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Senior Data Scientist, Enterprise


3 weeks ago

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Data

Coursera is a leading online learning platform for higher education, where 64 million learners from around the world come to learn skills of the future. More than 200 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, certificates, and degree programs. 2,500 companies trust the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera for Government equips government employees and citizens with in-demand skills to build a competitive workforce. Coursera for Campus empowers any university to offer high-quality, job-relevant online education to students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Coursera is backed by leading investors that include Kleiner Perkins, New Enterprise Associates, Learn Capital, and SEEK Group.

At Coursera, our Data Science team is helping to build the future of education through data-driven decision making and data-powered products. We drive product and business strategy through measurement, experimentation, and causal inference. We define, develop, and launch the models and algorithms that power content discovery, personalized learning, and machine-assisted teaching and grading. We believe the next generation of teaching and learning should be personalized, accessible, and efficient. With our scale, data, technology, and talent, Coursera and its Data Science team are positioned to make that vision a reality.

As a Data Scientist working with our Enterprise team to power growth, you’ll help expand the reach and quality of online education through employer-, university- and government-sponsored skills training by developing our understanding of our enterprise funnel through marketing and sales to customer success. In this role, you’ll be directly involved in the planning, measurement, and evaluation of critical marketing, sales, and customer success initiatives and experiments. Our ideal candidate is an independent, analytically-minded individual with strong analysis skills and a record of using data to advise business teams, who also shares our passion for education.

Check out life at Coursera on The Muse!

  • Evaluating key enterprise sales and marketing interventions (e.g. product qualification of sales leads, lead scoring to prioritize outreach, and channel planning)
  • Analyzing the relationship between Coursera’s consumer business and enterprise top of funnel and optimizing systems for driving leads efficiently from consumer to enterprise
  • Working closely with our data engineering and operations teams to ensure that enterprise funnel tracking supports business needs and maintain self-serve reporting tools
  • Developing our understanding of relevant segments within the enterprise pipeline
  • Analyzing prospect behavior to identify and prioritize marketing opportunities that drive global growth in the enterprise business
  • Advising sales and marketing partners on experimentation and measurement plans for key growth initiatives

Basic Qualifications:
  • Background in applied math, computer science, statistics, or a related technical field
  • 4+ years of experience using data to advise business teams
  • Excellent business intuition, cross-functional communication, and project management
  • Strong applied statistics and data visualization skills
  • Proficient with at least one scripting language (e.g. Python)
  • Proficient with at least one statistical software package (e.g. R, NumPy/SciPy/Pandas)
  • Proficient with relational databases and SQL

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience partnering with SaaS sales and/or marketing organizations
  • Experience working with Salesforce and/or Marketo data
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Coursera is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please contact us at [email protected]

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