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Senior Data Scientist - Experimentation

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ABOUT THE ROLE:Udemy is seeking a technical leader to join the experimentation group of the decision science team. Experimentation is a key tool in Udemy's decision making process and is relied upon by teams across the company. The experimentation group is responsible for addressing a wide range of methodological, adoption, interpretation, and measurement challenges with the experimentation platform, and works cross functionally with other data scientists and engineers towards its development.

ABOUT YOU:As a senior data scientist within the experimentation group, you will be a technical and thought leader to help drive the adoption of new methodologies to enhance our experimentation capabilities, help drive experimentation culture across the company, act as a subject matter expert for experimentation, and consult on experiments as needed.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Drive the adoption/development of new methodologies to enhance Udemy’s experimentation capabilities
  • Collaborate with engineering, other data scientists, and stakeholder teams in the development of the experimentation platform
  • Collaborate with other data leaders to define Udemy’s long-term experimentation strategy/vision
  • Lead the design, analysis, and interpretation of experiments
  • Provide hands-on technical guidance and mentorship for junior team members
  • Drive experimentation culture throughout the entire company
  • Maintain high quality standards for data science work and recruiting
  • Build Udemy’s technical brand through talks, blog posts, and publications

We’re excited about you because you have:

  • 6+ years of relevant experience
  • Deep statistical knowledge in applied statistics, experimental design, A/B testing, quasi-experimental methods, and causal inference
  • Ability to communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders of all levels
  • Proficiency with SQL and 1+ programming languages (e.g., R or Python)
  • Comfortable working and shipping production-ready code and pipelines
California • San Francisco
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A largest global marketplace for teaching and learning online

Udemy focuses on Digital Media, Education, and Marketplaces. Their company has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Gurgaon, Dublin, and São Paulo. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Udemy has raised $223M of funding; their latest round was closed on February 2020 at a valuation of $2M.

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