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Senior Data Scientist I



Data Science
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

The Company You’ll Join

Carta is a platform that helps people manage equity, build businesses, and invest in the companies of tomorrow. Our mission is to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places.

Carta is trusted by more than 40,000 companies and over two million people in nearly 160 countries to manage cap tables, compensation, and valuations. Carta also supports nearly 7,000 funds and SPVs, and represents nearly $130B in assets under administration. Carta's tender offer solutions have returned $14B to shareholders in secondary transactions. Today, Carta’s platform manages nearly three trillion dollars in equity globally.

For more information about our offices and culture, check out our Carta careers page.

The Problems You’ll Solve

At Carta, our employees set out on a mission to unlock the power of equity ownership for more people in more places. We believe that the problems we solve today unlock the opportunities of tomorrow. As a Senior Data Scientist, Product Analytics, you’ll work to:

  • Standardize, document and generate core metrics for our business and our product across multiple teams
  • Instrument new initiatives and come up with metrics to measure them alongside business partners and/or product managers
  • Generate insights into how new features can impact a product release
  • Use different analytical and statistical approaches to identify trends in historical data that help Carta better understand customer / user behavior
  • Present findings to diverse audiences, including executives
  • Re-evaluate existing data infrastructure and dashboards to make sure they are easy to understand and use
  • Provide training sessions to teach members of other teams to self-serve in BI tools
  • Collaborate with the rest of the data team to come up with new products based on data

By partnering with teams within Carta and providing data solutions, you will elevate our decision making and improve our products, operations and business direction. As you continue to build out our analytics toolkit, you will empower others in the organization to make data driven decisions.

The Team You’ll Work With

On the Data Science team, our mission is to enable data-driven decisions and products across Carta by collecting accurate data, building scalable infrastructure and delivering advanced analytics. We believe in building a strong data foundation to ensure data quality and to promote self-service across the company. In addition, the data team works on developing proprietary data products using Carta’s rich and unique dataset. We like to partner with each other and with Cartans across the company to get our work done. We constantly think about how we can improve and grow.

About You

Successful candidates in this role are excellent communicators who are always looking for opportunities to use data to make decisions. You have at least 5+ years of analytics experience either in product analytics or data science. You are a self-starter who can build relationships across the company, understand how to prioritize your work, is able to partner with members of your team, choose which methods or technologies will best solve a problem, and understands when data can and should be used to improve Carta. You have excellent attention to detail, are able to communicate with diverse stakeholders, comfortable presenting to all audiences, and don’t mind writing documentation.

Preferred Tech Stack (experience working with the following tools):

  • SQL (postgres, redshift)
  • Python
  • Looker / Metabase
  • Dbt

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing a positive interview experience for every candidate. If accommodations due to a disability or medical condition are needed, please connect with the recruiter via email. As a company, we value fairness, helpfulness, transparency, leadership and build our teams around these values. Check out our careers page to get to know us better as you think about your next step at Carta.

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Awards and Acknowledgements

Companies and funds like Tribe and Pipe build their businesses on Carta. The company has been included on the Forbes World’s Best Cloud Companies, Fast Company's Most Innovative list, and Inc.’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. We’ve also been recognized as a 2023 Built In Best Place to Work in the U.S., a Muse VIBE Award winner in the Vacation and Time Off category and certified as a Great Place to Work.

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