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Senior Data Scientist

 

Who We Are

Founded in 2010 by three friends who dared to challenge the limitations of reality, YouVisit is a rapidly growing technology company built on collaboration, values, and innovation. Our New York office brings together YouVisit employees of all walks of life to drive innovation with agility and work together to solve complex problems serving our partners and their users, thus creating valuable and unique experiences at scale. At YouVisit we're all engineers and creatives who dream and build the impossible. Our pace is rapid, structure is limited, innovation and creativity are expected!

 

What We Do

YouVisit is a marketing technology company. We offer content engagement solutions for institutions looking to supplement physical visits with virtual tours and increase engagement on their website with interactive content.

 

YouVisit offers the only platform that can weave multiple media types into one single asset, transforming traditional photos and videos into immersive and interactive content, while additionally capturing interest, intent, and inquiries.

 

For 10 years our client success and award-winning studio production teams have partnered with over 600 institutions, providing them with the support they need to achieve their recruitment and enrollment goals.

 

YouVisit is looking for...

YouVisit is looking for a Senior Data Scientist, reporting to the Director of Data & Analytics, responsible for shaping the future of our SaaS-based data insights platform and content personalization/personification products while fostering a data-driven culture across the entire organization. You will have the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the delivery of our exciting product roadmap while working with a modern data stack in order to build and design new models and advanced AI/ML products. We are looking for a unique candidate with an extensive background in research, coupled with a track record of owning the productionization of new customer-facing AI/ML models and data products, who is eager to play a mentorship role within the team while driving towards our shared company vision and objective!

 

In this role, you will:

  • Conduct advanced exploratory data analysis on large datasets across multiple data sources. 

  • Develop and test hypotheses and provide insights based on the results of statistical analyses.

  • Determine the best algorithms to apply to the data, including machine learning tools as appropriate.

  • Work in teams to develop machine learning models that support and enhance our products by adopting best practices in processes and techniques for statistical modeling.

  • Prototype and build new machine learning pipelines that train the models.

  • Build tools and metrics to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.

  • Collaborate with other Data Scientists as well as the Product and Engineering teams to deliver data products and incorporate your models/pipelines/architectures into new deployed products.

  • Effectively communicate model results and limitation considerations to internal stakeholders.

  • Provide mentorship and guidance to our junior Data Analysts/Businesses Intelligence Engineers and Data Scientists in the Data & Analytics team.

 

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Physical Sciences, Engineering or other related quantitative fields.

  • 5+ years of industrial experience in related roles, solving complex problems including machine learning applications.

  • 5+ years of experience performing advanced data analysis using SQL, Python (numpy, scipy, pandas, scikit-learn, tensorflow/keras/pytorch, etc.), R or other equivalent languages.

  • Strong background in SQL, relational data modeling, and data architecture.

  • Experience working with Spark, Hive, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Kinesis, Kafka.

  • Ability to write production-quality code applying knowledge of data structures and algorithms with Python or related programming languages.
     

To be most successful in this role, you have the following assets:

  • Understanding of common software development practices around design, coding, and testing of large codebases.

  • Background in NLP/NLU.

  • Background in Info Retrieval.

  • Previous experience building production-ready recommender systems.

  • Experience with marketing technology products (interactive web content, web browsing tracking, etc…) and related metrics and analytics.

  • Experience in a SaaS-based growth-stage company.

  • Experience in the MarTech, AdTech, or EdTech space.

 

Why You’ll thrive at YouVisit

Our offices speak to who we are -- transparent, collaborative, and full of energy:

  • Located near Penn Station surrounded by great food, entertainment, shopping, multiple transportation points, and much more!

  • Open floor plan for ease of communication and increased visibility

  • Fully stocked office with snacks and flexible workspace

  • Bi-weekly catered lunches with the entire office

We will give you the tools you need to be successful:

  • Cutting edge technology to work on

  • Career development and training

  • Competitive salary and incentives

You’ll have access to amazing benefits:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage

  • 401K

  • Generous vacation, paid holidays, unlimited sick days

At YouVisit, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it and its benefit to our employees, our products, and our community. YouVisit is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace!

 

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