Recruiting Analytics

San Francisco | Full-time

We build the company by hiring each and every future employee into Plaid.

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.

The Recruiting Analytics Team is focused on leveraging data to uncover insights to help Plaid attract, engage, and convert the world’s best talent. As the second team member of the Recruiting Analytics team, you will help create the vision and build the future of Plaid’s recruiting 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, recruiting, and people decisions. If you’re interested in leveraging your experience with data, reporting, and analysis to have a direct impact on Plaid’s growth, let’s chat!

What Excites You

  • Leading the design, development and execution of Plaid’s Recruiting Analytics strategy across all stages of the candidate lifecycle to ensure alignment with our business goals and measure the ROI of our recruiting initiatives  
  • Designing and constructing reports/analyses that are easy to understand across all levels of the organization
  • Emphasis on converting reporting/analyses to actionable insights
  • Configure necessary tools to establish a reporting schema to ensure key stakeholders have the metrics and insights they need to make the right business decisions
  • Build and manage the Recruiting technology roadmap, owning all updates and ensuring our systems scale efficiently with our growth
  • Partner effectively with our Business Operations, Finance, People Analytics, and other teams to ensure data security and compliance
  • Wearing multiple hats to support large scale initiatives

What Excites Us

  • 5+ years experience in Finance, Recruiting/People Analytics, or Workforce Planning at a global tech company
  • Fluent understanding of SQL with hands-on practical experience
  • Strong experience with reporting and data visualization 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
  • Bachelor’s degree is required
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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