People Analytics

San Francisco | Full-time

We make Plaid the highlight of your career.

At Plaid, our mission is to unlock financial freedom for everyone.  There has never been a better time than now to start building the future of fintech with us. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.

Plaid’s People Analytics Team is focused on leveraging data to uncover insights to make Plaid the best place to work.  We do so by using reporting, analytics, & people-focused solutions to support our business, enable growth, and help employees to be successful.  As the second team member to the growing People Analytics team, you will help create the vision and build the future of Plaid’s People reporting & analysis foundation from the ground up.  

This role will be responsible for identifying business needs, understanding current state systems, constructing actionable reporting, and building analyses to inform business & people decisions.  If you’re interested in using your passion and skill with data, reporting, and analysis to help build out our team at Plaid, then let’s chat!

What excites us...

  • Fluent understanding of SQL with hands-on practical experience
  • Strong experience with reporting tools such as Mode/Periscope/Tableau
  • Track record of scaling reports in large organizations
  • Very close eye to data accuracy and ability to identify and implement solutions to data challenges
  • Ability to produce timely deliverables and lead multiple and shifting priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to build strong partnerships, influence decisions, and communicate complex reports/analyses in a clear and concise manner across a variety of audiences from our leaders to our employees
  • High level of ownership, confidentiality, and attention to detail
  • Bonus points if you've taken a company public and worked in People Analytics
  • Bachelor’s degree is required

What excites you...

  • Building and scaling all aspects of People Analytics at Plaid from the ground up
  • Designing and constructing reports/analyses that are easy to understand across all levels of the organization
  • Emphasis on converting reporting/analyses to actionable insights
  • Wearing multiple hats to support large scale initiatives
  • Building relationships with internal stakeholders across Plaid in order to understand their needs and deliver reports and tools that amplify the business
Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at
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