Data Scientist – Senior
Posted on 5/16/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Science
Operations Research
Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience. MS or PhD in a quantitative discipline: statistics, operations research, computer science, informatics, engineering, applied mathematics, economics, etc
  • Experience in applied statistics and statistical modeling in at least one statistical software package, preferably R/Python
  • Experience in designing trustworthy experimentation and analyzing complex product a/b testing results
  • Expert knowledge of SQL, Python programming, including common scientific computing packages and data science tools such as numpy, pandas, and scikit-learn
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to synthesize, simplify and explain complex problems to different types of audience, including executives and compile compelling narratives
  • Ability to solve ambiguous business problems with structured analytics framework
  • Innate curiosity around finding meaningful insights that inform the way we think about and develop both our product and our business strategies
  • As a Data Scientist on the Growth team, you will focus on product-driven user acquisition by using data insights in close collaboration with our cross-functional teams, developing models to understand user engagement, causal effects, and new user ecosystems. You will define and own the ways we measure success for the team
  • You will be part of the broader Growth Pillar at Nextdoor that works to ensure we can get users on the Nextdoor platform at scale. We are looking for an entrepreneurial and driven data scientist to accelerate our efforts and be a major part of our data-centric culture. This person will work closely with various cross-functional teams such as product, engineering, design to develop and deliver metrics, analyses, solutions, and insights
  • Successful candidates will exhibit technical acumen, product sense and business savvy, with are enthusiastic about making an impact through timely execution. You are passionate about leveraging the power of data to drive product changes with quality and agility
  • Your responsibilities will include:
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working in a fast-paced Growth team
Company Overview
Nextdoor is where neighbors come together for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods and services.