Senior Data Science Specialist, Frostbyte

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Senior Data Science Specialist, Frostbyte

Location Remote, USA

There is only one Data Cloud. Snowflake’s founders started from scratch and designed a data platform built for the cloud that is effective, affordable, and accessible to all data users. But it didn’t stop there. They engineered Snowflake to power the Data Cloud, where thousands of organizations unlock the value of their data with near-unlimited scale, concurrency, and performance. This is our vision: a world with endless insights to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today and reveal the possibilities of tomorrow.

Snowflake’s frostbyte Industry Solution team is actively seeking a Senior Data Science Specialist - a proven technical specialist that will play a leading role in solution and technical asset development. In this role, you will work in a highly collaborative, agile team alongside a broader team of technical experts, to design and build innovative technical solutions for the world’s most complex business problems. You will have the opportunity to apply your technical experience to innovate with the Snowflake Data Cloud, in total alignment with various stakeholders in product, engineering, professional services, industry sales, and marketing. The Senior Data Science Specialist will define and lead data science and ML development as part of a self-directing agile team, building strong and compelling technical assets alongside the broader team. Reporting to the Manager of frostbyte Industry Solutions, you will be part of a high caliber team of builders, inventors, and innovators that will design, build, and evangelize as a cohesive unit - making technical assets scalable, repeatable and consistent on a global scale for both internal and external audiences.


  • Collaborate with the broader frostbyte team on strategic, customer co-innovation projects, with the focus of delivering working, repeatable, and scalable solution prototypes.
  • Define solution scope and architecture with the team from idea, to design, to build, to packaging, to consumption. Generate or build upon ideas as a team, and work as a unit to define use-case/feature definition, technical design elements, storyboarding, validation, and build, for both internal and external use.
  • Work with the broader solutions team to maintain and continuously evolve Snowflake’s solutions to stay ahead of the competition, and ensure mission critical systems are maintained and secure.
  • Monitor and respond to inquiries and requests about solutions, working with the broader team to execute on issues, feature requests, or roadmap items that are in the project backlog. Work with technical teams to coordinate backlog grooming and execution.
  • Create & maintain related technical enablement assets - demo setup scripts, execution scripts, setup and integration guides, technical videos, readme files and documentation.
  • Deliver solution enablement to various internal and external stakeholders - to raise awareness and familiarity on the business value of Snowflake; communicate & market solution updates across various internal communication channels - demos, new feature additions, innovative design patterns, and roadmap items/release notes.
  • Partner closely with the Principal Architect, working with industry GTM, product management & product marketing on product roadmap and industry launch events, participate in marquee events throughout the year.
  • Identify emerging trends, white-space opportunities for Snowflake, and building new programs within identified features.


  • 7+ years of experience in Data Science / Machine Learning
  • In-depth knowledge of Python, SQL required; familiarity with Scala, Java, R or C++ is a plus
  • Experience with MLOps / distributed computing preferred
  • Experience with Data Science tools such as Sagemaker, Data Iku, DataRobot a plus
  • Direct experience working in the SaaS space. Experience working with / around other functional areas are desired; Data Warehouse, Cloud Tools, Analytics and/or Business Intelligence.
  • Broad range of experience with on-prem and/or cloud databases.
  • Industry Focus a plus (Education, Federal, Financial Services, Healthcare & Lifesciences, Insurance, Adv. Media, Retail CPG, Technology and Telecom)
  • Knowledge or hands on experience of Snowflake preferred 
  • Strong analytical / mathematical skills, proven ability to use technology to solve complex business problems
  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams, being able to communicate effectively between business and technical stakeholders
  • Organized and able to manage and deliver multiple tasks efficiently, effectively and on time in a metrics based organization
  • Excellent technical writing, communication and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with both internal and external business and technical teams.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Masters Degree in data science, computer science, engineering, mathematics or related fields, or equivalent experience preferred
  • Experience using JIRA is a plus.

In accordance with applicable law, the following represents a reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation for this role if hired in Colorado:

  • The estimated pay range for this role, if based in Colorado, is $142,900 - $190,000.
  • Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Snowflake’s bonus and equity plan

Please note that this information is provided for those hired in Colorado only, and this role is open to candidates outside of Colorado with compensation that aligns with your location. The successful candidate’s starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills, experience, and geographic location. This role is also eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance; 401(k) retirement plan; flexible spending & health savings account; paid holidays; paid time off; employee assistance program; and other company benefits.

Snowflake is growing fast, and we’re scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We are looking for people who share our values, challenge ordinary thinking, and push the pace of innovation while building a future for themselves and Snowflake.

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Company Info.


Snowflake Inc. is a cloud computing-based data warehousing company based in Bozeman, Montana. It was founded in July 2012 and was publicly launched in October 2014 after two years in stealth mode. The company's name was chosen as a tribute to the founders' love of winter sports. The firm offers a cloud-based data storage and analytics service, generally termed data warehouse-as-a-service. It allows corporate users to store and analyze data.

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    Information Technology
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    Bozeman, Montana, USA
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