Data Scientist

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: 04-24-2017
Our client, one of the highest grossing social networking apps is looking to add a Data Scientist with the opportunity to work closely with the Head of Data Science and Matching - working on image classification, natural language processing, and predictive modeling. 
 
You will have the opportunity to grow a project from inception to launch; work on prototypes, have exposure to a high volume of transactional behavior and demographic data. You will be the gatekeeper of what, how, and where data is stored. 

Data Scientist 
West Hollywood, California

What you'll be doing:
  • We have a very flexible AWS base pipeline and system to input new features - if you’d like to try an open source project you can!
  • ​Technical: opportunity to run with a project from inception to launch (not be an order-taker); work on prototypes, have exposure to a high volume of transactional behavior and demographic data
  • We are shaping data: what we store, how we store it, where we store it, and overall just good data governance.
  • ​Work closely with our Data Engineering team (Team: 6 people); write queries (SQL) 
  • Ability to move fast (try new things); run with a project (open to data scientist as an innovator not an order taker)
What you bring: 
  • Master or PhD degree (engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, economics)
  • 3+ years of experience using quantitative data analysis to solve business problems
  • Experience with modern Apache data stack such as Kafka or Spark
  • Strong with statistical programming languages (SQL, R, Python, Java)
  • Strong experience building data visualizations, dashboards, and data representations
  • Experience building real-time data pipelines within high volume data environments
Sounds like you & piqued your interest? Great, apply today - we'd love to connect.
 
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