Data Scientist

Data/Analytics New York, New York

About Your Role:

Dotdash has been a top 20 site on the internet, since the internet was born. We have data stretching back before the existence of Google. We are looking to add a motivated, fast-learning member to our data science team. As a Data Scientist it will be your responsibility to build data products and perform the critical analyses that power decision-making at all levels of the company. 

About Your Contributions:

  • Query and summarize the massive data sets at our disposal to help drive business strategy
  • Support the development of both internal and user-facing data products
  • Apply statistics, machine learning, and NLP techniques to understand our content and user behavior
  • Predictive analytics – use the wealth of historical data to predict the future of the internet
  • Attend and present at conferences to keep the wider team up to date with innovations in data science and relevant technology

About You:

  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in relevant field and 2+ years of industry experience as a data scientist, or PhD in a relevant quantitative field with a proven history of shipping quality code (show us something you’ve built!)
  • Solid programming skills in Python 
  • Experience with SQL, noSQL and/or ElasticSearch is a plus
  • Solid grasp of statistics, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience in –or willingness to learn—NLP and machine learning

About Us:

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the fastest-growing publishers online, and its brands are the fastest-growing in their respective categories. Dotdash brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Lifewire, ThoughtCo and TripSavvy.