Applied Research Scientist at Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!
We’re looking for an Applied Scientist to join Snap Inc!
What you’ll do:
Develop state-of-the-art methodologies for research problems that have high business impact, including areas of statistical and causal inference, user modeling, social network analysis, etc
Apply engineering and analytical practices to help engineering and product teams solve challenging business problems
Collaborate and work closely with the engineering and business teams to provide rigorous analytical insights and make important product decisions
Build a long-term vision on growing the research areas on business impact
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail
Strong statistical or machine learning background, such as in experimental design and analysis, causal inference, social network analysis, graph modeling
Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance
Ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner to a senior audience
PhD in math, statistics, computer science, micro-economics or other quantitative field or equivalent years of experience
3+ years of experience in quantitative analysis & data science or a related field
Fluency in SQL, R, Python or other big data querying and programming languages
Publications to top conferences such as KDD, NeurIPS, WSDM, or top journals in stats or business
Experience with a programming language, such as Python
Experience with causal inference techniques, experimental design and/or A/B testing
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected]
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!