Senior Data Scientist in San Francisco, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
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    $130000.0 - $150000.0/Year
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Our client, based in San Francisco, is seeking a Senior Data Scientist for an immediate opportunity!

Our client is hiring a Senior Data Scientist for the San Francisco office to work with internal team members as well as customers to provide marketing data utilizing algorithms and developing custom solutions.  The candidate should have a strong background with Data Analysis using programming with various languages and tools.  The main focus will be working with marketing and other departments to help clients provide world-class service to their clients.


  • Understand the company products and be able to provide analytic research for best results.
  • Work with both research and algorithmic teams to communicate best practices with clients
  • Understand how to read AB test results and use ML for customer data
  • Build automation tools for ongoing work and testing
  • Assist with optimization for statistics and reporting


  • Strong skills with Analytics
  • Extensive background with statistics and modeling
  • Strong skills with SQL including querying data from relational databases
  • Experience with any of the following: Python, R or Matlab
  • It is a plus if you have any experience working with Marketing teams
  • Other areas that are a plus include A/B testing, and Bayesian inference


  • BS/BA required, ideally in a relevant field to analytics (finance, business, engineering, information systems, math, science, etc.).
  • 3+ years in consulting/business analytics roles.
  • MS in Machine Learning, Data Science, Statistics, Information Systems, Business Intelligence a strong plus.
  • Experience with and understanding of the big data technology stack (HDFS, MapReduce, Spark, Hive) - A strong plus.
  • Having worked at Google, MSFT, Facebook, or other top internet company in an analytics/business intelligence role a strong plus.
  • Having worked in internet marketing analytics at a top advertiser a strong plus.
  • MBA a plus but not required.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer