Senior Data Scientist



Data Science
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

CoinList is where early adopters invest in and trade the best digital assets, and is now one of the fastest growing crypto financial platforms. We support the full lifecycle of crypto investment, from token sales through token distribution, trading, lending, and crypto-specific services such as staking and access to decentralized-finance opportunities. CoinList users trade and store Bitcoin, Ether, Filecoin, and many other popular crypto assets through our full-service exchange, CoinList Pro and, while also getting access to the best new tokens before they list on other exchanges. We are the blue chip platform for blockchain companies, helping Filecoin, Blockstack, Solana, Celo, Algorand, Dapper, and others raise over $1.1 Billion. Our customer base includes validators, miners, founders, CEOs, crypto funds, bitcoin OGs, as well as a broad array of crypto enthusiasts. We are backed by top-tier investors, have offices in San Francisco, New York, Montreal and are just getting started.

As a data scientist at CoinList, you'll find that your days are filled with all sorts of fascinating challenges -- Working in data at CoinList means that you will build pipelines, design schema , help the company to make high-impact decisions with key data analysis, and also build machine learning products for our internal and external users.

Specifically, we are looking for a Senior data scientist with 5+ years of experience to work with our Data team to power our analytics and some user-facing products.

If you are an entrepreneurial person with exceptional analytics talent, we'd love to hear from you!

Who you are

  • You like to optimize for the global optimum instead of the local optimum.
  • You focus on the things that matter and push back on things that don't.
  • You like challenging yourself by learning new things and solving difficult problems.
  • You find balance between shipping fast and shipping well.
  • You have deep expertise in certain areas but you consider yourself a generalist and you enjoy learning new types of data science methods.
  • You know how to analyze qualitative data as well, because you care about the WHY as much as the WHAT.
  • You nurture your curiosity and creativity.
  • You read and question things.
  • You enjoy building good relationships with your colleagues and your stakeholders.
  • You care about doing the right thing.
  • You are a 10x thinker, far more excited by huge disruptions than by small improvements.
  • If something is hard, that makes it more fun, and you know that if anyone can figure it out, you can.

What you will do:

  • You'll contribute in all areas.
  • You might choose to go deep in analysis and research or build machine learning models to automate our operations, but like your teammates, you'll make a habit of working across the stack.
  • You'll ship product. From hack days, to experimental prototypes, to developing a new data product, you'll constantly be building and shipping product.
  • You'll write clean, tested, well-documented data models, follow best practices, and have the benefit of working in a place where people move fast.
  • You'll help shape the product. Our whole team cares deeply about the product and has significant input into its development. You'll beta test new prototypes and talk directly with users, and your ideas will always be heard.
  • You'll be an owner. We believe in hiring smart people and giving them as much responsibility as they can handle. We'll make sure you are always pushing yourself to new levels.
  • Crypto is a far bigger deal than most people realize, and at CoinList you will be be at the forefront of it.
  • There are all sorts of technical challenges you'll be working though and new questions you'll have to answer, in partnership with founders for the leading crypto projects across the globe. If you're successful, you'll build something the world has never before seen.

Base salary range:

CA / NY - 150k - 207k + equity.

Montreal - 150k - 209k CAD + equity.

We are open to a range of background and experience for this senior role.

Location & Hybrid Office Setup:

This role is targeted in one of our three area hubs where teammates have a hybrid schedule of 2-3 days in the office and the other days at home.

San Francisco, New York, Montreal

As an early employee at CoinList you will be a critical part of our core team and have a huge influence over the direction of the company. We will compensate you well, invest deeply in your development, and do everything we can to make sure this is the single best work experience of your life.

At CoinList, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity, value our differences, and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

General format:

Base salary range + equity. We are open to a range of background and experience levels for this role.

US salary range (from CA labor law 2023)

$150,000—$207,000 USD