Data Scientist at HackerRank, Bangalore

Data Scientist
at HackerRank
We’re on a mission to make the world flat. In modern talent acquisition, skills and ability trump pedigree. We help hiring managers find great employees regardless of their education, job history, or country of residence. By using challenges and contests to engage programmers, we speed up the hiring process and ensure that the best candidates land the job.

We’ve been growing incredibly fast. Our customer list includes some of the world’s leading tech companies like Amazon and VMWare. We are also proud to work with fast growing companies like Twitter, Quora, and Uber. The best part is that we’re just getting started. We’re facing a massive market opportunity and we already have customers in several different industries: financial services, automotive, healthcare and more. Our buyers are typically leaders in talent acquisition and engineering verticals. In terms of sales process, we run a true “land-and-expand” model. We typically find success managing pilots with small teams and then scale across the entire company.

We’ve assembled an amazing team from LinkedIn, Facebook, WebEx, and McKinsey. If you’re interested in joining it to scale HackerRank by working with some of the largest companies in the world, let’s talk.

Be the first experienced data scientist for the company. Working with a colleague who has learned the field from within, build out the framework for data insights at the company. Determine the data the product and sales team needs to get to the next level. Evaluate our current data processes, including RedShift, MixPanel,, and make recommendations for better capture and use. Take the robust set of customer and company data we have and build awesome insights to drive product innovation.


Build actionable insights – leverage deep data intelligence to inform business plans and future growth for the company
Not afraid to operate outside a business intelligence platform – happy to pull data straight from RedShift, comfortable writing SQL queries or learning any language needed to access the data
Solid understanding of product planning and development
History of mapping product usage to revenue to determine product roadmaps
Enjoy working with product and sales to inform go to market strategies
Your experience (and you’ve LOVED it!)

Strong analytical skills
Ability to turn data into actionable insights – so what do we do with this information is answered by you
Understanding of applied math topics such as probability and statistics, linear algebra, basic optimization techniques
4+ years work experience as a data scientist/analyst or related role
Experience defining and analyzing multivariate tests
Expert in SQL
Willingness to learn
Passion to be the expert and drive the team

GET EXCITED. Because you’re about to have a huge impact.

HackerRank is growing fast and we’re having a great time working together as we build! We’re a fun, friendly, passionate bunch. And we’re looking for more smiling faces to come join us!

The position is full-time and is based in Bangalore. Our office is in Koramangala, a short walk from the Forum mall (, smack in the middle of great restaurants, bars, and shopping.


Click here to apply.



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