Senior Data Scientist

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Date Posted: 11-01-2017
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. 

Senior 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 a project from inception to launch (not be an order-taker); work on prototypes that 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.
  • Working 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)
  • 5+ 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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