Data Scientist Technical Lead

About Typeform

One sunny Barcelona morning, two designers sat down to build a beautiful lead gen form for a bathroom company’s showroom. They ended up reimagining the data collection experience, and realized it was one idea they wouldn’t be flushing down the toilet. Today, Typeform is a team of over 300 people from more than 35 countries, with offices in Barcelona, Spain and San Francisco, US.

We’re building a world where brands, businesses, and their communities can have more personal relationships with the people who matter most. To do this, we give people the tools they need to have conversational experiences at scale—because meaningful relationships start with conversations.

From online lead forms and engaging quizzes, to face-to-face encounters in the office, help us build more meaningful relationships, one conversation at a time.

About the Team

At Typeform, the Data team is making data our #1 asset. And we know how important that is— our product helps people collect information in the best way possible, by making it conversational.

That’s why we need you. We’re looking for a Data Scientist Technical Lead to work together with the insights teams.

The Marketing DS chapter teams are focused on unlocking customer acquisition. We are responsible for Data Analysis, and development of optimization models to enable data-driven decisions and automated optimizations in marketing.

We are responsible for identifying and monitoring initiatives that drive customer value, understanding the needs and sentiments of our current customers for Customer Success and Product team to improve our value proposition.

About the Role 

The Data Science Tech Lead has a pivotal role in the Data department by defining, propagating and updating the quality standards of the work of Data Scientists across the DS chapters.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Mentor Data Scientists on best practices of coding, collaboration and communication
  • Be the point of contact between Data Scientists and Data Engineers and Machine Learning Engineers
  • Guide Data Scientists in translating business questions into technically sound solution that foster reusability, reproducibility and minimize technical dept
  • Contribute to critical, company-wide, projects and coordinate technical work
  • Define cross-team rituals and dynamics about coding reviews
  • Promote and coordinate the development of in-house built tools
  • Keep the team up to date with emerging tools and methodologies

About you

Here’s what we’re after:

  • You’ve got +7 years of directly relevant, tech industry work experience as a statistician / data scientist.
  • You have deep expertise of statistical modeling / applied machine learning with a focus on churn prediction, customer behavioural. clustering, LTV. Experience with A/B and multivariate analysis, test design and implementation.
  • Strong mentorship skills with demonstrated experience collaborating with team members and learning new techniques.
  • You are a driven person capable of lead and propose complex projects.
  • You’re pragmatic. You value simple and effective solutions over complicated brain-melters.
  • You can take a complex concept and make it sound simple, using clear visual references to help.
  • You like taking on big challenges—given the appropriate time and resources.
  • You’re hungry to learn and embrace healthy debate.
  • You're empathic, enthusiastic, and collaborative.
  • You’ve are proficient building queries with SQL.
  • You have experience with AWS or other cloud systems.
  • You are an expert in Python, and have some experience in implementation (Scala/Java).
  • You’re fluent in English and eager to work in a multicultural, international environment.

It'd be amazing if you also have:

  • Having working knowledge of Big Data technologies (mostly Spark and Redshift ) is a plus.
  • You are versed in engineering and coding best practices: object oriented. programming, software design patterns, version controlling (GIT)

 Think you’re a good fit? Hit apply—success might be just around the corner 😉

The job can be based in our office in Barcelona or as a remote role in Spain, UK.

*Today, more than 2.5M people from all over the world use Typeform. We celebrate the diversity of our customer base, and we want our employees to reflect those differences. At Typeform, we’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We strive to be an equal opportunity workplace.


Interested? Hit apply and show us what you've got.

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Why work at Typeform?

Good question. Here are a few reasons...

Scaling a meaningful culture

We start from empathy, always with the customer in mind. We bring our best everyday, owning our mistakes, remaining accountable, delivering results fast and learning faster. We win (and lose) together. And we encourage each other along the way, adding a human touch.

Make yourself at home

Today we are a Hybrid company, learning to get the best of in-office and WFH environments, constantly learning and improving to help everyone have the best setup for success. Some examples are: top-notch gear, WFH setup + monthly support allowance, private health insurance, mental health support, discounted gym access, wonderful events and many other perks.

Flexibility is king

As we scale, we are upgrading our ways of working to adapt to a more asynchronous way of working, which combined with all the flexibility you need to perform like a grown-up who does not need to be chased, eases night-owls and early birds from all over the world to go the extra mile and deliver their best work ever.

Over 35 nationalities

Typeform is a diverse and inclusive group of professionals from all over the world on a mission to Inspire brands to have meaningful conversations, at scale. With so many different perspectives, we get to learn from each other, improving ourselves every day.

Keep on learning

At Typeform, you'll learn something new every day. Growing fast means more opportunities for everyone, and we encourage you to drive your own journey with us and keep developing yourself professionally with your own L&D budget.

¿Me entiendes?

If you just moved to Spain, our language courses can help you settle fast. You'll feel home in no time. Working from another location? You are welcome to join and improve your language skills! After all, as they say, those that conjugate together, stay together.

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