San Francisco, CA

Senior Data Analyst

NerdWallet is seeking a data-driven and analytical professional for our Data Analytics team, focused on providing data solutions and innovations to help grow our business. Successful candidates will partner with product teams to uncover data-based insights at NerdWallet and will be challenged to understand and contribute to all aspects of NerdWallet's data. Ideal candidates will be passionate about finance and technology (FinTech) and NerdWallet.

Where you can make an impact:

  • Drive highly visible projects for NerdWallet. Sample projects include targeting users with personalized financial products, persisting a user-tailored shopping experience across site visits, and running tests to improve early user retention
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with sister data and analytics teams at NerdWallet to leverage shared platforms, best practices, insights and innovations
  • Work alongside Product and Engineering counterparts to ensure proper tracking of instrumentation of new products or features
  • Own the data, analytics, and reporting to empower product teams and guide business decisions

You are:

  • Highly productive: Work with limited oversight 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

Your experience:

  • BA/BS degree, preferably in a quantitative major like Math, Statistics or Economics
  • 2+ years of experience in a quantitative role, preferably at a consumer technology company
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to explain complex analyses to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Proficiency in SQL and handling big data (experience with Python or other scripting languages a plus)
  • Experience with analytics and BI tools (Looker, Tableau, etc.) a plus

 What we offer: 

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 401(k) with company match
  • 100% paid premiums for medical, dental and vision for employee and their dependents
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Commuter, gym and cell phone stipend
  • $500 enrichment stipend towards learning and development for your role
  • Catered lunches daily, free dinner, and kitchens stocked full of snacks 
  • Onsite coffee bar with baristas
  • Company happy hours, social events and outings
  • Generous, flexible vacation 

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.

 

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