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Sr. Economist, Marketplace



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023
About Cambly:
Our mission is to bring high quality English education to every English learner in the world through matching students and tutors at the touch of a button. By accomplishing our mission, we strive to become the world’s largest English language learning marketplace.
We're looking for a talented analytics thought leader who is passionate about marketplaces and wants to change the way people learn languages. As a Sr. Economist, you will design and build metric frameworks to measure marketplace health, build incentive structures to balance the marketplace, and identify opportunities to reduce wastage in our marketplace. You will also be part of a nascent data community where you will help other analytics team members build and drive adoption of analytics processes that ensure data quality and technical rigor.
Come join us in building the best place to learn and teach English!
Job Requirements:
5+ years of relevant industry experience and a Master’s degree or PhD in a quantitative field
Expert in at least one programming language for data analysis (Python or R) and SQL
Experience with causal inference and machine learning techniques, ideally in a multi-sided platform setting
Proven ability to tell stories with data that inspires change
Proven ability to succeed in both collaborative and independent work environments
Proven ability to communicate clearly to audiences of varying technical levels and to tell data-stories that inspire change
9+ years of relevant industry experience and a PhD in a quantitative field
Experience with estimating demand/supply systems and designing mechanism to balance a two-sided marketplace
Experience with non-experimental causal inference methods like regression analysis and double machine learning
Experience with an ETL framework

Life at Cambly:

  • Cash Flow Positive for the greater part of the last 6 years - check us out in Forbes
  • 60M VC backed but haven't touched any of it - check out why Bessemer invested in us
  • Hybrid First Company (M, T, Th in office)
  • Catered Lunches
  • 100% of Medical, Dental, and Vision paid along with matching 401k
  • Maternity and Paternity Paid Leave
  • 20 days of true, unbothered PTO
  • End-of-year shutdown
  • Family-friendly environment with amazing WLB and Culture
  • Helping others around the world unlock economic opportunities by learning English
This role is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the expected base salary range for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.
Compensation Package
$135,000 - $180,000 USD Base Salary + Pre-IPO Stock Options
Also: We are proud to be a highly inclusive company and an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe in order to thrive, businesses need a diverse team and leadership. We welcome every background, identity, abilities, and mindset to join us on our mission to make high-quality English education for all. Everyone is welcome here.