Senior Product Data Scientist, Crypto

Cash App



About the job

Company Description

It all started with an idea at Block in 2013. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app, bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our millions of monthly active users. With a mission to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it more relatable, instantly available and universally accessible, at Cash App you'll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact with your career.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees around the world with a culture geared toward creativity, collaboration and impact. Weโ€™ve been a distributed team since day one, and continue to value working across time zones and continents both remotely and in our Cash App offices.

Our offices are great, but many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Block operates. We tailor our experience to champion our employeesโ€™ creativity and productivity wherever they are.

Check out our locations, benefits and more at cash.app/careers.

Job Description

Cash App is looking for a Senior Product Data Scientist with a deep interest and passion for bitcoin and data to join our Crypto team. The Crypto teamโ€™s mission is to empower individuals across the world by providing financial services based on bitcoin and other digital assets.

Cash App became the first public company to launch bitcoin purchases in 2018 and since then weโ€™ve added a full ecosystem of bitcoin products youโ€™ll be supporting, from bitcoin buy/sell to novel technologies like the lightning network. Because you will work with bitcoin data across multiple touchpoints (internal systems, blockchain, lightning network, etc.) a solid understanding of how these technologies function and demonstrated experience/interest working with this data is a big plus.

As a Senior Product Data Scientist Cash App Crypto you will:
  • Partner directly with product managers, engineers, and designers on the Crypto team to identify new product opportunities and optimize existing products through data insights
  • Work directly with blockchain and lightning network data to track and optimize the performance of our external crypto payments over those networks
  • Analyze large datasets using SQL and scripting languages to surface meaningful/actionable insights and opportunities to the product team and other key stakeholders
  • Approach problems from first principles, using a variety of statistical and mathematical modeling techniques to research and understand customer behavior
  • Design and analyze A/B test experiments to evaluate the impact of changes we make to the product
  • Work with engineers to log new, useful data sources as we build new product features
  • Build, forecast, and report on metrics that drive strategy and facilitate decision making for key business initiatives
  • Write code to effectively process, cleanse, and combine data sources in unique and useful ways, often resulting in curated ETL datasets that are easily used by the broader team
  • Build and share data visualizations and self-serve dashboards for your product team
  • Effectively communicate your work with team leads and cross-functional stakeholders on a regular basis
Qualifications
  • 6+ years of data science and analytics experience in industry
  • Deep interest and passion for bitcoin and blockchain data
  • A graduate degree in physics, economics, statistics, or a similar STEM field, or a bachelorโ€™s degree and significant relevant experience
  • Experience with scripting and data analysis programming languages, such as Python or R
  • Advanced proficiency with SQL and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Looker, Mode, etc)
  • Experience with cohort and funnel analyses, a deep understanding statistical concepts such as selection bias, probability distributions, and conditional probabilities
  • Experience in a high-growth tech environment
  • An appreciation for the connection between your work and the experience it delivers to customers
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion for what Cash App is building
Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidateโ€™s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $184,100 - USD $225,000

Zone B: USD $174,900 - USD $213,700

Zone C: USD $165,700 - USD $202,500

Zone D: USD $156,400 - USD $191,200

To find a locationโ€™s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information.

Benefits Include The Following
  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans including company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness programs, including access to mental health, 1:1 financial planners, and a monthly wellness allowance
  • Paid parental and caregiving leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Paid Life insurance, AD&D. and disability benefits
  • Perks such as WFH reimbursements and free access to caregiving, legal, and discounted resources
This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.

Weโ€™re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what weโ€™re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page.

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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