Staff Data Scientist



5,001-10,000 employees

Unified, open platform for enterprise data

Data & Analytics

$192000 - $260000

Equity Awards

Senior, Expert

Mountain View, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Science
Apache Spark
Data Analysis
  • 7+ years of data science, machine learning, advanced analytics experience in high velocity, high-growth companies
  • Extensive experience in applying Data Science / ML in production to build data-driven products for solving business problems
  • Experience collaborating with and understanding the needs of Senior level stakeholders from a variety of functions including: Engineering, Product, and Technical Operations
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity in fast paced environments by clarifying requirements and having a keen sense of 0 to 1 solutions
  • Adept at operating both as an individual contributor and identifying how to orchestrate the build through peers and investments in scalable tooling
  • Strong coding skills in Python and SQL
  • Experience with distributed data processing systems like Spark and familiarity with software engineering principles around testing, code reviews and deployment
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in quantitative fields (e.g., Statistics, Math, Computer Science, Physics, Economics, Operational Research or Engineering)
  • Inform decision making by building robust data science tooling for business leaders, analysts, and other data scientists
  • Work closely with Data Platform and Product Engineering teams to integrate data science tooling with existing Data team offerings and the core product
  • Lead insight generation for top company priorities, and key Engineering initiatives (reliability, and efficiency)
  • Gather changing requirements, define project OKRs and milestones, and communicate progress and results to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Mentor and guide junior data scientists on the team by helping with project planning, technical decisions, and code and document review
  • Represent the data science discipline throughout the organization, having a powerful voice to make us more data-driven
  • Represent Databricks at academic and industrial conferences & events

Company Stage

Series I

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Extended health care including dental and vision

Life/AD&D and disability coverage

Equity awards

Flexible Vacation

Gym reimbursement

Annual personal development fund

Work headphones reimbursement

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Business travel accident insurance

Paid Parental Leave