Data Scientist - Social Video Platform

San Francisco, CA

Post Date: 06/21/2017 Job ID: 22866 Industry: Software Engineer
Category : Software Engineer
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 22866

#22866 Data Scientist -- Social Video PlatformLocation: San Francisco, CA, 94107Industry: Mobile, Internet, VideoCompany:Our Client's mission is to connect people in the most human way possible when they are physically apart. They believe that their greatest opportunity to improve people's lives is to reinvent how we communicate. Their app empowers people to have more frequent conversations with the people they care about most, meet new friends, and have fun together.Job Opportunity: As Houseparty's data scientist, you will craft a variety of essential product solutions. Your work will drive feature iteration, business decisions, infrastructure reliability, and product roadmap as a whole. You will creatively synthesize information to tell a meaningful story, ultimately yielding the best possible experience for our users.Responsibilities:
- You will use data to inform our product roadmap and business decisions
- You will play a meaningful role in determining the right questions to ask
- You'll find concrete answers to vague questions
- You will pose questions about our product (from UI down to infrastructure) and validate hypotheses with evidence
- You will make and implement decisions about how data should be organized
- You'll build automated dashboards to drive data awareness throughout the companyRequirements:
- Have experience with languages used for querying (like SQL)
- Have experience with languages used for statistical analysis (like Python and/or R)
- Have used large data sets to build products and inform business decisions in the past
- Have worked creatively with ambiguous data sets
- Have experience/interest in machine learning
- Have a strong quantitative background (CS, math, econ, physics, etc)
- Have a demonstrable history of taking initiative
- Take a creative approach to problem-solving
- Have experience with social and/or communications applications
- Thrive given the autonomy to design and build greenfield business-critical systems
- Enjoy a collaborative work environment
Ideally:- Thrive given the autonomy to design and build greenfield business-critical systems
- Be committed to standard engineering methodologies, including automated testing and continuous integration
- Be an excellent written and verbal communicator
- Be willing to take on diverse challenges without fear of failure
- Be passionate about crafting the future of digital communication
- Be a social person. This is a social app, they like social people.Contact:Will Thomas / Redfish TechnologyExecutive Recruiter, IT DivisionO: 208-788-8260E: Will[at]redfishtech[dot]comL: www.linkedin.com/in/willthomas007F: www.facebook.com/RedfishTechT: twitter.com/will_redfishG+ plus.google.com/+RedfishtechN: tinyurl.com/ylmtqqc/W: www.redfishtech.com


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