Senior Staff Data Scientist (Decision Science - Experimentation)

San Francisco, California

Full Time
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Posted 1 month ago

ABOUT THE ROLE:Udemy is seeking a technical leader to join the experimentation group of the decision science team. Experimentation is a key tool in Udemy's decision making process and is relied upon by teams across the company. The experimentation group is responsible for addressing a wide range of methodological, adoption, interpretation, and measurement challenges with the experimentation platform, and works cross functionally with other data scientists and engineers towards its development.
ABOUT YOU:As a senior staff data scientist within the experimentation group, you will be a technical and thought leader to help drive the adoption of new methodologies to enhance our experimentation capabilities, help drive experimentation culture across the company, act as a subject matter expert for experimentation, and consult on experiments as needed. 

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Drive the adoption/development of new methodologies to enhance Udemy’s experimentation capabilities
  • Collaborate with engineering, other data scientists, and stakeholder teams in the development of the experimentation platform
  • Collaborate with other data leaders to define Udemy’s long-term experimentation strategy/vision
  • Lead the design, analysis, and interpretation of experiments
  • Provide hands-on technical guidance and mentorship for junior team members
  • Drive experimentation culture throughout the entire company
  • Maintain high quality standards for data science work and recruiting
  • Build Udemy’s technical brand through talks, blog posts, and publications

We’re excited about you because you have:

  • Ph.D. or M.S. degree in statistics, economics, or other quantitative field
  • 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Deep statistical knowledge in applied statistics, experimental design, A/B testing, quasi experimental methods, and causal inference
  • Ability to communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders of all levels
  • Proficiency with SQL and 1+ programming languages (e.g., R or Python)
  • Comfortable working and shipping production ready code and pipelines
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Founded in 2010, Udemy is privately owned and headquartered in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood with offices in Denver (Colorado), Dublin (Ireland), Ankara (Turkey), Gurugram (India), and São Paulo (Brazil).
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