Senior Data Scientist
Company: 23andMe, Inc.
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Data Science / Analytics
Senior Data Scientist
Sunnyvale, California, United States
23andMe is seeking an experienced Senior Data Scientist to join
our Analytics team. We're looking for someone with excellent
analytical skills and a great track record applying them to improve
the consumer experience. In this role, you will partner directly
with the Product and Marketing teams to help identify opportunity
areas, scope business problems, and move the business forward using
data and analysis.
Who we are
Since 2006, 23andMe's mission has been to help people access,
understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of
passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what's possible to
help turn genetic insight into better health and personal
What you'll do
Some areas you will work on include:
- Engagement and growth: our goal is to provide a high-value,
dynamic experience that delights our customers. You will play a key
role by analyzing customer behavior, designing experiments, and
helping our team build awesome, data-driven products.
- Marketing analytics and attribution: what is the optimal way to
allocate spend across various customer acquisition channels? How do
we measure the effectiveness of non-digital channels like TV and
- General data science: the Analytics team at 23andMe is
cross-functional and works with many groups across the company to
help solve problems in a rigorous, data-driven way. Example
applications include forecasting, web analytics, and data
Our team culture is respectful and collaborative; we place a lot
of emphasis on mentorship and growth both within the Analytics team
and with our business partners. Strong SQL and R skills are a must
for this role (we do not use Python for our analytical code) and
experience with Shiny and Google Analytics is a significant plus.
If you think you would be a good fit we'd love to hear from
What You'll Bring:
- 5+ years of industry work experience as a senior analyst or
- B.S. in statistics, mathematics, business or a related
- Skilled in R and SQL. Google Analytics, tidyverse, Git, Python
and AWS are a plus.
- Excellent communication skills; this role requires regular
interaction with business partners across the company.
- An analytical mindset; you will champion data-driven decision
making and help the product and marketing teams identify areas of
opportunity to drive business value.
- Strong data visualization skills.
- An online sample of your analytical and/or data visualization
abilities is greatly appreciated.
23andMe, Inc. is the leading consumer genetics and research
company. Our mission is to help people access, understand and
benefit from the human genome. The company was named by MIT
Technology Review to its "50 Smartest Companies, 2017" list, and
named one of Fast Company's "25 Brands That Matter Now, 2017".
23andMe has over 5 million customers worldwide, with ~85 percent of
customers consented to participate in research. 23andMe is located
in Sunnyvale, CA. More information is available at
At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we
provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and
employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be
considered without regard to an individual's race, color, sex,
gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin
or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical
condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner
status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or
veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or
local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of
incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact
us at firstname.lastname@example.org. 23andMe will reasonably
accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent
required by applicable law.
Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are
not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank
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