Statistician/Data Scientist: Modeling/Forecasting

San Francisco, CA

Who we are:

Twitter is looking for an exceptional Statistician/Data Scientist to join our Revenue Forecasting & Analytics group in San Francisco.

In this role, you will join a team of data scientists who apply statistical, econometric and machine learning methods to forecast and answer complex questions related to revenue. With a deep understanding of the business levers, you will collaborate with business leaders across Sales, Corporate Finance, Product, and Engineering to deliver actionable insights and recommendations. You should be passionate about challenging prediction problems, finding insights in data, and applying your conclusions to drive clear and practical business impact.

What you'll do:

  • You will build and own forecasting models for revenue and key business drivers, guiding strategic planning for Twitter and its revenue products.

  • Develop, analyze and monitor key company metrics to identify risks and opportunities for Twitter.

  • Communicate model results and insights to executive leadership and business partners.

  • Stay up-to-date on current developments in time series prediction and forecasting methods.

  • Write and interpret complex SQL queries for standard as well as ad hoc data analysis purposes.

Who you are:

  • You have demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across different functions and influence senior business partners for data-driven decision making.

  • You have experience with time series analysis, stochastic modeling or machine learning applied to forecasting is highly desired.

  • You have worked with large datasets and map-reduce architectures like Hadoop.


  • 3+ years of work experience involving quantitative data analysis to solve problems.

  • Masters Degree or PhD in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Applied Math, Engineering or a related field.

  • You are experienced with statistical programming (preferably using R/Python) and SQL.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.

San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.


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