Senior Data Scientist, Experimentation

Location: Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Company Description

As an Etsy employee, you can do the work you love, be yourself, and make an impact in the lives of millions. Our commitments to diversity and inclusion, team culture and the spaces where we work all reflect our mission to keep commerce human.

Job Description

Etsy is an international marketplace with 65M+ handmade and vintage items from passionate artists, designers and vintage collectors.

The Experimentation Science team focuses on developing and implementing at-scale methodologies on Etsy’s experimentation platform. We are looking for an experienced data scientist who can help us develop state of the art experimentation methodologies to improve our decision-making process.


What You'll Do:

  • Develop and implement new methodologies for faster and more robust experimentation, both independently and in collaboration with other data scientists.
  • Work closely with a group of data engineers to implement novel methods in production at-scale.
  • Build internal computational tools and packages (Python, R) for Etsy Data Scientists.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders and customers throughout the company to develop innovative solutions to complex business problems.
  • Present your contributions to colleagues across all of Etsy.

Basic requirements:

  • You have a track record of building methods/tools for offline and/or online experimentation.
  • You have a strong understanding of fundamentals of experimentation science including A/B testing, and causal analysis.
  • You are comfortable with Python, GoogleSQL, Pig, git, etc for writing robust prototype code. You are excited about learning new tools to help you get the job done.


  • Graduate degree in Statistics, Economics, or a related quantitative field.
  • Experience in A/B testing, causal inference, and complex computational challenges.
  • A proven track record of building data science solutions for high impact business problems.
  • Strong programming skills in Python and R. Familiar with SQL.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

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