Sr. Search Quality Analyst, Taxonomy

Glassdoor - San Francisco, CA



Our mission is to help people everywhere find a job and company they love. We are disrupting an industry by changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent.

The Role:

We're looking for a creative and versatile search generalist to participate on a variety of projects including evaluating jobs, building taxonomies, classifying online content, analyzing search behavior, and diagnosing problems with our search product.

You will be part of the team that measures and improves on the quality of our job search product. Your work will help us train machine-learning algorithms to improve relevance and combat fraud.

Our mission is to help people everywhere find a job and company they love. We are disrupting an industry by changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent.

What you will do:

  • You will own and be responsible for measuring the success of Glassdoor's search product.
  • Tag and classify jobs, companies, search queries, and improve the taxonomy of the data
  • Test new or changed search functionality and help evaluate impact
  • Analyze search problems reported by job seekers or our partners, determine what part of our system may be responsible, and work with the team to resolve quality issues
  • Collaborate with software engineers to improve our product quality
  • Advise business teams to communicate how our partners can improve the job page on their sites
  • Work with our Data Science team to evaluate their algorithms and build training data for modelling purposes
You are:

  • Internet savvy, familiar with Google and job search sites
  • Excellent at written and oral communication
  • Constantly driven to improve your area of responsibility
  • Using Python/R and/or Query Based Syntax in your work
  • Motivated and can work independently
  • 3+ years of experience working in tech industry. Experience in Data analysis / evaluation / mining role / knowledge engineering useful
  • 4-year Bachelor's degree (Linguistics background a HUGE plus!)
To apply, please answer the following questions:

  • Find job search results on that you think should be improved, and add a link to the results page. Are there low-quality or irrelevant results? What else is wrong with the results? How would you improve these search results?
Why Glassdoor?

  • Work with purpose – join us in creating transparency for job seekers everywhere
  • Glassdoor gives back! Glassdoor is a Pledge 1% member; all employees receive 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage, with 80% dependent coverage
  • Long Term Incentive Plan
  • 401(k) Plan with a Company Match to prepare for your future
  • Conveniently located office in the heart of downtown San Francisco (Embarcadero)
  • No gender pay gap ( ); we're committed to equal pay with our annual pay gap 'checkup'
  • Fully-stocked break rooms with complimentary food and drinks
  • Paid holidays and flexible paid time off
  • Your choice between Mac or PC
Glassdoor is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Glassdoor is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

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