19 day(s) ago

Senior Data Scientist vacancy at Teaching.com

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: United States
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Teaching.com

Developing Children's Futures, Helping Educators Now.
We’re changing online education by building exciting products that equip students and teachers with the tools to succeed in the classroom and beyond. We are a passionate team continually pushing the boundaries of online learning and product development.

We care deeply about the culture at Teaching.com and have put together a manifesto outlining our values, communication, and product management strategies. Prospective employees will learn a great deal about what it's like to work here by reviewing it.

Responsibilities

As the first full-time hire in the data team, we are looking for a proactive, confident, and intellectually curious data scientist who is excited by the prospect of extracting actionable insights out of massive datasets and improving the collection, storage, and quality of the data itself. You’re less concerned with creating the perfect algorithm and more concerned with quickly and efficiently delivering value to our users. The ideal candidate has experience telling a story with data through compelling visualizations, cleaning datasets, and translating data insights into actionable ideas.

Requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in quantitative field (Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, etc.)
At least 3 years' of experience in quantitative analytics or data modelling in a commercial environment (ideally ed tech, SaaS or free-to-play gaming)
Expert level knowledge of SQL, Tableau, and proficiency with at least one ing language (e.g., R, Python)
Previous experience A/B testing and calculating statistical significance within a big data context
Proven track record of data exploration, visualization, and cleaning
Passionate about leveraging empathy to understand user needs
Unafraid to have candid conversations with managers, peers and direct reports
Flexible, well-organized and experienced working in a fast-paced small company environment
Exceptional communication skills, particularly written (as a remote company, we heavily emphasize written communication across all departments)
Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment
A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills
A positive attitude and entrepreneurial spirit

Skills considered as a good plus

Significant accomplishments that required both technical and strategic capabilities, such as research projects, open source software contributions, and entrepreneurship

Perks & Benefits

Competitive salary
Unlimited paid time off
Company-owned laptop
Remote office stipend
Flexible office hours
Ongoing education assistance
Annual company retreat

Other information

NO RECRUITERS.
Sorry, we will not transfer or sponsor visas.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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