Senior Data Scientist
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At Shopify, we build products that help entrepreneurs around the world start and grow their business. We re the world s fastest growing commerce platform with over 1 million merchants in more than 175 different countries, with solutions from point-of-sale and online commerce to financial, shipping logistics and marketing.
Data is a crucial part of Shopify s mission to make commerce better for everyone. We organize and interpret petabytes of data to provide solutions for our merchants and stakeholders across the organization. From pipelines and schema design to machine learning products and decision support, data science at Shopify is a diverse role with many opportunities to positively impact our success.
Our data scientists focus on pushing products and the business forward, with a focus on solving important problems rather than specific tools. We are looking for talented data scientists to help us better understand our merchants and buyers so we can help them on their journey.
Proactively identify and champion projects that solve complex problems across multiple domains
Partner closely with product, engineering and other business leaders to influence product and program decisions with data
Apply specialized skills and fundamental data science methods (e.g. regression, survival analysis, segmentation, experimentation, and machine learning when needed) to inform improvements to our business
Design and implement end-to-end data pipelines: work closely with stakeholders to build instrumentation and define dimensional models, tables or schemas that support business processes
Build actionable KPIs, production-quality dashboards, informative deep dives, and scalable data products
Influence leadership to drive more data-informed decisions
Define and advance best practices within data science and product teams
Extensive experience with Python and software engineering fundamentals
Experience with applied statistics and quantitative modeling (e.g. regression, survival analysis, segmentation, experimentation, and machine learning when needed)
Demonstrated ability to translate analytical insights into clear recommendations and effectively communicate them to technical and non-technical stakeholders
Curiosity about the problem domain and an analytical approach
Strong sense of ownership and growth mindset