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Data Scientist
Ref No.: 17-00809
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Responsibilities
  • Analyze large datasets to glean actionable insights and identify emerging opportunities
  • Create metrics to measure the success of products, services, and features.
  • Use data mining and machine learning skills to design and develop products which drive engagement, growth, retention, and monetization.
  • Develop and deploy scalable classification, regression, ranking, and optimization algorithms.
  • Work with data engineers and other stakeholders in data products pipeline to enable automation of the data-driven products.
  • Communicate both routine and ad-hoc data analysis results in a clear, insightful and actionable way.
 
Preferred Qualifications
 

PhD or MSc degrees in Statistics, Computer Science, Math or other related technical field. Proficient in R or Python. Familiar with or have contributed to open source machine learning tools/platforms. First author publications in top-tier conferences or journals. 
Minimum Qualifications
 

BA/BS in Statistics, Computer Science, Math or other related technical fields. 2+ years prior research, data science, or engineering experience in building and implementing recommender systems, machine learning models/algorithms, etc. Excellent programming skills - ability to prototype effective simple or complex algorithms and collaborate with engineering team to implement them in the production system Familiarity with or willingness to learn large-scale distributed computing tools (Hadoop, Hive, etc.)