Facebook Data Specialist, Solutions in Menlo Park, California


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The Digital Rights Operations team manages reports surrounding Facebook's policies and procedures, complex legal issues and the changing landscape of free speech on the Internet. We are passionate about building trust and giving the most voice to the most people. We are constantly balancing mitigating legal risk with making the world more open and connected while scaling our operations to support Facebook's 1.8 billion users.

Our Data Solutions team is responsible for building and supporting our data infrastructure to project and analyze our growth and investment in tools, products, and managing sensitive IP issues. We use data to influence strategic business decisions as we optimize processes, drive efficiency, and improve experiences of our internal and external stakeholders. We partner with multiple cross-functional teams including Product, Engineering, Design, Content, Legal, Operations, Policy, Privacy, and Data to ensure support at scale.

We are looking for someone with a strong background in data analytics and a technical mindset to provide quantitative support and problem-solving. A successful candidate will be effective at leveraging these talents to help us achieve operational excellence. With a specialization in analytics, you will individually deliver solutions that equip and empower the team with data to improve tools, infrastructure, and processes, partner with cross-functional teams, and enable effective product support for launch and growth at scale.

Required Skills:

  1. Serve as a data expert leveraging analytical and technical skills to successfully support operational needs, product support and growth, and tools development

  2. Identify and drive scalable solutions for building and automating reports, pipelines, dashboards, and infrastructure to monitor key performance metrics, workforce strategy, and product growth

  3. Execute quantitative analyses of data and trends to proactively deliver insights, define goals, and drive improvements

  4. Establish short and long-term goals that will advance the organization's productivity through analytics

  5. Effectively plan and collaborate with team members on data driven projects to improve internal tools, systems, and data pipelines

  6. Solve exploratory analytical problems, and contribute to Facebook core code

  7. Use signals from incoming reports of alleged legal rights infringements to identify opportunities for new insights and trends that may impact business decisions, short- and long-term growth, resource allocation and workforce strategy, investment in product support, and optimization of tools and systems

  8. Work with and mentor other technical individuals to develop and deploy internal solutions (custom front-end and/or back-end services) that support and/or automate business processes

  9. Build a solid foundation and knowledge in Intellectual Property policies to be able to effectively advocate for Digital Rights Operations needs with key stakeholders (e.g., Product, Engineering, Legal, and other cross-functional teams)

  10. Partner with Data Science, Legal, Product, Engineering, and Operations to manage multiple complex projects and solve problems at scale

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. B.A. or B.S. degree with a quantitative focus in Economics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, Statistics, or equivalent experience

  2. 3+ years experience in end-to-end project management and/or operations

  3. 2+ years of experience in data, reporting, and analytical problem solving

  4. 1+ years of experience using SQL or equivalent and Excel

  5. 1+ years using languages and packages such as R, MATLAB, SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau)

  2. Experience with at least one scripting language (PHP/Hack, Haskell, Python, etc.)

  3. Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop)

  4. Experience in an adversarial space such as IP, fraud, spam, risk, or ad policy

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.