Senior Data Scientist, Analytics

Credit Karma is working to make financial progress possible for everyone. Data and analytics play a pivotal role in this mission and every part of our business – informing new product design, driving marketing efficiency, and powering the recommendations we personalize to each of our 75 million members.

We’re looking for a Senior Data scientist to help drive key decisions across product and marketing through predictive modeling, deep analytical insights and rigorous measurement. If you love building models and turning analysis into tangible business results, this role could be for you.

What the job entails

  • Partner with stakeholders across the organization to identify high-impact opportunities to leverage our extensive data to better serve our users
  • Drive the creation of comprehensive datasets encompassing user profiles and behaviors, and incorporating a wide variety of signals and data types
  • Assess the potential usefulness and validity of new statistical approaches and data sources
  • Build predictive models to substantially improve and continuously optimize user engagement and revenue generation
  • Rapidly develop proof-of-concept prototypes to prove out hypotheses
  • Work with cross-functional team to implement and productionalize the models
  • Motivate and mentor other data scientists to grow their skills and careers

Our ideal candidate

  • Advanced Degree (Ph.D./MS) in Statistics or a related quantitative discipline
  • Experience with advanced modeling techniques, such as collaborative filtering, time series analysis, and mixed-effect models
  • Experience using modeling techniques to solve unstructured problems and provide insights in real world scenarios
  • Working knowledge of R, Python, or similar industry standard tools used for large-scale data analysis and modeling
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Big Data technologies such as Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, and Spark is a big plus
  • Self-motivated, results oriented, enthusiastic, and a creative thinker

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Meet Some of Credit Karma's Employees

Kyle G.

Analytics

Kyle works behind the scenes as a revenue analyst to provide Credit Karma’s members with personalized offers that help them optimize their finances.

Maria P.

Engineering

As a full-stack engineer, Maria does everything from back end to front end testing. She works hard to build scalable, testable, and maintainable products that Credit Karma’s members find easy to use.


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