Principal Data Scientist - Statistician

| Venice
System1 is hiring a Principal Data Science Statistician! This is a senior role with a high amount of visibility. We are looking for experienced candidates that will bring analytical skills and statistical methods to measure the quality of our products, and to understand the behavior of end-users, advertisers, and publishers. In addition to this you will be instrumental in guiding and building our newest systems. You will be an individual contributor and build optimizations that operate in real-time on a significant amount of daily revenue. You should be comfortable working in a highly cross-coordinated team environment where you will collaborate daily with engineering, account management and product teams.
System1 is an organization centered around data and data products. We firmly believe data should inform and guide every quantitative decision process. We hire people who can utilize their broad set of technical skills to address technical challenges, as well as mentor junior team members on industry specific challenges and best practices. At System1, our Data Science team is responsible for work across the following: engineering, business, product, ETL, serving, analytics, and operations.

The Role You Will Have

  • Sound leadership in statistical best practices as applied to data science
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Make modeling decisions for key revenue-generating projects
  • Be a key part of developing core optimization architectures
  • Proactively seek out optimization opportunities with business stakeholders
  • Mentor other team members on statistical best practices

What You Will Bring

  • Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline, ideally statistics, is required, PhD is preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant experience applying advanced statistical approaches to data science problems
  • Expertise with production data science solutions using Python and R
  • Work experience with various database technologies such as Redshift, SQL
  • Some Adtech experience is preferred

What We Have To Offer

  • Free Uber/Lyft to and from work every day!
  • Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
  • Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
  • Unlimited Paid Sick Time, Competitive PTO and Benefits package
  • Daily catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
  • Bi-weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
  • Bi-weekly onsite happy hour
  • Catered dinner on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
  • Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

1501 Main Street, Venice, CA 90291

An Insider's view of System1

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Of all the companies I have worked, System1 has the best work-life balance. There’s a minimum number of last-minute requests and you get to work on projects on a consistent pace. I work on my own schedule and have control of my time after work. I do get pinged occasionally after work for emergencies but that’s part of being a software engineer!

Xiang

Software Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

I definitely never have the same day twice! I truly look forward to going to work and a big part of that is the variety of projects I get to work on and people I get to work with. While I love digging in on the latest anomaly in the data, I’m also a people person, and this role is really the perfect balance of screen time and face-to-face time.

Alli

Account Analyst

How does the company support your career growth?

Since joining System1, I've grown in both my technical abilities as well as my interpersonal abilities. I've been given the opportunity to steer a complex migration that spans across teams and then provided with the freedom to pursue solutions that have a real impact on the daily operations of our engineering team.

Jaime

DevOps Engineer

What are System1 Perks + Benefits

System1 Benefits Overview

-Free Uber/Lyft to and from work every day!
-Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
-Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
-Unlimited Paid Sick Time, Competitive PTO and Benefits package
-Catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
-Weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
-Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
-Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. System1 also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $3000 annually for continuing education.
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