Senior Data Scientist, Analytics - International Growth

Reddit Inc.
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  • Experience

    2-4 year
  • Salary

    $190,000-$200,000
  • Location

    Toronto, ON, Canada; Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Job Function

    Senior Data Scientist
  • Industry

    Information Technology
  • Qualification

    Degree in Computer Engineering, Degree in Computer Science, Degree in Data Science, Degree in Machine Learning, Degree in Mathematics, Degree in Statistics

Key Skills

Java Programming, Python Programming, C++, C Programming, SQL, Apache Hadoop, Scala Programming, Machine learning techniques, Data science techniques, PyTorch, TensorFlow, MapReduce, R Programming

Job Description

Our mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world. Reddit is a community of communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies, and passions. With more than 50 million people visiting 100,000+ communities daily, it is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. From pets to parenting, skincare to stocks, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit. For more information, visit redditinc.com. 

We are looking for a results-oriented and strategically minded Product Data Scientist to work with our International Growth team as Reddit expands its user base abroad. In particular, you will be focused on understanding how content is created on Reddit and enable users to post more fluidly abroad. This is a truly zero-to-one role where you will be able to work with Product, Engineering, Design and other cross-functional partners to uncover greenfield and white space opportunities.

How You’ll Have Impact:

Today, a large portion of Reddit’s user base lives in the US. Reddit’s mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world, which means we are making a major push to expand our audience internationally. Content is the flywheel for Reddit and we need you to be a key player in driving our content strategy abroad.

What You’ll Learn:

As a Data Scientist, you will become an expert in improving Reddit’s product-market fit for a global user base. You’ll be pivotal in understanding how users interact with our product today and how that differs from other audiences. You’ll be a champion to the users through evaluating performance of existing Reddit features for international users, as well as uncovering opportunities for new experiences.

You will work side by side with a world-class org of Engineering, Machine Learning, User Research, Community Operations, Product Management practitioners who work together to create a variety of capabilities for Reddit to be more successful in its decision-making and product creation. In this process, you will be exposed to a variety of new techniques in exploratory analysis, machine learning, and experimentation.

What You’ll Do:

  • Partner cross functionally with Eng and Product leads to help define and execute international growth’s content roadmap and initiatives
  • Become the expert at understanding user behavior and long-term trends in content creation and content understanding
  • Generate data-driven insights that propose next steps in the strategic roadmap through proactive exploratory analyses and opportunity sizing
  • Design and evaluate A/B tests for product feature experiments to determine the effectiveness of product strategy
  • Define team metrics and goals and work with the Data Warehouse team to create ETLs (extract/transform/load) and reporting dashboards

Who You Might Be:

  • 6+ years of experience in quantitative analytical roles, preferably for growing at-scale consumer products outside the US
  • Proficiency with relational database (e.g., SQL)
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis and programming languages (e.g., R / Python)
  • Results-oriented with a strong customer and business focus
  • Entrepreneurial and self-directed, demonstrated ability to innovate and bias toward action in fast-paced environments.
  • Ability to communicate and discuss complex topics with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to tackle ambiguous and undefined problems
  • Previous experience with international growth preferred

Company Info.

Reddit Inc.

Reddit is an American social news aggregation, content rating, and discussion website. network of more than 100,000 communities where people can dive into anything through experiences built around their interests, hobbies and passions. Reddit users submit, vote and comment on content, stories and discussions about the topics they care about the most. From pets to parenting, there’s a community for everybody on Reddit.

  • Industry
    Information Technology
  • No. of Employees
    800
  • Location
    548 Market St, San Francisco, California 94104, United States
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