Chief Data Scientist

Funraise is rapidly growing it’s teams and wants you! Funraise builds its systems with modern open source technology (React, Java, Elixir, Postgres) which is hosted in the cloud. Lend us your skills and help us achieve our mission of changing the landscape of online philanthropy.

We’re looking for a Chief Data Scientist to join our Special Projects group. This group is staffed with elite software developers and scientists that develop advanced product prototypes and are an architecture and guidance resource for engineering team at large.

Location: Flexible
Preferred Locations: Long Beach, CA; Seattle, WA; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ

Funraise Perks

check_markUnlimited paid time off

check_markHealth, Dental, and Vision

check_mark401(k) plan

check_markBeer on tap

check_markTaco Tuesdays

check_markPaid parental leave

check_markMonthly parking/transit pass

check_markGood vibes all day long


Ph.D in Computer Science with an emphasis on ML

Proficient with MATLAB, R, or Python

Comfortable with mainstream ML software packages such as TensorFlow or Spark

Comfortable with a fast paced startup environment


Using machine-learning techniques to analyze the data captured by the platform and help us answer meaningful questions about our data

Publishing findings internally and externally

Prototyping tools for non-profit customers and work with the engineering team to integrate these tools into the Funraise Platform