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2019-13457

Senior Data Scientist

Location(s): San Diego
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"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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"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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Conrad Intuit employee
"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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Emily Intuit employee
"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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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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"By feeding our customers' data through machine learning algorithms, we uncover valuable insights that empower millions of customers to feel more confident about their financial future."
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Alexandria Intuit employee
"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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Troy Intuit employee
"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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Alexandria Intuit employee
"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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"It's a great feeling knowing that when you push out a new feature or fix, our customers notice it and really love the work that we do! Here at Intuit, not only do we have the freedom to work with the newest technologies, but we value solving challenging financial problems for our customers above everything else."
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"One of my favorite aspects of this role is that my work is helping small business owners achieve their business goals by solving complex financial problems. It's gratifying to know that the work that I'm doing directly impacts consumers and makes their lives easier so that they can focus their energy on growing their business."
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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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"I know that as a product manager at Intuit, my impact matters. Our products support millions of small businesses and individuals around the globe with their finances, delivering more money and fueling the success of real people."

Join our mission

Intuit is a mission-driven, global financial platform company that gives everyone the opportunity to prosper. With products like TurboTax, QuickBooks and Mint, we’re using technology to build solutions to challenging financial problems for millions of people around the world.

Overview

Overview:

Intuit is hiring a Senior Data scientist to focus on our Consumer Group. We are looking for exceptional talent that can drive customer benefit for our personal finance offerings.

What you'll bring

Qualifications:

 

MS or PhD in Statistics, Applied Math, Operations Research, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, or related fields, or equivalent experience

Solid knowledge of statistical techniques is required

Proven experience with Machine Learning techniques, especially on large scale datasets

Hands-on programming experience with one or more of the following: Java, Python, R, or related languages

1-3+ years’ experience manipulating large datasets and using databases (e.g. SQL, Hive, Spark, Python, R, etc.)

1-3+ years’ experience with a general-purpose programming language (e.g. Python, C, Java, etc.)

Familiarity with basic principles of distributed computing and/or distributed databases (Hadoop, NoSQL, etc.)

Familiarity with cloud computing environments (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.)

Demonstrable ability to quickly understand new concepts -- all the way down to the theorems —- and to come out with original solutions to mathematical issues

Demonstrable skills in creative-problem-solving of complex and advanced technical subject matter

Strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to effectively contribute to technical teams and make presentations to a variety of technical and business personnel

How you will lead

Responsibilities:

 

Excellent leadership and communication skills to influence teams and to evangelize data science across the organization

Proven experience in the domain of Data Science

Having a wide-latitude in determining approaches to solution development on mission critical assignments

Going beyond established analytical thinking and problem-solving by applying creativity to unconventional concepts and out-of-the-box solutions

Be part of a dynamic and cohesive team of highly trained and successful researchers

Independence in the shaping and development of projects

Ability to quickly understand patterns within large quantity of data and to reference key characteristics using visualization techniques

Demonstrating strong programming skills in large-scale data analysis using Java, R, Python or related software

Leveraging strong math skills and statistical knowledge to advanced data mining and data analysis activities related to next generation Cloud technologies 

As an insight incubator, works to generate or shape new and highly critical business propositions that exploit and monetize big data research

Provides consultative guidance across Intuit's businesses on how best to utilize data for business decision-making, and to build the organization mind-set and capabilities needed to fully exploit this data as an asset

Works with business planners to propose innovative products and services that fully utilize the power of big data, or that indicate the need for new data platforms and associated product/service functionality

Sets self-initiated research objectives and exercises a wide latitude of discretionary judgment in exploring advances in artificial intelligence and applying innovative machine learning techniques to Intuit's data capturing and mining business strategy

Collaborates with infrastructure architects in assessing and addressing the requirements for more automated, streamlined systems and for the data governance required for agile and responsive data manipulation

Introduces industry-leading or academic-based ideas, research, and insights required by Intuit  leadership to solve complex questions or fuel new business opportunities

 

Be part of a world-class culture

Our culture

We know that innovation thrives in an inclusive environment. We want employees with a wide range of life experiences to bring new ideas and perspectives to the table.

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Our values

Our values are central to our culture. They’ve been our guiding star since our founding and have allowed us to thrive as we work on behalf of our 50 million customers.

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Benefits we offer

People who give their best deserve the best in return. We offer rewards that include everything you’d expect, and even more that you wouldn’t. Enjoy the best in class perks and benefits at Intuit.

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Our culture and entrepreneurial spirit have earned us a spot on “Best Companies to Work For” lists year after year. Join us in our mission to power prosperity around the world.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Intuit will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements of local law.