User Research Data Scientist, Monetization

Job description


Founded in 2012, ByteDance's mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. With a suite of more than a dozen products, including TikTok, Helo, and Resso, as well as platforms specific to the China market, including Toutiao, Douyin, and Xigua, ByteDance has made it easier and more fun for people to connect with, consume, and create content.

Why Join Us

Creation is the core of ByteDance's purpose. Our products are built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make our innovations possible.

Together, we inspire creativity and enrich life - a mission we aim towards achieving every day.

To us, every challenge, no matter how ambiguous, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.

At ByteDance, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the users we serve.

Join us.

About The Team

The Monetization Office supports the strategies and operations of multiple aspects of the business such as advertisement, e-commerce, live streaming, etc. Covering both domestic and global business, we make sure of a sustained and steady growth of revenue, improve the operating workforce and financial capital efficiency, and ensure the safety and compliance of the business.

The Data Science team, within the Monetization Office, are involved in all phases of analytics projects to support and optimize Bytedance's monetization business. Coming from diverse disciplines that include business, engineering, mathematics, operations research and statistics, we build data-driven technologies that help align the highest-level corporate strategies with effective day-to-day operations, and unlock business growth potential. As part of the team, you will partner closely with strategy and product teams in a high-impact and fast-paced environment, exploring data and building advanced analytical models to find insights, diagnose problems and tell compelling stories.


What You'll Do

  • Work closely with the User Research team to facilitate studies on how different types of users (such as influencers, streamers, merchants) use our platform. You will lead data-driven projects, from survey data collection to statistical analysis, and share insights that help make decisions;
  • Conduct exploratory data analysis on various datasets to propose innovative solutions. You will utilize statistical and modeling techniques to assess performance, make discoveries, and tackle non-routine analysis problems;
  • Leverage machine learning models to maximize value extraction from high-dimensional and/or text data;
  • Translate analytics and statistical approaches into easily digestible storylines, providing actionable recommendations for executive audiences.


  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in technical fields such as Computer Science, Statistics, Data Analytics. We prefer candidates with experience in data analytics and/or UX research in the social media, video, or livestreaming industry.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and statistical analysis tools, including SQL, R, and Python. Familiarity with big data platforms and Machine Learning applications are strong advantages.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills, coupled with experience in data visualization tools like Tableau or PowerBI.
  • Experience in managing cross-functional execution and delivering impactful results of high quality. You should possess strong communication skills and demonstrate consistent follow-through.

ByteDance is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At ByteDance, our mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

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