Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Texas, USA
Salary: US$140000 - US$160000 per annum
Reference: HQ00080765_1537886794
Contact Name: Sam Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2018 15:46

Job Description

Data Scientist
Austin, TX

Your challenge should you choose to accept it:

I am currently recruiting for a Data Scientist to help this organisation drive data-centric decisions that will optimize their product and processes and create more value for both their customers and clients.

As a Data Scientist, your mission is to turn wide sets of data into business insights and recommendations. You will develop a deep understanding of the organisations users and be able to recognize product needs and successes through monitoring and interpreting user data. You will study user behavior, strategic initiatives, markets, and content and bring data and insights into every decision the company make and feature they plan. Your work will contribute to the accessibility of work to millions.

Perform analyses on large sets of data to extract actionable insights that will help drive decisions across the business
Work closely with cross-functional teams of analysts, product managers, marketers, designers, and others across the company
Communicate data-driven insights and recommendations to key stakeholders at the Executive level
Lead the strategy for building and managing data sets to inform their strategic plans
Ensure reliable access to high quality data through dashboards and reports

The must haves:
You have at least 4+years of experience in a similar data-driven role, ideally in a tech environment
You have a deep understanding of numbers, as well as a strong business sense and creative mind
You have the technical competence to perform more advanced analytics and the business acumen to recommend ways to improve their offerings using the data you collected as a compass
Analytics tools experience ( example: Google analytics, GTM, BI tools, Microsoft Power BI)
App analytics experience
Experience performing analysis with large datasets
You are capable of tackling very loosely defined problems and you're intensely curious
You are a communicative person that values building strong relationships with colleagues and stakeholders and have the ability to explain complex topics in simple terms

The nice to haves:
You have a degree in Human Computer Interaction, Psychology, Social Science, or a related field
You have broad experience of evaluative and formative qualitative research methods and are comfortable planning, scoping, conducting, analyzing and communicating research
You are familiar with quantitative research methods, comfortable with metrics and A/B tests, and are able to synthesize quantitative data with qualitative user research
You have a passion for making sense of user behavior, using any available methods and a dedicated advocate of a user-centered approach

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