Globys: Research Scientist – Data Mining and Customer Insights

Data Science experience of a lifetime: use Python to implement Machine Learning and complex analytics on Big Data for real-time marketing and meaningful insights.

Globys Company: Globys
Location: Seattle, WA

  • Data Science experience of a lifetime!
  • Implement Machine Learning and complex data analytics for real-time marketing
  • Work in Python to develop meaningful insights from massive datasets

Based in Seattle, Globys provides some of the world's leading communications providers with solutions that help them leverage and monetize their customer data assets. A spin off from VeriSign Inc., one of the world's leading providers of infrastructure services, Globys offers a suite of targeted marketing solutions that have helped meet the needs of communications service providers for more than 17 years.

The Data Science team at Globys is leveraging machine learning, behavioral psychology, and the power of communities to advance marketing science. We collaborate with Globys' closest partners to learn about their business challenges and develop machine learning approaches for solving them. These are subsequently deployed in our flagship scientific marketing product for extracting and acting on knowledge from terabytes of data in real time. And we are growing!

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Our candidates will excel at translating business goals into research questions; diving into the data to provide analysis, insights and prototype models of user behaviors; presenting results to both expert team members and to business stakeholders; and ultimately delivering results to a team of architects and design engineers to drive scientific innovation into our product.

To succeed in this role you will need:
  • Competence in the use of classical and Bayesian statistical techniques and data science driven approaches to rapidly provide actionable customer insights to empower business decisions from data.
  • Knowledgeable in a variety of theory and techniques in Machine Learning and Data Mining such as: pattern classification and statistical learning, including classification, regression, ranking clustering, recommendation algorithms
  • Proficient in Python including NumPy, SciPy, scikit-learn and other packages that enable data science and machine learning.
  • Interface with clients to understand business questions and perform analytical "deep-dives" to develop relevant and interpretive insights in support of our engagement models.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for customer interactions and team collaboration demonstrated through talks, formal and informal papers, or other publications. Ability to communicate the value of complex technical solutions to a non-technical audience. English as a primary or exceptionally strong second language.
  • Self-starter, able to spearhead leading edge scientific developments and deliver results in the context of dynamic and ambitious requirements.

  • Familiarity with MapReduce concepts and distributed computation.
  • Experience with A/B testing and cohort analysis a definite plus.
  • Proficiency in Spanish.

  • PhD or MS in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, a related quantitative discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

You must be conscientious about delivering high quality contributions, ready to adjust to diverse and rapidly evolving technical methods and business needs, and bring passion and tenacity to a collaborative work environment. In return, we offer a terrific opportunity to make frontline contributions to our business and product as a member of one of the strongest data science teams in the world, a competitive compensation and benefits package, and a great group of people to work with, who value the balance between life and work.

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About us:
At Globys, we bring together energetic entrepreneurially-minded individuals to build amazing products that people all over the world use. As a team, we're really excited about what we're accomplishing. Globys is a profitable, globally admired, engineering-oriented company that is thriving in the very hot telecommunications and mobile analytics space. We're giving our customers what they need the most - deep insight into their data and software to better tailor their services to meet their customer needs. And, we think that's really cool!

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We're passionate about creating an environment where people love what they do and who they are doing it with. A place where ...
  • The CEO knows your name
  • The energy and enthusiasm of the team will get you fired up, every day
  • Customers (and our customers' customers) are always top-of-mind
  • Elegance in software design and implementation do not take a backseat to shipping under time pressure. Where your craft is just that - your craft
  • Hard work is rewarded professionally and financially!