Senior Data Scientist – Media and Mobile Marketing

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R15706
The Data Scientist role for Push Marketing on Mobile is responsible for understanding customer behavior and translate that to actionable insights that can impact revenue and user experience. The role not only requires background in math and programming, but also a passion for business, a desire to go into uncharted territory with bold new ideas, and a willingness to go the last mile on execution!

​Design and develop processes and systems to consolidate and analyze unstructured, diverse “big data” sources to generate actionable insights.
Interact with product and service teams to identify questions and issues for data analysis and experiments.
Design and code software programs, algorithms and automated processes to cleanse, integrate and evaluate large datasets from multiple disparate sources.
Identify meaningful insights from large data and metadata sources; interprets and communicate insights and findings from analysis and experiments to product, service, business managers and customer service operations lead.
Requirements:

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

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

5-8+ years work experience as a data scientist or a related role

Hands on experience with predictive analytics tools and machine learning techniques/algorithms

Hands on experience with tools such as R, Jive and familiarity with Teradata/Hadoop environment,

Expert in R/Python with experience in machine learning related packages

Experience defining and analyzing multivariate tests

Experience in big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark and Hive

A successful history of translating business objectives and problems into analytic problems, and analytic solutions into actionable business solutions

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.