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People Products Data Scientist

Company: Ursus
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: People Products Data ScientistLocation: Seattle, WADuration: 6 MonthsSummary:People Products Data ScientistThe People Engineering Data Science Team focuses on 1) helping Facebook to find awesome new Facebookers and 2) once they join us helping them grow and develop their career. Our focus is on making Facebook the best place to work. We build internal tools, on areas like Recruiting, Performance, Learn, Grow. We work closely with our product teams and other stakeholders and as a Data Scientist, there's a great opportunity to shape how Facebook (and the Industry) thinks about core People issues (such as performance, engagement, mobility).The People Product Data Science team is part of the People Insights team which includes DS, DE and UXR for people products and recruitment products. We benefit from the close collaboration with our DE and UXR partners to combine data insights with qualitative insights.General Requirements and ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities:Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how our employees interact with our internal productsPartner with Product and Engineering teams to solve problems and identify trends and opportunitiesInform, influence, support, and execute our product decisions and product launchesThe Data Scientist Analytics role has work across the following four areas:Product Operation:Forecasting and setting product team goals, designing and evaluating experiments, monitoring key product metrics, understanding root causes of changes in metrics, building and analyzing dashboards and reports, building key data sets to empower operational and exploratory analysis, evaluating and defining metricsExploratory Analysis:Proposing what to build in the next roadmap, understanding ecosystems, user behaviors, and long-term trends, identifying new levers to help move key metrics, building models of user behaviors for analysis or to power production systemsProduct Leadership:Influencing product teams through presentation of data-based recommendations, communicating state of business, experiment results, etc. to product teams, spreading best practices to analytics and product teamsData Infrastructure:Working in Hadoop and Hive primarily, sometimes MySQL, Oracle, and Vertica, automating analyses and authoring pipelines via SQL and Python based ETL frameworkMinimum Qualifications4+ years' experience doing quantitative analysis within a large-scale4+ company or fast-paced environmentBA/BS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics or other technical fieldExperience in SQL or other programming languagesDevelopment experience in any scripting language (PHP, Python, Perl, etc.)Experience communicating the results of analyses with product and leadership teams to influence the strategy of the productKnowledge of statistics (e.g. hypothesis testing, regressions)Experience manipulating data sets through statistical software (e.g. R, SAS) or other methodsPreferred QualificationsAdvanced degreesExperience with distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop)Experience working within the tech sector preferredIND123

Keywords: Ursus, Seattle , People Products Data Scientist, Other , Seattle, Washington

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