eBay Quantitative Analyst in San Francisco, California

Job: R0025300

Role: Quantitative Analyst

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ORGANIZATION: StubHub, www.stubhub.com (an eBay company NASDAQ: EBAY)

StubHub is the world's largest ticket marketplace, enabling fans to buy and sell tickets to tens of thousands of sports, concert, theater and other live entertainment events. StubHub reinvented the ticket resale market in 2000 and continues to lead it through innovation. The company's unique online marketplace, dedicated solely to tickets, provides all fans the choice to buy or sell their tickets in a safe, convenient and highly reliable environment. All transactions are processed and delivered by StubHub and backed by the company's FanProtect Guarantee™ processing a ticket every second today with billions of ticket sales each year globally. Company partners MLB, AEG, ESPN and many leading teams such as the San Francisco Giants and University of Texas, along with over 60 other teams in MLB, NBA, NHL and NCAA.

Our Values

  • StubHub One – We act as one team in pursuit of connecting people through inspiring event experiences.

  • At StubHub, we are:

  • Driven – We strive for excellence – constantly improving our game

  • Courageous – We are bold & not afraid to challenge the status quo

  • Inventive – We see what others don’t & pioneer new paths

  • Richly Diverse – We recognize & respect everyone as a unique individual

  • Brand – We experience the world through StubHub.

The Opportunity:

The Quantitative Analyst role at StubHub presents and exciting opportunity for a quantitative data analyst to take their career to the next level by joining the most exciting company at the intersection of Live Event Entertainment and E-commerce.

As a member of the Managed Marketplace team, you will tap directly into the globe's richest ticketing dataset to help build out the team’s effort around inventory valuation and risk management.

Specifically, the role will be focused on our marketplace dynamics and how those evolve for different events and in different segments within our marketplace. This role will also play a crucial part in developing and implementing forward-looking strategies to ensure continued success of our inventory management team.

Candidate:

We need a highly driven individual looking to apply their data analytics expertise and make an immediate impact at the forefront of the developing ticketing marketplace. You, a natural problem solver with exceptional analytical and quantitative skills, a strong performer with a passion for two-sided markets and a love for entertainment, sports and music.

Our ideal candidate will have a strong analytical mindset and the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and be self-sufficient. Besides the core responsibilities around analytics, you will be well-rounded and able to thrive in the operations side of the business as well, successfully contributing to portfolio construction, and risk management.

Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:

  • Identify patterns and relationships in the data and effectively and communicate those findings concisely and effectively

  • Lead projects and implement key strategies driving the business, while providing clear project status updates along the way

  • Assist in structuring deals through inventory valuation and financial modeling

  • Analyze past trades and historical data in constant search for improvement

  • Comb through large amounts of data to find root cause and other pertinent information, including leading indicators and trends

  • Assist in the monitoring of the risk and overall volatility of client accounts

  • Work closely with our data scientists to develop and enhance our algorithms and statistical models

  • Prepare and transmit reports to key personnel and clients.

Required qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in big data analysis, ideally within a finance or marketplace setting

  • Fluency in SQL, Python, and R

  • Exceptional quantitative, and analytical skills

  • Advanced skill set with Microsoft Office, including guru-level proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Highly motivated, detail-oriented, ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, and learn and apply new concepts and tools quickly

  • Attentiveness and ability to react to changing priorities and manage multiple tasks simultaneously with a sense of urgency

  • Proven organizational and project management skills and strong attention to detail

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; experience working with stakeholders at all levels

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills conducive to team development, but able to work independently

  • Passion for sports and live events

  • BS/MS/PhD in quantitative field – Physics, Math, Statistics, Engineering

Nice-to-have qualifications:

  • A very high industry IQ regarding the entertainment industry (Sports, Concerts, Theater)

  • Some understanding of derivative pricing and asset valuation models is a plus

  • Ticketing Operations a plus

  • The ideal candidate is a self-starter who seeks to take on projects and additional activities, while ensuring core responsibilities are met.

Affirmative action and equal opportunity employer

StubHub is a Subsidiary of eBay.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants with relevant experience will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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StubHub is a Subsidiary of eBay.

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com . We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement