Full-Time

Senior Data Scientist

Financial Platform

Posted on 6/11/2024

Square

Square

10,001+ employees

Economic empowerment through inclusive technology

Consulting
Energy
Social Impact
Financial Services
Consumer Goods

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Python
Data Science
R
SQL
Tableau
Looker
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Previous exposure to or interest in areas like anomaly detection or regulatory data science
  • A bachelor degree in statistics, data science, or similar STEM field with 7+ years of experience in a relevant role OR
  • A graduate degree in statistics, data science, or similar STEM field with 5+ years of experience in a relevant role
  • Advanced proficiency with SQL and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Looker, etc)
  • Experience with scripting and data analysis programming languages, such as Python or R
  • Gone deep with cohort and funnel analyses, a deep understanding statistical concepts such as selection bias, probability distributions, and conditional probabilities
Responsibilities
  • Partner directly with the Cash App FinPlat org, working closely with operations, engineers, product and machine learning teams
  • Analyze large datasets using SQL and scripting languages to surface actionable insights and opportunities to the product team and other key stakeholders
  • Approach problems from first principles, using a variety of statistical and mathematical modeling techniques to research and understand customer behavior
  • Design and analyze A/B experiments to evaluate the impact of changes we make to the product
  • Work with engineers to log new, useful data sources as we build new product features
  • Build, forecast, and report on metrics that drive strategy and facilitate decision making for key business initiatives
  • Write code to effectively process, cleanse, and combine data sources in unique and useful ways, often resulting in curated ETL datasets that are easily used by the broader team
  • Build and share data visualizations and self-serve dashboards for your partners
  • Effectively communicate your work with team leads and cross-functional stakeholders on a regular basis

Block is a company deeply invested in economic empowerment through its innovative use of technology across multiple disciplines, including financial forecasting, system security, and inclusive People policies. This multifaceted approach not only fosters an inclusive workplace but also promotes continual learning and growth among its employees, making it a leader in nurturing and implementing new initiatives in its industry.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$601.2M

Headquarters

Oakland, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-2%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

15%