Research Analyst, People Analytics Research

Google - Boulder, CO4.3

Full-time
Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: Mountain View, CA, USA; Boulder, CO, USA; Chicago, IL, USA; New York, NY, USA; Seattle, WA, USA

Minimum qualifications:
Master's degree or PhD in Organizational Behavior, Personality Psychology, Social Psychology, Sociology, Behavioral Economics, Labor Economics, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.

Experience with fundamentals (e.g., ANOVAs and/or regressions) and one or more advanced approaches (e.g., factor analysis, network analysis, LASSO, HLM, SEM).

Experience designing, developing, implementing, and analyzing data from surveys and/or experimental research. Experience conducting research in an applied setting.

Experience translating technical information for a non-technical audiences.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience with R, SPSS, STATA, or other statistical languages.

Experience in diversity, equity, inclusion, decision science, personality/individual differences, and/or longitudinal analysis research.

Experience managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders

Excellent consulting, client management, and project management skills.

Excellent analytical skills.
About the job
At Google, data drives all of our decision-making, and our HR organization is no exception. The People Analytics team acts as an internal innovation lab, using analytical approaches to make sure Google continues to be a great place to work. The team provides critical support to the business around issues of organizational health and is responsible for not just taking the pulse of our Googlers, but harnessing Googler feedback to drive change for the better. As an analyst you'll be detail-oriented and conscientious, analytical and curious. You're a strong problem-solver, who uses both quantitative and qualitative methods to get things done. And on top of it all, you're someone who wonders "What if?" and then seeks out the solution.

We are a group of social scientists who conduct experimental, survey, and archival research to inform people-related business decisions. Example content areas include, but are not limited to, employee development, diversity and inclusion, leadership, employee well-being, hiring, personality, and longitudinal data analysis. Our team members have research backgrounds, with PhDs in I/O Psychology, Organizational Behavior (micro and macro), Social Psychology, and related fields.

In this role, you will be a quantitative researchers contributing to Google-wide research and analysis efforts supporting equity, inclusion, and personality/individual differences research.
Great just isn't good enough for our People Operations team (you probably know us better as "˜Human Resources"). Made up of equal parts HR professionals, former consultants and analysts, we're the advocates of Google's colorful culture. In People Ops, we "find them, grow them, and keep them" - we bring the world's most innovative people to Google and provide the programs that help them thrive. Whether recruiting the next great Googler, refining our core programs, developing talent or simply looking for ways to inject some more fun into the lives of our Googlers, we bring a data-driven approach that is reinventing the human resources field. Responsibilities

Use analytical reasoning to identify problems and develop hypotheses that can be tested.

Design and implement new research studies, analyze data, and report on results of research initiatives to a business audience.

Build effective relationships and collaborate with teammates, business leaders, and HR clients to solve organizational problems. Communicate findings and recommendations to influence leaders to take action on the results.

Work through ambiguity (e.g., create structure from nothing, develop deadlines).

Connect disparate ideas into cohesive, well-grounded recommendations, using creative, structured, and analytical thinking. Use data visualization to help communicate your ideas.
At Google, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form .