Senior Data Scientist - App and Partner Platform

Toronto, Canada
Data Science & Engineering
Commerce is changing at an incredible rate. It happens seamlessly between the online and offline worlds. Consumers now expect to be able to buy anywhere, receive products quickly, and return them effortlessly. The buyer experience is personalized, authentic, and on-demand. It’s an incredibly exciting time for this industry, and Shopify is right at the centre of it. We’re on a mission to scale our platform while simultaneously improving performance, reliability, and resiliency.  To do this, we need the help of dedicated, methodical, and versatile Data Scientists.

As our newest Data Scientist, you will be a crucial part of this mission.  Shopify is a commerce platform and our developers play a big role in our merchant's success. Shopify enables developers to create apps that extend into Shopify or provide services to help our merchants grow. Our App Platform team's goal is to provide capabilities and infrastructure to help developers help merchants. We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our App Platform data science team to help us better understand our developer ecosystem and how apps are interacting with our platform.

You’ll need to have:

    • End-to-end data science industry experience
    • Extensive experience using Python (or similar languages) and SQL
    • Understanding of dimensional modelling concepts and database design or experience with feature engineering
    • Experience with statistical methods like regression, GLMs or experiment design and analysis
    • Great communication skills and ability to thrive in a multidisciplinary team
    • Ability to quickly absorb complex domain and adapt to a fast-paced environment

It'd be great if you have:

    • Software engineering background, especially a good understanding of developer platforms and API's
    • Previous experience using Spark or working with high volume data
If you're interested in helping us shape the future of commerce, click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application. If submitting a cover letter, you cam address it to Sarah Siu.