Data Scientist

at Peak in London

Peak’s mission is to help the world spend their time better using tools and technique borrowed from education, neuroscience and gaming. We make products that add value to your world and help you enjoy life more. Founded in 2013, Peak has grown quickly, producing Peak – Brain Training, the number 1 brain training app on mobile. Our app was chosen by both Apple and Google as one of the best apps available and is regularly featured by both as leading example of mobile technology. 2017 is an exciting year for the business which will see us build on our success as the market leading Brain Training solution and expand into new verticals.
As a senior data scientist at Peak, you will help us make every decision as data-driven as possible. You will take ownership of reporting and analysing our business metrics, build descriptive models to learn what our users are doing, and prototype predictive models to help us serve our users even better. We move fast and develop a lot of ideas so you will have to keep up the pace. You will need to iterate on ideas quickly, and take ownership of business problems. You will be great at prioritising tasks in a busy environment and be able to show that you can hit deadlines and exceed expectations.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Develop tools for understanding engagement of millions of users
Design & interpret A/B tests to make our decisions data-driven
Build predictive and descriptive models of user behaviour
Work closely with the engineering team to own data models, and work closely with the business team and the founders to help them understand what is happening in the app
You’ll work across the whole business delivering insights for the product, marketing, tech and design teams.
WE NEED THESE SKILLS
Data organisation: you’ll have a proven experience with SQL, data warehouses, data modelling, data cleaning. You will be experienced with very large datasets and multiple data sources
Data modelling: you know how to architect data models in both relational and nonrelational contexts
Data engagement: you will know how to engage users and how to tell data stories, in scientific and in commercial contexts; you need reporting software experience (Tableau, Periscope, Mode, D3, …)
Data analysis: deep knowledge of a data analysis tool (we like R and Python, bonus points for Spark, Neo4J, ElasticSearch, Node)
You need to be eligible to work in the UK.
YOU HAVE
A strong mathematical and statistical background (MSc in an analytical science preferred), familiarity with common machine learning algorithms
Excellent communication skills and problem-solving ability — taking ownership of a problem comes naturally to you
We think of Data Scientist as a business role so you’ll have a natural interest in the way businesses operate
You’ll be willing to develop team management skills as we need you to take on coaching and management roles
WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN US
We’ve kept our hiring bar really high – you will work with the best
Our product catalogue is growing fast! You’ll get the opportunity to take on a lot of responsibility and grow a lot!
Competitive salary and loads of perks including healthy snacks all day long, gym membership, health insurance, pension plan, your choice of hardware and a fun and friendly working environment.

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Published at 09 Aug 2017
Expires on 09 Oct 2017
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