Senior Data Scientist, Product Analytics

Full time

Employment Information

23andMe is seeking an exceptional, highly collaborative Senior Data Scientist to join our Business Analytics team. The successful candidate will bring excellent analytical skills and a great track record of applying them to improve the consumer experience.

Who We Are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

What You’ll Do

You will closely partner with the Product and Marketing teams to help identify opportunity areas, scope business problems, and move the business forward using data and analysis. Some areas you will work on include:

  • Engagement and Growth: Our goal is to provide a high-value, dynamic experience that delights our customers. You will play a key role by analyzing customer behavior, designing experiments, and helping our team build awesome, data-driven products.
  • Product Analytics: You will conduct deep-dive analyses to understand user journeys, conversion funnels, and user segmentation, providing insights to inform product/feature strategy.
  • Financial Forecasting: You will develop forecast models by leveraging historical data, customer behavior, market trends, and business insights.
  • General Data Science: Our team is cross-functional and works with many groups across 23andMe to help solve business problems in a rigorous, data-driven way.
  • Leadership: Will mentor junior members of the data science team, fostering a culture of learning, collaboration, and innovation.
  • Our team culture is respectful and collaborative; we place a lot of emphasis on mentorship and growth both within the Business Analytics team and with our business partners. Strong R and SQL skills are a must for this role and experience with Shiny and Google Analytics is a significant plus. If you think you would be a good fit we’d love to hear from you!

What You’ll Bring

  • 5+ years of experience as a Senior Analyst or Data Scientist for a technology company for a consumer-facing product
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Business, or a related field
  • Skilled in R and SQL. Google Analytics, tidyverse, Git, Python, and AWS are a plus
  • Highly analytical mindset; you will champion data-driven decision-making and help the Product and Marketing teams identify areas of opportunity to drive business value
  • Strong data visualization skills
  • Ego-free, team-first mentality
  • Exceptional verbal and written communicator
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including relationship-building and collaboration. This role requires regular interaction with business partners across the company
  • An online sample of your analytical and/or data visualization abilities is greatly appreciated
  • Able to work three days onsite (Tuesday - Thursday) in our Sunnyvale, CA office

About Us

23andMe is a genetics-led consumer healthcare and biopharmaceutical company empowering a healthier future. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics. More information is available at

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.

Pay Transparency

23andMe takes a market-based approach to pay, and amounts will vary depending on your geographic location. The salary range reflected here is for a candidate based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

San Francisco Bay Area Base Pay Range $158,000—$238,000 USD


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