Data Scientist

Posted: 47 days ago

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our growing team. In this role, you will partner directly with one of our core product teams to uncover insights, influence decision making, and apply a data lens to business problems critical to Figma’s growth. The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of using data to influence product teams and help them achieve their goals, values up-leveling the broader team, and is a compelling data storyteller.

This is a fulltime role that can be held from one of our US hubs or remotely in the continental United States.

What you'll do:

  • Leverage various data science methods such as machine learning, statistical modeling, forecasting, and causal inference to understand user behavior and predict growth of different customer segments
  • Design and evaluate experiments from A/B tests to more advanced designs to measure the effects of the collaborative nature of Figma
  • Generate ideas to creatively leverage data for shaping future product roadmaps
  • Drive democratization of data through creation of new datasets and tooling
  • Design and surface metrics to guide decision making
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Product, Engineering, Research, Design, Sales, and Marketing

We're looking for someone with:

  • Degree in a quantitative field or relevant work experience
  • 3+ years relevant work experience
  • Fluency in Python, R or similar scripting language
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Experience in distributed data processing systems (Hive, Redshift, Presto, Snowflake, etc)
  • Breadth of knowledge around statistical methods and experiment design, including A/B testing, sequential testing, synthetic control, cluster-randomized testing
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills
  • A self-starting mindset along with strong communication and collaboration skills

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