Senior Data Scientist

Location: Los Angeles, CA

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System1 is hiring a Senior Data Scientist to focus on our recommendation engine. Our recommendation engine handles user experience optimization. This business generates nearly a million dollars a day in revenue and you will be able to directly measure the impact of the models you build on the daily financial results. 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. You will also be instrumental in guiding and building our data science platform, and developing our next generation of forecasting and optimization systems. You will be an individual contributor, building optimizations that operate in real-time. 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, serving, analytics, and operations.

The Role You Will Have

    • Impactful individual contributor in core optimization systems
    • Innovate on recommender systems for showing keywords and content
    • Manage modeling decisions for key revenue-generating projects
    • Quickly iterate and release new models to production systems
    • Proactively seek out optimization opportunities with business stakeholders
    • Sound leadership in statistical best practices as applied to data science

What You Will Bring

    • Demonstrated experience as a data scientist
    • A degree in a quantitative discipline, mathematics, engineering, or computer science preferred
    • Experience with recommender systems, time series models, and regression models
    • Deep experience with production data science solutions using Python or R
    • Proven track record with analyzing large data sets
    • Work experience with database technologies such as Snowflake and other SQL databases
    • Collaborative attitude with solid communication skills

What We Have To Offer

    • Competitive PTO
    • 10 Company Holidays
    • Untracked sick time
    • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
    • 401k w/match
    • Professional development reimbursement
    • Leadership & growth opportunities
    • Commuter benefits
    • #bi-remote

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