Demandbase is a leading SaaS-based B2B marketing technology company and a San Francisco Business Times Best Places to Work. As a company, we’re as committed to growing careers as we are building world-class B2B marketing technology, all while enjoying an unparalleled work-life balance. If you enjoy innovating and collaborating with highly intelligent, motivated people who are also fun to hang out with, you’re probably a good fit for us.

We are a mature, pre-IPO startup that has developed a way of creating personalized and targeted marketing at scale using data science and artificial intelligence to make it all come together.

As a Senior Data Scientist, you’ll be responsible for building scalable machine learning processes that operate over billions of records, creating models that extract data from, among others, website and digital advertising into actionable insights, and defining leading edge thinking on how analytical frameworks can be applied to predictive marketing. This position is highly visible and critical to the core of Demandbase’ data assets.

We deal with many known problems in NLP such as relation extraction, NER, cross-document summarization, natural language generation, topic modeling, entity linking/disambiguation, large-scale machine learning over graphs, to problems novel to this domain such as personalized ranking of information, predicting the quality of relationships, etc.  You will be both hands-on and strategic—with both a broad ecosystem-level understanding of our market space and working as part of the engineering and product teams to deliver software in an iterative, continual-release environment. This is a high-visibility position involving close collaboration across functional groups and with executive stakeholders at customers like the above.

Why you want to join us:

  • Be part of an experienced team in Natural Language Understanding, Graph, Deep Learning, and Enterprise Applications with intimate knowledge of the domain
  • Help us perform state-of-the-art machine learning techniques in real-time
  • Build real-time APIs and customer-facing Applications at the cutting edge where business technology meets artificial intelligence.
  • You would have access to a unique set of data capturing all interactions between businesses, which is sought after by many researchers.
  • We are uniquely positioned with significant Intellectual Property

What you’ll be doing...

  • Define: Work with customers and internal stakeholders to define hypotheses and models. We are dealing with all aspects of Business-to-Business sales and marketing problems and first to apply data science to them.
  • Document: Write clear, concise descriptions of how insights can be converted into repeatable actions, while driving forward with software engineering best practices.
  • Test: Continually iterate on your systems and refine assumptions, data sources and more.
  • Code: Build out new applications and business solutions as part of a combined data scientist / machine learning / engineering team.
  • Communicate: Drive understanding and buy-in among all stakeholders at all levels.

What we’re looking for...

  • PhD or Masters in Computer Science, Math, Statistics Computational Mathematics
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Strong background in algorithms and dealing with large-scale data problems
  • Must have worked at a startup (less than 150 employees) within the past 4 years
  • Experience with Hadoop or Spark or other large-scale data processing platforms
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Mastery in, at a minimum, one modern programming language: Java, Python, C/C++, Scala
  • Proven ability to solve problems using state of the art technology
  • Proven ability to innovate when necessary, but not reinvent the wheel
  • Experience taking projects from initial scoping through prototype and into production, enterprise/large scale is a plus
  • Proven ability to apply machine learning to a wide range of problems
  • Strong track record of continuous invention and building, creating new things is second nature to you


  • Imagination beyond what has been done before
  • Experimental yet pragmatic ability to create something useful
  • Flexibility to deal with ambiguity in requirements
  • Hands on, and not afraid to wear multiple hats
  • Passion for career growth and development into a leadership position
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to other engineers

About Demandbase

Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing, enables B2B companies to identify and target the accounts they value most, and then market to them across the entire funnel. The Demandbase B2B Data Cloud is the definitive B2B database and technology for targeting accounts and specific segments within those accounts. The B2B Data Cloud supports customers across their existing, full marketing technology stack and powers The Demandbase B2B Marketing Cloud, which is the only subscription-based ad targeting and web personalization solution that lets marketers connect campaigns directly to revenue. The B2B Marketing Cloud is powered by patented technology, which allows companies to identify the accounts they value most and personalize their digital marketing efforts to them. With Demandbase, businesses can target, engage, convert and retain the customers that matter most to their bottom line. Enterprise leaders and high-growth companies such as Adobe,, Box, CSC, DocuSign, Dell and others use Demandbase to drive Account-Based Marketing and maximize their marketing performance. More information can be found at


Our benefits include 100% paid for Medical, Dental and Vision for you and your entire family, 100% paid for short-term and long-term disability, 100% paid for life insurance, 401k, flexible vacation policy, commuter benefits, free snacks, catered lunch every Friday, and much more!


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