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Our mission is to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more

Senior Data Scientist

$130k – $190k AngelList Est.
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You will be joining a growing data science team and will tackle some of the most challenging and impactful problems that are transforming how people buy groceries every day. You will be embedded within our data-driven product team as a trusted partner in uncovering barriers in the product’s usability and utilize these insights to inform product improvements that drive angle-changing growth. We’re looking for a self-driven, strategic thinker who can hit the ground running to ultimately influence decision-making across the entire organization.


  • Own analytical frameworks that guide the product roadmap
  • Design rigorous experiments and interpret results to draw detailed and actionable conclusions
  • Develop statistical models to extract trends, measure results, and predict future performance of our product
  • Build simulations to project impact of various product and policy interventions
  • Enable objective decision making across the company by democratizing data through dashboards and other analytical tools
  • Use expertise in causal inference, machine learning, complex systems modeling, behavioral decision theory etc. to shape the future of Instacart
  • Present findings in a compelling way to influence Instacart’s leadership


  • 5+ years experience working in a quantitative role at a product company or a research organization
  • Ability to run rigorous experiments and come up with scientifically sound recommendations
  • Ability to write complex, efficient, and eloquent SQL queries to extract data
  • Ability to write efficient and eloquent code in Python or R
  • A desire to build and improve consumer software products
  • Ability to translate business needs into analytical frameworks
  • Eagerness to learn, flexibility to pivot when needed, savviness to navigate and thrive in a dynamic environment, and a growth mindset needed to build a successful team and company
California • San Francisco
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Instacart at a glance

Our mission is to create a world where everyone has access to the food they love and more

Instacart focuses on Mobile, E-Commerce, Local, Groceries, and Content Delivery. Their company has offices in San Francisco and Toronto. They have a very large team that's between 1001-5000 employees. To date, Instacart has raised $2.371B of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2020 at a valuation of $17.5B.

You can view their website at https://instacart.careers/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.

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