Data Scientist - Analytics

Twitch
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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

    $120,000-$130,000
  • Location

    San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Job Function

    Data Scientist
  • Industry

    Information Technology
  • Qualification

    Degree in Computer Engineering, Degree in Computer Science, Degree in Data Science

Key Skills

SQL, Regression Analysis, Neural Networks, Game Engine

Job Description

As a Data Scientist, Analytics member of the Platforms and Services Analytics team, you'll provide data analysis and support for platform, service, and operational engineering teams at Twitch, shaping the way success is measured. Defining what questions should be asked and scaling analytics methods and tools to support our growing business. Additionally, you will help support the vision for business analytics, solutions architecture for data related business constructs, as well as tactical execution such as campaign performance reporting. You are paving the way for high-quality, high-velocity decisions and will report to the Manager, Data Science.

For this role, we're looking for an experienced data staff who will oversee data instrumentation, dashboard/report building, metrics reviews, inform team investments, guidance on success/failure metrics and ad-hoc analysis. You will also work with technical and non-technical staff members throughout the company, and your effort will have an impact on hundreds of partners at Twitch.

You Will:

  • Work with members of Platforms & Services to guide them towards better decision making from the available data.
  • Promote data knowledge and insights through managing communications with partners and other teams, collaborate with colleagues to complete data projects and ensure all parties can use the insights to further improve.
  • Maintain a customer-centric focus while being a domain and product expert through data, develop trust amongst peers, and ensure that the teams and programs have access to data to make decisions
  • Manage ambiguous problems and adapt tools to answer complicated questions.
  • Identify the trade-offs between speed and quality of different approaches.
  • Create analytical frameworks to measure team success by partnering with teams to establish success metrics, create approaches to track the data and troubleshoot errors, measure and evaluate the data to develop a common language for all colleagues to understand these metrics.
  • Operationalize data processes to provide partners with ad-hoc analysis, automated dashboards, and self-service reporting tools so that everyone gets a good sense of the state of the business

You Have:

  • 3+ years of domain experience in a consumer internet business, or in a high-velocity, high-growth product or team
  • Expert SQL skills.
  • Experience using data to create insight and drive business results
  • Fluency in data analysis and communication around data, including time series analysis, experimentation, data visualization, and defining the KPI strategy for your business
  • Excellent team player with the ability to maintain relationships
  • Bachelor's Degree

Bonus Points

  • Passion about online communities, games, and Twitch
  • Experience working with software development and operational event data
  • Experience with machine learning methods such as logistic regression, decision trees, and neural networks

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k), Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages),
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages 

Company Info.

Twitch

Twitch is a one-of-a-kind collision of subcultures, games, communities, and streamers co-creating content around everything they’re into. This is more than just watching; this is multiplayer entertainment — unique, live, unpredictable, never-to-be-repeated experiences created by the interactions of many. Twitch brings the joy of co-op to everything gamers love, from anime marathons to esports competitions and more.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
  • No. of Employees
    10,979
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA, USA
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