Data Science Lead

Data Science Lead

Fountain is enterprise software that accelerates global high volume hiring. Our customers hire millions of hourly workers annually in 78 countries. Job seekers often struggle to get connected with companies seeking hourly workers due to inefficiencies in their hiring processes, and Fountain makes it easier for them to get offers for work quickly. Getting hired fast eases some of the financial instability millions of families face.

Fountain is a Remote-first company that embraces a work from anywhere policy and offers flexibility on location, so our employees feel free to enjoy the world. Fountain is widely trusted by leading organizations, including Chipotle, StitchFix, GoPuff and Just Eat Takeaway.

We just 4.5Xed in valuation in our Series C, which was led by Softbank and B Capital. We plan on keeping this hyper-growth going this year! Come join us on this rocket ship!

In this role you will partner with our internal teams and current customers to develop and deploy superior machine learning models that drive growth using first- and third-party data. Your deep curiosity and tenacity, combined with business judgment will surface opportunities to apply data science to various business problems, including optimizing B2B marketing budgets, applicant selection scoring, etc. Your algorithms will be leveraged to deliver superior results which actively contribute to Fountain’s rapid growth.

Reporting to the VP, Data Science, Analysis and Insights you will have the opportunity to showcase your work to the leadership team. You will lay the foundation to build a high-caliber team reporting to you, expanding Data Science and driving the roadmap for new applications across the organization. 

What you'll be doing:

    • Program using R, Python, Javascript, Java, or C++
    • Perform big data modeling work: BigQuery, Pig, Scala, Spark
    • Fish for data: SQL, Pandas, PostgreSQL
    • Deploy Data Science solutions: Java, Python, C++
    • Can communicate concisely and persuasively with engineers and product managers

What you should bring:

    • Significant prior success as a Data, Product, or Decision Scientist working on challenging problems at scale
    • Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science, Statistics, or Mathematics or equivalent field required
    • 5+ years of industry experience, with expertise in Data Science, Business Analytics, or Data Analysis
    • Strong ability to code in Python
    • Have full stack experience in data collection, aggregation, analysis, visualization, productionization, and monitoring

Nice to Haves:

    • Advanced graduate degree (e.g., MBA, PhD, etc.)
    • Experience includes building and leading talented teams
Amazing Perks & Benefits we provide for our employees include (but are not limited to):
Flexible PTO & Work Hours
"Work from Anywhere" Policy
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
HSA & FSA (Medical and Dependent Care)
Life Insurance & STD/LTD
16 Weeks Paid Parental Leave for Birth/Adoption
Wellness/Gym Reimbursement
Phone Stipend
Remote IT/Home Office Stipend
Learning and Development Reimbursements
Fun, interactive and inclusive team-building events, off-sites, and happy hours
401K Plan

Even if you do not meet all the requirements above, we still encourage you to apply for this position. While we try to be thorough with our prerequisites, not everything about you as a candidate can be condensed into a list of bullet points. 

We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status.

*Fountain is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer—M/F/D/V*

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