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Senior Data Scientist



Data Science
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Remitly is on a mission to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial products and services on the planet. Since 2011, we have been tirelessly delivering on our promises to immigrants sending their hard earned money home. Today, we are reimagining international payments at scale and building new products to create deeper relationships with our customers and their loved ones across the globe. Join over 2,700 employees across 10 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

Under the supervision of the Business Analytics Manager, the Senior Data Scientist will design and develop at-scale solutions for data measurement using statistical and econometric models with support from data engineering and data product teams. Telecommuting is available from anywhere in the United States based on manager approval.

You Will:

  • Survey data and develop budget optimization framework to inform acquisition forecasts, reduce customer acquisition costs, and determine spend range across the business portfolio.

  • Develop dashboards in partnership with analysts to communicate performance metrics and data analysis across markets and channels.

  • Identify advanced analytics solutions for measuring efficiency and return on investment for all channels.

  • Design and propose data-driven solutions to provide insights and recommendations for marketing and finance teams.

  • Apply machine learning algorithms, statistical and econometric modeling, and current analytical research to develop at-scale solutions for measurement, digital audience targeting, hypothesis testing, and optimization.

  • Implement data models and present technical results to cross-functional stakeholders and non-technical audiences.

You Have:

  • Position requires Master’s degree in Data Science, Operations Research, Engineering, Statistics, or a related STEM field, and 2 years of experience with data and business analysis.

  • 2 years of experience with machine learning techniques using AWS FeatureStore, AWS SageMaker, PyTorch, and TensorFlow;

  • 2 years of experience with time-series data, multivariate analysis, and causal inference;

  • 2 years of experience with statistical experimentation methods using A/B testing, experimental design, power analysis, and non-parametric statistics;

  • 1 year of experience with applying statistical and econometric modeling techniques to solve business problems;

  • 1 year of experience with AWS Elastic MapReduce (EMR);

  • 1 year of experience with Keras;

  • 1 year of experience with PySpark;

  • 1 year of experience with Python;

  • 1 year of experience with R;

  • 1 year of experience with Shiny;

  • 1 year of experience with Snowflake;

  • 1 year of experience with SQL; and

  • 1 year of experience with Tableau.

Our Benefits

  • Flexible paid time off

  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching

  • Company contributions to your HSA plan, if you choose one

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees

  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $168,000.00 - $210,000.00 per year. In the U.S., Remitly employees are shareholders in our Company and equity is part of our total compensation plan. Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Your recruiter can share more information about medical benefits offered, as well as other financial benefits and total compensation components offered with this role.

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman's potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.



Senior Data Scientist

Remitly is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.