Quantitative Market Researcher, Growth

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Come join a diverse and collaborative team of researchers who work directly with product and marketing to make the best social platform for Facebook's billion+ users. Our primary research ranges from formative to evaluative, using approaches such as focus groups, in-depth interviews, quantitative surveys, and statistical modeling. For this position, we are looking for individuals with mixed-methods background (experts in both qualitative and quantitative methods), with an understanding of how to integrate diverse sources of insights.
The right candidates will have done rigorous, creative, impactful primary research, and will be excellent communicators, passionate about empowering people with online social platforms, comfortable in a flat, fast-moving organization, excited to collaborate, and focused squarely on bringing compelling and relevant online experiences to as many people as possible around the world.
Quantitative Market Researcher, Growth Responsibilities
  • Work closely with cross-functional partners (product management, data science, analytics, business, design, engineering) to identify and prioritize knowledge gaps in our understanding of the Facebook experience (e.g., in emerging markets and other populations or cohorts), and design research that uniquely contributes to solving for those knowledge gaps
  • Design and execute custom primary research using a wide variety of methods (quantitative methods and a subset of qualitative methods), and interpret analysis through the lens of business impact, UX, HCI, and social science
  • Design research studies that drive tactical and strategic product decisions and address both user behavior and attitudes
  • Communicate results and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways
  • Lead and deliver research share-outs to a cross-functional team to encourage empathy with and understanding of the Facebook experience for different segments (specific markets, new or resurrected users, etc.), and identify clear opportunities Facebook can address to improve the experience
  • Collaborate closely with other researchers
  • Willingness to travel internationally
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in social science (e.g., Communication, Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Psychology), or in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Informatics, Econometrics) with experience answering social questions
  • Knowledge in quantitative research methodologies (e.g., survey sampling and design, significance testing, regression modeling, experimental design, behavioral data analysis)
  • Experience in survey design
  • Experience executing hands-on, primary research
  • Experience in data manipulation and analysis using statistical tools (R/SAS/Stata, SQL/Hive)
  • Experience in asking, as well as answering questions for businesses
Preferred Qualifications
  • 3+ years of experience conducting research in an organization or consulting environment, including working with key stakeholders to understand and clarify their people research needs, and communicating analyses to technical and non-technical audiences
  • 3+ years of experience applying multivariate statistical methods such as GLM, analysis of quasi-experimental research designs with non-equivalent groups (e.g., regression adjustment, matching, propensity score stratification), longitudinal analysis, classification, dimension reduction, clustering, hierarchical linear (random effects) modeling, etc., to people research problems in organizations
  • Experience executing mixed-methods research (combining qualitative and quantitative methods)
  • Experience conducting international/cross-cultural research, particularly in Emerging Markets
  • Comfortable leading cross-functional partners in international research and international research trips
  • Experience identifying and working with vendors on end-to-end research design on international research projects
  • Experience with SQL/Hive and/or Python and large datasets (> 1TB)
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About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $157,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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