Facebook - Business Analyst, GSS - Insights

Arun Bhardwaj

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Position - Business Analyst, GSS - Insights
Location - Hydrabad

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.
Facebook is looking for an Associate to join the Global Shared Services- Insights team, a centralized team that provides scaled insights to Facebook clients globally. The goal of the team is to partner with our sales, marketing science, product and marketing teams and help our advertisers understand the value of advertising with Facebook through pre/post-sales reporting. In this role, you will have a great opportunity to build partnerships, provide business insights, and deliver on strategic initiatives for our advertisers. Successful team members will have a strong analytical and consultative mindset, deep understanding of databases and data visualization, the ability to thrive in a dynamic, team-focused environment delivering against tight deadlines, and a passion for scaling operations through automation. This position is located in our Hyderabad office.

• Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data visualization and data mining to see beyond numbers and drive actionable insights espousing the effectiveness of Facebook advertising
• Understand digital media Industry trends, and develop in-depth analyses and vertical-based reporting solutions that provide actionable insights to advertisers and drive growth of Facebook ad products
• Work on interesting predictive analytics problems by surfacing right data, investigating abnormal trends and providing actionable recommendations to quantify the impact of ads clients buy from Facebook
• Conceptualize and build dashboards to surface powerful data backed insights
• Design professional external facing client presentations that bring out insights and present complex data in a consumable format for various audiences like the senior leadership, high profile clients and internal teams
• Work effectively with cross-functional teams globally, assimilating requirements, driving results in the form of advertiser insights and building strategic partnerships
• Think and work independently, demonstrate creativity and deliver results

• Bachelor’s or Master's degree in an analytical field (e.g. Marketing/Marketing Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance or Economics)
• Passion for and background in consumer internet and social media is strongly preferred
• 4-6 years experience, with 2+ years of work experience in data analytics
• Proficiency in SQL and Excel
• Prior experience in data analytics and statistical programming with proficiency in using statistical tools such as R, SAS, SPSS etc.
• Working knowledge of data visualization tools such as Tableau, Micro Strategy etc.
• Proven experience leading data driven projects from definition through interpretation and execution
• Strong analytical skills, with experience solving ambiguous problems using data and providing practical business insights
• Fast learner
• achieve power-user status on multiple tools quickly
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills including strong presentation skills
• PHP, HTML/CSS/XML/JavaScript, PYTHON, VB and general programming skills are a plus