Data Scientist at eBay (San Jose, CA)

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If youre interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to crafting an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay a company you can be proud to be a part of.

With 170+ million active users and over a billion active product listings, eBay is the worlds most vibrant and dynamic online marketplace. eBays Internet Marketing group operates at the forefront of e-commerce by combining marketing science and innovation to help grow eBays business through a variety of online marketing channels.

We are looking to hire an analytics & insights lead to partner with the Structured Data Product team. As a critical member of the Product Insights team, this leader will have the unique opportunity to influence decision making of the product roadmap with their insights and thought leadership.

With a vision to find opportunities to drive results-oriented change in the customer experience and result in significant business growth, we mine the largest datasets in the world of e-Commerce and use best in class analytic and big data techniques to extract impactful insights. We achieve this by partnering closely with the product and engineering teams, and find opportunities that are accretive to the product roadmaps.

To be successful in this role:

  • You would have to strike a balance between critical thinking and actual hands-on analyses using tools & packages such as SQL, Python, Tableau etc.

  • You possess super strong technical skills to turn big data into measurable insights. At the same time, you also have the ability to think about the big picture and connect the dots to evaluate how the insights impact eBays ecosystem.

  • In addition to delivering insights on existing Product & Tech initiatives, you will come up with innovative product growth opportunities based on insights, and create momentum through influence.

  • Proactive collaboration and effective communication are critical

Additionally, the following background and experience is preferred:

  • Proven track record of turning insights into product growth opportunities in prior roles with increasing scope and responsibilities

  • Ability to present complex analyses and insights effectively in simple terms

  • Good experience with both descriptive and inferential statistics ability to build basic prototype models

  • Experience in a leading technology company

  • Background in ecommerce product experience

  • Strong quantitative background with Masters degree in Computer Science, Math, Economics, Physics, Engineering, or related.

  • Experience with site experimentation (A/B testing) is a plus

  • Ph.D degree is a plus

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether youre single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isnt just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBays Diversity & Inclusion click here:


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