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Data Scientist - New College Grad
Posted on 3/8/2022
Menlo Park, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Knowledge of Python and SQL toolchain to access, transform, visualize, and model business data
  • A firm foundation in data analysis basics including regression and classification models, experiment design, time series modeling and hypothesis testing
  • Ability and empathy to explain technical and statistical work to business stakeholders
  • Interest and ability to map business requirements and priorities to technical projects
  • Interest in continuous learning and mentoring others
  • BS, MS, or PhD in computer science, mathematics, statistics, economics or related field
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams of product managers and engineers, translating open-ended business issues into data questions, identifying practical approaches including A/B testing to answer them, and carrying out timely and well-documented analyses that influence our product and company strategy
  • Design and develop data products to assist consumers with decisions around investments, banking, and financial planning
  • Continuously look for, and execute upon, opportunities to improve the quality of our data, infrastructure and products
  • Understand and communicate a data-driven picture of our clients, product and business
  • Promote automation of repetitive tasks and the creation of tools over ad hoc analyses, making your insights available to anyone that can benefit from them

201-500 employees

Automated investment service form
Company Overview
Wealthfront's mission is to build a financial system that favors people, not institutions. They want to help democratize access to sophisticated financial advice
  • Free lunches, snacks, coffee
  • Receive 1:1 mentorship
  • Caltrain pass, an additional transportation stipend, and relocation bonuses
  • Monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Discretionary time off policy and offer 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage