Data Scientist

at ROLI in London

“It is a joy to spend every day working with an exceptional team of people to build innovative products that change the way we create music. In the Data Team, we aim to inform that future with powerful creator insights.”

- Mihir Sarkar, Data Science Manager

ROLI is looking for a talented Data Scientist to help leverage data across our business and product lines.
Our Data Science team works across our many disciplines at ROLI and are instrumental in delivering actionable insights that drive business and product decisions to improve user experiences, and ultimately enhance value for ROLI.

As a key member of our growing Data Team, you will take responsibility for defining and maintaining the analytics pipeline, building data models, querying data sources, and visualising information. You will ensure that the knowledge derived from our data is well researched, accurate, easy to understand and unbiased.

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a disruptive category of music making devices we are creating called ‘Connected Music’ - a network of hardware and software, platform and developer products that will revolutionise how music is made.

What you’ll do:

Extract data from a wide variety of sources, create data assets, models, and insights within the organisation, and feed them across the business
Collaborate with ROLI’s data scientists and analysts to understand and meet business demands, and contribute positively to the culture of the Data Science team
Work closely with software teams to specify, test, and maintain a scalable and robust analytics pipeline
Conduct data exploration and discovery through custom queries and analyses, ETL and data modeling, and information visualisation
Stay up to date with the latest analytics and data science tools and techniques, and identify how they can be utilised throughout the organization

What you’ll need:

Proven experience working as a data scientist or data analyst
Qualification in a quantitative field, such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning, AI to degree level or with equivalent industry experience
Deep understanding of event tracking and analytics landscape (tools such as Google Analytics, Firebase, Mixpanel, etc.)
Hands-on experience with data visualisation tools or packages (e.g. Tableau, Plotly, Seaborn, D3.js)
Significant experience with SQL and NoSQL technologies (e.g. BigQuery, MongoDB, Postgres)
Experience working with cloud-based data architectures such as AWS or Google Cloud Platform
Programming experience and understanding of ETL processes
Experience with statistical analyses/machine learning packages in Python or R (e.g. Pandas, NumPy, scikit-learn)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels
An inquisitive mind and demonstrable examples of implementing proactive solutions
Superb and demonstrable time management skills and the ability to work independently

Bonus points:

Strong understanding of data algorithms and data models, and software engineering concepts in general
Knowledge of test design, implementation and evaluation; experience with A/B or multivariate testing
Experience working within a fast paced startup
Familiarity with modern music technology and a real passion for audio, design, and technology

ROLI offers:

The opportunity to work with the leading minds within technology, hardware, and music creation to directly impact the way we create and interact with music
A range of meaningful benefits including:
Following probation, a competitive health care cash plan
A company pension scheme
23 days holiday with 2 additional social impact days and the standard 8 statutory holiday days
20 hours per year dedicated to volunteering within the local community
‘Lending Library’ of all ROLI products
Team member discounts on ROLI products
Wellness programme including fortnightly massages, weekly guided meditation and yoga
Apple laptop and relevant software licenses for your role and beyond
Generous Parental Leave policy
Frequent friends and family events
A great working environment, featuring daily complimentary homemade vegetarian lunches as well as fresh baked bread, limitless home­made GOLDnola
A dedicated company-wide Hack Day every four weeks to expand your skill­s
The opportunity to create your own “4pm” class to skillshare both your technical and creative skill sets with other ROLI team members
A generous bike-to-work scheme plus in-house bike storage
A competitive salary according to your level of experience

To learn more about us and our culture, check out:

See the Seaboard in action
BLOCKS the modular music studio
Profile on ROLI Culture in The Guardian
Balderton Podcast - ROLI's company culture & building a unique team

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Published at 06 Feb 2018
Expires on 06 Apr 2018