Data Scientist - Data Insights Eventbrite
Eventbrite | San Francisco
The Data Insights team works day-in and day-out to solve complex problems, build innovative models and support data-informed decision making and transparency at Eventbrite. We are committed to dedicating the same intensity to our organizers, helping them to drive their business’ forward with insightful data and analytics. As Eventbrite continues to grow, the types of questions we ask and the data we look at also grows, requiring us to work better and smarter. We are an expanding marketplace where understanding the relationship between supply and demand is the essence of what we do. The successful candidate will be a creative self-starters who has no problem tackling unstructured problems with a lot of independence and can clearly articulate the insights to the business to drive impact.
The business decisions we make as our product grows and evolves are guided by careful analysis and compelling insights from our core analytics and data science team. We sit in a strategic role working to make sense of our structured and unstructured customer data with sophisticated models and data mining techniques, in-depth analyses that inform business strategy and help the company make data driven decisions, and analytics support for our organizers.
We are looking for an experienced data scientist to join our team to help identify key opportunities that would benefit our organizers and consumers to help the company grow and retain our base of users. You will provide guidance on new methodologies and analytical approaches, apply machine learning techniques to drive business decisions, and synthesize analyses into compelling storylines that you will communicate directly to the stakeholders. You will be exposed to cross-functional projects and serve as an advocate of our data-driven culture. We’re looking for someone who thrives in a high autonomy environment and is eager to hone their analytical thinking while building an understanding of our business inside and out.
THE SKILL SET
- MS or PhD degree in related field
- 3+ years of industry experience with solid statistical analysis and data mining skills
- 3+ years of experience with SQL
- 3+ years of experience in Python and/or R
- Experience working with large quantities of raw, disorganized data
- Highly analytical mindset -- you’re critical, quantitative, inquisitive and insightful
- Entrepreneurial in nature -- you’re resourceful, adaptable, and you have an eye for optimization
- Strong communication and presentation skills
- Active Eventbrite user with a passion for live events
Eventbrite powers ticketing and registration for more than two million live experiences each year, hosting the world’s largest online selection of events. We build technology that allows anyone to create, share, find and attend events of all kinds. Music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions— you name it, we power it.
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