support Sales and Customer Success teams by leveraging data to understand customer performance and make recommendations
  • Collaborate on longer-term marketplace strategy, identifying areas for improvement, new product offerings, and go-to-market approaches
  • Analyze our mobile business, product and users. Deeply understand our users and their actions. Be their advocate and suggest and champion features to help our users find jobs they’d love
  • Develop and own key metrics and KPIs for our jobs products. Publish dashboards to monitor, track and grow them
  • Design and develop data-driven products to be integrated within the app, such as content recommendation systems and personalized experiences
  • Manage A/B testing across mobile web and app platforms to continuously improve engagement and feature-test new product offerings


  • 3+ years of quantitative experience, ideally in an Internet company
  • Degree in a quantitative field (statistics, operations research, math, etc.) with strong experience in data & business analysis
  • Expert level usage of SQL & Excel
  • Some experience in R or Python
  • Strong visualization skills and experience with BI tools (ex. Tableau)
  • Thorough knowledge of statistics and demonstrated experience with applied business analytics
  • Strong presentation skills. You are able to confidently author and present insights to senior management

Why Glassdoor?

  • Work with purpose – join us in creating transparency for job seekers everywhere
  • Glassdoor gives back! Glassdoor is a Pledge 1% member; all employees receive 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage; 85% dependent coverage
  • Equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs
  • Sunny & peaceful Mill Valley offices located right on the water
  • Walking, running and biking trails steps away from the office
  • Onsite gym and fitness classes
  • Free catered lunch; new menu daily
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
  • Dog-friendly office (with dog-free zones if you are so inclined)
  • Free parking

Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law.  Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.