As part of an established venture capital fund with significant access to capital in the Menlo Park, CA area, this Data Scientist position will work within a lean team to conduct exceptional financial diligence, source new opportunities, and provide portfolio company support in the Internet, Media and Fin Tech Sectors. The team invests across stages from pre-seed to pre-IPO and takes an opportunistic approach to investments. This position can be remote or based in the Bay Area. Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Please email resume to geng@dstinvestment.com if interested.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Create and refine models based on historical startup success
  • Develop investment thesis using quantitative research
  • Facilitate portfolio management through data science projects
  • Effectively communicate with an ability to interpret and present analytical insights to stakeholders


  • Undergraduate degree. B.S. Computer Science, Data Science or Statistics from top tier University
  • Preferred Masters degree in Computer Science or Statistics
  • Preferred 1-3 years of previous data scientist experience. A plus if within Venture Capital, Finance or investing space
  • Data science/engineering and computer programming project experience
  • Data science skills including Python, SQL, regression and statistical modeling
  • Basic understanding of ML/AI and familiarity of key frameworks such as Tree Model, CNN, TensorFlow and Scikit-Learn
  • Basic front-end and back-end programing skills such as Javascript, HTML and PHP
  • Exceptional technical, analytical and research skills
  • Preferred familiar with Excel VBA and PowerPoint
  • Preferred experience with database such as AWS and MongoDB
  • Preferred familiar with data visualization tools such as PowerBI and Tableau
  • Preferred data engineering and web-scraping skills
  • Preferred familiar with PHP programming
  • Preferred familiar with services providers such as Crunchbase, Tracxn, Pitchbook, SecondMeasure, etc.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Intellectually curious with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Hard working
  • Self-motivated & proactive
  • Resourceful

Comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision plans and a 401(k) retirement plan with employer match. Paid holidays, paid time-off, and opportunities for professional development.