Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Vancouver, BC Canada

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Hootsuite is more than a social media company. We’re more than a tech company. We’re a collective of creators and makers, builders and hackers, teachers and students.


We believe deeply that social media is revolutionizing how we communicate – and we’re driven by our mission to transform messages into meaningful relationships.

 

We believe that culture is the compass to success and so our culture manifesto is woven into the fabric of all we do. We seek exceptional talent that believes joining a passionate, egoless team that is building something bigger than themselves, and having fun doing it, matters.

 

We know you have a lot of choices on where to take your career next. Whether you’re based in Vancouver, London, Singapore or any of our 7 nests around the globe, you will have 900+ #HootsuiteLife peeps who will have your back to support your growth every day.


You’ll also have the flexibility to take your skills where you want. Leadership track? Guru track? Whichever path you choose, you’ll play an active role in shaping how it all unfolds.


Here’s where it might start…



Teach & Learn


#HootsuiteLife


Hootsuite Cultural Manifesto


#HootGiving


Guru Career Track


B Corporation Certification  


Code Blog

 




Who You Are...

 

You are someone who works closely with the product team to identify and answer relevant questions by using appropirate statistical techniques on avilable data. You are capable of communicating complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise and actionable manner to product managers and engineers.

 

You like to drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources. Working closely with the data engineers to extend our awesome data warehouse or put your algorithms to work on the Spark cluster excites you. You build smart algorithms to learn new data points from unstructured data which will help us to see our customers from different angles.

 

You may have a BA/BS or Masters in Computer Science, Mathematics or other technical field, with 2+ years experience doing quantitative analysis, preferably for a social web company.


You're Great At...

  • Being curious, creative, and persistant 

  • Manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources

  • Empirical research and answering hard questions with data

  • Communicating complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner

  • Using tools such as R or Matlab to analyze and model data using statistics and machine learning

  • Programming in a modern programming language like Python

  • Using relational databases and SQL


Bonus Points...

  • You have experience working with large data sets and distributed data processing with Spark a plus



Date Posted:
May 28, 2015 12:21 PM PDT
Company:
Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Website:
https://hootsuite.com/about/careers/engineering/Data-Scientist

Company:
Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Hootsuite is the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform. More than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies, trust Hootsuite to manage their social media programs across multiple social networks from one integrated dashboard. Learn more about how Hootsuite is revolutionizing communication at http://www.hootsuite.com. more