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Posted on: 28 March 2024





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Lead Analyst I, Site Analytics

Be essential at Cars Commerce

At Cars Commerce, we’re fanatical about simplifying everything about car buying and selling. We do right by our customers and consumers to better connect the industry with simplified and tierless technology to enhance, measure and drive local automotive retail. Whether through our No.1 most recognized marketplace, Cars.com, our industry-leading digital experience, Dealer Inspire, our trade and appraisal technology, AccuTrade, or our new Cars Commerce Media Network, Cars Commerce is essential for success in the automotive industry.  

No one ever travels alone here: at its core, Cars Commerce is collaboration. In fact, it’s built into the very fabric of our shared values. We like to say we Rise Together – putting people at the center of what we do, from consumer to customer to community. Life at Cars Commerce makes it easy when we share the ethos to be Open to All, encouraging open-minded communication because we know diverse thinking yields better outcomes. But critical to our success is Caring to Challenge and Taking Ownership, fueling a competitive spirit in a respectful environment where we think about tomorrow but act today. At our foundation, we have integrity, Doing the Right Thing, even when it’s hard. It’s our shared commitment to these values that makes Cars Commerce a place where growth becomes not only possible, but downright unavoidable.

But don’t take our word for it. As a U.S. News & World Report Best Company to Work For in 2024, we're obsessive about the employee experience. We are among the top 20% being declared “Best” of our industry based on six critical factors that are important to employee wellbeing, like quality of pay, benefits, work life balance and more.

Your day-to-day:

  • Synthesize our and third party data into actionable insights that inform enterprise priorities i.e., dealer experience, shopper behavior, marketing performance, customer value delivery, etc. Clearly communicate these recommendations to internal stakeholders and senior leadership. 
  • Actively participate in cross-functional initiatives, collaborating to achieve and measure project success.
  • Independently lead the development of new insights 
  • Create compelling, intuitive stories to enable the business with critical insights
  • Extract and analyze data through Amplitude, Google Analytics, Tableau, AWS Redshift, Python, and/or R.

Experience & Education:

  • 4+ years professional experience in an analyst-type role (required)
  • Familiarity with data and analytics including digital analytics (required)
  • Experience with statistical analysis and modeling a plus

Required Technical Skills:

Advanced skills and knowledge of the following:

  • Digital analytics tools such as Amplitude or Google Analytics.
  • Experience working with raw clickstream data a plus (Adobe or Google BigQuery).
  • SQL
  • Data visualization tools such as Tableau (preferred), Power BI, Looker, Domo, or R-Shiny

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • R or Python 
  • A/B testing tools (Optimizely, Split, Adobe Target, etc.) and effective test design (establishing sample sizes, statistical significance measurement, etc.)

About You:

  • Bias toward action and collaborative problem solving 
  • Builder of strong cross-functional partnerships, leveraging data to influence without authority
  • A curious mind with a thirst for discovery, answers, optimization, and continuous improvement
  • Can easily organize and analyze large, varied sets of data and distill into actionable insights
  • Active listener with the ability to ask the right questions to understand the business problem and identify the analysis approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate findings across multiple levels within the organization






In the spirit of pay transparency, we are excited to share the base salary range for this position which is not inclusive of bonuses, benefits or other forms of compensation that the position may be eligible for. If you are hired at Cars Commerce, your final base salary compensation will be determined based on factors such as skills and/or experience. If the salary range is close to what you're seeking, then we encourage you to apply and learn more about the total compensation package for this position.

Salary Range
$97,600$122,000 USD

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package includes:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Healthcare Plans
  • 401(k) with Company Match + Immediate Vesting
  • New Hire Stipend for Home Office Set-Up
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Generous PTO
  • Refuel - a service based recognition program where employees receive additional paid time away to learn grow and reset
  • Paid Holidays, Floating Holiday, Volunteer Day, Recharge Day
  • Learn more about our Benefits, Perks, & Culture on our LinkedIn Life Pages!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. California Applicants: Click here to review our California Privacy Policy for Applicants. For current employees, please click here to review our California Privacy Policy for Employees.


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