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Senior Data Scientist
Machine Learning, Ecosystems & Servers
Posted on 2/1/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Science
Social Media
  • Apply state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to provide a deeper understanding of product, users, and communities
  • Build predictive models to support high impact company initiatives
  • Ideate, communicate, and partner directly with product, engineering, and business teams to improve decision-making and drive impact
  • Expertise in at least 2 of the following domains: linear models, neural networks, tree-based models, and unsupervised learning
  • 2+ years of industry experience in developing and productionizing applied machine learning for internal use cases (i.e. low SLA, batch models)
  • Masters, PhD, or equivalent experience in a quantitative area such as Computer Science, Applied Stats, Math, Astrophysics, etc
  • Proficiency with Python
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain complex findings and technical approaches to a variety of audiences
  • Desire to work with amazing, passionate technical and non-technical partners who care deeply about solving challenging problems to improve Discord for its users
  • Last but not least - a collaborative attitude and a healthy dose of natural curiosity!
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience visualizing and auditing model outputs to ensure models are performing as intended

1,001-5,000 employees

Gaming communication platform
Company Overview
Discord's mission is to build an easy-to-use communication service that gives people a place to talk, build relationships, and belong.
  • Stay healthy - We take care of our team with comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision plans.
  • Parental perks - Spend some quality time with the next generation with parental leave, fertility, adoption, and surrogacy benefits.
  • Kick back - Stay refreshed with over 19 paid holidays, use-what-you-need sick days, and four weeks of PTO.
  • Commute easy - In a non-COVID world, get up to $270 per month for your commuting and parking needs.
  • The loadout - When we’re back in the office, enjoy daily catered lunches and snacks, a desk fund to make your space yours, and whatever you need for your computer setup, including a headphone allowance.
  • Wellness on us - Take advantage of a quarterly wellness allowance for your gym membership or other wellness activities. Virtual yoga every week!
  • Transgender benefits - Discord will reimburse up to $20,000 for any procedure related to transition.
  • Discord HQ - Our office is located in Potrero Hill, a little neighborhood in San Francisco near awesome coffee and food.
  • Relocation - Excellent relocation bonuses for new hires moving to San Francisco (once it’s safe to return).
Company Core Values
  • Upside Down Leadership
  • Small & Mighty Teams
  • Unleash Talent
  • It’s a marathon, not a sprint