Principal Data Scientist (Seattle or US Remote)

Seattle, WA, United States

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 incredibly proud to have served millions of customers globally with Remitly and our newly launched Passbook app to provide immigrants access to banking. We strive daily to meet our promise to our customers by building peace of mind into everything we do. Join over 2,200 employees across 8 offices who are growing their careers while having a positive impact on people globally.

About the Role:

You will work with the LifeCycle Marketing team to lead desired customer behavior throughout their lifecycle. You'll develop advanced analytical solutions to delve deeper into user behaviors, create customer segments and identify the best action to model desired customer behavior. You will also provide expertise in designing A/B tests and evaluating across all marketing channels and be an expert and mentor to analysts and marketers.

You Will:

  • Conceptualize, design, and execute strategic initiatives impacting customer lifecycle (such as customer churn and activity) from start to finish, including project management, data collection and analysis and modeling, and the communication of insights
  • Oversee appropriate statistical and predictive modeling concepts, clustering and classification techniques, and algorithms to help improve customer targeting, reduce churn, and increase customer life-time-value.
  • Provide insights to marketing and finance teams, designing and evaluating experiments to move recommendations forward based on company goals
  • Build dashboards in partnership with analysts to communicate performance metrics across markets and channels
  • Consult and present to executives and cross-functional teams to influence decisions across senior leaders from various functional areas
  • Develop relationships and influence cross-functional areas to implement best practices and execute interdisciplinary initiatives
  • Simultaneously and independently manage multiple strategic initiatives while ensuring deadlines are met and the desired business impact is achieved
  • Recruit train, guide, and coach jr. and mid-level analytics team members with the ultimate objective of creating a best-in-class Data Science and Analytics Function at Remitly

You Have:

  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Engineering, Economics, or related fields.
  • 8+ years of experience in data science and machine learning, time-series data, multivariate analysis, and causal inference.
  • 8+ years of experience in statistical experimentation methods, such as A/B testing, experimental design, power analysis, and non-parametric statistics.
  • 5+ years of experience in driving consumer analytics, developing at-scale solutions to drive desired user behavior, and identify the next best action for various customer segments
  • Experience in SQL, statistical modeling platforms (Python, R), data modeling, machine learning algorithms, and other data science techniques.
  • Experience managing analytics projects from creation to delivery, including developing structured solutions
  • Experience with mentorship and technical leadership

Our Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA or FSA plan, if you choose one
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) available for eligible employees
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits

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.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer

Compensation Details. The starting base salary range for this position is typically $158,677 to $209,450. 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.