Data Scientist

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📅  Posted 19 days ago 📍 United States 💵 110,000 - 130,000
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Job Description

Kickstarter, PBC is seeking a Data Scientist to join our Insights team.

The salary for this role in the United States is $110,000 - $130,000.

About the Team

Kickstarter's Insights team is a collaborative group of people who are passionate about using data and research to help bring creative projects to life. Our team’s objectives include:

  • Democratizing data access across the organization and providing tools and training to support data-informed decisions;
  • Acquiring and synthesizing all relevant information about our ecosystem, the creative landscape, and our users, to provide high quality strategic advice to decision makers at all levels of the organization;
  • Raising the quality of data in our system, including improving our data infrastructure and modeling, and utilizing a variety of research methodologies to understand our users and their experiences.

We value peer feedback, continuous learning, and blameless post-mortems. We prefer proven technology and have built most of our data infrastructure on AWS, but we also care about finding the right tools for the job, so we invest in cutting-edge technology when it's a good fit.

In This Role, You Will:

  • Query and analyze data in SQL for cross-functional stakeholders such as product managers, product designers, and engineers.
  • Expand Kickstarter’s business intelligence and product analytics capabilities to promote self-sufficiency throughout the organization.
  • Conduct analyses in Python/R  and communicate your findings to a diverse group of product stakeholders with both technical and non-technical backgrounds.

About You

  • You have 2-5 years of professional experience in data analytics for a technical product.
  • You are a SQL expert and proficient in Python or R.
  • You are at ease conducting exploratory analysis and visualizing data.
  • You have experience with A/B and multivariate testing.
  • You value communicating insights concisely, accurately, and meaningfully to a diverse audience.
  • Experience with dbt is a strong plus.