Labor Market Analyst, People Analytics

Facebook | Menlo Park, CA, United States

Posted Date 8/01/2019
Description At Facebook, we pride ourselves on making data-informed decisions. This includes not only decisions we make about our platform, which serves over 1 billion users, but also how we learn more about our most valuable asset – our people. For instance, we use data to understand how to hire top talent, to ensure our people are engaged, and to support diversity.
We're looking for a Labor Market Analyst to join our growing People Analytics team. The Labor Market Analyst is responsible for conducting labor market research projects, analyzing and reporting of labor market conditions and forecasts. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical and analytical background. SQL proficiency is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES

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

  • Conduct primary and secondary research on labor market conditions, demographics of labor market, hiring requirements, and talent availability

  • Monitor labor market conditions and ensure the accuracy of current forecasts

  • Participate in the ongoing intellectual development and continuous improvement of labor market forecast models, products, and tools

  • Capture and maintain accurate market information so as to facilitate better recruiting efforts and provide impactful talent and market insights

  • Use tools and programming languages such as Excel and R, or equivalent, for quantitative analyses on the labor market

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

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

  • Communicate with internal teams to deliver solutions in a timely fashion

  • Collaborate effectively with other team members

  • Demonstrate exceptional judgment and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive people data

  • Demonstrate initiative and strong attention to detail

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS in Statistics or Economics (or a related field)

  • 3+ years of experience in labor market analysis

  • 3+ years of experience working with LFS and labor market statistics, indicators and analytical methodologies, and occupational classifications

  • 1+ years of experience in statistical data analysis, including the experience in using statistical programs such as Excel and R, or equivalent, for quantitative analyses on the labor market

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

  • Experience with SQL

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

  • Experience initiating and driving projects to completion with minimal guidance

  • Experience analyzing data sets and 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

  • Experience working with external consultants

  • Experience exercising judgment and discretion

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of experience working with international methodologies for education data collection and classification (ISCED)

  • 3+ years experience with SQL (or similar language aimed at querying relational databases)

  • Enjoys working primarily onsite in a team-oriented environment and highly motivated to provide a positive user experience

  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g., complex formulas, charting, etc.)

  • Strong project management skills

  • Experience working in a fast-paced and demanding environment

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