Sr. Analyst, People Analytics

  • Tesla
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Aug 04, 2023
Full-time Analytics Big Data Data Modeling Data Visualization Forecasting Python Quantitative R SQL Statistics

Job Description

Tesla's mission is to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy. Attracting, growing, and retaining the world’s top talent is critical to this mission and Tesla’s People Analytics team supports by providing critical visibility and insights to leaders making people decisions. Our cross-disciplinary team at the intersection of analytics, data engineering, data science, and People (HR, Recruiting, Compensation) is looking for a talented Analyst who is equally passionate about this mission.

What You’ll Do

  • Perform rigorous analyses on large, complex data sets and provide strategic insights, hypotheses, and conclusions based upon findings to leaders at all levels  
  • Work with business and engineering teams to drive the development of Tesla's data, reporting, and analytics platforms  
  • Build, maintain, and improve data models, forecast models, dashboards, and data pipelines  
  • Create clean, reliable, and scalable “single-source-of-truth” data sets by partnering with data quality and application engineering teams to address data issues in upstream systems and document data lineage, business logic, and KPI definitions  
  • Partner with business analysts to help automate manual workflows and train them in tools and skills to become self-sufficient as needed 

What You’ll Bring

  • 3+ years of relevant experience  
  • BS/MS in STEM or quantitative field (CS, Statistics, Operations Research) and/or BS/MS/MBA in Business/People related field  
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL and experience with commercial and emerging BI databases, technologies, and languages  
  • Experience with data analytics tools and languages (Python, R) 
  • Experience with data visualization/dashboarding tools (Tableau, PowerBI) 
  • Experience with advanced Excel BI functionality and languages (Power Query (M), PowerPivot (DAX))  
  • Experience working with enterprise systems and understanding of data design pattern differences between transactional ERP systems and analytical data warehouses  
  • Ability to self-start and self-direct work in an unstructured environment, comfortable dealing with ambiguity  
  • Excellent problem-framing, problem solving and project management skills and ability to change direction quickly  
  • Preferred  Experience in People Analytics and related roles 
  • Experience with Python-based data visualization libraries and tools (Matplotlib, Bokeh, Plotly)  
  • Experience in building, deploying and maintaining data pipelines using open source tools like Python and Airflow  
  • Experience with git and version control workflows  
  • Experience with rapid application development frameworks (Streamlit, Dash, Flask, Django)  
  • Knowledge of various data communication protocols (REST API, Websockets)

Compensation and Benefits

Along with competitive pay, as a full-time Tesla employee, you are eligible for the following benefits at day 1 of hire:

  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans, both have options with a $0 paycheck contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Aetna medical plan with HSA
    Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k) with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company paid Basic Life, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick and Vacation time (Flex time for salary positions), and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Weight Loss and Tobacco Cessation Programs
  • Tesla Babies program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program


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