Industry, Gov., Consulting
Workforce Science Analyst
About the Organization
Rooted in science and delivered via Software-as-a-Service platform,
Evolv has created a highly innovative solution that quantifiably
improves the productivity and profitability of our clients’ hourly
workforces around the world through proprietary science and big
data analytics. We are a fast growing company, funded by top
Silicon Valley venture groups, and are rapidly expanding our
presence both here in the U.S. and internationally. We are in a
leadership position in our market and are poised for growth to
$100M+ in revenue. You can read about us in numerous articles
published recently in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times,
The Economist, and various other esteemed publications.
If you're looking to make a huge impact in a flat organization, the
autonomy necessary for you to truly own your position, and support
from a cast of all-stars who go above and beyond to deliver results
on a daily basis —this could be a great opportunity for you.
About the Job
Overview of the Position
Evolv (evolvondemand.com) has developed a solution that provides a
guaranteed increase in workforce profitability and business
predictability by enabling our clients to stop using intuition and
start unlocking value from big data using a proprietary, scientific
methodology to select, develop, and sustain a more profitable
At Evolv, you will work under Director of Workforce Science
(based in San Francisco) to ensure that we successfully obtain,
mine, and drive actionable intelligence out of the millions of
unique applicant and employee data points that allow us to provide
valuable solutions to our $10 billion target customer market.
We are seeking someone with the following key
knowledge of workforce management, personnel selection, and related
- Performing job analyses, item development, and test scale and
criterion development under the supervision of the Director of
- Conducting in-depth statistical research, utility analyses, and
technical documentation writing related to the development,
validation, and refinement of new workforce science tools,
including realistic job previews, job simulations, problem-solving
tests, biodata instruments, personality/workstyle/fit assessments,
and post-hire data capture tools such as performance and engagement
- Conducting and presenting research related to personnel
selection and performance management.
aptitude and background
- Master’s or PhD in Industrial Psychology, Quantitative
Methods/Statistics in Behavioral Science, or closely related field
is required (PhD is highly desirable).
- Although this role is focused heavily on selection science,
performance management, and analytics, the ideal candidate would
also be very comfortable interacting with clients at all levels
while managing complex projects with tight timelines.
- Strong analytic skills.
- Native-level fluency in English. Fluency in additional
languages is highly valued.
Communication, listening and organizational skills
- Superb listening, oral and written communication skills, and
the ability to stay organized.
4) Desire to
Work in an Early-Stage Company Environment
- Comfortable working in a small, mid-stage company environment,
where you apply your high level of drive and innovation and take
ultimate responsibility for the end product, understanding that
this frequently means keeping cool under pressure and working
non-standard hours to get things done.
- Understand the importance of changing direction when necessary,
and making immediate adjustments to accommodate for a revised
- Focus on making decisions based on the highest return that can
be achieved for the time that you put into solving a problem.
- Strategic thinking skills and the ability to use knowledge and
insight to make product development recommendations.
Please submit your resume and a cover letter that specifies
how you meet each of the five criteria listed above on our Careers
Please note that resumes without a cover letter will not be
reviewed. We will contact you immediately regarding next
steps if we would like to move forward. Our aim is to hire
our next Workforce Science Analyst in the next month with a start
date in the September timeframe.
Thank you for your interest,
David Ostberg, PhD