Sr. Data Scientist at Extra Space Storage (Salt Lake City, UT)

| Salt Lake City, UT
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Job Description

At Extra Space Storage, what matters to you, matters to us! Join a company that cares about you.

It is an exciting time to be at Extra Space. We have been featured on multiple "Best Places to Work" awards, including Forbes and Glassdoor. We're an S&P 500 company that hasn't stopped growing since our founding in 1977. Today we are leading the self-storage industry in more ways than one, but in order to maintain this lead, we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you. Self-storage is our product, helping people is our passion. Come grow with us and find out why so many of our employees recommend us as a great place to work.

The Data Science team at Extra Space specializes in using analytical techniques to optimize pricing and promotion strategy, to develop keyword bidding strategies, and to determine optimal marketing mix. Over the last 10 years this team has played an important role in Extra Space producing sector leading top line performance.

The primary role of a Data Scientist at Extra Space is to effectively develop, configure, and enhance the scientific models within the recommendation engines developed for pricing and marketing. To be successful you need to be an analytical problem solver who enjoys diving into the data, and can successfully work with other data scientists, business leaders, engineers and developers.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Uses analytical and technical skills to drive overall revenue by continually finding ways to improve business strategy and enhance the advanced analytical systems at Extra Space.
  • Regularly partners with business stakeholders across the company to build consensus on priorities, develop roadmaps for testing and analysis, drive execution, and determine business impact for revenue-generating ideas and projects.
  • Uses statistical modeling and machine learning techniques to improve demand forecasts for revenue management and paid search bidding systems. Develops models to recommend the best course of action to increase revenue and to reduce costs.
  • Frequently communicates test results to many stakeholders across the company, including senior leadership and executives.
  • Mentors and coaches data science colleagues, shares best practices, and contributes to the overall upskilling of the data science and analytical teams at Extra Space.

Job Specifications
  • Proven analytical and data driven decision-making skills
  • Ability to manage large data sets, synthesize and communicate findings
  • SQL, R or Python programming skills
  • Team player with excellent collaboration skills
  • Highly motivated and high level of energy and enthusiasm

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Education and Experience
  • A Master's Degree in mathematics, statistics, finance, or economics; Requires 4 - 7 years' experience in applying advanced analytics to drive business outcomes


For more information about our Data Science & Revenue Management team, click here: https://www.extraspace.com/blog/inside-extra-space-storage/department-spotlight-data-science-revenue-mgmt/

We pride ourselves on hiring top talent and provide you the following benefits and more:
  • Well defined career paths
  • Great work/life balance
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, and Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • 401K with company match after 90 days of service
  • Holiday pay and paid time off
  • Extensive wellness program and various employee discount programs
  • Personal health advocate
  • On-site fitness center
  • Free soda, coffee, and snacks all day every day and much, much more!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If you are a current Extra Space employee, please apply through the "Find Internal Career Openings" in Workday.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Extra Space Storage operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Salt Lake City, UT. Extra Space Storage was founded in 1977. It has 2400 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 20 open jobs at Extra Space Storage, click here.
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