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Experienced Data Scientist

  • Location

    Redwood City

  • Sector:

    Data Science

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Circa $180,000

  • Contact:

    Amelia Jones

  • Contact email:

    amelia@intelletec.com

  • Job ref:

    AJ8

  • Consultant:

    Amelia Jones

EXPERIENCED DATA SCIENTIST

VIDEO & MUSIC SOCIAL STREAMING PLATFORM

 

 

I am working with a fast-growing video and music social streaming platform who are looking for an experienced Data Scientist. Funded by prominent Silicon Valley and global venture partners, they are rapidly hiring exceptional talents and brand ambassadors who want to build and scale the next-generation social platform.

 

 

Responsibilities 

 

  • Expert level experience with analyzing, developing, implementing, and influencing recommendation systems from the ground up (such as content, products, etc. based on user preferences) 

  • Up to 30% time coding including advanced machine learning algorithms. The remaining time is spent as a business-oriented leader executing, analyzing, and influencing decision-making. 

  • Collaborate with technical and non-technical teams up to executive level to drive knowledge in better understanding of our user communities, identifying opportunities to own and build next-gen content discovery engines 

  • Quickly prototype ideas and solve complex problems by adapting creative approaches 

  • Carry out independent research and innovation for recommendation systems, while supporting existing projects to continuously optimize and customize search algorithms such as personalization and localization 

 

Qualifications 

 

  • Advanced STEM degree with 10+ years of progressive experience in machine learning and programming 

  • Advanced knowledge and domain expertise with recommendation systems (search ranking, information retrieval, deep learning to match, etc.) 

  • Must be business-oriented with excellent communication skills adaptable to audiences from engineering to business development 

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with a creative approach to problem-solving 

  • Expert experience with consumer internet, social media, especially in content search and discovery

  • Start-up mindset and able to thrive in a fast-paced global environment

 

Compensation

 

  • Competitive pay

  • BIG equity upside

  • Very competitive benefits (one of the better employer contribution I've seen)

  • Newly renovated, modern collaborative space