North America / United States / CA / Emeryville


#: 97145-en_US / 97145



Product Analyst – 97145

Gracenote – USA Emeryville, California 


Product Analyst


Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is the global-leader in entertainment metadata. The company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998 and acquired by Nielsen in 2017, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.  


We are presently looking for a Product Analyst.


Role Description:

Our Product Management team in Music seeks someone passionate about data to join us as a Product Analyst. Product Analysts know our data inside and out and leverage this knowledge to improve product performance and the consumer experience. The ideal candidate is proactive in identifying product issues, data-driven in decision making and will work closely with Product Management, Engineering and Content teams.




  • Develop deeper product understanding and be proactive in identifying product quality and performance issues. Collect and analyze data to draw insight and identify solutions for our music product offerings

  • Drive product performance and quality metrics

  • Continuous learning from on-going QC and results to improve upon product KPIs

  • Work closely with cross-functional stakeholders to gather data requirements and oversee process implementation

  • Analyze Gracenote’s datasets against the client/customer experience and present dashboards around usage, performance, and stability

  • Create, present, interpret metrics of product usage; communicate findings to varying audiences/stakeholders to support product decisions and roadmap

  • Manage ad hoc reports and quantitative analysis to iron out bugs and issues with engineering.

  • Drive/Influence decisions on new products/enhancements based on product data 




  • 3+ years post-collegiate work experience in a quantitative/data analytics field or equivalent educational experience focused on data analysis

  • Ability to synthesize complex datasets into simple and compelling information

  • Highly motivated, proactive and able to solve diverse problems efficiently

  • Proven history of decision making and cross-functional influence through data insights

  • Fluent with SQL, no-SQL architectures, as well as Python or R

  • Prior experience in building data analysis tools is a big plus

  • Prior experience in driving product KPIs and processes is beneficial

  • Education: Computer Science/Math/Stats with focus on data analytics is a plus

  • Background in the music business, particularly publishing, is a plus



As the arbiter of truth, Nielsen Global Media fuels the media industry with unbiased, reliable data about what people watch and listen to. To discover what’s true, we measure across all channels and platforms⁠—from podcasts to streaming TV to social media. And when companies and advertisers are armed with the truth, they have a deeper understanding of their audiences and can accelerate growth. 

Do you want to move the industry forward with Nielsen? Our people are the driving force. Your thoughts, ideas and expertise can propel us forward. Whether you have fresh thinking around maximizing a new technology or you see a gap in the market, we are here to listen and take action. Our team is made strong by a diversity of thoughts, experiences, skills, and backgrounds. You’ll enjoy working with smart, fun, curious colleagues, who are passionate about their work. Come be part of a team that motivates you to do your best work!  

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Type: Regular 

Primary Location:  Emeryville,California 

Secondary Locations: , , , 

Travel:  No