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Lead Data Scientist/Analyst

  • Application Deadline: April 20, 2021
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: April 20, 2021
  • Stockholm

Who we are

Mentimeter is a product-first, rapidly-growing, inclusive and profitable startup founded by engineers in 2014. Back then, we felt that boring and inefficient meetings had to go, so we decided to build a platform to change this. Six years later, we are listed as the fastest growing Swedish startup with 150 million end-users and customers from over 150 countries; the journey has just begun.

The role

One of the reasons we are so successful in growing smartly is our continuous improvement on being data-driven in Product development, Marketing and Sales. To continue to help our teams understand our users even more effectively, we are expanding our Data Analytics team with a Lead Data Scientist, working primarily with Product.

In this role you will work hands-on with multiple teams and stakeholders to enable and promote more accurate, data-driven decisions and to provide clarity on how each team is contributing within Product. Together with us you will study user behaviour, evaluate strategic initiatives and experiment with new features. Specifically, you will work closely with our Product Insights Director, Product Area Leads and PMs to understand our users, our product, our paying customers through projects by defining actionable metrics such as presenter “levels”, churn and retention.

We work in small, independent, self-organizing teams. With a large interest across the whole organisation to become more data-driven, we value someone who is in love with solving problems, not with specific solutions or methods, and who is incredibly collaborative. Moreover, we are looking for someone who has a willingness to engage and collaborate on best practices for data use within the company.

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with the Product team who are passionate about Mentimeter’s user experience

    • Perform analyses to extract actionable insights on user behaviour that will help drive business decisions

    • Support in structuring KPI frameworks and measurable objectives that help guide and measure the performance of Mentimeter’s strategy

    • Foster data-driven decision making across the organisation, from A/B testing guidelines to leading embedded Product Data Scientists to help optimise good data practices within their teams

  • Be an important part of a growing analytics team to define standards and good practices

Work with great people

Front-end Developer
"Dog videos vs. Cat videos is the ever ongoing fight of Internet. Soner has clearly picked a side: Doggos. The cuter and hairier the better."
Business Development Director - Sales
"All the way from Italian metropolitan via small town of Switzerland to Stockholm to be a part of the Menti-family. It's like it was written in the stars (check the cancer sign)."
Product Manager
"Anna is a Stockholmer and a part of the Mentimeter KTH alumni crew. When she's not innovating at Mentimeter, she's doing jumping jacks on the handball court or partying in the USA."
Head of Brand
"As a kid Carl wanted to be a fashion designer, but ended up doing the next best thing - branding and PR. When he's not at Menti he's touring Sweden with his cover band (apparently they're terrible)."

Skills & Requirements

Skills & Requirements

Note that the following are qualities we believe you need to be able to enjoy and work effectively in what you’ll do and is by no means an exhaustive list. So please don’t see them as boxes to tick off, but rather a guide on how much it would help with your fit to the role.

Preferred skills/mindset:

  • Clear and effective communication skills

  • A strong interest and curiosity in how data can be used to explain users and behaviors

  • Analytical mindset and a hands-on approach to challenges

  • Be results driven, open, flexible and always have focus on the business value for Mentimeter

  • Ability and motivation to learn new technologies and methodologies

Preferred experience:

  • Several years experience in a similar Data Scientist role and ideally, a degree in a quantitative discipline

  • Building positive relationships with colleagues and stakeholders and have the ability to explain complex topics in simple terms

  • Leading data projects (e.g. data mining, clustering, segmentation) and following up on actionable business recommendations based on results from them

  • Have used SQL on a regular basis

  • Familiarity with software development practices such as version control and CI/CD

The following is “bonus experience”, i.e. great to talk about if you happen to have interest in it too! You are capable of tackling vague problems, thrive when working in a team which has autonomy in their day-to-day decisions and have experience with working with SAAS metrics.


  • Swedish not required - we are an English-first company, daily work is carried out in English and the Mentimeter team currently spans 20 different nationalities!

  • A Cover Letter is required for this role and we really appreciate the time it takes to write them so we make sure to read each one that is sent.

  • Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? Please apply anyway!

Our core principles and basis for our culture:

  • Inclusiveness - Transparency, equality and diversity

  • Work smart - Know when to excel but also know when good enough is exactly that, good enough

  • Professionalism - "The consultant mindset"

  • Be humble to others’ work

  • Have fun

To learn a bit more about our team and who we are, make sure to visit our team page.

We at Mentimeter believe in giving everyone a voice - regardless of who you are. So we build a platform that does just that. Our platform is not only our product but also our organization. A platform where people feel safe, where differences are embraced, a place where you can have fun. We strongly encourage applicants who are people of color, LGBTQ, women, people with disabilities, and/or formerly incarcerated people, and a college degree is not strictly required. In order to give everyone a voice, we need to be as diverse as our users.

Great Place to Work

  • Access to a personal leadership coach

  • Lunch with private chef 5 days a week

  • Wellness allowance 5000 sek/year

  • Individual budget for professional development

  • Private pension matching ITP-level

  • 1 month (optional) relocation trip in Europe/year

  • Attractive insurance package

  • Breakfast on Fridays

  • A diverse, modern and inclusive work environment

About the company

Our vision is to transform presentations, meetings and lectures by turning passive audiences into engaged contributors. We make this possible through our interactive presentation platform where the traditional presentation monologue becomes an inclusive dialogue. We believe in the power of together and that the most successful leaders listen to be heard.

With Mentimeter, users become the best presenter they can be. Meetings become more productive, participants learn more and have fun whilst doing it.

We have more than 100 million users and customers in 150 countries. On our way of making the world a better place, one presentation at a time.


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