Data Analyst - People Operations Team

Facebook | Austin, TX, United States

Posted Date 2/23/2019
Description The Data Analyst is responsible for ensuring the efficiency of Facebook’s People Operations Team, identifying areas for improvement, and building both long term and ad hoc solutions. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical, analytical, and operational background. SQL and Tableau proficiency is required.


  • Apply your technical expertise to help solve, inform, influence, support, and execute our HR business decisions for the People Operations team and all of our clients

  • Use tools and programming languages like Tableau, Hive, Oracle, R, Python, Excel, Workday, and many other internal tools to work efficiently at scale

  • Maintain code-base (SQL) used to drive self-service tools, and recommend opportunities for improvement

  • Create and iterate on solutions and dashboards to empower operational and exploratory analysis

  • Enforce best practices and alignment with research, forecasting, analytics, and engineering teams

  • Effectively communicate with external clients and internal teams to deliver solutions in a timely fashion

  • Respond to (or triage) any and all requests related to people data with minimal guidance or oversight

  • Document requirements with stakeholders, and partner with People Insights and People Analytics on broader changes to core dashboards and solutions


  • BA/BS in computer science, social sciences, physical sciences, math, engineering, or statistics, or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ years experience with SQL

  • 3+ years of experience working with data visualization tools

  • Excel experience (conditional formulas and formatting, charting, etc.)

  • Experience with data management, specifically with validating and auditing data and reports from multiple systems

  • Experience manipulating large data sets through statistical software or other methods

  • Experience initiating and driving projects to completion with minimal guidance

  • Experience processing and analyzing data sets, interpreting them for making business decisions

  • Experience communicating the results of analyses with product and leadership teams to influence the overall strategy of the product


  • 2+ years of experience with R, Python, or a similar scripting language

  • Experience working with HR/organizational people data (e.g. headcount, turnover, recruiting metrics, and other people analytics)

  • Project management experience

  • Experience with Tableau

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