Data Scientist II

Job Description / Skills Required

Responsibilities:

o Design, develop and program methods, processes, and systems to consolidate and analyze unstructured, diverse “big data” sources to generate actionable insights.

o Interacts with product and service teams to identify questions and issues for data analysis and experiments.

o Develops and codes software programs, algorithms and automated processes to cleanse, integrate and evaluate large datasets from multiple disparate sources.

o Identifies meaningful insights from large data and metadata sources; interprets and communicates insights and findings from analysis and experiments to product, service, business managers and customer service operations lead.

Requirements:

o Strong analytical background, at least a BS, and preferably an MS or PhD, degree in computer science, statistics or related quantitative field, with an emphasis on data mining, statistics, machine learning, algorithms or similar field.

o Understanding of applied math topics such as probability and statistics, linear algebra, basic optimization techniques, etc.

o 4+ years work experience as a data scientist or a related role

o Advance user of EXCEL

o Experience defining and analyzing multivariate tests

o Expert in R with experience in machine learning related packages

o Expert in SQL with experience in data warehouse technologies like Teradata

o Strong coding skills in Python and Java/C++

o Experience/willingness to learn big data technologies like Hadoop and Hive

o Experience with Tableau, Splunk a plus

o This is not just a classic Data Science research position! It requires a passion for consumer experience and business, a desire to go into uncharted territory with bold new ideas, and a willingness to go the last mile on execution!

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.