Atlanta, GA, USA

Lead Quantitative Researcher, Customer Insights

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At PrizePicks, we are the fastest growing sports company in North America, as recognized by Inc. 5000. As the leading platform for Daily Fantasy Sports, we cover a diverse range of sports leagues, including the NFL, NBA, and Esports titles like League of Legends and Counter-Strike. Our team of over 450 employees thrives in an inclusive culture that values individuals from diverse backgrounds, regardless of their level of sports fandom. Ready to reimagine the DFS industry together? 

We're searching for a Lead Quantitative Researcher in Customer Insights, a pivotal role within our expanding team. This position demands a proactive approach, offering vital insights to steer our strategic direction and propel our growth. You'll closely collaborate with our Innovation, Product, and Marketing teams, serving as a key advisor and master of quantitative customer research – dedicated to enhancing our product offerings, understanding our members, and seizing market opportunities.

The ideal candidate for this role has a command of a variety of advanced quantitative market research techniques, a commitment to continual skill enhancement, and will make a significant contribution to our culture of data-driven decision-making. Your drive should be fueled by a deep fascination with consumer behavior and a genuine enthusiasm for the sports world. Join us to unearth impactful insights from our community and market, to guide our business in shaping the industry's future.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead advanced, custom quantitative research on a variety of data sets.
  • Identify trends and measure actual and potential impact of various hypotheses to drive innovation and development across our company.
  • Collaborate with data science teams to refine and enhance behavioral models.
  • Source and leverage a variety of data sources (eg. behavioral data, account information, survey data, syndicated data) to ensure holistic analysis.
  • Partner closely with qualitative research counterparts to design studies and report findings.
  • Engage with business leaders to align research with strategic goals, translating business questions to well structured research goals.
  • Deliver actionable insight through dashboards, reports, and presentations and other vehicles.
  • Develop and implement efficient methodologies and automated processes for enhanced insight generation.
  • Oversee third party vendor and contractor relationships as required.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, including recurring reports and ad-hoc research requests that align with the Insights portfolio.

What you have:

  • Over 10 years of experience leading consumer insights or market research studies, preferably with exposure to the sports, lifestyle, or cultural sectors.
  • Advanced proficiency in SQL, Python, and R for data manipulation and analysis, coupled with comprehensive experience in quantitative research methods (including audience measurement, statistical analysis, and survey methodology).
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills, with strong business acumen and the ability to assess business problems and convert them to outcome based-research questions. 
  • Proven track record in analyzing diverse data sets to deliver comprehensive insights across various domains and in conducting end-to-end research projects from design through to reporting.
  • Exceptional communication skills, with a knack for presenting complex ideas clearly. 
  • A strong command of data visualization tools like Tableau, Displayr, Excel etc.
  • Familiarity with a broad range of research and analysis tools, including market surveying platforms, enterprise data warehouses, social listening platforms, and other data mining tools. 
  • Basic understanding of qualitative research methods and outputs, like personas, JTBD studies, interviews and ethnographies. 
  • Ability to develop predictive models using machine learning frameworks is a distinct advantage.
  • Advanced degree in Market Research, Data Science, Statistics, or demonstrated equivalent professional experience.

Where you’ll live:

  • Anywhere in the US is fine but Atlanta would be preferred. 

Benefits you’ll receive:

In addition to your great compensation package, we’ll shower you with perks including: 

  • Company-subsidized medical, dental, & vision plans 
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Stock options and bi-annual bonus
  • Uncapped PTO to encourage a healthy work/life balance (2-week MINIMUM required!)
  • Generous paid leave programs, including 16-week paid parental leave and disability benefits
  • Workplace flexibility and modern work schedules focused on getting the job done, not hours clocked
  • Company-wide in-person events and team outings
  • Lifestyle enhancement program
  • Company equipment provided (Windows & Mac options)
  • Annual performance reviews with opportunities for growth and career development

You must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S.  We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time. 

PrizePicks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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What are PrizePicks Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
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401(K) matching
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
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Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
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Free snacks and drinks
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Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
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