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Senior Data Scientist - Engage Area, Navigation



Data Science
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Asana's Data Science team helps us fulfill our mission by informing strategy, defining success metrics, and identifying new ways to deliver user value. Data scientists are at the crux of deepening our understanding of the customers and driving more business outcomes by leveraging experimentation, causal inference, statistical and machine learning techniques, and data storytelling. The Navigation team sits within the Growth pillar of our R&D org and is responsible for ensuring customers can smoothly find anything they are looking for in Asana via core navigational elements, search, teams, and more.

This role is based in our Vancouver office with an office-centric hybrid schedule. The standard in-office days are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Most Asanas have the option to work from home on Wednesdays. Working from home on Fridays depends on the type of work you do and the teams with which you partner. If you're interviewing for this role, your recruiter will share more about the in-office requirements.

What you’ll achieve

  • Design and analyze experiments and causal analysis to ship impactful product changes that help customers quickly find what they need on Asana.
  • Define and deploy new north-star metrics that capture success for the product team and individual initiatives.
  • Create and promote strategic data analysis to inform promising opportunities and future product directions.
  • Build models to identify product opportunities and enhance our understanding of company metrics.
  • Design and develop new datasets and experimentation metrics in our data lake to improve decision-making and velocity.
  • Collaborate with teams across Asana for smooth rollouts of cross-cutting navigational changes.
  • Influence product decisions and roadmaps through data-driven insights.
  • Mentor junior data scientists to enhance business results.

About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, a related quantitative field, or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years of experience in applying data science techniques to drive technical product development and decision-making
  • Solid technical background in statistics, math, computer science, information science, or another quantitative field.
  • Fluency in at least one data processing and programming language (e.g., Python, Scala), relational data modeling, SQL, and familiarity with distributed data processing systems (e.g., Spark, Redshift).
  • Expertise in statistical methods, experimental design, and analysis.
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication skills.
  • Aptitude for effective collaboration with peers and leaders across data science, product management, design, research, and engineering organizations.

At Asana, we're committed to building teams that include a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, as this is critical to helping us achieve our mission. If you're interested in this role and don't meet every listed requirement, we still encourage you to apply.

What we’ll offer

Our comprehensive compensation package plays a big part in how we recognize you for the impact you have on our path to achieving our mission. We believe that compensation should be reflective of the value you create relative to the market value of your role. To ensure pay is fair and not impacted by biases, we're committed to looking at market value which is why we check ourselves and conduct a yearly pay equity audit.

For this role, the estimated base salary range is between $176,000 CAD - $224,000 CAD. The actual base salary will vary based on various factors, including market and individual qualifications objectively assessed during the interview process. The listed range above is a guideline, and the base salary range for this role may be modified.

In addition to base salary, your compensation package may include additional components such as equity, sales incentive pay (for most sales roles), and benefits. If you're interviewing for this role, speak with your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about the total compensation and benefits for this role.

We strive to provide equitable and competitive benefits packages that support our employees worldwide and include:

  • Mental health, wellness & fitness benefits
  • Career coaching & support
  • Inclusive family building benefits
  • Long-term savings or retirement plans
  • In-office culinary options to cater to your dietary preferences

These are just some of the benefits we offer, and benefits may vary based on role, country, and local regulations. If you're interviewing for this role, speak with your Talent Acquisition Partner to learn more about the total compensation and benefits for this role.

About us

Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Millions of teams around the world rely on Asana to achieve their most important goals, faster. Asana has been named a Top 10 Best Workplace for 5 years in a row, is Fortune's #1 Best Workplace in the Bay Area, and one of Glassdoor’s and Inc.’s Best Places to Work. After spending more than a year physically distanced, Team Asana is safely and mindfully returning to in-person collaboration, incorporating flexibility that adds hybrid elements to our office-centric culture. With 11+ offices all over the world, we are always looking for individuals who care about building technology that drives positive change in the world and a culture where everyone feels that they belong.

We believe in supporting people to do their best work and thrive, and building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is core to our mission. Our goal is to ensure that Asana upholds an inclusive environment where all people feel that they are equally respected and valued, whether they are applying for an open position or working at the company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also comply with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws in other locations.

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