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Data Scientist

Job ID 188825 Date posted 05/24/2018 Location: Redwood City, California Apply

Description

The Analytics team builds end-to-end solutions including models, data pipelines, large-scale index data structures, software services and large-scale data visualizations. To be successful in this role, you will have deep passion for building data driven products, ability to communicate product vision and have demonstrated the experience in leading and execute complex projects.
Responsibilities:
  • Lead data science/analytics initiatives and a group of Data Sciences Engineers to deliver solutions to a variety of problems ranging from forecasting to yield optimization to performance diagnosis
  • Develop solid data ETL pipeline and build OLAP/Dashboards for internal customers
  • Manage and mentor a group of data scientists, data engineers, and data analysts
  • Perform hands-on data analysis and modeling on huge data sets
  • Run regular A/B experiments, gather data, perform statistical analysis, draw conclusions on the impact to senior management
  • Work side-by-side with product managers and software engineers in designing experiments as well as developing long term product roadmaps
  • Attract and recruit technical talent with PhD and Master's level educational backgrounds
  • Tell stories with data



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Machine Learning/Data Science expertise as a thought leader and practitioner
  • At least 2 years of experience managing a team of data scientists
  • At least 3 years of experience in leading large data analysis projects
  • At least 5 years of experience in data science and modeling
  • At least 2 years of experience with a scripting language such as Python
  • At least 2 years of experience with SQL
  • At least 5 years of experience with AWS and Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Pig and Kafka
  • Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
Preferred Qualifications:
  • All basic qualifications shown at above
  • Strong publication record
  • Experience in managing data science teams, and driving complex projects
  • Background in computational advertising or forecasting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and solutions to all levels of the organization
  • PhD degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent experience required





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Organization: Cox Enterprises

Primary Location: US-CA-Redwood City-1001 Marshall St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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