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Senior Lead Search Ranking Analyst
Ref No.: 18-09082
Location: Menlo Park, California
Senior Lead Search Ranking Analyst
Onsite in Menlo Park, CA
6+ Month Contract
W2 Only


Achieves deep understanding of Search products, and product team goals
Works closely with engineering and product teams to identify human rating process weaknesses and makes recommendations on how to improve them
Tracks recurrent issues and product health and details progress
Ensures vendor is following guidelines correctly, and assesses quality of their work
On-boards, trains, and coordinates a small team of auditors on products and tools, as well as tracks productivity and quality of their work
Works with product team to set up product pilots, ad-hoc projects, and User Interface studies
Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in data sets
Participate in product teams brainstorms and provide direction on how to improve data quality
Interpret data, analyze results and provide ongoing reports
Review existing project guidelines, research and substantiate concept definitions that will help improve guidelines understanding
Prepare and support action plans, oversee and document all aspects of the projects worked on
Work closely with upper management to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule
Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
Leadership skills: cross functional team coordination and keeping people motivated to collaborate, resolve conflicts, and make hard decisions to keep projects on schedule.
Time Management: Ability to spin multiple plates at once
Analytical Skills: solve problems that come up during a typical work day. Analyze data and make decisions that affect the project on a regular basis.
Operational: achieve objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans
Review issue reporting, productivity, quality, of internal auditors

Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
Extensive knowledge of social media and search engines
Technical aptitude, such as Excel and SQL skills or other technical background
Ability to make sound recommendations based on data
Aptitude for leadership
Proactive, and willing to take initiative in improving projects