Data Scientist (Growth SF)

Postmates, San Francisco

Delivery from all your favorites places on-demand

Postmates runs the largest on-demand delivery platform in the country, with double digit % growth week over week and we are building a world class Growth Platform Team to fuel our growth.

As a Growth Data Scientist, you will be an essential part of how Postmates grows. You will be working on building data models to solve difficult problems such as predicting user behavior, unsupervised cohort learning, and optimal fleet positioning.

You will also be a thought leader for how we set up experiments for our Growth Platform Team, whether it’s A/B testing within our extensive experimental framework or building a custom search algorithm to tune our platform to current market conditions.


  • Questions everything, solve anything mindset
  • Teamwork, communication based position
  • Jump in and do the thing that needs to be done
  • Always learning, always interested, and always growing the business


  • 4+ years of experience translating data to insight to recommendations
  • Strong skills in SQL, Python, Sci-Kit Learn, Git; R a plus
  • Experience with supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and continuously refitting machine learning algorithms
  • Strong understanding and experience with applied statistics, including hypothesis testing
  • Strong communication skills and experience working on a data science or engineering team
  • Familiarity with the media planning and buying process across digital and offline a plus


  • Competitive salary and generous stock option plan
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • We'll provide equipment you need to work efficiently and creatively
  • Paid parental leave, vacation time and sick time
  • Catered lunches and open snack bar
  • Impact-first work environment (no politics, no pandering)
  • Huge company vision (we need you to build the future, not just maintain the status quo)
  • Full support to contribute to open source projects
  • Awesome office located in Financial District just minutes from BART, Muni, AC Transit, and SamTrans



About Postmates

Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under an hour. Available for iPhone, Android and on the web, the on-demand logistics service connects customers with local couriers, who purchase and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in a city, 24/7. 

Want to learn more about Postmates? Visit https://postmates.com/