Senior Analyst, Advanced Analytics

Senior Analyst, Advanced Analytics

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Airbnb is a mission-driven company dedicated to helping create a world where anyone can belong anywhere. It takes a unified team committed to our core values to achieve this goal. Airbnb's various functions embody the company's innovative spirit and our fast-moving team is committed to leading as a 21st century company.

The Location

This position is US - Remote Eligible. The role may include occasional work at an Airbnb office or attendance at offsites, as agreed to with your manager. Airbnb,Inc. can employ in  states where we have registered entities. Currently, employees can not be located in: Alaska, Indiana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Delaware and Rhode Island. This list is continuously  evolving and being updated, please check back with us if the state you live in is on the exclusion list. If your position is employed by another Airbnb entity, your recruiter will inform you what states you are eligible to work from.

The Job

In December 2020 Airbnb launched, a non-profit organization that builds on a long history of connecting people in times of crisis to safe, comfortable places to stay. This work began at Airbnb in 2012, when a Host named Shell reached out wanting to offer her home for free to those impacted by Hurricane Sandy in New York City. Since then, Airbnb—and now—has partnered with Hosts, nonprofit organizations, emergency management agencies and governments to provide stays to people around the world in times of crisis. Today, building upon a decade of learnings and experience providing temporary housing to 100,000 refugees, asylum seekers and people displaced by disaster or other crises across 104 countries, has announced a series of commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion including centering marginalized communities in its work and in team composition.

Senior Analyst, Advanced Analytics

  • Data partner to product and business leaders across marketplace teams through providing insights, recommendations, and enabling data informed decisions. 
  • Drive day to day product analytics:
    • Develop a deep understanding of how guests and hosts interact with our product through structured and unstructured data sources.
    • Work closely with Product Managers to help design, execute and evaluate A/B tests. Understanding common pitfalls and caveats when evaluating results. 
    • Assist in defining how to best measure the performance of Airbnb product and business through new metrics and dimensions -  align on definitions with the business (evaluating  tradeoffs and defining guardrails), and prototype metrics through custom data pipelines
    • Empower the team to answer data questions quickly and easily by building high-quality ground truth data sets and dashboards. Collaborate with Product Engineering to spec out logging and with Analytics Engineering to build data tools for mass consumptions within Airbnb
    • Able to conduct analysis using advanced techniques when needed (statistical data analysis such as linear models, multivariate analysis, sampling methods, and causal inference)
  • Contribute towards advancing the Analytics and Data Science disciplines at Airbnb, including driving data best practices such as improving and automating analytical processes, building new data tools and data sets, data education around the company and mentoring and developing others.

About you

  • 4+ years in industry experience and a degree (Masters or  PhD is a plus) in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Data Science, Operations Research).
  • Experience working with tech and product teams to influence produce decisions, ideally in marketplace contexts
  • Expert communication and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively with internal teams in a cross-cultural and cross-functional environment. Ability to conduct rigorous analysis and communicate conclusions to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience partnering with internal teams to drive action and providing expertise and direction on analytics, data science, experimental design, and measurement
  • Experience in analysis of A|B experiments and statistical data analysis such as linear models, multivariate analysis, sampling methods, and causal inference
  • Experience designing and building metrics, from conception to building prototypes with data pipelines
  • Strong knowledge in at least one programming language (Python or R) and in SQL
  • Ability to drive data strategies, with a central source of truth to impact business decisions
  • Demonstrated interested in social or humanitarian causes, or relevant lived experience valued, but not a requirement

The Pay

Our job titles may span more than one career level. The starting base pay for this role is between $118,000 and $148,000. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. This role may also be eligible for bonus, equity, benefits, and Employee Travel Credits.

Belonging & Accommodations

Airbnb is committed to working with the best and brightest people from the broadest talent pool possible. We believe a diversity of ideas fosters innovation and engagement, and allows us to attract the best people, and to develop the best products, services and solutions. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. If you need assistance, or a reasonable accommodation during the application and recruiting process, please contact us at:

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