We’re the technology leader building the modern home management platform. Today, millions of people use Thumbtack to effortlessly manage their homes. We help them confidently know what to do, when to do it and who to hire. 

Our goal is simple: to be the only platform homeowners need to fix, maintain and improve their homes. As a long-term partner for homeowners, our promise is to turn what was once confusing and intimidating into something straightforward — and a lot less stressful.

At Thumbtack, we're not just creating a new era of homeownership. We’re supporting local economies and building stronger communities. Each day, we connect local professionals across America with busy homeowners so they can grow their businesses. 

Thumbtack is for everyone. Our customers and pros come from all walks of life and every county in the country. We want our team to reflect that. If you come from an underrepresented background in tech, we strongly encourage you to apply. 

Our North Star is bright and our ambitions are big. We’ve been at this for over a decade, but the way we see it: we’re just getting started.

Thumbtack by the Numbers

  • Available in all 3,143 U.S. counties.
  • Nearly 4.5 million customers in the last 12 months
  • Hundreds of thousands of local professionals on our platform
  • 65 million projects started on Thumbtack
  • Over 7 million 5-star reviews left for stellar pros

About the Data Analytics Team

Thumbtack’s Ops Analytics team is a tight-knit group charged with providing actionable insights for Thumbtack’s Go-to-Market and Operations teams. We collaborate with various groups across the company on a wide variety of projects; everything from click-level data from our online HelpCenter, to call-level data from our outbound sales teams, to search- and conversation-level data between pros and customers from our product database. The Ops Analytics team is part of a global team of more than 40 analysts.

About the Role

As a Senior Data Analyst on the Ops Analytics Team, you'll empower various operations teams across multiple Thumbtack locations and serve as a cross-functional partner with members of Engineering, Product, and other Analytics groups. Ops Analysts have the opportunity to work on company-wide efforts where product and operations overlap such as pro retention and expansion campaigns, calculating pro lifetime value, and pipeline development strategy, all the while providing data-driven feedback to streamline existing processes and policies.

The Ops Analytics Team is growing at a rapid pace - we're looking for teammates to primarily partner with our Marketplace Trust and Safety team as well as provide secondary support on projects with cross-functional partners and other areas of operations and product analytics.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with leaders of Thumbtack’s Marketplace Trust and Safety teams to conduct in-depth quantitative analyses that guide strategic decisions that ultimately affect not only the day-to-day operations of the team but also the overall safety of the product.
  • Communicate actionable insights to & drive Analytics initiatives for highly cross-functional work streams across Thumbtack including Product, Engineering, Trust and Safety, Service and Support, and more
  • Quickly build technical and content expertise about our platform, as well as the touch-points through which the operations teams interact with our pros and customers
  • Make recommendations based on detailed analysis and a deep understanding of our business
  • Build and maintain reports, models, and visualizations which provide insight into users’ experiences and business performance
  • Maintain SQL queries and scripts that underpin Thumbtack’s ETL data pipeline
  • Identify key drivers of core business & experience outcomes through regression analyses, Machine Learning methods, and other statistical techniques

Must-Have Qualifications

If you don't think you meet all of the criteria below but still are interested in the job, please apply. Nobody checks every box, and we're looking for someone excited to join the team.

  • BA/BS degree, preferably in Economics, Statistics, Math, or Computer Science
  • 3-5 years of experience working with marketplace trust and safety team analytics
  • 3-5 years of experience working with or on analytics from a marketplace setting or business
  • Proficiency using SQL to query large datasets
  • Passion for using analytics to solve problems that drive business impact
  • Proficiency with statistics/programming languages (e.g., R, Python) and experience with data visualization software (e.g., Tableau, Mode)
  • Sharp business judgment with a focus on impact in operational processes
  • Strong communicator with the ability to explain technical results to a non-technical (and data savvy) audience
  • Ability to detect and debug data anomalies in complex operational processes and a track record of working with business leaders to drive efficiencies
  • Ability to identify, scope and deliver high-impact projects independently.

Nice-To-Have Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Applied Economics, Statistics, Data Science or related fields
  • Experience with third-party operations- and experience-related platforms (such as Qualtrics, Google Analytics, Salesforce, Gong, Intercom, etc.) 
  • Experience working with cross-functional, off-shore teams in non-US time zones
  • Familiarity with analytics and processes of other operational lanes (such as support, sales & success, or revenue ops orgs)

More About Us

Thumbtack is a technology leader building the modern home management platform. Through the Thumbtack app, homeowners can effortlessly manage their homes — confidently knowing what to do, when to do it, and who to hire. Bringing the $500 billion home services industry online, Thumbtack empowers millions of homeowners to fix, maintain, and improve their most valuable asset. 

Founded in 2008, Thumbtack is backed by over $500 million in funding from folks that include Sequoia Capital, CapitalG, Tiger Global Management, Javelin Investment Partners, Baillie Gifford. 

#LI-Remote

Thumbtack is a virtual-first company, meaning you can live and work from any one of our approved locations across the United States, Ontario or the Philippines. When it is safe to gather, we will begin to host in-person events on a regular basis. Remote employees will be expected to travel occasionally for these events to a Thumbtack library or offsite team-building location. In cities with 5+ employees, we are establishing local communities, where employees can gather for local events. Additionally, employees in the San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Toronto and Manila areas will have opt-in access to communal workspace at one of our Thumbtack libraries. 

Thumbtack embraces diversity. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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