Data Scientist

Location: Lehi, UT

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Life at MX

We are driven by our moral imperative to advance mankind - and it all starts with our people, product and purpose. We always carry a deep sense of drive and passion with us. If you thrive in a challenging work environment, surrounded by incredible team members who will help you grow, MX is the right place for you.

Come build with us and be part of an award-winning company that’s helping create meaningful and lasting change in the financial industry.

Job Purpose
Are you looking for a fun and challenging job in a fast-paced environment? If so, we have an immediate need for an experienced Data Scientist . As a Data Scientist, you will have the opportunity to analyze and extract insights from across a large data platform. You will perform in-depth, user-level analytics, research and discovery. You will also play a major role in increasing system accuracy, while automating common tasks. You will design tests and provide recommendations & insights based on data-driven analysis. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on individual with strong analytical background and proven quantitative skills at generating meaningful insight into user behavior. He/she should be comfortable working collaboratively and eager to be a strategic partner in analytics assignments.

What you’ll get to do...

  • Uncovering complex issues, understand budgeting challenges, design scientific analytical process, improve functional efficiency of our product suite

  • Quantifying data models, data strategy, and analytics roadmaps

  • Performing data analytics and statistical & mathematical modeling

  • Data exploration, design of experiments (A/B and multivariate tests) and hypothesis validation to deliver meaningful insights and recommendations to the product team

  • Engage in independent research and experimentation of new methodologies to discover new insights, improvements, and/or problems.

  • Work cross-functionally to understand long-term market needs that drive data initiatives beyond our current product portfolio

  • Create new data assets to support near-term objectives of the product teams

  • Deliver findings and interpretation of results to Product Management teams through data visualization, presentation, and training sessions

  • Guide and educate Product Data Analysts on best analytical practices to support the platform-wide data vision

You’ll do it using your...

  • Curiosity; Strong ability to research, explore, discover, and solve complex problems

  • 7 + years experience utilizing quantitative research and analytics to drive significant business impact with some experience in increasing customer satisfaction, engagement, and product quality

  • 5 years experience developing models for machine learning or predictive analytics

  • BS or MS (Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or similar)

  • A Phd is a huge plus

  • Great algorithmic thinking, strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong statistical and mathematical abilities

  • The ability to translate strategic mission objectives to an analytical framework and action items

  • Proficiency working with statistical tools (such as R, SAS, MATLAB, NumPy, SciPy, Pandas), database query languages (SQL), and at least one scripting language (such as R or Python)

  • Familiarity with components of the data science stack, frameworks, and methods (HDFS, Spark, TensorFlow, Unsupervised Learning, Deep Learning, Gradient Boosting, etc.)

You’ll thrive by...

  • You will think like an owner (having a “founder’s mindset”)

  • You will collaborate well with members of the Sales/Partnerships, Marketing and Operations team

  • You enjoy the challenge of creating something from nothing

  • You will bring your passion every day

  • You will be resourceful and creative

  • You will communicate with honesty, candor, and respect

You’ll love it because...

  • You will have the opportunity to work in a successful, fast moving, mission-driven company

  • This is an incredibly impactful role in the organization

  • You will have autonomy and growth opportunities

  • You will collaborate with other creative and enthusiastic team members

  • You will be rewarded and recognized for your high-caliber work

  • MX has a fun office environment, competitive benefits and many perks including free meals and unlimited PTO

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