Rarefied talent in data science, data technology, and analytics

Senior Statistician / Data Mining Specialist


Job Description

Looking to join a Rock-Star analytics team? Do you love finding hidden relationships in data? Are you the kind of person that prefers to think of solutions instead of problems? Do you see a dataset and feel the burning desire to build a statistical model or machine learning algorithm? Are you passionate about cutting-edge optimization or machine learning techniques? If you answered yes to all these questions then you are going to have fun working with us. 

TrueCar is looking for a Data Mining Specialist who will work on a wide range of projects from pricing models andforecasting, to multivariate testing and marketing analytics, utilize the latest technologies to solve challenging problems, create innovative applications from the ground up and understand exactly what it takes to create a reliable Web experience for our customers.


  • Develop statistical models to predict vehicle pricing
  • Create implementable design specifications for product innovations
  • Construct forecasts of key industry metrics
  • Track and analyze model parameters and estimates over time
  • Collaborate closely with Product, Data, and Engineering teams to improve data pipelines, support existing and new products
  • Develop statistical & optimization models to provide insights and help optimize business operations
  • Perform multivariate testing on website design
  • Analyze offline and online marketing campaigns
  • Optimize search engine marketing (SEM) campaigns
  • Work closely within a team of highly experienced, analytically inclined professionals
  • Execute ad hoc data analyses in response to business requests
  • Design analytic visualizations for PR and social media requests
  • Work cross-functionally within the organization to deliver integrated business intelligence solutions


  • Masters or Ph.D. in Statistics, Econometrics, Operations Research, or related Data Mining fields
  • 3+ years’ experience in an analytics environment
  • Strong SAS and R programming skills
  • Experience with SQL and Python
  • Solid understanding and experience with Big Data, Data Warehousing, ETL, Data Analysis and presentation of data
  • Experience with web analytics, SEO, and SEM (preferred)
  • Ability to work on a Linux platform, write shell scripts and automate jobs
Interested in this position?
Job Location
120 Broadway, Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time