Data Scientist

Posted 3 days ago
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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powertofly approved What Intent Has to Offer:

Intent uses predictive analytics to help travel brands maximize their revenue per visitor. They also offer great benefits like:

  • Learning budget
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Dog-Friendly office
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • <intent> isn’t your usual company. Our work is powered by the premise that every person at <intent> is unique, possessing a distinct set of skills, personality, and passions. We embrace our collective talents to tackle technical challenges, refine our successfully disruptive business ideas, and co-create one of the most human and inspiring work cultures out there. We are a team of collaborators, valuing and rewarding shared success over individual heroics.

    As a member of our Data Science team, you will use your quantitative expertise to identify new areas of research and optimization, and then see those ideas through to production. Data Science is a fundamental contributor to Intent’s success - your work will have a direct and tangible impact on the business.

    There are no typical projects, but a workflow might involve performing research and analysis against petabytes of historical data using our collection of large-scale analytics tools like Spark, Snowflake, and RedShift, building prototypes using mostly Scala or another functional language, pairing with engineers on the Modeling and Prediction team to harden and deploy the functionality, and running live tests to monitor the results.

    All of these steps take place in an environment of respect and collaboration, and the Data Science team is empowered to own its agile processes. Every member of the team is expected to be both a student and teacher, and we believe that the most effective Data Science team is one that is collectively learning and growing. Experience in coaching and mentoring colleagues at all levels is strongly desired. As part of the Data Science team, you’d help build out a real-time predictive analytics platform that makes decisions for some of the largest sites on the web.

    About You:

    • Significant industry experience in several of the following areas: personalized experiences, big data analytics, implementing machine learning & statistical methods, designing and running A/B tests, product design and life cycle, writing production code, designing online auctions.
    • Experience in user experience customization a plus
    • Experience coaching and mentoring team members
    • Experience writing production software in languages like Scala, Clojure, Java, Python, or C++ in an agile, collaborative environment
    • Experience with handling large amounts of data (TB+) in a production setting
    • Experience with Spark is a significant plus
    • Experience in ad-tech a plus

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