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Principal Data Analyst

Company: myGwork
Location: San Jose
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of nearly 900million. Whether you're looking to write mobile app code, engineer the servers behind our massivead tech stacks, or develop algorithms to help us process trillions of data points a day, what youdo here will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. Want in? About Us What you do in the advertising marketplace will have a huge impact on our business-and the world. It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Yahoo employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. At Yahoo, we help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology. As a data analyst on the marketplace analytics team, you will be responsible for providing deep analytical insights into the advertising marketplace and drive cross-team issue resolution as it relates to demand, supply, product releases and revenue anomalies.

  • In this position, you will:
    • Proactively identify revenue impacting issues, and investigate root causes, and drive them to resolution across product and engineering teams.
    • Be hands-on with monitoring tools, work with large data sets, and provide insights into marketplace performance, be it supply or demand. This includes writing queries to access data, performing analysis, utilizing your technical expertise as well as a variety of internal tools and/or collaborating with other teams as needed.
    • Gather and interpret data; generate, track and monitor business KPIs and conduct regular readouts to stakeholders including leadership
    • Effectively communicate insights and make recommendations and decisions in line with business objectives
    • Project manage the end to end process to triage and resolve revenue anomalies; this includes leading investigation efforts to identify root causes which may include changes in demand, supply, product releases and/or system related issues
    • Be the subject matter expert of the ads marketplace and participate in knowledge creation and sharing across the team
    • Become an expert at using a variety of internal data systems and assist with automating and scripting repetitive tasks where needed Minimum Qualifications
      • 7+ years of professional experience
      • BS/MS in highly-quantitative field (Analytics, Computer Science, Mathematics, EE) is preferred
      • B2B or advertising experience is highly desirable
      • Answer complex business questions via SQL queries to enable business and product owners to make critical decisions.
      • Hands on experience with Big data technologies like Spark or Hive and understanding of HDFS
      • Experience with scripting programming languages such as Python/R
      • Familiarity with Unix/Linux environment and experience with Shell scripting
      • Experience with Tableau and/or Looker
      • Demonstrated use of analytics, metrics, and benchmarking to drive decisions
      • Team player in driving growth results combined with a positive attitude
      • Problem solver who never stops thinking about ways to improve Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form ( or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response. At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion ( page to learn more. US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events). Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law. Currently work for Yahoo? Please apply on our internal career site. This employer is a corporate member of
        myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals,
        students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

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