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.
We’re looking for a Data Scientist to join Team Snapchat! Working closely alongside engineering, product design, product management and growth teams, you will enjoy creating inventive, data-based approaches to solving difficult business and product problems. Working from our Los Angeles headquarters, you’ll work to generate business and product insights and help Snap to ship the best product in the world.
What you’ll do:
Partner with Product Management, Product Design and Product Engineering to apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and statistical modeling to see beyond the numbers and understand how our users interact with our consumer products to help drive product and business decisions.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance.
Design and build data pipelines and key data sets to empower dashboards as well as explorative analyses.
Possesses data modeling skills and understanding of user behaviors and ecosystems.
Able to identify new opportunities and new product levers to help user growth and user engagements.
Able to communicate product insights and experiment results to product teams and help drive data-informed decisions.
Build best data analytics practices to drive and influence company data culture.
BS/BA degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science or equivalent years of experience
4+ years of experience in quantitative analysis or a related field
4+ years of experience in SQL or other big data querying language
4+ years of working with a programming language, such as Python
Strong statistical knowledge, PhD in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science, or related
Experience in a product-focused role at a social media and/or mobile technology company
A team player who can collaborate with engineers, product managers, and other cross-functional teams
An understanding of Snapchat with great product sense and product understanding
Strong experience with causal inference techniques, experimental design and/or A/B testing
Experience with analytical packages such as SciPy or R
Excellent interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication
Ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner to a senior audience
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].