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Data Science Manager - Monetization
Posted on 2/24/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Hive
Apache Spark
Data Analysis
Data Science
  • 6+ years of relevant experience preferably in the pricing and promotions domain (or 4+ years with post-graduate education such as MS or PhD.) and a background in statistical/ML modeling, optimization, causal inference/econometrics, and experimental design
  • Ability to communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong business and product intuition as well as judgment
  • Strong data storytelling and data visualization ability
  • Strong SQL ability and proficiency with 1+ programming languages (Python strongly preferred)
  • Familiarity with data pipeline building (e.g. in Hive, Spark) and workflow tools (e.g. Airflow)
  • Ability to work autonomously and has strong interest to take ownership and lead while effectively partnering with stakeholders
  • What is the right price for a course? When should we make price changes?
  • How does price sensitivity vary across different markets and course characteristics?
  • How often and when should we promote courses? What is the right level of discount?
  • How does pricing in our marketplace impact other lines of our business (e.g. B2B offerings)?
  • How can we balance between long term and short term effects of price changes?
  • Be a subject matter expert and thought leader in the area of pricing and promotions
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to shape the team's roadmap and drive execution
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Monetization Decision Science team
  • Provide both technical and strategic guidance to team members
  • Develop end-to-end modeling solutions for price optimization, build and maintain relevant data pipelines and workflows
  • Lead experimentation and causal analysis (beyond standard A/B tests) to support pricing decisions and improve pricing models
  • Define metrics and build dashboards to track health of the pricing system
  • Proactively influence prioritization through data-driven insights
  • Effectively communicate and present to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Build Udemy's technical brand through talks, blog posts, and publications
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with business intelligence tools (e.g. Looker, Chartio, or Tableau)
  • People leadership experience

5,001-10,000 employees

Online course provider
Company Overview
Udemy’s mission is to create new possibilities for people and organizations everywhere by connecting them to the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a changing world. They are building a shared knowledge repository to help people learn.
  • Global benefits - Our many benefits, equity, and time-off programs are made-to-fit for each of our international locations.
  • Charitable matching - Help a cause that matters to you. We match monetary contributions up to a certain annual limit for eligible nonprofits and charities.
  • Learning incentives - Get free access to Udemy and Udemy Business courses plus a yearly stipend to spend on your professional development.
  • UBelong program - We prioritize Diversity and Inclusion through events, trainings, and meet-ups facilitated by our many Employee Resource Groups.
  • Learning programs - Our amazing Learning and Development team regularly provides top-notch training sessions and company-wide learning initiatives.
  • Guest speakers - We believe in diversity of perspective and regularly host speakers from a variety of industries and backgrounds.
  • Brain food - When in the office employees can enjoy snacks for all dietary preferences and restrictions.
  • Company events - Enjoy company celebrations, wellness events, and fun extracurriculars like yoga, cooking classes, karaoke, and more.
  • Well-being memberships - Stay zen with free access to the entire Headspace library. Plus, get free coaching and therapy sessions through Modern Health.
  • Groups and clubs - Connect with others who share your interests. We have dozens of groups, including Women at Udemy and Culture Crew.
Company Values
  • Mission Inspired, Results Obsessed
  • Always Learning
  • Individually Humble, Collectively Proud
  • Earnestly Authentic