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
  • Solid experience with SQL (noSQL and/or ElasticSearch is a plus)
  • Solid grasp of statistics
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience in –or willingness to learn—NLP and machine learning
  • Some experience with Unix/Linux
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud computing environments is a plus
  • Familiarity with basic web front end development (HTML/Javascript/CSS) is a plus
  • Background in Digital Publishing or Media is a plus

 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.

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.