Sr. People Data Analyst

Sr. People Data Analyst

About Gusto

Gusto is a modern, online people platform that helps small businesses take care of their teams. On top of full-service payroll, Gusto offers health insurance, 401(k)s, expert HR, and team management tools. Today, Gusto offices in Denver, San Francisco, and New York serve more than 100,000 businesses nationwide.

Our mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life, and it starts right here at Gusto. That’s why we’re committed to building a collaborative and inclusive workplace, both physically and virtually. Learn more about our Total Rewards philosophy.

We believe in providing people with everything they need to do their best work, and are looking for an experienced analyst to build and improve existing recruiting, development and talent programs using insights. With a focus on excellent client service, you’ll work across various sources to transform people data into talent-related insights, experiments and programs.

The People team at Gusto focuses on developing a positive employee experience that empowers people to do the best work of their lives. We aspire to craft an environment that inspires and enables Gusto to go beyond what is thought possible. We think holistically and are encouraged by a supportive leadership team. You’ll be a key member of the People Analytics team helping to maintain our people data warehouse and delivering critical analyses to leaders across Gusto.

The position is full-time and based in either San Francisco or Denver.

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Develop thoughtful, self-service dashboards and reports in Tableau
  • Deliver statistical analyses with a compelling narrative to drive actionable solutions
  • Manage data pipelines to our data warehouse to scale analytics solutions
  • Measure external inputs to help us understand our employer brand and to help attract the talent we need to succeed
  • Identify and recommend future tools and technologies that elevate our capabilities

Here’s what we're looking for:

  • 7+ years of experience in data analysis
  • 2+ years of analyst experience within HR, People Analytics, or a related department, focused on people programs
  • Strong SQL skills, and comfortable in at least one scripting or statistical programming language (ideally Python and/or R)
  • Deep experience building dashboards and automating reports in Tableau
  • Excellent communicator - ability to convey technical solutions to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to think critically, anticipate issues, and proactively suggest solutions
  • Experience applying inferential statistics to people data
  • Masters Degree in I/O Psychology a plus

Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $104,000 - $140,000 in Denver & most remote locations, and $122,000 - $166,000 for San Francisco & New York. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise and may vary from the amounts listed above.

Our customers come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for small businesses, you will find a home at Gusto. 

Gusto is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. Gusto considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gusto is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at 

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