Etsy

Data Scientist, Analytics

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Company Description


Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect millions of entrepreneurs with millions of buyers around the world. As an Etsy Inc. employee – whether a team member of Etsy, Reverb, Depop, or Elo7 – you’ll tackle unique, meaningful, and large-scale problems alongside passionate coworkers, all the while making a rewarding impact and Keeping Commerce Human.


Job Description


What’s the role?


The Marketing Analytics team is responsible for helping drive the success of marketing efforts at Etsy by providing meaningful insights, industry-leading measurement techniques, and access to the metrics, data, and tools needed for decision-making and optimization. We partner with our peers in marketing, analytics, research, product, engineering, and finance through all stages of development: identifying initial opportunities, refining the user experience, analyzing the impact of our efforts, and highlighting improvement areas. Ultimately, the team’s work strengthens Etsy and helps continuously improve the Etsy experience.


Learning new skills and techniques is not only a requirement but a perk of the job. We are always looking for opportunities to improve. Our mission is to demystify marketing with insights grounded in data, telling the story of how we attract and retain our users to teams, to senior management, and to the community.


This is a full-time position reporting to the Director, Marketing Analytics and the base salary range will be 84,000 - 110,000 USD per year. In addition to salary, you will also be eligible for an equity package, an annual performance bonus, and our competitive benefits that support you and your family as part of your total rewards package at Etsy. For this role, we are considering candidates based in the US who are either remote, flex, or office-based. Etsy offers different work modes to meet the variety of needs and preferences of our team. Learn more about our flexible work options and vaccination policy here.


What does the day-to-day look like?


  • Play a foundational role in deciding how we can best engage and grow Etsy users by determining and helping to execute on opportunities for growth through analysis of behavioral and transactional data.
  • Identify key metrics that drive the performance of marketing channels and marketing products, make these accessible to partners through dashboards and reports, and drive these metrics through statistical analyses of experiments.
  • Transform raw data into meaningful and impactful analysis characterized by strong data governance, technique clarity, and clear documentation.
  • Continually evaluate and refine your technical toolkit; teach what you learn to the team.
  • Of course, this is just a sample of the kinds of work this role will require! You should assume that your role will encompass other tasks, too, and that your job duties and responsibilities may change from time to time at Etsy's discretion, or otherwise applicable with local law.


Qualifications


Qualities that will help you thrive in this role are:


  • At least one year of experience in a data scientist or data analyst role in which you extracted meaning from big data sets with little engineering support
  • Understanding of acquisition and retention marketing operations, channel attribution, churn and lifetime value models, and finding efficient growth strategies a plus
  • Proficiency in SQL and familiarity with either R or Python. Bonus points for experience with the Hadoop ecosystem or additional scripting languages (Scala, PHP, Ruby, etc.)
  • Experience with Looker, Tableau, or other data visualization software is a plus
  • Desire to advance your technical abilities and to apply new methods to impactful questions
  • Ability to communicate your insights verbally, visually, and in writing, and care for the quality and integrity of your work
  • Ability to play a key role on a cross-functional team
  • Passion for subjects such as experimental design, data visualization, and statistical analysis techniques


Additional Information


What's Next


If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please share your resume with us and feel free to include a cover letter if you'd like. As we hope you've seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don't want you to be like everyone else -- we want you to be like you! So tell us what you're all about.


Our Promise


At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace furthers relevance, resilience, and longevity. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If, due to a disability, you need an accommodation during any part of the interview process, please let your recruiter know. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skills.


For U.S. Roles Only


Many Etsy roles are open to remote candidates, and you'll be able to identify which ones within the location header of each job description. We're open to remote hires from all U.S. states except Hawaii and Alaska.

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