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Data Scientist, Analytics

Hinge is hiring a Data Scientist to join the team. As the newest member of the data science team, you will continuously glean actionable insight from massive amounts of data for the purpose of driving product and business decisions.

What You’ll Do

  • Translate product and business objectives to data science problems and vice versa.
  • Define and report key performance metrics.
  • Develop methodologies in sampling, A/B testing, and survey design.
  • Apply statistical inference to draw rigorous conclusions from data.
  • Use a combination of exploratory analysis and data mining techniques to identify and interpret trends and anomalies.
  • Communicate results and make actionable recommendations to stakeholders in Product, Marketing, and Community.

About You

  • 2+ years of experience as a data scientist or quantitative researcher
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Proficiency in Python or R, especially with data manipulation, analysis, and visualization packages
  • Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of statistics
  • Solid understanding of machine learning principles and models
  • Experience with business analytics and A/B testing
  • Strong sense of intellectual curiosity and comfort with ambiguity
  • Exceptional communication skills as  demonstrated by the ability to explain complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to balance rigor with practicality

 

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with Looker
  • Working knowledge of Linux (command line)

Objectives in the first three months

  • Learn to work with the main data sources and tools at Hinge.
  • Familiarize with the Data Science team’s ongoing projects and propose some ideas for iteration.
  • Deliver one major analytics project for Product, Marketing, or Community from start to finish.

Our Company

We believe the quality of your relationships determines the quality of your life. So when it comes to your most important relationship, it makes sense to take a more thoughtful approach. Hinge provides an alternative to swipe culture by creating smart matches and natural conversations among people who are on the same page. That’s why 75% of our first dates turn into second dates, and why we’re the #1 mobile-first dating app mentioned in the NYTimes Wedding section. Hinge is where the next generation is going when they’re over dating games and ready to find meaningful connections.

Our Culture

  • Open: Invite and deeply consider challenges and criticism.
  • Candid: Share your genuine thoughts and opinions directly, in real time.
  • Kind: Be empathetic, communitarian and trustworthy.
  • Bold: Proactively identify and pursue opportunity. Think big and don’t be afraid to take calculated risks.
  • Discerning: Think and act using the appropriate combination of principles, common sense, data, and insight.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.