University Grad, Data Scientist

Remote - USA

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Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

At Coinbase, our vision is to build an open financial system for the world, and to get there we’ll need to continually learn from our data. Data scientists are focused on this critical step of converting data into learning.

You’ll spend most of your time with the Data team building analytics models, tools and systems that help scale our insights more broadly, both throughout the company and directly in the product. We expect you to demonstrate clear communication, strong desire to execute and best-in-class craftsmanship.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Demonstrate our core cultural values: clear communication, positive energy, continuous learning, and efficient execution.
  • Understanding of statistical concepts and experience in applying them.
  • Experience in data analyses using SQL.
  • Experience manipulating large amounts of structured and unstructured data.
  • Experience in OOP (Preferably Python)
  • Be able to independently create plans for analytics projects and  build collaboration within the team.
  • Analytics/Software Engineering related degree. Advanced technical degree or validated prior experience is preferred

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • Demonstrate our core cultural values: clear communication, positive energy, continuous learning, and efficient execution.
  • Understanding of statistical concepts and experience in applying them.
  • Experience in data analyses using SQL.
  • Experience manipulating large amounts of structured and unstructured data.
  • Experience in OOP (Preferably Python)
  • Be able to independently create plans for analytics projects and  build collaboration within the team.
  • Analytics/Software Engineering related degree. Advanced technical degree or validated prior experience is preferred

Nice to haves:

  • Be able to proactively handle prioritization of work and deliver work with great quality and influence the broader team in creating leverage.
  • Previous experience in financial services data is a plus.
  • Experience with a data visualization/BI tool (Preferably Looker)
  • Experience working with Apache Airflow

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.  For US applicants, you may view Pay Transparency, Employee Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notices by clicking on their corresponding links.  Additionally, Coinbase participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.    

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