Data Scientist LivingSocial
LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in your city. We help local businesses
grow by introducing them to high-quality new customers and give merchants the tools to make our members their regulars.
Based in Washington, DC, we have more than 70 million members around the world.
At LivingSocial, we move fast, take risks, and pride ourselves on staying flexible, fun, and ferociously committed to executing each day. Do you want to be challenged by your job and be surrounded by passionate, dedicated, and creative people? Are you hungry? If so, we want to invest in you!
The Data Science team is looking for highly qualified candidates to help inform decision making and solve business problems with data. Data scientists will be responsible for utilizing advanced statistical methods to answer business questions and deliver insightful solutions to complex problems.
Design hypothesis tests, oversee test execution and result evaluation
Develop metrics to measure business performance
Model, predict, and classify consumer behavior and other business metrics
Utilize large-scale data mining and machine learning techniques to discover actionable patterns in the data
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Well-developed quantitative skills and analytical thinking
Ability to query databases and perform basic statistical analysis
Familiarity with hypothesis testing and experimental design
Proficiency in at least one programming language (e.g., R, Python, Ruby, Clojure, Java)
Passion for empirical research and answering hard questions with data
Ability to communicate complex analyses in a clear and actionable manner
Education & Work Experience
Applicants must have at least 3 years experience performing data analysis / predictive modeling
A degree in Math, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, or a related field. Preference given to candidates with a Master's or a Ph.D degree
Preference given to candidates with a background in collaborative filtering, data mining, machine learning, optimization, statistical theory, epidemiology, biostatistics, econometrics, engineering, or computer science
Competitive Base Salary
Attractive Stock Option Plan
Opportunity to work with committed, talented people with a great sense of humor
||1445 New York Ave. NW |
Washington, DC 20005
LivingSocial is redefining localized online advertising and social commerce, while building a great company and having a blast along the way. The explosive growth and potential of LivingSocial has been recognized by both new and traditional media - from the Wall Street Journal to Facebook's CEO. To help fuel our growth, LivingSocial has secured over 49 million in funding this year from some of the most prominent venture capital companies in the nation.
20 - 50M RaisedInvestors: Grotech Ventures
, IVP-Institutional Venture Partners
, U.S. Venture Partners All Jobs: at LivingSocial
|Headquarters:||1445 New York Ave. NW|
Washington, DC 20005
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in your city.
With unique and diverse offerings each day, we inspire members to discover everything from weekend excursions to one-of-a kind events and experiences to exclusive gourmet dinners to family aquarium outings and more.
We help local businesses grow by introducing them to high-quality new customers and give merchants the tools to make our members their regulars.
Based in Washington, DC, we have more than 70 million members around the world.|
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