Data Scientist II

Full time

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About Pinterest:

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. In your role, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person and leader in your field, all the while helping Pinners make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet.

Creating a life you love also means finding a career that celebrates the unique perspectives and experiences that you bring. As you read through the expectations of the position, consider how your skills and experiences may complement the responsibilities of the role. We encourage you to think through your relevant and transferable skills from prior experiences.

Our new progressive work model is called PinFlex, a term that’s uniquely Pinterest to describe our flexible approach to living and working. Visit our PinFlex landing page to learn more.

As a Data Scientist on the Sales Analytics team you will serve as a go-to expert on data and analytics within the SMB Sales team and with key XFN partners. Team members are trusted to drive efficiency and revenue growth by enabling data-driven decisions for deep/complex problems, developing accurate reporting and forecasting models, and building scalable data infrastructure.

What you’ll do:

  • Serve as an analytics expert for your partners, using data to help them make better decisions
  • Work directly with sales leaders and XFN partners on critical strategic and analytical projects designed to increase revenue, sales productivity, and/or operational efficiency
  • Own the end-to-end process of gathering and synthesizing data using relevant tools (e.g. SQL, Python), testing hypotheses, and developing final recommendations
  • Translate analysis results into actionable insights or improvement opportunities to influence decisions made my sales leadership and the broader organization
  • Work with large, complex data sets to solve complex problems, applying advanced analytical methods as needed
  • Develop and automate reporting and forecasting models, iteratively build and prototype dashboards as needed to provide insights at scale
  • Build and maintain business critical data pipelines and workflows, develop comprehensive knowledge of internal data structures and metrics, advise on changes where needed

What we’re looking for:

  • 3+ years of professional experience analyzing data in a fast-paced, data-driven environment
  • Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches including in the fields of Statistical Modelling, Forecasting, Econometrics or other related fields
  • Expert-level knowledge of SQL with strong data exploration and manipulation skills
  • Experience with one or more programming languages such as Python or R
  • Experience with Tableau or similar data visualization tools
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to explain learnings to both technical and non-technical partners
  • A scientifically rigorous approach to analysis and data, and a well-tuned sense of skepticism, attention to detail and commitment to high-quality, results-oriented output

Relocation Statement:

This position is not eligible for relocation assistance. Visit our PinFlex page to learn more about our working model.

At Pinterest we believe the workplace should be equitable, inclusive, and inspiring for every employee. In an effort to provide greater transparency, we are sharing the base salary range for this position. The position is also eligible for equity. Final salary is based on a number of factors including location, travel, relevant prior experience, or particular skills and expertise.

Information regarding the culture at Pinterest and benefits available for this position can be found here.

US based applicants only $119,273—$209,296 USD

Our Commitment to Diversity:

Pinterest is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best qualified people in every job. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic under federal, state, or local law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you require an accommodation during the job application process, please notify for support.


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