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Senior Data Scientist - Decision Science

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Udemy

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San Francisco, CA, US

Description

Decision scientists draw on a combination of quantitative methods and product intuition to find actionable insights that drive key product decisions at Udemy, answering questions such as: what makes a course great? are ratings a reliable signal of course quality in a two-sided marketplace? how should courses be priced to reflect their value? what are the drivers of long-term customer satisfaction? what bottlenecks exist in the course creation process?
 
As a decision scientist at Udemy, you’ll be partnering with business leaders, product managers, marketers, designers, and engineers to identify, scope, and execute on data-driven analyses to inform product and marketing decisions. Success in this role requires a combination of product and business intuition, broad knowledge of statistical methods, practical data analysis experience, and strong communication and collaboration skills.

Responsibilities:

    • Collaborate with stakeholders to inform product and business direction
    • Proactively influence prioritization through data-driven insights
    • Provide technical mentorship for other team members
    • Design and analyze experiments and conduct ad hoc analyses
    • Define metrics and build dashboards to track product and business health
    • Continuously improve the quality and accessibility of data
    • Build Udemy’s technical brand through talks, blog posts, and publications

Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of hands-on industry experience in a decision science context
    • Ability to communicate effectively with non-technical stakeholders
    • Strong knowledge of applied statistics and experimental design
    • Proficiency with SQL and 1+ programming languages (e.g., R or Python)

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