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Data Scientist - US or Japan


Why Launchable?

Love to innovate? Freedom to create software from scratch? If so, get on the ground floor of a hot technology startup lead by industry leaders who have incubated, scaled startups and led big businesses.

We are looking for individuals who can setup the data science function for Launchable and is looking for a talented data scientists who can join our San Jose team and lay the foundational bricks of Team Launchable!

We are looking for pioneers who are excited to experiment, learn and chart unknown territories. You will be asked to use your imagination, push your boundaries and create while collaborating with the best minds in the technology industry.

What you will be doing

  • Sit side by side with the founders and help build a technology company
  • Develop code, infrastructure, data processing and work on ML algorithms for an early startup
  • Work closely with prospects and customers

What you will bring

  • A BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics or related fields
  • Extensive knowledge and practical experience in machine learning, statistics, recommendation systems
  • 3+ years of practical experience applying ML to solve complex problems
  • Passion for teams: building, working in them, encouraging team members to reach their potential
  • Passion for solving problems
  • A can-do “be the change you seek” attitude
  • Curiosity to enthusiastically ask questions
  • Fluent or native proficiency in English

What you will get in return

  • Opportunity to get in on a fast moving Silicon Valley startup and reap benefits for fast-track career growth that comes with a high paced environment
  • Outsize influence in the company and not just at the technology level


At Launchable, we are bringing data science to engineering teams. You responsibilities include

  • Design, develop, and evaluate innovative ML models to help development teams go faster
  • Interact with customer directly to understand their development and testing problems, and work with the founders to effectively solve these problems
  • Design and analyze product experiments; communicate results and launch decisions

It’s great but not required to have

  • Experience using Java or other programming language, as well as with R, MATLAB, Python or similar scripting language
  • Superior verbal and written communication and presentation skills, ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to non-experts
  • Knowledge of visualization tools such as Tableau or similar
  • Experience distilling informal customer requirements into problem definitions, dealing with ambiguity and competing objectives.

Our Values

Play as a team

Great things are achieved by teams and great teams happen when every person plays their position well and has got each others back. (Inspired by Atlassian)

Make customers our fans

We are in it for making leaving our mark, that starts with making the lives our customers better and that starts by getting them to fall in love with us. (Inspired by Jenkins)

Be the change you seek

If we find a problem, we don’t wait for the next person to fix it. We roll up our sleeves and fix it. (Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi)

Be fair and do the right thing

We value human relationships and treating people as we would like to be treated. (Inspired by Basecamp)

Send your resume (.pdf, .doc, .docx, .txt)

Email: hello-applicant@launchableinc.com

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