Data Scientist

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $76.67 - $84.66 per hour
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Data Scientist

job summary:
Position Description

  • You'll be a part of a small marketing group which works across a broad canvas of technologies within the Ads & Commerce business at Google.
  • As a Data Scientist, you will be directly involved with the ideation and development of new features and content for Small Business products & programs.
  • You will structure problems, analyze and extract meaningful data points, and turn them into content that small businesses can use.
  • You will also be expected to inform strategies for marketing and other business teams through your analysis of product and campaign performance.
  • Regressions, logical structuring, and modeling are some of the skills required for leveraging data from internal data stores.
  • Using these key data insights are critical to defining how we grow our products from 1000s of users to millions of users.
  • The ideal candidate is an independent, solution-oriented thinker with a strong background processing huge data sets, applying analytical rigor and statistical methods, and driving toward insights and solutions.
  • You are a well-rounded top performer who is able to "crunch the numbers" one minute and critically think through strategic implications the next.
 
location: San Francisco, California
job type: Contract
salary: $76.67 - 84.66 per hour
work hours: 9am to 6pm
education: Masters
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities

  • Develop mathematical methods to analyze, detect, and extract practical characteristics of data, to generate the insights that users need Implement mathematical methods into efficient and scalable code that can run on a cluster
  • Explore new methods for providing dashboard level views to be shared with executive level leadership.
  • Collaborate with team members with diverse backgrounds (engineering, marketing, design etc), as well as various other teams to explore insights relevant to them and their users
 
qualifications:
MS or advanced degree in Statistics, Math, Computer Science OR related discipline, OR 5+ years of relevant experience with quantitative focus

 
skills:

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

  • MS or advanced degree in Statistics, Math, Computer Science OR related discipline, OR 5+ years of relevant experience with quantitative focus
  • 5+ years experience with SQL, working on extraction, transformation, and aggregation of very large data sets
  • 5+ years Programming experience in Python, R, OR C/C++. Analytical thinking / Problem solving skills connect the dots between the data to develop hypothesis for product and growth team to take action
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written, with the ability to represent, and influence discussions involving complex technical concepts and data-based stories.
Desired

  • 2+ years of quant-driven consulting, product growth or related experience Leadership skills to manage deliverables and deadlines in fast changing, ambiguous and difficult situations.
  • Ability to thrive in a rapid paced environment on multiple projects.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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