Facebook Safety Data Analyst in Dublin, Ireland

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Summary:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started. Safety within Community Operations' focus is on understanding the high intensity issues, build scalable solutions, and work on continuously improving the health of our flows while mitigating risk for the community and business. We need influencers who can align cross-functional partners to ensure the best possible experience for our platforms and self starters who are curious and proven team players. We count on specialists who are passionate about protecting users, and are excited to build systems to support millions of people. We value people who can strategically drive the team using macro-level insights, while still caring for micro-level cases affecting people around the globe. We're targeting an intellectually curious and creative individual who is comfortable operating in ambiguity — a strategic thinker with strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills. This is a full time position, based in our Dublin, Ireland office.

Required Skills:

  1. Analyze data to identify trends and malicious behaviour, identify user trends, and work cross-functionally on solutions

  2. Help create policies and machine learning algorithms to solve complex business problems and ensure the safety of the community

  3. Apply your expertise in quantitative business analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to identify trends and opportunities in driving down potentially abusive content or real-world threats

  4. Manage day-to-day Safety operations against quality and efficiency targets in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment

  5. Use signals and insights to develop ideas for scalable solutions to support the safety of our users

  6. Develop a deep understanding of Safety issues and how it affects our community

  7. Participate in on-call emergency escalation rotation as well as after-hours and weekend duty.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree focusing on data analysis or quantitative disciplines such as math, statistics, computer science, information systems, or equivalent experience

  2. 3+ years of work experience in role involving strategic/analytical initiative's (project management, consulting experience, data analysis or technical systems)

  3. 3+ years of work experience with data sets and knowledge of relational databases

  4. Experience of working with SQL

  5. Experience of working with scripting languages such as PHP, Python, Perl, Unix Shell Scripting etc

  6. Self-starting, intellectually curious and creative individual comfortable operating in ambiguity

  7. Demonstrated problem-solving approach and analytical skills

  8. Ability to communicate the results of analysis and insights to cross functional teams, to influence the strategy of those teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Masters degree

  2. Fluency in another language.

Industry: Internet