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Data Scientist

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: London, GB, SE1 9PG

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is focused on unlocking digital potential and we are the recognized category leader in Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and created the category for A/B Testing and experimentation software. We have incredible customers – isn’t that one of the most important aspects of looking for your next job? Optimizely has over 9,000 brands from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit and Zillow.

Not only are we financially sound and growing but we have unicorn status: Exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and has all strategic options ahead of itself. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.

We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business culture with emphasis on teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!

If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...


As a Data Scientist you will be a key member of the Analytics team propelling your career in the increasing growing world of data in a fast-paced environment. You will be working with some of the industry leading tools and with a wide variety of differing data sources so further develop the understanding of our customer base and addressable market. 

Job Responsibilities

The Data Scientist role has responsibility for creating novel conclusions using advanced methodology to gain a deeper understanding of our customer and customer data. 

  • Support a team of data analysts across customer success, marketing and sales on a variety of research and development projects 
  • Develop and test ML models that identifying customers who have a high propensity to be cross-sold other products in our suite 
  • Work with existing team on driving higher performance out of existing customer churn prediction models 
  • Develop NLP capabilities on customer communication data as well as data from other customer or prospect touchpoints 
  • Effectively communicate results and findings of analysis and research with key stakeholders as well as being comfortable with fact finding and working across teams  
  • Design, develop and deployment of code 

Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong understanding of Python, SQL, R 
  • Experience with functional programming concepts and architecture  
  • Worked with customer data in a SaaS environment and understand how SaaS business operate 
  • Demonstrable experience within Machine Learning / Natural Language Processing / Recommender Systems / Data Science  
  • Creative with approach to interpreting data 
  • Self-starter 
  • Advanced Excel 
  • Collation, manipulation, analysis & presentation of data 
  • Holistic knowledge of related disciplines such as data warehousing and business intelligence 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to explain technical aspects of the service with non-technical audience 
  • Innovative and creative, with a logical and methodical approach to problem solving 
  • Good team player but ability to work independently when required 


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Mathematics, or relevant technical field  

Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.