Facebook Product Researcher Manager in Menlo Park, California
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.
The Facebook platform offers marketers unprecedented opportunities to reach and engage consumers. The Advertising Product Research team is responsible for understanding how to measure and increase the impact of Facebook Ad Products. In service of this goal, the team conducts research on the Facebook advertising platform, designs methodologies and consults with Facebook product teams to guide product development and strategy.
We seek an expert in research methods and inferential statistics to manage and direct the team conducting this research. This research is instrumental in informing Facebook’s advertising product strategy. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in data science, research methods and statistics and a passion for managing and developing talent. This position is full-time and based in Menlo Park (California) or New York City.
Liaise with Product leadership to set priorities and research roadmaps
Develop and manage a team of 6 researchers
Design optimal field or lab experiments for product evaluation and vet client campaigns recruited for the experiment
Execute or oversee the execution of experiments and analyze experiment results
Present research results and make recommendations to the product team
Liaise with product marketing managers to integrate results in to sales and marketing materials
Socialize/evangelize research findings generated by Ads and Consumer Research teams within the product organization
7+ years in a quantitative field, such as consulting, market research, product development or user experience research
BS/BA Degree in Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, or similar quantitative field
Experience with applied statistics including sampling approaches, experiments, causal modeling, and data mining techniques
Experience with relational databases and SQL-like query languages
Experience with analysis tool such as R, Pandas, Matlab, SAS or Stata
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Prior management experience
Prior experience in the advertising industry or consumer behavior
Experience with survey methodology or lab-based research
Experience with ads product development
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