Senior Data Scientist

Spokeo

(Pasadena, California)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Spokeo
Founded in 2006 by Stanford alums, Spokeo is a search engine focused on helping people research and reconnect. Spokeo has grown to become a leader on the cutting edge of people search technology with more than 18 million unique visitors a month.
Summary
Spokeo is seeking a Senior Data Scientist. Spokeo builds innovative products that make your world more transparent. We help you know the people around you better so you can be more connected, more protected, and trust a little easier. As a Senior Data Scientist, you would have high visibility and opportunity to analyze and extract insights to help strategize and optimize business channels. You would perform in depth analysis, design tests and provide recommendation and insights base on thoughtful data-driven analysis. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on individual with strong analytical background and proven quantitative skills to help improve business process and initiatives. He/she should be comfortable working collaboratively and eager to be a strategic partner in analytics assignments.
Responsibilities
* Uncover complex issues, understand business challenges, design scientific analytical process, improve functional efficiency and assist in infrastructure definition, data strategy and analytics roadmaps * Perform data analytics, statistical/mathematical modeling and prototype designs * Data exploration, design of experiments (A/B and multivariate tests) and hypothesis validation to deliver meaningful insights and recommendations for better process and experience * Engage in independent research and experimentation of new methodologies to discover new insights, improvements and/or problems. Deliver findings and interpretation of results to management team through data visualization, presentation, or training sessions * Guide and educate analysts on best analytical practices during projects * Not afraid of ambiguity and understand pragmatic vs. good to know. Willing to utilize analytics to tell the truth and propose improvements to the business.
Ideal Candidate
* MS or PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Econometrics or Psychology * 4+ years experience utilizing quantitative research and analytics to drive significant business impact with some experience in increasing customer satisfaction, engagement and/or improving marketing/product efficiency * Solid understanding experimentation, predictive analytics and/or machine learning * Good algorithmic thinking, strong interpersonal skills with business acumen and ability to translate business objectives to analytical framework and action items * Comfortable training and dealing with wide range of audience * Proficiency working with statistical tools (such as R, SAS), database query languages (SQL) and some scripting language (such as Python)
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Top Salary, Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits.

Pasadena, California
Skills Desired
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  • Algorithmic
  • Business Acumen
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Python
  • Quantitative Research
  • SAS
  • SQL
  • Statistics
  • A/B Testing
  • Econometrics
  • Machine Learning
  • Predictive Analytics
  • R
  • Scripting
  • Psychology
  • engineering
  • Statistical Tools
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Exploration
  • Mathematical Modeling

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