Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets you smarter, faster with news that matters. We're hiring a Senior Data Scientist!

Why it Matters: We are a data-hungry organization with incredibly interesting problems to solve. We need individuals talented at finding hidden stories in data to help us make better products and communicate more effectively.

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Highly collaborative and comfortable working on a distributed team
  • Self-motivated with high attention to detail, ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Ability to learn new technologies and comfortable prioritizing multiple projects at once
  • Experience delivering on a wide range of data science projects using Python and cloud-based solutions
  • Highly analytical with solid experience in analysis, math and statistics
  • Analyze large amounts of complex raw and processed information to find patterns that will improve our understanding of user behavior and effective communication
  • Experience applying appropriate analytical methods and experimental design (training models, feature development, regression testing)
  • Excellent programming skills in Python, R, & SQL to extract and manipulate data
  • Comfortable with Jupyter Notebooks, and relevant Python libraries such as Pandas and Numpy
  • Excellent communication skills - ability to help our team understand experimental design, how models work, outcomes generated, and other related concepts.
  • Partner with internal teams to define questions and scope of analysis to provide business recommendations (e.g. cost-benefit, forecasting, experiment analysis) based on rigorous analysis
  • Tableau experience a plus

 

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

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