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Formation

Data Scientist

San Francisco, CA, US

05 November, 2019

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • spark
  • hadoop

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Flexible working
  • Generous pto
  • Team lunches
  • Full healthcare coverage
  • Stock options
  • Casual dress
  • Company outings
  • Training
  • Diversity dedicated staff
  • Parental leave
  • 401k
  • Coffee
  • Healthy snacks
  • Gym memberships
  • Health care
  • Bonus

To sum it up...

Distilling complex customer data

Role overview

We are seeking data scientists to help develop our flagship product; we're already reaching more than 10 million users. Our platform learns and adapts to people's preferences, habits, and feedback—orchestrating highly relevant experiences that are truly unique to each person. Our vision will change the way people engage across multiple industries, be it retail, finance, or healthcare.


We share your passion for using data to solve complex problems. You prefer working systems to theory. You'll collaborate closely with our engineers and share responsibility throughout the product lifecycle. You'll work in small, self-sufficient teams with a common goal: deliver excellent software anchored in an agile culture of quality, delivery, and innovation.

Key Responsibilities:

Apply machine learning to complex, real-world problems using massive data sets

Cultivate relationships with product, engineering, and other stakeholders

Share your expertise and insights with the entire organization

Help build our data science team

Skills and Experience

Master's or PhD in computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, or a related field

Expertise in machine learning (e.g., recommender systems, collaborative filtering, content-based filtering)

Expert in SQL or other querying languages

Practical experience with distributed systems such as Hadoop/MapReduce, Spark, streaming data processing, cloud architecture

Experience using Python or statistical software packages for data manipulation (R, SAS) and visualization (D3, tableau)

Proven record of designing and implementing real-time multivariate models

Bonus Points

You welcome the responsibility and thrill that comes with being a member of a founding team

You're motivated, dependable, and continuously focused on excellence

You court perfection but are grounded and practical

You're interested in improving humanity's relationship with technology

Location

San Francisco, in northern California, is well known for being a tech haven. However, as one of the most visited cities in the world, it’s also a center of cultural and there’s a strong counter culture sensibility that’s always been an essential part of the city. San Francisco has one of the most prominent LGBT communities in the world, and is one of the most important in the history of LGBT rights and activism.

The economy of San Francisco is influenced by household tech companies such as Salesforce.com, Reddit, Dropbox, Airbnb, Yelp, Uber, Lyft, etc. The third quarter of 2017, saw $4.177 billion in funding for companies in San Francisco and the North Bay Area. An hour south of the city is “Silicon Valley” which homes Apple, Facebook, Google and Palantir.

Known for its year-round fog, iconic Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars and colorful Victorian houses. It’s also the home of the famous Alcatraz Island, site of the notorious former prisoner Al Capone.

Did you know...

  • The average salary for a Software Engineer in San Francisco is $134,000
  • San Francisco has 3% unemployment rate
  • 50-249
  • San Francisco, CA, US

Formation distills complex customer data into uniquely tailored experiences; we orchestrate physical and digital exchanges into one seamless journey. Our business is building lasting, trusted relationships between people and brands—and making it look easy. The Formation platform combines powerful AI decisioning with highly flexible experience constructs designed to change customer behavior. This unique approach is setting new standards in hyper-personalization. We're already reaching millions of people a day, and we're just getting started. Our founding leadership is equal parts business, design, and engineering—because we believe differing perspectives + passionate discourse achieve the greatest outcomes. We are collectively talented, but also humble. We give our whole selves. We love learning new things. Also, we are thrilled to be named one of the Top 50 startups by LinkedIn! Every member of our team makes Formation a special place to work and grow. Come join us and see for yourself! We are an equal-opportunity employer, and strive to make hiring decisions that reflect that. If you're up for the challenge of a lifetime, we're looking for outstanding talent to join our team.

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Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Sponsorship offered

Technologies & frameworks

  • spark
  • hadoop

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Flexible working
  • Generous pto
  • Team lunches
  • Full healthcare coverage
  • Stock options
  • Casual dress
  • Company outings
  • Training
  • Diversity dedicated staff
  • Parental leave
  • 401k
  • Coffee
  • Healthy snacks
  • Gym memberships
  • Health care
  • Bonus

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