Data Analyst, People Analytics

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


The Data Analyst, People Analytics at Facebook strives to deliver useful and accurate reporting data and analytical insights to create People-related strategies and narratives across the business. This role will work closely with Analytics Business Partners and various cross-functional partners across D&I, Attrition, Employee Lifecycle, and Data/Engineering stakeholders to effectively organize and distill data, ask appropriate questions to understand hypotheses and requests, and visualize and present data in compelling charts and presentations that go to an executive audience. The prospective candidate will be curious and inquisitive, have strong critical thinking and analytical skills, will thrive managing concurrent projects while working with a global team to drive outcomes and will enjoy informing and influencing stakeholders with data and insights.

Required Skills

  • Respond to data and dashboarding requests related to people data with minimal guidance in partnership with Analytics Business Partners.
  • Handle ad hoc reporting and analytics requests, while addressing Stakeholder long-term needs and driving insights for HR Partners and Executives using existing dashboard, HRIS data, and leveraging our people data ecosystem.
  • Intake on business needs and apply contextual knowledge in order to scope data requests, synthesize insights, and recommend solutions to key business partners in collaboration with others.
  • Effectively communicate with cross-functional partners and internal teams to deliver solutions in a timely fashion.
  • Proactively manage stakeholder expectations, manage escalations and resolve issues in a timely manner.

Minimum Qualification

  • BA/BS in a field that emphasizes data analysis and visualization (e.g., computer science, social sciences, physical sciences, math, engineering, or statistics), or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience working with data visualization tools
  • Experience with data management, specifically with validating and auditing data and reports from multiple systems
  • Experience manipulating large data sets through statistical software or other methods
  • Experience initiating and driving projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • Experience having effective conversations with clients about their support needs and requirements, managing the intake process, and asking the right questions to scope and solve the requests
  • Experience with SQL for querying relational databases
  • Demonstrated experience with judgment and discretion when dealing with highly sensitive people data and business issues

Preferred Qualification

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Experience with R or Python
  • Experience working with HR/organizational people data preferred (e.g., headcount, turnover, recruiting metrics, and other people analytics)


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