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Avvo: Sr. Data Scientist


Drive overall business growth through advanced analytics and market opportunities, develop best practices for product instrumentation and experimentation, and communicate those to business and engineering teams.



Avvo At: Avvo
Location: Seattle, WA
Web: www.avvo.com


Avvo is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to drive overall business growth through advanced analytics and market opportunities. This is a new position and will report to the Director, Advanced Analytics & Data Science.

Responsibilities:
  • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis and data mining to identify trends and new opportunities
  • Develop best practices for product instrumentation and experimentation, and communicate those to business and engineering teams
  • Work closely with product marketing teams to drive sales innovation through actionable analytics
  • Answer business questions by using appropriate statistical techniques on available data
  • Apply big data solutions in conjunction with data engineers
  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources

 
Position Requirements:

Necessary:
  • Quantitative Master's degree (Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, etc.)
  • 5+ years experience as a Data Scientist or relevant role
  • Highly proficient in SQL
  • Highly proficient in statistics (with strong expertise in machine learning)
  • Knowledge of R, Python or similar
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analyses in a clear, precise and actionable manners to audiences as varied as data scientists and executives
  • Independent, investigative mindset. Demonstrate ability to complete analytics projects with minimal direction

 
Nice to Have:
  • Hadoop knowledge
  • Ph.D.

 
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