Data Scientist



Data Science
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
About the Role
Houzz is looking for a world-class data scientist to join our Marketplace Product Data Science team. Our mission is to assist Houzz Marketplace Product initiatives with data-driven insights. Our team is working on discovering information hidden in vast amounts of data to make intelligent business decisions and to deliver better products. Critical projects will focus on data-driven insights to guide product development and business direction.

What You’ll Do

  • Collaborate with leadership, product, data, and engineering teams to identify, define, and launch strategic and operational data science initiatives to improve Marketplace Product performance.
  • Define key metrics (KPIs) to guide business decision-making across various aspects of our site. Relentlessly manage the key metrics of the business and product.
  • Ensure product areas are performing in line with our high expectations and be able to identify, diagnose, and recommend projects to improve our performance.
  • Design product experiments, interpret results to draw detailed and impactful conclusions, and conduct root cause analysis.
  • Own the end-to-end execution of projects by working with a broad cross-functional team
  • Work with data infrastructure/product engineering teams to define the data collection needs.
  • Provide recommendations to assist quick product ideation and feature launch decisions.
  • Develop and maintain data products to serve real-time business insights or to be used in production environments

At a Minimum, We’d Like You to Have

  • Bachelors/Masters Degree with 2+ years of experience working within an analytical role in a high-growth tech company
  • Proficiency in writing complex SQL queries such as using aggregate functions and all types of joins using Hadoop, Hive and Presto. Strong programming skills in Python or R
  • Strong in problem-solving and analytical thinking to take an open business question from exploratory data analysis to actionable insights and guided execution recommendations
  • Proficiency in advanced experimental designing, testing, and analysis
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • A passion for analytics and product development
  • Self-motivated, independent, and eager to learn.

Ideally, You'll Also Have

  • An advanced degree in a technical field such as Statistics, Operations Research, or Engineering
  • Experience with eCommerce analytics, web/app user engagement and funnel conversion
  • Ability to learn and act quickly, making decisions and drawing conclusions in the face of ambiguity
  • Experience with statistical modeling.
  • Proficiency in using Tableau for visualization.
  • Experience working with remote teams with a time zone difference.
Houzz is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. When applying for a role at Houzz, we guarantee your application will be considered regardless of your sex; race; color; gender; national origin; height or weight; ancestry; physical or mental disability; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; registered domestic partner status; age; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.
We embrace and celebrate the value that diversity brings to an organization. Diverse backgrounds and different points of view help Houzz provide the best experience for our community. Houzz is committed to fostering an inclusive environment through projects and initiatives, such as employee resource groups, that support Houzzers’ efforts to be themselves and share their lives at work.
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About Houzz
When founders Adi and Alon remodeled their home, they were frustrated by the lack of resources and inspiration to help them articulate a vision and select the right pro to make it a reality.
So they built Houzz.
Houzz is now the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing an all-in-one software solution for industry professionals and tools for homeowners to update their homes from start to finish. Using Houzz, people can find ideas and inspiration, hire professionals, and shop for products. Houzz Pro ( provides home industry professionals with a business management and marketing SaaS solution that helps them to win projects, collaborate with clients and teams, and run their business efficiently and profitably.
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We're proud to say there's no one quite like us. Houzz is a community-centric, innovative tech company that continues to disrupt the home renovation and design industry. Our mission-driven culture is rooted in our core values, and we’re all here for one purpose: make the home remodeling and design process more fun and productive for everyone.
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