Data Scientist/ Analyst

Location: Mountain View, CA

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced

FocusKPI is looking for a Data Scientist to work with our client in Mountain View. This i a full time contract role.

Responsibilities:

● Extract and analyze LinkedIn data to derive actionable insights
● Formulate success metrics for completely novel products, socializing them and creating dashboards/reports to monitor them
● Design and analyze experiments to test new product ideas and convert the results into actionable marketing & product recommendations
● As an end consumer of the data, determine the tracking necessary to enable analytics of our products and features by working closely with product and engineering partners
● Enable others in the organization to utilize your work by onboarding new metrics into our self-serve data system and the experimentation platform

Basic Qualifications:

● BS/MS degree in a quantitative discipline: statistics, applied mathematics, operations research, computer science, engineering, economics, etc.
● 2+ years of work experience providing analytical insights and business reports to product or business functions
● Proficiency in SQL and in a Unix/Linux environment
● 2+ years of experience with Tableau, QlikView, Microstrategy or other data visualization and BI dashboarding tools
● 1+ years of experience programming in Java or Python and working with large datasets

Preferred Qualifications:

● PhD in a quantitative discipline: statistics, applied mathematics, operations research, computer science, engineering, economics, etc.
● Experience in Hadoop or other MapReduce paradigms and associated languages such as Pig, Sawzall, etc.
● Experience presenting insights to executive staff on a regular basis
● Expertise in applied statistics and in at least one statistical software package, preferably R
● Ability to communicate findings clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
● Ability to translate business objectives into actionable analyses
● Advanced skills in Java/C++

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