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Senior Data Scientist
Ref No.: 18-05389
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 110,000.00 - 160,000.00 /Year
Senior Data Scientist
  • Partner with stakeholders across the organization to identify high-impact opportunities to leverage our extensive data to better serve our users.
  • Develop predictive and other machine-learned models to enhance and optimize user engagement and experience.
  • Perform exploratory and targeted analyses to understand the data, the problem, and to generate insights, such as Client features, that can be fed into our models.
  • Work with the rest of the team, and with our consumers and partners in dev and product, to implement and ship production-level code.
  • Explore and assess utility and potential of additional data sources, APIs, and methods (spanning area such as statistics, deep learning, and natural language processing).
  • Motivate and mentor other data scientists to grow their skills and careers.

Job requirements
  • 3+ years of experience building and implementing machine-learned models in industry, ideally dealing with problems relevant to behavior change, community, product, and/or marketing.
  • Advanced Degree (Ph.D./MS) in data science, statistics, or a related quantitative discipline.
  • Experience with advanced modeling techniques, such as collaborative filtering and content-based recommenders, matrix factorization, time series analysis, classifiers, natural language processing, and ensemble methods. Bonus points for deep learning.
  • Expert knowledge of Python / R and SQL, or similar industry standard tools used for large-scale data analysis and modeling.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (Dataflow, Beam, BigQuery, Tensorflow) and other big data technologies a plus.
  • Recent experience with a digital company a plus.
  • Self-motivated, results oriented, enthusiastic, and a creative thinker.