Confluent - Data Scientist - Growth and Marketing

paid / full-time / Mountain View CA USA

Dubbed an "open-source unicorn" by Forbes, Confluent is the fastest-growing enterprise subscription company our investors have ever seen. And how are we growing so fast? By pioneering a new technology category with an event streaming platform, which enables companies to leverage their data as a continually updating stream of events, not as static snapshots. This innovation has led Coatue Management, Altimeter Capital and Franklin Templeton to join earlier investors Sequoia Capital, Benchmark, and Index Ventures in the recent Series E financing of a combined $250 million at a $4.5B valuation. Our product has been adopted by Fortune 100 customers across all industries, and we’re being led by the best in the space—our founders were the original creators of Apache Kafka®. We’re looking for talented and amazing team players who want to accelerate our growth, while doing some of the best work of their careers. Join us as we build the next transformative technology platform!

The mission of Data Science team at Confluent is to serve as the central nervous system of all things data for the company: we build analytics infrastructures, metrics, insights, and models, to empower data-driven thinking, and optimize every part of the business. There are limitless opportunities for an ambitious data scientist to make an immediate and meaningful impact within a hyper growth start-up.

We are now looking for a talented and driven individual to accelerate data science efforts and boost our Growth and Marketing trajectory. This person will work closely with our C-suite executives and operation teams to develop and deliver actionable recommendations to drive better and faster decisions. Successful candidates will exhibit technical acumen and business savvy, with a passion for making an impact, through creative storytelling and timely actions.


  • Build and maintain data foundations, metrics and dashboards to monitor the performance of our business in every function, and extract actionable insights
  • Apply quantitative analysis, data mining, and presentation of data to fuel business growth and drive customer success
  • Design and analyze experiments to test new product ideas; Convert the results into actionable recommendations
  • Build data products to improve operational efficiencies organizationally to scale with a hyper growth start-up
  • Inform, influence, support, and execute business decisions with senior leadership and business partners

What We're Looking For

  • +3 years of experience in data science and analytics
  • Strong proficiency in SQL and Python (or R) (+3 years of experience)
  • Proficiency in data visualization (eg. Tableau, R-shiny, Python, Metabase, Looker, Matlab, etc.)
  • Knowledge with statistical modeling and/or machine learning
  • Bachelor or advanced degree in a quantitative discipline: statistics, operations research, computer science, informatics, engineering, applied mathematics, economics, etc.
  • The ability to communicate cross-functionally, derive requirements and deliver insightful analysis and/or models; ability to synthesize, simplify and explain complex problems to different types of audiences, including executives

What Give You An Edge

  • 5+ years of experience in data science and analytics
  • Experience and/or knowledge in marketing data science including marketing attribution model, media mix model and marketing ROI optimization
  • Experience in developing measurement across marketing activities
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to synthesize, simplify and explain complex problems to different types of audiences, including executives
  • Experience working with B2B data science domain: web analytics, attribution, GTM funnel optimization, sales effectiveness, propensity score, lead score, etc

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