Senior Data Scientist, Product Analytics

Senior Data Scientist, Product Analytics

You are curious and driven to collect, analyze and interpret data that will be used to inform product decisions. You can break down complex and ambiguous technical questions and provide clear answers in return. You are not afraid of digging into the data and working across teams to find missing pieces. You care about the integrity and validity of the data. You are excited to help co-workers solve data puzzles, and even more so to teach them how to do it on their own.

VSCO is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to take our data practice to the next level. You will work with our Director of Data Science on building our data model with industry best practice, extracting insights to influence the product roadmap, and building models describing user behavior or content performance. You will take a leading role in defining how we do data at VSCO, scope out projects, propose approaches, and drive them to completion.

 

The day-to-day

  • Conduct exploratory analysis to uncover the drivers of user engagement and retention, and produce actionable recommendations
  • Guide the instrumentation, testing, and analysis of new features in collaboration with the Product Team
  • Collaborate with our Data Engineering team to drive improvements in data quality for reporting and ad hoc analysis
  • Build scalable reporting and visualizations to help teams measure product and business performance
  • Help grow the data science team

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or other quantitative field
  • 3+ years of full-time work experience as a Data Analyst or Data Scientist at a consumer internet company 
  • Demonstrated experience extracting, manipulating, and analyzing complex data using SQL and R or Python
  • Good understanding of ETL and data pipelines; Hands-on experience cleaning and aggregating large data sets for analysis and visualization (AIrflow/SQL/MapReduce)
  • Deep understanding and working knowledge of statistical analysis techniques such as hypothesis testing and regression analysis
  • Expert in communication, with a consistent track record of partnering across various teams and disciplines

Nice to have

  • Expert in writing ETL and data manipulation scripts in Airflow, Hive, or Spark
  • Experience working with subscription-based mobile applications
  • A deep appreciation for photography and the visual arts




About VSCO

VSCO is a mobile app that helps you create beautiful, professional-looking photos and videos right from your mobile phone. We offer extensive high-end photo and video editing features, including 200+ presets, and access to a vibrant global community that inspires people to create and to share their diverse experiences with one another. Across all products and services, VSCO’s mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity.

 

Job Perks

Equity, health, vision, and dental insurance for families, and flexible vacation policy. 

 

Why VSCO?

 

Creative Freedom

We value the creative process and our employees’ opinions — input is encouraged, regardless of your position or title. We want to work with people who are driven and demonstrate initiative in taking our mission to the next level.

 

The Working Life

At VSCO, everyone works hard but also takes the time to enjoy life outside of the office. Balance is important to us.

 

It Won’t Be Boring

Try new things. Think outside the box. We celebrate an environment that fights stagnation and challenges the status quo.

 

Interested in this position?

Tell us why you want to work at VSCO and what we should know about you.

 

VSCO believes in building a safe place for creative expression and celebrating that which makes us human, welcoming unique and personal backgrounds and experiences. We’re proud to foster diverse perspectives within VSCO as we continue to build an inclusive culture.

 

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