Senior Data Scientist

Location: Remote

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GitHub helps companies, organizations, and groups of individuals succeed by allowing them to build better software, together. The engineering organization is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join the Data Science group and closely partner with our Product organization to unlock insight and optimize our product’s surface area.

You will work on building and maintaining data products and tools and executing on analyses that will help inform our broader company strategy and individual product area needs. You’ll get to work with large, complex data sets and solve difficult, non-routine problems, applying advanced methods as needed.

This is an individual contributor position with significant growth potential.


  • Engage with Product and other embedded Data Scientists across the landscape that Data Science supports
  • Build reusable, scalable, and maintainable technical solutions that can be deployed to production
  • Increase automation, evaluation and stability of the operational footprint for existing machine learning models in production
  • Develop and automate reports, iteratively build and prototype dashboards to provide insights into your work’s impact at scale

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years prior relevant experience.
  • Strong software engineering fundamentals.
  • Experience deploying and maintaining machine learning models in a cloud environment (Azure, AWS, etc)
  • Experience articulating business questions and using mathematical techniques and statistical analysis to arrive at an answer using available data.
  • Demonstrated leadership, self-direction and aptitude for collaboration
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capable of writing data pipelines / ETL and basic tool dev.
  • Mastery of SQL.
  • Fluency in Python (or equivalent)

Who We Are:

GitHub is the developer company. We make it easier for developers to be developers: to work together, to solve challenging problems, and to create the world’s most important technologies. We foster a collaborative community that can come together—as individuals and in teams—to create the future of software and make a difference in the world.

Leadership Principles:

Customer Obsessed - Trust by Default - Ship to Learn - Own the Outcome - Growth Mindset - Global Product, Global Team - Anything is Possible - Practice Kindness

Why You Should Join:

At GitHub, we constantly strive to create an environment that allows our employees (Hubbers) to do the best work of their lives. We've designed one of the coolest workspaces in San Francisco (HQ), where many Hubbers work, snack, and create daily. The rest of our Hubbers work remotely around the globe. Check out an updated list of where we can hire here:

We are also committed to keeping Hubbers healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We've designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we've built a place where we truly love working, we think you will too.

GitHub is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. We don't discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there's any way we can make the interview process better for you; we're happy to accommodate!

Please note that benefits vary by country. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask your Talent Partner.


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