The Data Science team at Cash App derives valuable insights from our extremely unique datasets and turns those insights into actions that improve the experience for our customers every day. In this role, you’ll be embedded in our Financial Platform (FinPlat) organization and work closely with product management as well as other cross-functional partners to drive meaningful change that helps protect our customers and their money. The Data Scientist will be responsible for measurement and finding optimization opportunities in the Fulfillment and Disputes processes related to Cash Cards issuance and transactions.

As a Data Scientist you will:

  • Partner directly with the Cash App FinPlat org, working closely with operations, engineers, product and machine learning teams
  • Analyze large datasets using SQL and scripting languages to surface actionable insights and opportunities to the product team and other key stakeholders
  • Approach problems from first principles, using a variety of statistical and mathematical modeling techniques to research and understand customer behavior
  • Design and analyze A/B experiments to evaluate the impact of changes we make to the product
  • Work with engineers to log new, useful data sources as we build new product features
  • Build, forecast, and report on metrics that drive strategy and facilitate decision making for key business initiatives
  • Write code to effectively process, cleanse, and combine data sources in unique and useful ways, often resulting in curated ETL datasets that are easily used by the broader team
  • Build and share data visualizations and self-serve dashboards for your partners
  • Effectively communicate your work with team leads and cross-functional stakeholders on a regular basis


You have:

  • Previous exposure to or interest in areas like anomaly detection or regulatory data science
  • A bachelor degree in statistics, data science, or similar STEM field with 7+ years of experience in a relevant role OR
  • A graduate degree in statistics, data science, or similar STEM field with 5+ years of experience in a relevant role
  • Advanced proficiency with SQL and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Looker, etc)
  • Experience with scripting and data analysis programming languages, such as Python or R
  • Gone deep with cohort and funnel analyses, a deep understanding statistical concepts such as selection bias, probability distributions, and conditional probabilities

Additional Information

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $171,800 – USD $257,600
Zone B: USD $163,200 – USD $244,800
Zone C: USD $154,600 – USD $232,000
Zone D: USD $146,000 – USD $219,000

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