Senior Data Scientist, Product


A house is the largest funding most individuals make, and but, it doesn’t include a handbook. That is why we’re constructing the one app owners have to effortlessly handle their houses —  realizing what to do, when to do it, and who to rent. With Thumbtack, hundreds of thousands of individuals look after what issues most, and professionals earn billions of {dollars} by way of our platform. And as one of many fastest-growing corporations in a $600B+ business — we have to be doing one thing proper. 

We’re pushed by a typical objective and the deep satisfaction that comes from realizing our work helps native economies, helps small companies develop, and brings owners peace of thoughts. We’re in search of individuals who regularly put our goal first: advocating for professionals and clients, embracing change, and selecting teamwork daily.

At Thumbtack, we’re creating a brand new period of house care. If making an affect and the possibility to do good evokes you, be part of us. Think about what we’ll construct collectively. 

Thumbtack by the Numbers

  • Accessible nationwide in all 3,143 U.S. counties
  • 75 million+ initiatives began on Thumbtack
  • About 4 million clients within the final 12 months
  • Execs earn billions on our platform
  • About 10 million 5-star evaluations for our stellar professionals 
  • 1000+ staff and $3.2 billion valuation (June, 2021) 

In regards to the Knowledge Science Staff

The Knowledge Science staff empowers Thumbtack to make use of knowledge to information enterprise choices. We collaborate with companions throughout the corporate to unravel essentially the most analytically difficult issues — every thing from informing how we set costs throughout virtually a thousand native providers classes, to evaluating the affect of a brand new enterprise mannequin on firm efficiency, to figuring out early predictors of high-quality clients. We’re a tight-knit, intellectually curious staff that’s dedicated to bettering Thumbtack and bettering one another.

In regards to the Function

Knowledge Scientists at Thumbtack are empowered early on to leverage their vital pondering, interpersonal, and technical expertise to make a optimistic affect on the corporate. Knowledge Scientist embed with product groups to assist new product characteristic launches, examine the economics of our large and dynamic market, and assist inform technique. As a Knowledge Scientist, you’ll be the particular person answerable for all of the analytical wants of a whole staff of engineers, designers, and product/advertising managers — serving to empower the staff and Thumbtack extra broadly to construct one of the best product, as rapidly as attainable.


  • Suggest and conduct quantitative analysis into key person behaviors, product flows, and enterprise tendencies; primarily based on evaluation and in collaboration with cross-functional companions, determine potential new alternatives and subsequent steps for the product staff
  • Design and analyze experiments and different assessments for causal inference, in collaboration with engineers, utilized scientist, and economists
  • Companion with product managers, engineers, and so forth. to assist scope new options, e.g., situation modeling for attainable affect on key metrics, make suggestions on enterprise logic of latest options, and so forth.
  • Outline and monitor key metrics; examine adjustments in metrics and suggest subsequent steps
  • Develop matter space experience, e.g., develop a deep understanding of how Thumbtack search works and interacts with different techniques
  • Contribute to our staff and firm knowledge tradition by way of accessible knowledge desk design and upkeep
  • Collaborate with, mentor, and assist recruit staff members

What you’ll want

If you happen to do not suppose you meet the entire standards beneath however nonetheless have an interest within the job, please apply. No person checks each field, and we’re on the lookout for somebody excited to affix the staff.

  • 4+ years of expertise in knowledge science, analytics or economics
  • Expertise managing stakeholders with competing priorities in areas resembling Product Administration, Design, Engineering and Advertising
  • Expertise scoping, analyzing, and speaking outcomes of experiments
  • Knowledgeable in SQL 
  • Sturdy communication expertise and talent to construct robust relationships cross-functionally and with management
  • Bachelor’s, Grasp’s, or Doctoral diploma in a technical space resembling: Statistics, Engineering, Analytics, Math, Laptop Science, Operations Analysis, Economics

Bonus factors in case you have

  • A well-balanced mixture of big-picture pondering, capability to thrive in ambiguity, distinctive drawback fixing expertise and endurance to show others and uphold a excessive bar
  • Expertise engaged on a 2-sided market 
  • Proficient in one in all Python or R

Thumbtack is a virtual-first firm, that means you possibly can reside and work from any one in all our accepted places throughout the USA, Canada or the Philippines.* Be taught extra about our virtual-first working mannequin here.


Advantages & Perks

  • Digital-first working mannequin coupled with in-person occasions
  • 20 company-wide holidays together with a week-long end-of-year firm shutdown
  • Libraries (collaborative workspaces) in San Francisco, Salt Lake Metropolis, Toronto, and Manila 
  • Stipends for distant work assist, house workplace set-up and Thumbtack providers (North America) 
  • WiFi reimbursements 
  • Mobile phone reimbursements (North America) 
  • Worker Help Program for psychological well being and well-being 

Be taught Extra About Us

Thumbtack embraces variety. We’re proud to be an equal alternative office and don’t discriminate on the idea of intercourse, race, coloration, age, being pregnant, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, faith, nationwide origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital standing, army or veteran standing, genetic data, incapacity standing, or every other attribute protected by federal, provincial, state, or native legislation. We additionally will contemplate for employment certified candidates with arrest and conviction information, according to relevant legislation. 

Thumbtack is dedicated to working with and offering cheap lodging to people with disabilities. If you need to request an affordable lodging for a medical situation or incapacity throughout any a part of the appliance course of, please contact: [email protected]

If you’re a California resident, please assessment data relating to your rights beneath California privateness legal guidelines contained in Thumbtack’s Privateness coverage accessible at .

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