Earnest

San Francisco
201-500 employees
Earnest offers low-interest loans based on your unique financial profile, including student loan refinancing, private student loans, and personal loans.

Lead Product Analyst, US

Lead Product Analyst, US

Earnest’s mission is to make higher education accessible and affordable for everyone. We empower past, present, and soon-to-be students to maximize their financial futures through thoughtful guidance and impactful products.

We build tools that help people feel in control of their financial future, including:

  • Private student loans - low rates, people-first service, and flexible payments.
  • Student loan refinancing - break free from high interest rates or monthly payments.
  • Scholarships - access to thousands of scholarships to help students pay less. 

The Lead Product Analyst position will report to the Manager of Analytics.

As the Lead Product Analyst, you will:

  • Manage and coach a team of skilled product analysts
  • Play a key role in supporting our Product, Design, and Engineering teams by uncovering insights and providing meaningful recommendations to drive our product strategy
  • Apply your deep knowledge of product analytics by governing analytic event implementation via Segment, designing statistically sound A/B tests, and owning measurement of features across all areas of our lending and engagement products
  • Identify areas of opportunity and create processes to incorporate product analytics throughout the product development lifecycle

Your Impact:

  • Proactively and regularly unlock product insights to drive performance and inform product strategy
  • Become the relied-upon analytics partner for our Product, Design, and Engineering teams
  • Foster a data-driven, test-and-learn culture through your strategic insights and strong presentation and data storytelling skills

About You: 

  • 6+ years of experience in a data analytics role
  • 3+ years of experience in a product analytics role
  • Experience measuring large scale product features from zero to 1
  • Expert at using Segment and Amplitude
  • Deep understanding and experience using feature flagging and A/B testing software to measure success
  • Experience performing deep dive analysis to unlock insights against feature launches against tight timelines
  • Deep understanding of A/B test design in context of launching features
  • Experience working cross functionally with Product, Design and Engineering teams

Even Better:

  • Experience in the Fintech or lending space

About Us:

What makes an “Earnie” culture: 

  • Drivers – Drivers are satisfied by making things happen, not coming along for the ride. They feel a strong sense of ownership for their projects and teams and demand high standards from themselves and others.
  • Humility – Humble team players check their egos and consider the team’s needs above their own. They are self-aware of their strengths and opportunities for improvement.
  • Growth Mindset – People with a growth mindset approach challenges and failures as learning opportunities. They seek feedback to improve, give feedback to others, and genuinely want to perform well. 

Earnies are committed to helping students live their best lives, free from the stress of student debt. If you’re as passionate as we are about our mission, read more below, and let’s build something great together! 

Earnest believes in enabling our employees to live their best lives. We offer a variety of perks and competitive benefits, including: 

  • Health, Dental, & Vision benefits plus savings plans
  • Work anywhere in the U.S. 
  • Mac computers + work from home stipend to set up your home office
  • Monthly internet and phone reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • RSUs
  • 401(k) plan to help you save for retirement plus a company match
  • Robust tuition reimbursement program
  • $1,000 travel perk on each Earnie-versary to anywhere in the world 
  • Competitive days of annual PTO
  • Annual “my day” 
  • Pet insurance!
  • Competitive parental leave
  • Plenty of Earnest swag, optional in person team gatherings, picnics, celebrations, and plenty of fun virtual events 

At Earnest, we are committed to building an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging enables us to move forward with our mission. We are dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage anyone to apply if your experience is close to what we are looking for.  

Earnest provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status disability or genetics. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for the position in a manner consistent with the Fair Chance Ordinance.

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