Data Scientist, Affiliates

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The Role

We are seeking a Data Scientist who will help shape business strategy and product development decisions through data-driven insights. This is an exciting role for someone to make a direct impact on new product strategy and revenue of SoFi. Success in this role hinges on your technical aptitude, quantitative abilities, and business acumen: you know how to plow through data with SQL/Python/R/Tableau, surface insights using math/statistics/ML techniques, and measure the business impact using efficiency/conversion/profit metrics. You treat stakeholders as a partnership - you are there at each step of the way and you know that we only succeed if we succeed together.

What you'll do:

  • Develop and test data-driven strategies that optimize Affiliates acquisition channel;
  • Own end-to-end channel analytics workflow including formulating success metrics, socializing them across the organization, and creating pipelines & dashboards/reports;
  • Build data structures and ETL pipelines to transfer data into Snowflake data warehouse, leveraging DBT and Airflow;
  • Build models to help decision-makers understand customer behaviors and segmentation;
  • Support partner analytics and reporting
  • Run significance tests and continuously discover trends in customer behavior to inform decision making with a high level of confidence;
  • Present analyses to Affiliate and BU cross-functional leaders.

What you'll need:

  • M.B.A, B.S. or M.S. in Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related quantitative field is required for this position;
  • Proven track record of end-to-end experience in building analytical frameworks to inform business strategy;
  • 3+ years of experience working in analytics, business strategy, or related role in the credit card industry;
  • Deep understanding of credit bureau data;
  • Exceptional knowledge and understanding of statistical and econometric modeling methods for significance testing and causal inference. These methods include (but not limited to) regression analysis, forecasting, bootstrapping, outlier detection, feature selection, and decision trees;
  • Strong programming skills in SQL, Python, and proficiency in Tableau
  • Experience with using Airflow to build Data Pipelines in Snowflake
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, cross-functional environment, with strong attention to detail;
  • Effective communication and presentation skills and ability to explain complex analyses in simple terms to business leaders;
  • Strong relationship building and collaborative skills;
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills;

Why you'll love working here:

  • Competitive salary packages and bonuses
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Generous vacation and holidays
  • Paid parental leave for eligible employees
  • 401(k) and education on retirement planning
  • Tuition reimbursement on approved programs
  • Monthly contribution up to $200 to help you pay off your student loans
  • Great health & well-being benefits including: telehealth parental support, subsidized gym program
*These benefits are only applicable to full time employees
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Salary Range
$125,000.00 - $181,000.00
per Year
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Seattle, WA, 98127, US