Sr. HR Data Analyst


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Reporting into the Sr. Manager of People Analytics, you will be an integral member of the HR Analytics function. You will help bring our strategy to life and provide input and guidance along the way. You have experience building enterprise-wide critical HR metrics and dashboards to provide data to partners when they need it. You have a proven understanding of analytics and thoroughly enjoy sharing your insights.

You can operate in ambiguity, adapt quickly to a changing environment, take a global view and have a passion for bringing people insights to the business. You know that sometimes laughter is indeed the best solution.

What you will be doing

  • Act as an internal consultant to business collaborators and leaders throughout the company to guide decision making around our employees and the overall employee experience from pre-hire to exit
  • Lead projects involving quantitative and qualitative studies, statistical and analytical modeling, exploratory, prescriptive, and predictive analysis using large sets of structured and unstructured data, bringing together talent data with cross-functional and external data sources
  • Translate data into a visually compelling story for HR and other executives
  • Match operational and strategic business needs to analytical methodologies or technological solutions
  • Build analytical capability of HR business partners through mentorship, consultation, and training as the specialist on the selection of appropriate tools, the identification of drivers, trends, and proactive opportunities from the data.

What you will bring

  • 3 to 5 years of HR analytics experience or similar
  • Proven understanding of statistical processes and machine learning algorithms (regressions, ANOVA, LDA, NLP, etc.)
  • Proficiency in an analytical programming language (R/Python/Scala/Julia,etc.)
  • Proven understanding of Workday, Alteryx, and ServiceNow
  • Willingness to quickly adapt and learn new tools to deliver the end result
  • Strategic, critical problem solver who isn’t afraid to get into the weeds; real passion for problem solving
  • Ability to build effective work relationships at all levels of the organization, influence behavior, and lead change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • High degree of integrity and honesty; ability to exercise confidentiality and neutrality in sophisticated and sensitive situations.
  • A sense of humor and ability to roll with the punches definitely a plus.

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

The typical starting Total Cash Compensation range for new hires in this role is between $86,400 and $118,800, which consists of a Base Salary or a Base Salary plus a Target Commission, depending on the specific role. The Base Salary offered may vary depending on factors including skills and experience.

Additionally, this role is currently eligible to participate in Elastic’s equity plan as well as a range of health & wellbeing, retirement savings, and other benefits within a holistic total rewards offering.

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is committed to diversity as well as inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the principles of affirmative action. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. If you require any reasonable accessibility support, please complete our Candidate Accessibility Request Form.

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