Data Scientist

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Since we first opened our doors in 2009, the world of commerce has evolved immensely – and so has Square. After enabling anyone to take a payment and never miss a sale, we saw sellers stymied by disparate, outmoded products and tools that wouldn’t work together. So we expanded into software and started building integrated, omnichannel solutions – to help sellers sell online, manage inventory, run a busy kitchen, book appointments, engage loyal buyers, and hire and pay staff. And across it all, we’ve embedded financial services tools at the point of sale, so merchants can access a business loan and manage their cash flow all in one place.

Today, we’re a partner to sellers of all sizes – large, enterprise-scale businesses with complex commerce operations, sellers just starting out, as well as merchants who began selling with Square and have grown larger over time. As our sellers scale, so do our solutions. We all grow together. 

There is a massive opportunity in front of us. We’re building a business that is big, meaningful, and lasting. And we are helping sellers around the world do the same.

Job Description

As a Data Scientist, you will be responsible for partnering with Product mangers to own data for the entire product. You will be developing ongoing analyses and reports to support our expanding Merchant(Seller) product suite. You will analyze integration, retention, adoption, product funnel plus other pertinent aspects of product launch/operation/GTM etc.
You will also analyze business performance, deliver data driven business insights for decision making, and provide insights on product features, services (as for both new concepts and existing products), design A/ B testing and communicate findings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the leadership team, Product and Engineering & other stakeholders to understand their data science needs
  • Develop a formalized process to identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets, empower informed decision making for stakeholders
  • Design and conduct analyses, build datamarts, ship dashboards to provide insights at scale that support growth strategies
  • Assist Product & other stakeholders teams in developing methodologies/framework to accurately assess and measure impact of our business strategy
  • Support targeted business activities, including opportunities for product and process improvement with a focus on driving significant business growth
  • Design and execute A/B and multivariate tests
  • Isolate, identify and communicate data issues and own data quality for the analyses and reports produced
  • Monitor and analyze data reports/dashboards/pipelines and do RCA & troubleshooting of issues that arise

Qualifications

You have:

  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Are self motivated and curious
  • Technical initiative and leadership on previous projects
  • An ability to uphold a high technical bar while making pragmatic tradeoffs.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, or a related quantitative discipline

Technologies we use:

  • SQL, Python
  • Amplitude, Sumo Logic (optional)
  • Looker, Tableau, Git
  • Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Databricks 
  • Snowflake (not a must-haves but past exposure can be an asset!)

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.

Perks

We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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