Sr. UX Researcher

| Greater Denver Area

Alteryx is revolutionizing business through data science and analytics by empowering everyone to experience the thrill of solving.

The User Experience team at Alteryx is a group of highly-motivated, creative problem solvers dedicated to the creation of exceptional user experiences. Alteryx is actively looking for a Senior User Experience (UX) Researcher to join our growing team in Broomfield, CO. Operating within the Product Management organization, this individual will exhibit leadership in providing the most impactful, meaningful research to drive the design and development of next-generation analytical software. This role will report directly to the UX Research Manager.

As an important driver for the UX team, the ideal candidate will effectively facilitate the discovery, articulation, and application of data-driven recommendations across our entire product platform. The role requires strong problem solving skills, independent self-direction, and an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. You should have experience in fast-paced, innovative environments and be comfortable with ambiguity. A solid background and understanding of industry-standard research methods (both qualitative and quantitative), user-centered design principles, and UX research best-practices is a must.

 

Position Details

  • Plan and execute hypothesis-driven research throughout our product design and development lifecycle, from early strategic direction through post-release validation

  • Help define and create an approach for expanding the use of research-oriented solutions across the entire Product organization

  • Utilize a top-down approach to addressing research needs of the organization while creating strategic alignment between corporate goals, team initiatives, and individual projects

  • Be the driver on several important projects simultaneously while meeting and maintaining reasonable timelines

  • Quickly establish the domain and tribal knowledge necessary to ensure impactful data-driven recommendations

  • Deliver research findings to relevant stakeholders using effective story-telling that is both captivating and informative

  • Evangelize the importance of implementing research recommendations into product releases and effectively follow up with stakeholders accordingly

  • Cohesively bridge the gap between the how, what, and why of user interactions in a manner that instills confidence and intrigue

 

Qualifications

  • Approximately 5 years of relevant experience conducting industry-level, mix-methods UX research

  • Master’s or Ph.D. in a social science, human-computer interaction, design, or related field

  • Very proficient in experimental design, research methodology, and statistical analysis

  • Proven track record of conducting high-impact UX research that has directly influenced the direction of several products or features

  • Can easily and effectively identify the strengths and weaknesses of certain research methods and use this to determine the most appropriate data-collection strategy

  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills that promote idea sharing, knowledge transfer, and innovative solutions

  • Experience working in lean, agile, software environments - preferably in web-based domains

  • Nice to have: Relevant experience or field knowledge of data science, analytics, machine learning, or neural networking

  • Huge plus: Proficiency in using behavioral analytics and data visualization platforms (e.g., Amplitude, Mixpanel, Pendo, Google Analytics, Tableau, Data-driven Documents (d3))

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Location

Right at the entrance to the Interlocken Technology Park, our office is easily accessible from Denver and Boulder, and offers views of the mountains.

An Insider's view of Alteryx, Inc.

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our culture is casual, but we're driven and work hard! We're empowered to be independent, creative, and innovative. Not only do we care about our platform, but we are deeply passionate about how the work we do impacts the community and our world.

Katelyn

Office Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Bringing Alteryx to more people; democratizing our platform.

Simon

Team Lead, DX

How does the company support your career growth?

Alteryx walks the walk when it comes to supporting individual career goals. We have so many career planning resources and programs, but what differentiates Alteryx is the way everyone rallies around you to make sure you reach those goals. I've set aggressive career ambitions, plus pursuing my MBA! It's like the whole company is cheering for me.

Emily Singer

Manager, Public Relations

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage my team members to spend time learning - whether it's joining on-site study sessions to learn more about our product, to participating in Alteryx Academy. I think having a commitment to constant learning and self-improvement allows for creativity to flourish and opens up the doorway to new ideas.

Stephanie

Manager, Product Management Operations

What are Alteryx, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Alteryx, Inc. Benefits Overview

Company Perks & Benefits include:

• 100% company-paid medical, dental and vision benefits.

• Pet Insurance

• Life insurance, disability and accidental coverage

• Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO) & Volunteer Time Off (VTO per year

• 401k with company match

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan

• Commuter benefits

• Fitness & Wellness reimbursement program

• Bicycles and frisbee golf to rent in office

• Gym and The Hut Restaurant on the first floor of the building

• Yoga monthly and massages weekly

• Happy hours, release parties, and networking events throughout the year

• Fresh fruit delivery, bagels on Thursdays and catered lunch every other Wednesday

• Beer taps and comfortable lounges throughout the office

• Video and arcade games, ping pong, pool table, and shuffle board

• Free form "Innovation Days" and "Learning Days" for self-improvement monthly

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 2 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer $265.00 per month for transit.
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Thursday. Employees get free lunch on Wednesday.
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Upon approval, we offer $5250 annualy for continuing education.
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