Senior Data Scientist - Security and Trust
Company: Klaviyo, Inc.
Posted on: June 23, 2022
_At Klaviyo, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and
perspectives each Klaviyo (we call ourselves Klaviyos) brings to
our workplace each and every day. We believe everyone deserves a
fair shot at success and appreciate the experiences each person
brings beyond the traditional job requirements. If you're a close
but not exact match with the description, we hope you'll still
The Security and Trust team detects and addresses security
vulnerabilities in the platform to safeguard the data of our users
and the integrity of the platform. We are looking to add a Senior
Data Scientist to help the Security Engineers in building tools to
analyze suspicious behavior and simulate the impacts of
**Our data science team works on two types of projects:**
1. **Building features.** We take ideas from inception to new
machine learning-powered features that ship to our hundreds of
thousands of users. You'll be central to creating features that
help our customers learn and grow from their data.
2. **Support the business.** We perform analyses, build models, and
run experiments to make the Klaviyo business more efficient. You'll
work directly with stakeholders within the company and contribute
directly to business processes at Klaviyo.
We're looking for people who are strong at math, modeling,
experimental design, and putting themselves in the shoes of
customers. You should be interested in all aspects of what it takes
to go from idea to generally available feature or internal
solution, even if your strengths and experience today fall
primarily in one area.
The ideal candidate has a background in data science, statistics
and machine learning and has done work ranging from exploratory
analysis to training and deploying models. We use a wide variety of
data mining and machine learning algorithms. The right candidate
will have both a solid fundamental understanding of and practical
experience with at least a few modeling and machine learning
You should have experience presenting data to help people make
better decisions. We're focused on shipping early and often. We
prefer iterative solutions that are incrementally better to the
**How you will make a difference:**
- Build data science-powered features that our customers love and
help them grow faster. Examples of features we've added to Klaviyo:
A/B testing, personalized product recommendations, and creative
- Use data science to help Klaviyo grow faster. This includes
building smart algorithms to automate processes that are currently
manual, performing analyses to help our internal teams know how to
best target their resources, and building predictive models to
better understand our customers and business.
- Analyze large data sets (we're collecting billions of individual
actions every month).
**Who you are:**
- Possess a strong fundamental understanding of - at least some
machine learning algorithms (e.g. regressions, decision trees,
k-means clustering, neural networks).
- Capable of analyzing data and making rigorous statements about
what can or cannot be concluded.
- Know how to - design and implement model performance/validation
- Have a background in statistics and understand different
distributions and the conditions under which they're valid.
- Know how to code and have used data science tools and
- Have demonstrated a measurable impact based on the models you've
created. It's not always easy getting a model correct and we love
talking about places we got stuck and working as a team to think
through ideas that could unblock us.
- Have a desire to ship features powered by data science (in other
words, you're excited by both upfront research and actually getting
models into production at cloud scale); OR
- Have a desire to work directly with business stakeholders to
create tools that will provide insight and make them more
- Bachelor's or advanced degree in statistics, applied mathematics,
computer science or other relevant quantitative discipline, or
equivalent industry experience.
**Get to Know Klaviyo**
Klaviyo is a world-leading marketing automation platform dedicated
to accelerating revenue and customer connection for online
businesses. Klaviyo makes it easy to store, access, analyze and use
transactional and behavioral data to power highly-targeted customer
and prospect communications. The company's hybrid customer-data and
marketing-platform model allows companies to grow by fostering
direct relationships with customers, without giving up their
valuable data to popular big-tech ad platforms. Over 265,000
innovative companies like Unilever, Custom Ink, Living Proof and
Huckberry sell more with Klaviyo.
_If you are a Colorado resident and this role is a remote role, you
can receive additional information about the compensation and
benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request._
_Klaviyo is committed to diversity and to a policy of equal
employment opportunity and non-discrimination. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national
origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental
disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or
any other characteristic protected by applicable law._
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