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Data Scientist



Data Science
Posted on Monday, August 21, 2023

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and it's AR glasses, Spectacles.

We’re looking for a Data Scientist to join Snap Inc's Monetization Data Science team. The Monetization Data Science team uses creativity, insights, and operational excellence to steer our monetization product vision across Snap Inc. This team works in a highly collaborative environment to build the advertising products and experiences that grow and scale our business.

What you’ll do:

  • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and statistical modeling to deliver impactful, objective, and actionable data insights that enable informed business and product decisions

  • Drive informed and timely decision-making that improves and optimizes the way our products are created, executed, and adopted

  • Collaborate with product managers, engineers, product marketers, and designers

  • Identify new opportunities to expand and scale our advertising business, and improve the performance of our advertising products and the advertising experience on our platforms

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Expertise using data modeling skills to identify key product trends and new product opportunities

  • Ability to design implement, and track core metrics to analyze the performance of our products

  • Ability to create visuals, dashboards, and reports to effectively communicate your insights

  • Ability to collaborate with engineers, product managers, and other cross-functional teams

  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance

  • An understanding of Snapchat with great product sense and product understanding

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in statistics, mathematics, economics, computer science or equivalent years of experience

  • 3+ years of experience in quantitative analysis & data science or a related field

  • 3+ years of Experience using SQL or similar big data querying languages

  • 3+ years of Experience with programming language, such as Python or R

  • 3+ years of experience with applied statistical techniques, such as inferential methods, causal methods, A/B testing, or statistical modeling techniques

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in applied mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, economics or related field

  • Experience in a product-focused role at a social media and/or mobile technology company

  • Experience in a monetization, ads, or advertising-focused role at a social media and/or mobile technology company, with knowledge of advertising platforms, ad formats, or ad attribution systems as well as experimentation techniques in the advertising domain

  • Experience using machine learning and statistical analysis for building data-driven monetization product solutions or performing methodological research

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!