Product Analyst at Volley (W18)
Voice-controlled games on smart speakers, TVs, and mobile
San Francisco, CA / Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Volley

Volley builds the best voice-controlled games and entertainment experiences for Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, smartphones, and Fire TVs.

Popular Volley voice games include Song Quiz, Jeopardy!, and The Price Is Right.

Our voice apps are used by millions of people every month. We believe voice control will become the main way people access entertainment in their bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and cars, and our goal is to become the "Netflix of Voice" for this emerging category of devices.

We just raised our Series B round and we're growing fast!

Volley was founded by Max Child and James Wilsterman in 2016. We're a hybrid remote/in-person company, headquartered in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco.

While we work to make home entertainment more accessible and engaging, we like to have fun along the way, with team lunches, Friday happy hours, and very active #food and #pets slack channels. If any of this sounds fun to you (we promise it is), come join us!

Read more about Volley's culture and mission here: https://www.volleythat.com/post/volley-mission-culture-and-what-we-create

About the role

Volley develops voice-controlled games and entertainment apps for Amazon Alexa and Google Home. Our voice apps are world-class and attract millions of users every month. We’re a 55-person team based in San Francisco.

 

We’ve created several of the top experiences for voice-controlled devices, including:

Song Quiz - a name-that-tune music trivia game

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? - a quiz game to test your elementary-level knowledge

Bedtime Stories - a soothing, narrated skill to help you fall asleep

 

We believe voice control will be the main way people access entertainment in their bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and cars, and our goal is to build a destination for interactive audio entertainment, as Netflix did for television.

 

We’re looking for a Product Analyst to use help us grow and improve some of the most popular experiences on the platform. You will analyze user data, identify opportunities for new product improvements and features, and use those insights to design and run experiments.

Stuff you may have done before

  • (Product) Analytical role at an entertainment company
  • (Product) Analytical role at a consumer software company
  • (Product) Analytical role at a consulting firm or investment bank
  • Segment/ Amplitude / SQL/ Data warehouse (e.g. Redshift, Snowflake) experience

What you'll do

  • Be the source of truth and knowledge expert on your product's key metrics and user data
  • Manage metrics and data, create charts and communicate findings back to key stakeholders
  • Design and manage A/B tests
  • Collaborate with voice designers and engineers, identifying key insights and opportunities for product improvements

Our data analytics stack

  • Segment
  • Snowflake
  • Amplitude

Must-haves

  • 3+ years experience
  • Passion for entertainment and/or games
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

 

At Volley, we recognize the importance of work-life balance. We offer a flexible, hybrid work-from-home and in-office work model. We also offer 4 weeks of paid time off (with an enforced 2-week minimum!).

 

Volley believes in an inclusive workplace and is committed to building a team from a variety of backgrounds. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive the other benefits and privileges of employment.

 

We’re a small but quickly growing team that truly enjoys working together. We love coming together over Zoom happy hours, the funny and strange in Slack #random, and occasional karaoke sessions in our brand new Hayes Valley office. If this sounds like fun (we promise it is), get in touch!

 

Underrepresented candidates, and candidates from nontraditional backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply!

Technology

Platforms: Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, iOS, Android Tech: Node.js, Javascript, Typescript, Swift, Kotlin, HTML5, React, Kubernetes, Terraform Game Engines: PlayCanvas Data: SQL, Snowflake, Segment, Amplitude

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