Principal Data Scientist



5,001-10,000 employees

Data warehouse for the cloud

Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

San Mateo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Science
Data Analysis
  • MS/Ph.D. in quantitative discipline (CS, Data Science, Engineering, Statistics, or Math)
  • 12+ years of relevant data science or related experience
  • Expert-level experience working with SQL & Python including scikit-learn, numpy, and pandas
  • Expert in working with large-scale machine generated data (e.g., logs, application telemetry, or customer usage data)
  • Experience with cloud databases, such as Snowflake, Redshift, BigQuery, Vertica, etc.
  • Working closely with the engineering and product management teams
  • The ability to thrive in a dynamic environment, being flexible and willing to jump in and do whatever it takes to contribute to the success of your area
  • Be a proactive partner to Product Management and Engineering to shape feature roadmaps and help design metrics and analytical workflows to evaluate their success and effectiveness
  • Architect efficient data models and high-quality production pipelines and partner with Engineering for all necessary telemetry
  • Build scalable and extensible analytics/ML frameworks to uncover feature usage patterns, subtle issues with the system, potential performance enhancements, and areas to improve customer experience
  • Evaluate the right surface (Snowflake Notebook/Worksheet/Snowsight Dashboards/Streamlit Apps) to disseminate your insights for maximal impact
  • Influence decisions and drive initiatives with the Product Management and Engineering teams to drive better outcomes for our customers
  • Answer questions from the executive team for reporting to the board and contribute to industry reports and similar publications
  • Think creatively and be scrappy to find optimal solutions to our complex, often unstructured problems

Snowflake has become a global force to help mobilize the world’s data. Snowflake enables thousands of organizations to have seamless access to explore, share, and unlock the true value of their data.

Company Stage


Total Funding






Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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