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Applied Research Scientist, People Analytics
Posted on 4/7/2022
Seattle, WA, USA • Washington, USA • San Francisco, CA, USA • Los Angeles...
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Political Science
  • Expertise in designing and administering surveys and analyzing survey data
  • Knowledge of survey research and questions validation
  • Ability to synthesize complex research findings and communicate practical implications to non-technical audiences
  • Proficiency in statistical analysis and SQL
  • Demonstrated ability in bringing clarity to analytical projects
  • Demonstrated ability in applied research
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of a company
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment
  • PhD in a field that uses data to understand and model human social behavior and social interactions (e.g., Social Psychology, Economics, Public Health, Political Science, Education, Behavioral Economics, Industrial/Organizational Psychology) or equivalent years of experience
  • 1+ years of hands on research experience in industry academia beyond internships / post doctoral positions
  • Proficiency with analytical packages (such as R), data analysis, and visualization
  • Provide insights through research and employee experience data
  • Collaborate with the HR Technology and IT Teams to build robust solutions and analyses to help drive our business forward
  • Research, write, and work to enhance the experience of our team members
  • Work with our Data Scientists and BI Engineers to turn insights into actionable tools and dashboards
  • Introduce major innovations that can result in people product features
  • Collaborate and work with the People Analytics and People Engineering teams and others to make important people product decisions
Desired Qualifications
  • People Analytics experience
  • Experience with Tableau
  • Successful record of publication in top-tier research venues
  • A highly innovative, motivated, and self-directed researcher
Snap Inc.

1,001-5,000 employees

Camera company focusing on multinational technology and social media
Company mission
Snap is on a mission to empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The company's flagship product, Snapchat, is a camera-based social app that allows people to interact through images and videos.
  • Paid maternity, paternity, and family caregiver leave
  • Adoption, surrogacy, infertility, and fertility preservation benefits
  • Backup child care coverage, caregiver assistance, and digital maternity care support
  • Short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, and AD&D insurance
  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • Dental coverage, including orthodontia benefits
  • Vision coverage, including LASIK benefits
  • Gym perks and discounts
  • Team fitness classes, hikes, and races
  • Sports leagues
  • Cooking and nutritional workshops
  • Generous time off and leave programs
  • Emotional and mental health support programs and apps
  • Social gatherings, team outings, and volunteering programs
  • 401(k) plan
  • Compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!
Company Values
  • We Are Kind: We operate with courage, show empathy, and instill trust through honesty and integrity.
  • We Are Smart: We solve problems through action, make high-quality decisions, and think with a strategic mindset.
  • We Are Creative: We gracefully manage ambiguity, cultivate innovation, and demonstrate an insatiable desire to learn.