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Senior Data Scientist, Acquisition

GrammarlyFull-time$157k - $253kRemote; Canada; United StatesNov 27, 2023

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Grammarly is excited to offer a remote-first hybrid working model. Team members work primarily remotely in the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Germany, or Poland. Certain roles have specific location requirements to facilitate collaboration at a particular Grammarly hub.

All roles have an in-person component: Conditions permitting, teams meet 2–4 weeks every quarter at one of Grammarly’s hubs in San Francisco, Kyiv, New York, Vancouver, and Berlin, or in a workspace in Kraków. This flexible approach gives team members the best of both worlds: plenty of focus time along with in-person collaboration that fosters trust and unlocks creativity.

Grammarly team members in this role must be based in the United States or Canada, and they must be able to collaborate in person 2 weeks per quarter, traveling if necessary to the hub(s) where the team is based.

The opportunity 

Grammarly is the world’s leading AI writing assistance company trusted by over 30 million people and 70,000 professional teams every day. From instantly creating a first draft to perfecting every message, Grammarly’s product offerings help people at 96% of the Fortune 500 get their point across—and get results. Grammarly has been profitable for over a decade because we’ve stayed true to our values and built an enterprise-grade product that’s secure, reliable, and helps people do their best work—without selling their data. We’re proud to be one of Inc.’s best workplaces, a Glassdoor Best Place to Work, one of TIME’s 100 Most Influential Companies, and one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in AI.

To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our incredible team and work on core marketing measurement and optimization projects. The ideal candidate will have strong technical expertise and marketing domain knowledge and collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop solutions and drive data-driven actions. The person in this role will advance our statistical rigor, testing, and measurement methodologies, define a framework to measure the impact of our marketing channels, leverage Grammarly’s internal data and Google Ads platform data to solve ambiguous marketing problems and provide data-driven solutions.

The Grammarly data teams are trusted subject matter experts who uncover new insights to inform marketing, product, and growth strategies. We have large datasets and are looking for folks with deep technical and analytical skills who can break down complex business problems and provide solutions with high impact and visibility for marketing and the company. Our teams have the freedom to innovate and uncover breakthroughs—and, in turn, influence the marketing roadmap.

Your impact

As a Senior Data Scientist, you will: 

  • Lead testing and measurement efforts for our key online marketing channels, especially paid searches, such as Google and Bing.
  • Develop cross-channel measurement models such as MediaMixModeling to optimize budget allocation. 
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Marketing teams to drive LTV bidding optimizations and their impact measurement for our digital marketing channels.
  • Measure the effectiveness of Individual Marketing channels and Cross-Channels by building/leveraging different attribution models and experimentation methods.
  • Devise a solution to inform marketing strategy and drive measurement in a cookieless world.
  • Analyze the impact of our overall marketing budget to understand its full-funnel impact and how it influences Grammarly for Business conversions.
  • Run elasticity analysis to drive discussions and identify opportunities for spending re-allocation across countries.
  • Conduct deep-dive analyses into marketing channel performance and user behavior.

We’re looking for someone who

  • Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable.
  • Is inspired by our MOVE principles, which are the blueprint for how things get done at Grammarly: move fast and learn faster, obsess about creating customer value, value impact over activity, and embrace healthy disagreement rooted in trust.
  • Is able to collaborate in person 2 weeks per quarter, traveling when necessary to the hub where the team is based.
  • Has 8+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Has experience as an influential and effective thought partner to marketing teams. 
  • Demonstrates strong communication, proactiveness, creativity, and prioritization skills.
  • Has strong analytical and critical thinking skills and a strong bias toward actionable insights.
  • Has the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Has practical experience in data analysis, statistics, and marketing measurement.
  • Is proficient in SQL, Python, R, Scala, or an equivalent language.

Support for you, professionally and personally

  • Professional growth: We believe that autonomy and trust are key to empowering our team members to do their best, most innovative work in a way that aligns with their interests, talents, and well-being. We support professional development and advancement with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
  • A connected team: Grammarly builds a product that helps people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. Our remote-first hybrid model enables a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER (ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable) values. We work to foster belonging among team members in a variety of ways. This includes our employee resource groups, Grammarly Circles, which promote connection among those with shared identities, such as BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ team members, women, and parents. We also celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific programs. 

Compensation and benefits

Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package encompassing the following and more: 

  • Excellent health care (including a wide range of medical, dental, vision, mental health, and fertility benefits)
  • Disability and life insurance options
  • 401(k) and RRSP matching 
  • Paid parental leave
  • Twenty days of paid time off per year, eleven days of paid holidays per year, and unlimited sick days 
  • Home office stipends
  • Caregiver and pet care stipends
  • Wellness stipends
  • Admission discounts
  • Learning and development opportunities

Grammarly takes a market-based approach to compensation, which means base pay may vary depending on your location. Our US and Canada locations are categorized into compensation zones based on each geographic region’s cost of labor index. For more information about our compensation zones and locations where we currently support employment, please refer to this page. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information. 

Base pay may vary considerably depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The expected salary ranges for this position are outlined below by compensation zone and may be modified in the future. 

United States: 
Zone 1: $197,000 - $253,000year (USD)
Zone 2: $177,000 - $228,000/year (USD)
Zone 3: $168,000 - $215,000/year (USD)
Zone 4: $157,000 - $202,000/year (USD)

We encourage you to apply

At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage all—especially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizations—to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, political belief, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and a participant in the US federal E-Verify program (US). We also abide by the Employment Equity Act (Canada).

Please note that EEOC is optional and specific to US-based candidates.



All team members meeting in person for official Grammarly business or working from a hub location are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated against COVID-19.



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