Senior 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 and experienced member to our data science team. As a Senior Data Scientist, it will be your responsibility to use our unique data sets to build data products and perform critical analyses that power decision-making at all levels of the company. 

About Your Contributions:

  • Able to work independently and collaboratively to marshal the data on hand and answer strategy questions across the business – from editorial, ad sales and product.
  • Innovate rapidly to build proofs of concept that can take an idea and prove that it will work across a huge content company
  • Develop best in class content tools – for recommendations, knowledge engines, engagement and more—from prototype to deployment
  • Apply statistics, machine learning, and NLP techniques to understand our content and user behavior
  • Attend and present at conferences to keep the wider team up to date with innovations in data science and relevant technology

About You:

  • Advanced Degree in a data heavy research discipline with substantial quantitative analysis and 2+ years of industry experience as a data scientist
  • Strong programming skills in Python
  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Solid grasp of statistics and machine learning techniques
  • Familiarity with SQL, noSQL, Unix/Linux, and/or ElasticSearch
  • Experience with data visualization (matplotlib, D3, etc.) a plus
  • Experience with engineering in the Cloud (preferably on AWS) 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.