Senior Research Scientist


About Ocurate

Ocurate is on a mission to establish LTV as the new organizing principle of B2C companies.

Ocurate uses better data, mapping 280 million Americans' in-depth attitudinal and behavioral profiles, and AI to predict lifetime value at the individual level with unprecedented accuracy.

Ocurate technology allows its clients to take action on LTV at all stages of the customer life cycle to operationalize a profitable growth strategy by attracting and retaining the best, most enduring customers.

Ocurate is built on a set of five core values: Positive Work Environment, Empathy, Agora, Work & Life Balance, and Growth

About the Role

Job type: Full-time - Remote

Experience level: Senior IC

Role: Research Scientist

Industry: Predictive Analytics

Company size: 10 - 49 people

Company type: Private

Job Overview

Ocurate is looking to add a senior, PhD-level (or equivalent) Data Scientist with extensive  industry experience to the team. Ideally, you have done applied work in both deep learning and causal inference, and are deeply familiar with programming in pytorch. 

At Ocurate, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most interesting and extensive datasets in the space, and extend cutting edge machine learning technology. 

Ocurate uses a deep machine learning framework written/programmed in pytorch, and a proprietary auxiliary database to predict customer lifetime value with best-in-class accuracy. In addition, we use serial Randomized Control Trials to help uncover causal relationships between different marketing, product or user experience initiatives to increase predicted LTV, and make recommendations based on these causal relationships.

Your job will be to drive the evolution of our deep learning framework toward a recommendation system, incorporating the experimental data as well as a class of site-specific behavioral data from our customer’s customers

Responsibilities and Core Skills

The Ideal Candidate


  • Fluency in Python and Git, and experience working in the cloud (such as AWS or Google Cloud) 
  • Deep familiarity with Deep Learning, especially Pytorch and use of GPUs
  • Deep familiarity with causal inference and experimentation
  • Inner-motivation and drive to learn and master new technologies and skills
  • Work Authorization is required for this position.

Our Benefits

Ocurate is a fully remote company, with employees located mainly in New York and San Francisco/Bay Area. Our founders believe strongly in a healthy work/life balance, and a culture of working smarter not harder. Ocurate highly values diversity. We are supportive of families.

  • Fully remote role in fully remote company
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible PTO
  • 401k with employer match
  • Health Care Benefits