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2023-43218 -

Principal Data Scientist

Location(s): Mountain View, California; San Diego, California
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Company Overview

Intuit is a global technology platform that helps consumers and small businesses overcome their most important financial challenges. Serving more than 100 million customers worldwide with TurboTax, Credit Karma, QuickBooks, and Mailchimp, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to prosper. We never stop working to find new, innovative ways to make that possible.

Job Overview

Intuit is hiring a Principal Data Scientist to join our Intuit AI team.

Come join our collaborative and creative group of data scientists and machine learning engineers and build models that directly affect hundreds of thousands of our customers. In this role you will be building and deploying machine learning models using both analytical algorithms and deep learning approaches. We are waiting for you to join us and do the best work of your life.

Qualifications

  • PhD/MS  in Engineering Mathematics, Statistics, Theoretical/Computational Physics, or related field
  • Solid knowledge of statistical techniques
  • 3+ years as either a lead in a data science role or in a management position in data science
  • Strong communication skills and proven experience as an influencer at the executive level
  • Hands-on programming experience in one or more of: ML, NLP, Statistics, or Optimization
  • 6+ years’ experience manipulating large datasets and using databases (e.g. R, SQL, S-Plus, etc.)
  • 6+ years’ experience with a general-purpose programming language (e.g. Python, Scala, etc.)

Strongly Preferred: 

 

  • PhD  in Engineering Mathematics, Statistics, Theoretical/Computational Physics, or related field
  • Expert knowledge and hands-on experience in one or more of: ML, NLP, Statistics, or Optimization
  • Expert knowledge and hands-on experience with ML pipelines, processes, and design patterns
  • Proven track record of influencing business leaders to shape mission critical projects 
  • Proven track record of leading team to successful delivery of ML solutions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to effectively contribute to technical teams and make presentations to a variety of technical and business personnel

Responsibilities

  • Practices excellent leadership and communication skills to influence and lead teams and to evangelize data science across the organization
  • Leads team’s work in one or more of: ML, NLP, Statistics, or Optimization, performs hand-on work in these domains. 
  • Weighs ROI considerations of general and tailored capabilities for projects in the team
  • Creates new capabilities that solve critical business problems 
  • Pushes the boundaries of ML by developing foundational methods and novel applications from state-of-the-art ML technologies and industry trends 
  • Influences business leaders to shape mission critical projects 
  • Creates multi-year vision that connects product strategy with technology strategy
  • Drives architecture decisions, influences and contributes to ML platform architecture and strategy   
  • Leads team and partners to the successful delivery and integration of ML solutions 
  • Conducts design reviews, holds teams to technical and operational rigor. 
  • Acts as an advisor in overseeing and mentoring the work of colleagues towards the building of a vibrant practice community

Intuit provides a competitive compensation package with a strong pay for performance rewards approach. The expected base pay range for this position is Bay Area California $219,500 - 297,000, Southern California $212,500 - 287,500. This position will be eligible for a cash bonus, equity rewards and benefits, in accordance with our applicable plans and programs (see more about our compensation and benefits at Intuit®: Careers | Benefits). Pay offered is based on factors such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and work location. To drive ongoing pay equity for employees, Intuit conducts regular comparisons across categories of ethnicity and gender.

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"Working at Intuit is satisfying because our goal is not to get customers to spend as much time on our products. We want to make their financial lives easier whether it's filling out taxes or helping small businesses operate. It's a great combination of experimenting with new technology while also staying close to tangible problems for real people."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"One of the things that stands about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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Natalie Intuit employee
"I really felt drawn to Intuit because it's a place where I feel like I can make super meaningful impact on customers’ lives and their day-to-day. Finances are tricky and it’s emotional and stressful, and if I can help lift that burden off of someone, I feel like it’s worth it."
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"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."
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"Our goal at Intuit is to solve challenging financial problems for millions of people. It’s satisfying to design awesome solutions knowing that you’re helping people around the world achieve their dreams of prosperity."
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Emily Intuit employee
"One of the things that stands out about Intuit is the impact that we have on our customers. Whether it's helping them yearly with their taxes or every day with their finances, it is truly satisfying to know that we’re using our resources and knowledge to power prosperity for millions of people around the world."
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"At Intuit, we have the unique opportunity to empower millions of communities around the world by helping small business owners, individuals, and the self-employed succeed and accomplish their dreams of prosperity. There’s nothing else like it."

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Conrad leverages tools like natural language processing and machine learning to help tax analysts and small business owners use TurboTax and QuickBooks more efficiently. For Conrad, Intuit is a great place to learn, grow, and take full ownership of your career path.

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