Principal Data Scientist at Bittrex


Principal Data Scientist

Full-Time in Bellevue, WA - Senior - Data Analytics

Principal Data Scientist

Bittrex, the premier U.S. blockchain trading platform, seeks a Principal Data Scientist. Founded by three cybersecurity engineers in 2014, the mission of Bittrex is to catalyze advancement of the blockchain industry by fostering innovation and incubating new and emerging technology.

The Principal Data Scientist will play a critical role, providing decision-differentiating data to leadership, enabling them to respond quickly and accurately for optimal business impact, based on algorithmically derived data and predictive analytics.

This is a unique, high visibility opportunity for someone who wants to have business impact, dive deep into large-scale economic problems, and enable measurable actions on global cryptocurrency adoption. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience building predictive models, analyzing large amounts of historical data, conducting time critical analyses, and providing recommendations to business leaders


  • Bachelor’s degree in math, economics, engineering, statistics or related discipline is required
  • 5+ years professional experience in machine learning, statistical modeling, data mining and analytics techniques
  • Experience with SQL and big data technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize workload and roadmaps
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Python/R or other machine learning software
  • Apply statistical and machine learning methods to solve business problems
  • Use analytical insights to help increase teams’ effectiveness against key strategic goals.
  • Deal with ambiguity, conduct deep dive analyses on business problems and formulate conclusions
  • Acquire, understand and analyze large and complex datasets
  • Work closely with SDEs, and Data Engineers to drive model/solution development, improve data quality, and validate models.

Bittrex is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.