Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

At a Glance

Us: Fast growing startup of 80+ people. Remote team, mainly based in the UK. YC alumni (summer 2019). We’re on a mission to connect people around the world to make trustworthy data more accessible and facilitate world-changing research 🚀

The Role

As a complex marketplace platform with a strong focus on data, we know we are sitting on a trove of information that can take our product, and world-class research, to the next level. We are looking for a mid-level Data Analyst who will help us utilise our data to give us the important insights we need to make crucial business decisions.

The ideal candidate will be comfortable working with large data sets, and able to use statistics and know how to identify and interpret important patterns in our data. You should have strong experience with SQL and be comfortable with Python. You will have knowledge of product-driven event and data analytics, and familiarity with using BI tools to communicate your findings.

You will work as part of our small but excellent team of data analysts, scientists and engineers. We’re a deeply collaborative and friendly team, who work together to support Prolific’s mission through insights and data products.

What you'll be doing

  • Analysing how user behaviour drives platform growth, and making recommendations on how to allocate resources to improve this growth.
  • Improving the quality, the honesty, and engagement of Prolific’s participant pool through analysis of user behaviour and collection of new data.
  • Increasing the diversity and representativeness of Prolific’s participant pool by ongoing monitoring and analysis of demographics.
  • Helping our marketing team understand the impact of their campaigns, and predict ROI.
  • Improving the way the data team works and helping shape business decisions.
  • Unpicking the relationships between key growth metrics, retention, stickiness, churn and determining causal links between product changes and growth.
  • Using BI platforms, such as Metabase, to create visualisations, segment our user base, and develop dashboards.
  • Telling stories with data, and writing reports that summarise the insights you’ve gained and your confidence in your findings.

What you’ll bring

  • Experience writing high-quality analytic SQL, and some experience with Python.
  • Understanding of statistical practices and common analytical techniques.
  • Experience of product analytics, such as A/B tests, retention and churn metrics.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills, as evidenced by presentations and written reports.
  • A hunger to learn lots of new things!

Even better if you have

  • Experience building production dashboards in a common BI platform (Looker, Tableau, PowerBI, etc).
  • Comfortable using Git for version control
  • Knowledge of advanced techniques such as machine learning, or multilevel modelling.
  • Understanding of marketplace dynamics, behavioural research or or business intelligence.

What you’ll get

⚖️ Work Life Balance: We’re all looking to strike the right work-life balance, and as a remote-first company you’re able to work flexibly from home or our dog-friendly co-working space in Old Street. We offer 25 days of holiday, plus bank holidays of course, which you can opt out of if you’d like. We also offer summer hours, with early finish Fridays throughout June to August.

🏡 Family Life: We offer generous maternity, paternity and shared parental leave. Need to pick your child up from school? No Problem. Our flexible working gives you the childcare flexibility you need.

🧘 Wellbeing: We care deeply about our employee's well-being and that’s why we offer comprehensive Bupa private health insurance that disregards medical history and also Medicash (a health cash plan). We also offer a taxable monthly stipend of £150 that you can spend on whatever improves your wellness and remote working experience. Having a healthy working environment is really important to us and so we offer a £1,000 home office budget, along with a Mac laptop when you start - plus a £200 yearly top-up.

📚 Learn & Grow: Development is really important to us and we want to give all of our employees the opportunity to learn and grow. There are many personal growth and career progression opportunities available, as well as mentoring. And we also offer a £1,000 yearly budget for education, growth and training for you to use at your discretion.

💙 Culture: We’re a friendly bunch here at Prolific; open, transparent and inclusive. Although we’re a remote-first company, we still love to hang out with each other! We run collaborative quarterly company-wide meets up and team socials (both virtually and in-person) and it’s all paid for by us. Alongside this, we offer a £1,000 yearly team meet-up budget for discretionary meet-ups so that you can cover travel, food and accommodation. As a business we’re also committed to carbon offsetting; each month we donate money in your name to plant trees, and being remote we’re doing our bit to offset travel as well.

Our Interview Process

Talent Call: You'll meet with one of our Talent team and have an exploratory call about the role requirements, life at Prolific, as well as your background and aspirations.

Hiring Manager Interview: You'll interview with two members of the team, one of which will be the hiring manager. You'll have the opportunity to ask about the company and the role, and we'll ask you questions about your experiences and goals.

Panel Interview: We'll hold a panel interview that evaluates skills required for the role. You'll meet with more of our team and may be asked to complete a presentation or task. You'll be compensated with a £50 voucher 💰 for completing the task because we know your time is valuable!

Final Interview: We will deep dive into your past experiences, goals, motivations, and skills all aligned to our Prolific Principles. You'll speak with two to three members of the team and - as always - have an opportunity to ask questions about the role and company.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Monitoring

Prolific is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome all applications, and consider them without regard to race, religion, belief, age, gender, gender expression, gender identity, gender reassignment, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, sex or sexual orientation.

We are committed to ensuring a fair recruitment process, it's essential to our success. Under the Equality Act (2010) we collect information from individuals at the point of application. We anonymously monitor the profiles of individuals that apply to each vacancy to ensure that no individual is unfairly discriminated against or disadvantaged.

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Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly