Data Analyst (GMs & Business Strategy)

 NerdWallet
 April 30, 2021
 San Francisco, CA or Remote (Based in the U.S.)

NerdWallet is seeking a data-driven and analytical professional for our Analytics team. This individual will focus on providing digital data insights and innovations to help grow our business. Successful candidates will partner with our Business team to uncover data-driven insights, and will be expected to understand and contribute to all aspects of NerdWallet's data. Ideal candidates will be passionate, flexible and interested in the power of FinTech to improve consumers' lives. 

Where you can make an impact

  • Partner with the General Manager, Business Operations, and Business Development teams to understand business strategy, challenges and goals, and discover areas for opportunity.
  • Drive highly visible analytic projects and deliver data-driven recommendations to improve business results, such as cross-vertical user journeys and monetization or partner pricing optimization.
  • Serve as a leader in defining metric calculations; partner with BI Engineers on development of self-serve dashboards to monitor KPIs and success metrics.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with sister analytics teams at NerdWallet to leverage shared platforms, best practices, insights and innovations.
  • Surface insights and present results to business leaders using a variety of tools – Tableau/Looker, slides, spreadsheets, etc.

You are

  • Highly productive: Work independently on a day-to-day basis. This role is intended for somebody who will take meaningful responsibility and initiative for our business metrics.
  • Structured thinker: Understand the key drivers to our business and identify how to modify them to improve business metrics.
  • Consumer-first and positive thinker: You're motivated to work hard in a fast-paced environment – business decisions here can connect and impact millions of users.
  • Expert multi-tasker and prioritizer: Experience (and preferably an enjoyment of) balancing numerous different priorities and demands.
  • Positive and adaptable: Demonstrates flexibility and constructive attitude in face of shifting business needs and personal responsibilities.

Your experience

  • BA/BS degree, Masters a plus- preferably in a quantitative field like Math, Statistics or Economics
  • Proficient to expert in SQL and handling big data (experience with Python or other scripting languages is a plus)
  • 2+ years of experience in a quantitative role, preferably at a consumer technology company
  • Solid understanding of customer-centric Product analysis
  • Strategic and analytical understanding of the dynamics of a marketplace
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to explain complex analyses to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with BI tools (Tableau, Looker, Qlikview, etc.)

Where:

  • This role will be based in San Francisco, CA or remote (based in the U.S.).
  • We believe great work can be done anywhere. No matter where you are based, NerdWallet offers benefits and perks to support the physical, financial, and emotional well being of you and your family.

What we offer:

Work hard, stay balanced (Life’s a series of balancing acts, eh?)

  • 100% paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employees and their dependents
  • Rejuvenation Policy – Flexible Time Off + 12 holidays + Mental Health Days
  • New Parent Leave for employees with a newborn child or a child placed with them for adoption or foster care
  • Mental health support through Ginger.io 
  • Paid sabbatical for Nerds to recharge, gain knowledge and pursue their interests
  • Health and Dependent Care FSA and HSA with monthly NerdWallet contribution
  • Weekly Virtual Bootcamp, Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation sessions
  • Monthly Wellness Stipend and Cell Phone Stipend

Have some fun! (Nerds are fun, too)

  • Nerd-led group initiatives – Intramural Sports, Employee Resource Groups for Parents, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Women, LGBTQIA, and other communities
  • Hackathons, Happy Hours and team bonding across all teams and departments
  • Company-wide events like Little Nerds Day (aka bring your kids to work day, even if you're remote!) and our annual Charity Auction 

Lifestyle (Be your best self – we’ll take care of the details)

  • Our Nerds love to make an impact by paying it forward – Donate to your favorite causes with a company match
  • Work from home equipment stipend and co-working space subsidy 
  • Commuting stipend and catered breakfast, lunch and onsite barista for SF based Nerds
  • Anniversary recognition program – choose from different items and experiences

Plan for your future (And when you retire on your island, remember the little people)

  • 401K with company match
  • Annual Enrichment Stipend for learning and development
  • Be the first to test and benefit from our new financial products and tools
  • Access to Rocket Lawyer for online legal support and resources 

NerdWallet is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

 

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