Product Data Analyst, CarOffer



IT, Product, Data Science
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

Who we are

At CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG), our mission is to give people the power to reach their destination. We started as a small team of developers determined to bring trust and transparency to car shopping. Since then, our history of innovation and go-to-market acceleration has driven industry-leading growth. In fact, we’re the largest and fastest-growing automotive marketplace, and we’ve been profitable for over 15 years.

What we do

The market is evolving, and we are too, moving the entire automotive journey online and guiding our customers through every step. That includes everything from the sale of an old car to the financing, purchase, and delivery of a new one. Today, tens of millions of consumers visit each month, and ~30,000 dealerships use our products. But they're not the only ones who love CarGurus—our employees do, too. We have a people-first culture that fosters kindness, collaboration, and innovation, and empowers our Gurus with tools to fuel their career growth. Disrupting a trillion-dollar industry requires fresh and diverse perspectives. Come join us for the ride!

CarOffer fully became part of the CarGurus (NASDAQ: CARG) family in 2023, and is an industry leader in the digital wholesale marketplace. We are automating a dealer’s ability to buy, sell, and trade cars. By bringing these two companies together, we are giving consumers and dealers alike the power to reach their destination through a full suite of digital transaction platforms.

*This is a hybrid position based out of our Addison, TX office.*

Role overview

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Product Analyst to join our Product team. The Product Analyst will play a crucial role in analyzing product performance, identifying market trends, and developing KPIs to measure success. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of our organization by leveraging data-driven approaches to enhance our internal tools and dealer-facing web applications.

What you'll do

  • Conduct in-depth analysis of product performance, including internal tools and dealer-facing web applications, to identify strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Product Management, Engineering, and internal tooling stakeholders, to gather requirements and define KPIs for product success.
  • Collaborate with Business intelligence to develop and maintain reporting dashboards and metrics to track product KPIs and measure the success of product initiatives.
  • Provide insights and recommendations for product enhancements, feature prioritization, and go-to-market strategies based on data-driven analysis.
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify emerging trends, market opportunities, and competitive threats.
  • work with product managers to support product roadmap planning and development by providing data-driven insights and recommendations to inform prioritization decisions.
  • Communicate findings and insights to stakeholders through clear and compelling presentations and reports.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, technological advancements, and customer preferences to inform product strategy and innovation.

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Analytics, Computer Science, or a mathematics-forward field. Master's degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience in product analysis, market research, or related roles within the tech industry.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and techniques, such as Excel, SQL, and statistical software.
  • Experience with Tableau or similar data visualization tools for exploratory analysis and presenting findings.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex data sets and generate actionable insights.
  • Experience with product management methodologies and frameworks (e.g., Agile, Scrum).
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of collaborating cross-functionally and driving product-related initiatives.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to accuracy and data integrity.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to evolving business priorities.

Working at CarGurus

We reward our Gurus’ curiosity and passion with best-in-class benefits and compensation, including equity for all employees, both when they start and as they continue to grow with us. Our career development and corporate giving programs, as well as our employee resource groups (ERGs) and communities, help people build connections while making an impact in personally meaningful ways. A flexible hybrid model and robust time off policies encourage work-life balance and individual well-being. Thoughtful perks like daily free lunch, a new car discount, meditation and fitness apps, commuting cost coverage, and more help our people create space for what matters most in their personal and professional lives.

We welcome all

CarGurus strives to be a place to which people can bring the ultimate expression of themselves and their potential—starting with our hiring process. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. We foster an inclusive environment that values people for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. That’s why we hope you’ll apply even if you don’t check every box listed in the job description. We also encourage you to tell your recruiter if you require accommodations to participate in our hiring process due to a disability so we can provide the appropriate support. We want to know what only you can bring to CarGurus. #LI-Hybrid