Data Scientist, Small Business Group

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

You can submit up to three job applications every 90 days. Be sure to apply for roles that strongly match your skills and work experience. The Small Business Group (SBG) contributes directly to Facebook's mission by connecting small businesses with their customers and helping them grow through solutions like pages, advertising, and offers. We succeed when we help our customers grow their business. The SBG team is searching for a Data Scientist. The Data Scientist will use data analysis to understand customer profiles, produce reports to track our business, build models to provide insight into the Small Business customer base, identify opportunities, and impact the strategy of our Product, Marketing, and Sales teams. Ideal candidates love breaking down problems, building solutions, delivering actionable and data-driven insights, and working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Data Scientist, Small Business Group Responsibilities * Take advantage of massive amounts of structured data to understand how our customers interact with our product and service offerings * Proactively identify opportunities to improve the experience of businesses on the Facebook family of apps using data science * Lead the design, analysis, and interpretation of projects from data requirement gathering to data processing, modeling, and recommendations * Partner with cross-functional teams to identify new opportunities requiring the use of modern analytical and modeling techniques * Design and execute experiments (e.g., A/B testing, multi-armed bandit) * Effectively communicate insights and recommendations to business leads and influence strategic decision-making * Frequently switch between on-the-ground tactical execution and 30k foot strategy Minimum Qualifications * BA/BS in a quantitative discipline like Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Operations Research, or equivalent training * 2+ years of experience in a data science capacity in a business strategy, marketing, finance, engineering, or analytics organization * Experience with data querying and manipulation using SQL, Python, or R * Experience with experimental design * Experience with data analysis and statistical modeling using the R or Python ecosystems, with packages such as pandas, statsmodels, scikit-learn, tidyverse (dplyr, ggplot2, etc.) * Communication and presentation skills Preferred Qualifications * An MBA or Master's or Doctorate degree in a quantitative discipline like Math, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering, Operations Research * Self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, ability to initiate and drive projects with minimal oversight and guidance * Proven track record of leveraging data to deliver business value and present data-driven insights to business audiences * Experience building cross functional relationships across a variety of functions to launch projects to drive business value * Experience communicating with and influencing technical and non-technical audiences (engineers, data scientists, program managers, marketers) * Experience developing data pipelines via SQL and Python-based ETL framework * Experience shipping code into production * Experience writing testable code * Comfortable using version control tools such as git or mercurial * Experience with Small Business landscape and/or online marketing and advertising * Experience working with or in support of diverse communities Locations About the Facebook company Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to

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