• Survey Scientist - User Experience

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-56040
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Technology
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Engineering
    Business Unit
    Digital Experience
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Design and deliver great products that satisfy the firm’s business needs and achieve adoption. Our practitioners have expertise in user research, interaction design, visual design, and front end development. This unique skill set allows us to partner with business and technology teams firm-wide to create applications that are easy to use, engaging, powerful, and competitive.
    Design and deliver great products that satisfy the firm’s business needs and achieve adoption. Our practitioners have expertise in user research, interaction design, visual design, and front end development. This unique skill set allows us to partner with business and technology teams firm-wide to create applications that are easy to use, engaging, powerful, and competitive.
    For Goldman Sachs to succeed, we need to measure and understand the impact our teams are having for the people and communities who use our apps and services. We are looking for people with strong quantitative research skills to help in this effort.
    The ideal candidate will be a scientist with expertise in survey methodology (e.g., bias correction, sampling) and quantitative research methods or a quantitative specialist with experience solving survey methodology problems (especially for self-administered online surveys).

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
    • Help shape the research agenda and drive research projects from end-to-end.
    • Establish a governance model.
    • Collaborate with product teams to define relevant questions about survey methodology and quantitative measurement.
    • Deploy appropriate quantitative methodologies to answer those questions.
    • Develop novel approaches where traditional methods won’t do.
    • Develop a survey training program.
    • Provide teams with usable measurement strategies and methodologies to meet their product and business decision needs.
    • Deliver insights and recommendations clearly to relevant audiences.

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
    • Experience communicating analyses and results to any audience.
    • Masters or Ph.D. in a quantitative field (e.g., Statistics, Informatics, Econometrics).
    • Knowledge in data manipulation and analysis software and programming languages (R/Stata, SQL/Hive).
    • Knowledge in quantitative and survey research methodologies (e.g., bias correction for surveys, survey sampling and design, regression modeling, causal inference with a survey outcome, shrinkage and regularization, designing and analyzing longitudinal panel surveys, behavioral data analysis).

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Meaningful experience using Qualtrics.
    • 5+ years of experience in user research in the context of product management, interaction design, information architecture, and visual design for digital experiences.
    • Experience conducting research for complex business applications.
    • Strong knowledge of user centered design processes and principles.
    • Domain expertise in the financial sector a plus.
    • Experience with data visualization a plus.
    • Self-motivated and self-managed with a high degree of analytical ability and intellectual curiosity.

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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