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Survey Research Scientist

Survey Research

San Mateo

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About SurveyMonkey

Founded in 1999, SurveyMonkey changed the way people gather feedback by making it easy for anyone to create their own online surveys. Today, SurveyMonkey’s mission is to power curious individuals and organizations to measure, benchmark and act on the opinions that drive success. Our People Powered Data platform enables conversations at scale to deliver impactful customer, employee and market insights. The company’s 700+ employees are dedicated to fueling the curiosity of over 16 million active users globally. For more information about SurveyMonkey, please visit surveymonkey.com.


The Role

As a key part of our Research & Data Insights team, you play a leading role in providing innovative and methodologically rigorous research expertise across the company. You have expertise in all aspects of survey research, particularly questionnaire design and survey data analysis. You have demonstrated experience with surveys, data analysis, and have outstanding written and oral communication skills. Throughout, you are focused on setting new standards and best practices to help tens of millions of customers create, analyze and understand important data.



  • Providing survey research and statistical expertise for use in product
  • Collaborating with the product and engineering teams to incorporate best practices
  • Conducting surveys and survey experiments to provide timely insights to product
  • Developing and implementing methodologies for data calibration
  • Creating and perfecting survey weighting schema and sampling plans
  • Blogging about survey research and data findings
  • Managing large-scale data projects
  • Participating in the research community through conference presentations and articles


Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS required; MA/MS degree preferred
  • 2+ years relevant experience


Knowledge and Skills

  • Top-tier computational and analytical ability
  • Experience with statistical packages and data management tools
  • Deep understanding of statistics and capacity to summarize data in compelling ways
  • Proven ability to translate quantitative results for consumer audience
  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of survey research
  • Ability to balance numerous projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
  • Patient, team player with great attention to detail
  • Proactive and customer-oriented
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills


At SurveyMonkey, we offer competitive salaries, medical/dental benefits, PTO, 401k, paid holidays and parental leave, and equity compensation.

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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