Senior Data Scientist

Denver, CO
Data – Data Science
Quizlet’s mission is to help students (and their teachers) practice and master whatever they are learning. Every month more than 50 million active learners from 130 countries practice and master more than 300 million study sets on every conceivable topic and subject. We are developing new learning experiences by modeling how students learn and drawing upon knowledge acquisition, retention, and pedagogy in cognitive science. We are always seeking to help students master any subject by optimizing study efficiency and engagement.

The Role

    • Leverage machine learning / quantitative modeling to build smarter products, being involved from conception to production
    • Build, maintain, and improve data products and pipelines consumable by product development teams, with full ownership for these services
    • Maintain a balance between scientifically rigorous solutions and shipping things quickly to get results
    • Publish results in various formats e.g. blog posts, conference posters and papers

Example Projects

    • Build and implement our first models for revenue optimization
    • Recommendations of content to study

Requires Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in data science and/or engineering OR relevant graduate degree with 2+ years of experience
    • Proven track record of delivering wins with quantitative models
    • Solid programming skills, particularly around data pipelines and production ML services
    • Driven by a curiosity to explore user interaction data, using this to inform or feed into products - using the standard data science stack
    • Willingness to collaborate and communicate with others to drive projects to completion, working outside any narrowly defined roles
    • A passion for improving education and learning 

Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with Google Cloud Platform, Airflow
We hope you are excited about everything you read so far. We highly encourage you to apply for this position, even if you feel you do not meet all the requirements. Quizlet is always looking for amazing folks that believe in our mission and can contribute to our team in various ways - not merely candidates that fit a certain mold.

Quizlet's Team Culture

We are here to make education better and more accessible. We strive to improve the lives of students and teachers at every stage and in every setting. We have a bias for action, take initiative, and hustle to deliver results. We make informed decisions whenever possible but are unafraid to take calculated risks on great ideas to promote learning. We embrace challenges and see effort as the path to mastery. We’re constantly seeking opportunities to learn and we embrace curiosity. Quality matters at Quizlet, and we hold the bar high on everything we do. We sweat the details and take personal accountability and pride in anything that carries the Quizlet name. We speak up, jump in and work with each other to fix problems, and never say "that's not my job." We treat each other with honesty and respect, encourage vigorous debate, and seek critical feedback. We value diversity, humility, transparency, and collaboration as the best paths to our success — as individuals, as a team, and as a company.

Quizlet’s success as an online learning community depends on a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are actively working to build a team that is representative of the diverse communities we serve, and an open, inclusive work environment where all employees can thrive. As an equal opportunity employer and a tech company committed to societal change, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Come join us!