Head of Marketplace Analytics
Lyft, San Francisco, CA
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- Build and lead a high-performing team of analysts and decision scientists.
- Partner with internal marketing, finance, engineering, operations, and product leaders to improve our marketplace business and prioritize projects for impact
- Represent the analytics team in key meetings and business reviews with our executive team and founders
- Lead the core reporting, metrics, data pipelines, and data sets for our marketplace teams
- Lead and prioritize deep dives into our data to uncover new product and business opportunities
- Responsible for the design, execution, and analysis of marketplace experiments; drive rigor and testing culture through marketplace teams
- Collaborate with data scientists across the company on new models for our marketplace products
Experience and skills:
- 10+ years of analytics / data science experience or equivalent; 5+ years of experience managing and building large analytics / data science teams
- M.S. or Ph.D. in economics, applied math, statistics, engineering or other quantitative field
- Skilled at running cross-functional relationships and communicating with leadership across multiple organizations
- Deep expertise in experiment design, econometrics, and causal inference
- Proficient with SQL, standard statistical packages, and scripting languages
- Experience working with two-sided marketplaces preferred
- Prior work experience on pricing / optimization problems preferred
- Ability to work in a dynamic, challenging environment where decisions you make will have a large impact
- Driven self-starter who will climb over obstacles and find ways to get the job done
- Strategic problem solver who simplifies problems to their core elements and finds creative solutions
- Strong analyst who is attentive to detail and sets a high bar for work produced by the teamInspiring leader with a driven, results-focused attitude
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