Randstad Product Analyst in Mountain View, California

Product Analyst

job details:

  • location:Mountain View, CA

  • salary:$33.12 - $40.48 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, March 12, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:607533

job description

About the product:

Local Services by Google is a new pilot-stage product that helps match and connect consumers with home service professionals, like locksmiths, plumbers, house cleaners and handymen. Consumers can search among the qualified, background-checked professionals on our platform, and find profile info, ratings and reviews for each.


The Local Services Analytics team strives to understand the local services space and how users and advertisers interact with Google to find each other. We help the team understand Google's various local services products and how to make them better. We are looking for an analyst who is enthusiastic about delivering insights to the broader team - by developing metrics, building dashboards, writing reports, delivering presentations and generally dive deep into data until the insights become clear.

Top Daily Responsibilities:

  • Build dashboards and provide analysis support for the broader team

  • Perform deep-dives into metrics and determine most impactful projects/levers

  • Write and run queries to investigate data

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective metrics to track progress against key product goals

  • Work independently in a fast-changing, fast-paced workplace

  • Effectively and judiciously escalate issues and findings to senior analysts

  • Work with a cross-functional team of analysts, engineers, product managers, program managers, executives

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience using SQL in an analytics capacity

  • Analytic skills and experience developing reporting tools with SQL and spreadsheets

  • Experience writing SQL, creating reports and dashboards

  • Experience working with command line tools in a Unix/Linux environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Enjoy the challenges of working in a fast-paced environment

  • Desire to learn continually and grow professionally.

  • Ability to work quickly, efficiently, and independently

Nice to Haves:

  • Project management skills

  • Experience with basic statistical analysis techniques

  • Familiarity with R for basic analysis and visualization

  • Familiarity with python or other simple scripting language