Decision Scientist Contractor, NextGen

Instacart

Contract Position

Summary

This job involves developing machine learning models, providing analytical insights for growth opportunities, designing experiments, and analyzing data to inform strategic decisions in a fast-paced environment.

What you'll do

  • Develop machine learning and statistical models on large datasets to extract trends, measure results and outcomes, and predict future performance
  • Provide analytical insights into opportunities that can be leveraged for growth opportunities and operational efficiency gains
  • Design and deliver experiments across multiple domains to understand the effect of treatments on various user groups
  • Own regular analysis of projects and experiments to inform critical strategic decisions
  • Develop scalable, automated dashboards to provide benchmarking and progress against key performance goals and initiatives; understand root causes of what impacts the attainment of those objectives
  • Review data models and queries while performing regular and ad hoc data analysis to ensure our experience engine is running at full speed
  • Understand the health of the business by defining how metrics are calculated and ensure that the source data matches the needs of the business

Requirements

  • Experience in programming with data science, visualization, and ML libraries in Python or R
  • Experience with A / B testing and ability to run rigorous experiments to come up with scientifically sound recommendations
  • Advanced SQL Skills - able to write complex and performant queries on our Snowflake cluster
  • 4+ years of experience in data science, statistics, business intelligence, or similar roles
  • Creative, intellectually curious, and able to effectively collaborate cross-functionally, partnering with stakeholders to drive business performance
  • Proven ability to work independently, multi-task, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to turn data into a story for our business partners
  • Bachelor’s degree in math, economics, statistics, engineering, computer science, or other quantitative field, or equivalent level of experience

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Location

United States - Remote

Contract Length

Contractor, 40 hours/week

Compensation

$70 - $78 (per hour)

Keywords

python r snowflake sql

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