Survey research analyst



San Francisco, CA
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

YouGov is an international research and data, analytics group.

Our mission is to supply a continuous stream of accurate data and insight into what the world thinks so that companies, governments and institutions can better serve the people and communities that sustain them.

We have the best data and the best tools. We continuously challenge conventional approaches to research, and we disrupt our industry to ensure that our clients always get the best solutions.

We are driven by a set of shared values. We are fast, fearless and innovative. We work diligently to get it right. We are guided by accuracy, ethics and proven methodologies. We trust each other and bring these values into everything that we do.

Each day, our highly engaged proprietary global panel of over 8 million people provides us with thousands of data points on consumer opinions, attitudes and behavior. We combine this continuous stream of data with our research expertise to provide insights that enable intelligent decision-making and informed conversations.

With operations in the UK, North America, Mainland Europe, the Nordics, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, YouGov has one of the world’s largest research networks.

Job Description

This role is in the survey operations department of the YouGov's Scientific Research Group (SRG) in the Bay Area of California. SRG runs custom surveys and trackers in technology, politics, health, and other projects with complex client needs.

The role includes the following responsibilities:

  • Programming surveys using an in-house scripting language based on Python. 
  • Cleaning survey data and evaluating data quality metrics
  • Monitoring surveys in the field
  • Evaluating survey instruments for quality control purposes    


We are looking for job candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Attention to accuracy in fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time 
  • Excellent computational and analytical skills 
  • Programming experience (e.g., Python)
  • Experience with statistical packages and data management tools (e.g., R, SPSS, SQL)
  • Ability to summarize data and manage large datasets 
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral 
  • Results-driven focus and ability to see issues through to completion in a timely manner 
  • Prior experience or training in survey research is a plus 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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