Staff Data Scientist, Ecosystem Analytics (Remote)

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Our mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world. Reddit is a community of communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies, and passions. With more than 50 million people visiting 100,000+ communities daily, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. From pets to parenting, skincare to stocks, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit. For more information, visit

The mission of our newly formed Ecosystem team is to support Reddit’s strategy through the independent evaluation of new initiatives & by being the source of truth of company-level product performance metrics. We are looking for a Staff Data Scientist who would like to join our organization and help build our Ecosystem vertical. If you would like to join a thriving new area that is driving the conversation on the most strategic decisions Reddit will take at the executive level over the next months and years, we have a role for you!

Reddit is continuing to grow our teams with the best talent. We're completely remote friendly and will continue to be after the pandemic.

How You’ll Have Impact:

You will be the eyes and brain behind getting a foundational understanding of how Reddit works, and the expected impact of various different strategic initiatives. You will steer Reddit’s strategy and guide the company’s investment so we can fulfill our mission of bringing a sense of community and belonging to everybody in the world. 

What You’ll Learn:

  • You will be exposed to the ins and outs of everything that is happening at Reddit, and as a result will learn about every single strategic area that is being created
  • You will work directly with senior leadership and every Data Science team embedded across the organization

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead the definition and reporting of Reddit’s core product metrics across all levels of leadership, including Reddit executives
  • Create and evangelize the analytical frameworks, metrics strategy and data models to evaluate product/company performance and guide strategic decisions
  • Leverage your experience in causal inference and analytics to understand the impact of various products, features and launches on Reddit’s core business metrics
  • Collaborate with your peers across Data Science and Data Platform to guide an overarching data strategy for Reddit, including a plan for robust data validation and data quality
  • Establish yourself as a leader and mentor within the broader Data organization

Who You Might Be:

  • 8+ years of experience (6+ years of experience with an advanced quantitative degree) in Data Science or Analytics function in a tech consumer company
  • Proficiency with relational database (e.g., SQL) and statistical analysis/programming languages (e.g., R / Python)
  • Familiarity with causal inference techniques and experimentation
  • Experience writing ETLs 
  • Experience creating and owning reports in visualization tools (Mode, Tableau, Looker, Power BI, etc)
  • Experience with product metrics across different areas, including new metrics definition
  • Demonstrated ability to take ambiguous problems and solve them in a structured, hypothesis-driven, data-supported way. 
  • Experience working with senior cross-functional stakeholders (VP, C-level)
  • Bonus Points: Experience working with Finance and/or Corporate Strategy teams

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at [email protected].

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