Data Scientist

| Greater NYC Area
The Data team works closely with our product, customer success, and sales teams; we help ask questions the right way… and then find those answers. Our data informs us of the impact we are having on the world, and our team is crucial to architecting and building our data infrastructure. We also design and use data analysis tools that increase our data’s scalability, accuracy, and accessibility. We understand our company’s goals and proactively inform their direction with data so that our product can help more teams do great things. We are looking for the first New York-based Data Scientist, who will collaborate closely with both New York product teams and the rest of the Data team, based in San Francisco.

Typical responsibilities:

  • Designing and analyzing experiments to measure the impact of new product features
  • Investigating high-level questions like “What are the collaborative patterns of the most successful teams using Asana?”
  • Adding new metrics and aggregations to our data warehouse to make new classes of questions answerable
  • Building models to predict the growth trajectory of different customer segments

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in applying data science techniques to drive technical product development and decision-making
  • Strong technical background in computer science, statistics, math, information science, or another quantitative field
  • Fluency in at least one modern language useful for data processing (e.g. Python, Scala)
  • Proficiency with relational data modeling and SQL
  • Expertise in statistical methods and experimental design and analysis

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with distributed data processing systems (e.g. Spark, Redshift)
  • Background in advanced statistical modeling (e.g. GLM, mixed effects) and/or machine learning
  • Experience collaborating with teammates in other locations
Does the above sound like it might be you? Then we’d love to hear from you. Our goal is to provide a hiring and working experience in which all people know they are equally respected and valued. So whatever it is that makes you unique—your gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, citizenship, educational background, socioeconomic status—we value it, and we’d love to see what you might add to our team. 
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Technology we use

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    • AsanaManagement

Location

We're in NoMad, where coffee shops are in abundance! Multiple subway lines and Penn station are nearby, making commuting effortless.

An Insider's view of Asana

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

At Asana, we're collaborative and cross-functional, making us highly effective in our work. We have a good understanding of how we work together and on an individual level. We're all working towards the same goal, so we have a lot of trust and rapport with one another. This makes it easy to go home and spend quality time with family and friends.

Nico

Product Design Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The entire company runs on Asana! We rely on our own software to ensure collaboration across teams and offices happens smoothly and responsibility is clear.

Scott

Product Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Asana runs on distributed responsibility, which means leaders work to empower others to be as autonomous as possible. The opportunities for me to mentor others and guide teams have let me grow from being Asana’s first new grad hire to an Engineering Manager in our NYC office. I love that my career growth has come from focusing on areas I love!

Rachel

Engineering Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We believe that creativity is borne of autonomy and clear responsibility. We have a company commitment to taking and giving full responsibility. This means we like to be explicit about who owns what and what that entails. This empowers team members to be creative with their solutions because they own the outcomes.

Scott

Site Lead

What's something quirky about your company?

We openly talk about our feelings, positive or negative, while assuming the best and trusting each other.

John

Product Manager

What are Asana Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
We pay 100% of dental benefits premium and 60% for eligible dependents.
Vision Benefits
We pay 100% of vision benefits premium and 60% for eligible dependents.
Health Insurance Benefits
We pay 100% of health benefits premium and 60% for eligible dependents.
Life Insurance
We offer basic life and AD&D insurance for beneficiaries at 1x an employee's annual salary, up to $170,000.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to sixteen weeks of Parental Leave that can be used in a continuous block, or intermittently, over the baby’s first birth, adoption or foster year.
Flexible Work Schedule
We enable our teams to work diligently yet flexibly at a sustainable pace, supporting an enjoyable work-life balance without burn out.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We have a flexible time off program so that eligible employees may use the time they need.
Sabbatical
We offer full-time employees with three years of continued employement the opportunity to take a six-week paid sabbatical.
Paid Holidays
We offer 10 paid days to observe major holidays throughout the calendar year.
Paid Sick Days
We offer paid sick days, as well as a medical leave assistance.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Our office is casual, so we encourage our team to wear what makes us most comfortable.
Commuter Benefits
We cover up to $121 (cost of an unlimited metrocard) for all full-time employees. We also partner with Lyft and Uber to offer a $50 monthly rideshare credit.
Company Outings
We host monthly paid office-wide team outings. We also host an annual Summer Party and Holiday Party for all employees and a guest.
Free Daily Meals
We provide healthy catered lunches every day, which are inclusive of dietary restrictions and preferences. We also offer reimbursements for breakfast and dinner consumed during the workday.
Stocked Kitchen
We have a range of beverages including seltzer, coconut water and green tea continuously stocked! Dried fruit, dark chocolate and yogurts are some of the snacks you'll also find readily available.
Happy Hours
We host an in-house happy hour every Friday, where we feature a speciality cocktail in addition to beer and wine.
Pet Friendly
We love dogs! Asana employees may bring their pooch pals into the office every day of the week.
Fitness Subsidies
Asana covers up to $100 per month for health and fitness memberships and classes.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We have an extensive Learning and Development program, where we offer employees access to workshops, conferences and 1:1 professional coaching.
Diversity Program
We commit to creating an empowering and welcoming workplace culture through Diversity and Inclusion. We celebrate and support our identities with ERGs and continue to develop fair hiring practices.
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