Data Scientist

Data Scientist
WA, Seattle

Job Description

Data Science is at the core of our client's platform. The breadth of the problems space is huge, spanning machine learning, optimization, causal inference, econometrics, and prediction domains. 

You will be expected to work autonomously and own your domain end-to-end. This client has a highly aligned team that operates in a fast-paced environment and pivots where needed to focus on what matters most. You will work with high signal-to-noise data to power your deep dive research, modeling, and experimentation projects. If you’re curious minded and are interested in joining a company that is pushing the envelope of data science, join us

You will work on:

    • Recommendation Systems
    • Forecasting/Time Series
    • Marketplace Dynamics
    • Prediction/Classification
    • Experimentation
    • Causal Inference/Observational Data Analysis
    • Auction Optimization
    • Operations Research

Who you are:

    • MS or PhD in economics/econometrics, statistics, computer science, operations research, a natural science or equivalent quantitative subject
    • Experience with scientific/statistical languages such as R, Python, or Julia
    • 2+ years of experience doing statistical modeling for analysis and/or prediction
    • Intelligent but practical, you want to get things done and love simplicity
    • You’re a leader and will speak up where needed

Nice to have

    • Experience with two-sided markets (platforms) and other economic theory
    • Experience in bidding and pricing (e.g., quant experience)
    • Experience in causal inference and experimentation
    • Big data tools such as Spark, and/or Hadoop
    • SQL fluency

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