Data Scientist- Analytics

New York, New York /
OkCupid – Finance & Analytics /
Regular
OkCupid is looking for an analyst to contribute to our data-driven organization. We enjoy working on a product that helps millions of people find love and get a great sense of satisfaction in seeing our hard work make a difference. If that’s the kind of thing that appeals to you, you’re probably a good fit for OkCupid

About the Team:
OkCupid’s Analytics function is a close knit team of 4, we sit embedded in various business functions, and we each bring our diverse and unique experience to the team. Our team handles all aspects of the analytics life cycle, including data modelling and warehousing, reporting, traditional analytics, and statistical modeling.

In this role, you will:
-Partner with Product Managers and Senior leadership to recommend appropriate actions
-Utilize statistical modelling techniques where appropriate to drive business decisions
-Own experimentation for your product team by designing and implementing AB tests and network effect tests
-Analyze company performance across Product, Marketing, Finance, and more as needed
-Prepare trend analysis and investigative reporting for product teams and senior management

We’re looking for:
-3+ YOE with at least one statistical programming language: Python, R, SAS, Julia (Python Preferred)
-3+ YOE using SQL with any database 
-Strong analytical skills and the ability to turn unstructured problems into easily digestible analyses and conclusions
-Previous experience analyzing behavior at an internet company, preferably in a B2C environment
-Ability to operate independently and proactively, we don’t just want you generating reports, we want you helping drive the business forwards

Extra points for:
-Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other related fields a plus
-Experience with at least one BI tool (Tableau, Looker, Periscope, etc)
-Basic familiarity with Machine Learning concepts
-Advanced statistical knowledge



What’s in it for you?
- Competitive salary and full benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k
- Workstation and tools of your choice
- Paid attendance to conferences
- Daily complimentary catered lunch from some of NYC’s top restaurants, and an endless supply of snacks & drinks
- Company funded happy hours/events
- Discounted membership to some amazing NYC facilities including Chelsea Piers Gym
- Generous maternity and/or paternity leave and contributions towards fertility preservation
- A sunny office full of incredibly curious and friendly people

OkCupid is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees.