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Staff Strategic Data Scientist
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Hive
Apache Spark
Data Science
Google Analytics
  • Senior or staff title will be depending on experience and qualifications
  • 6+ years data science experience of continually increasing complexity and impact
  • Deep understanding of time series, predictive / statistical modeling, ML, and probabilistic models
  • 2+ years experience building forecasting models (more for Staff)
  • Minimum Bachelor degree (MS or PhD degree preferred) in a scientific or quantitative field like Math, Engineering, Economics, Science, or similar. Finance can be a good fit as well for this role
  • Sound economics and finance intuition, training, and experience
  • High proficiency in Python (or R) and hands-on skills in SQL, Airflow, Tableau, and Linux/Shell scripting
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills, including the ability to tell stories with data and help other stakeholders of all kinds understand the opportunity and proposed solutions
  • Track record of delivering decision support models and quantitative analysis with actionable insights and high business impacts
  • Build the North Star metrics and models that orient the overall business and our product pods
  • Build and maintain automated forecasting models from the bottom up, including diff to actuals and explanatory models
  • Build anomaly detection routines that detect risks to growth at all margins
  • Build internal content-type based attribution models, and external marketing impact attribution models
  • Build content upload (User Generated Content) and engagement value models to measure trade-off between immediate revenue and UGC/engagement
  • Identify the “Golden Path” of user value
  • Data mine heterogeneous datasets and develop a deep understanding of user journey, customer attributes, engagement with the products, and high-value growth opportunities for scaling our business across key product metrics
  • Come up with quick hypotheses to diagnose and explain trends in our growth
  • Propose strategic initiatives and goals, and perform ad-hoc analysis, to help our functional partners to achieve their goals and drive growth
  • Effectively communicate with people in all disciplines and levels, including the C-suite
Desired Qualifications
  • Past work experience in e-commerce or education domain
  • Experience with big data platforms and cloud computing such as AWS, Athena, BigQuery, and S3; big data tools such as Spark, Hive, or Pig is a plus
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics or Tableau
Course Hero

201-500 employees

Online learning platform
Company Overview
Course Hero is on a mission to help students graduate confident and prepared. The company has an online learning platform with over 60 million course-specific study resources contributed by our community of students and educators, and produced by our team of educational content specialists in collaboration with subject experts.
  • Competitive salary, annual bonus, and RSUs
  • Medical coverage, including full dental and vision
  • Life and disability benefits
  • 401(k) program
  • One month paid sabbatical after 5 years at the company
  • Education reimbursement
  • Professional development workshops & industry conferences
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Social responsibility program
  • Annual wellness stipend
  • Monthly tech stipend
  • Annual family planning stipend
  • Monthly snack boxes delivered to your door
  • Cell phone allowance
Company Core Values
  • Customer-focused
  • Collaborative
  • Responsible
  • Gritty
  • Love to learn