Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Mobify is looking for an adventurous Data Scientist to help us better understand the flood of data flowing through our organization. As a Data Scientist you’ll be working mainly with our product and business analytics teams to develop/validate new product features and help grow our analysis infrastructure.

Entrepreneurial spirit is one of our core values, and we are always very interested to see new areas for Data Science to contribute value (e.g. operations data, hiring, finances, etc). The ideal candidate for this position has a solid grounding in maths and science, and is confident presenting complex concepts to any audience. Mobify is a rapidly growing company with a vibrant culture of talented individuals who take pride in what they build, love to learn, and know how to have fun together.

What You’ll Do

  • Work with our dev teams to research and validate our freshest product features, built with the coolest new tech for apps and the mobile web
  • Conduct research needed to support high-level decision-making and company strategy
  • Write code to automate A/B testing, analytics, data collection, and data processing
  • Explore Mobify data to discover inefficiencies and opportunities to improve the ways we work and play
  • Develop guidelines and data management policy to enable retroactive ad-hoc analysis with minimal confusion and overhead
  • Provide mentorship in analysis and empower all Mobifyers with the skills they need to continuously improve our data-driven decision-making

​Who You Are

  • You have an MSc or PhD concentrated on quantitative analysis (Maths, Science, Engineering, Computing), or equivalent industry experience
  • You have several years of experience conducting research and experiments to solve complex problems using large volumes of data
  • You are a skilled diplomat in the art of peer review
  • You are very comfortable working with at least one modern programming framework for data analysis (e.g. Python, R)
  • You are a wiz with data vis
  • You are a strong communicator and have outstanding presentation skills
  • You are a creative solutionist who knows how to “turn left”; applying novel approaches from analogous problem spaces when the typical playbook fails


  • You have experience collaborating with software developers
  • You have worked in e-commerce or web analytics
  • You know how to build websites from JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • You have studied user behaviour and how it is affected by user interfaces
  • You have contributed to large-scale event tracking systems: of order 10,000 events / second or more
  • You have experience building services that integrate with third party tracking APIs

    Date Posted:
    Jan 26, 2016 10:49 AM PST

    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Mobify powers the mobile shopping experiences of leading global retailers like Ann Taylor, Crocs, Superdry, Eddie Bauer and Beyond the Rack. Our platform enables online retailers to use all their existing digital commerce tools across smartphones, tablets, apps and in-store technology in a way that is fast to implement, easy to manage, and accelerates business growth. Established in 2007,... more