Senior Data Scientist, Analytics

Irvine, CA

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Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn, Twitter and on our Blog.

About the Role

Data is central to Twitch's decision-making process, and data scientists are a critical component to evangelize data-driven decision making in all of our operations. As a data scientist at Twitch, you will be on the ground floor with your team, shaping the way performance is measured, defining what questions should be asked, and scaling analytics methods and tools to support our growing business, leading the way for high quality, high velocity decisions for your team.

The Creator Data Science & Analytics team is looking for a Senior Data Scientist to support the Content Strategy team. For this role, we're looking for an experienced data scientist to collaborate and support the strategy team in shaping, evaluating, and developing new opportunities for our creators. Reporting to the Senior Director of Creator Data Science & Analytics, you will be responsible to define and track KPIs, support strategic initiatives, implement data instrumentation, and perform data analysis. In this role, you'll partner with strategy, business/GTM, and finance stakeholders, in bringing business opportunities from idea to launch. Our ideal candidate is a "full-stack" data powerhouse who uses data to drive decision making to ensure the best experiences for our creators and their communities.

This position can be located in San Francisco, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Irvine, CA, or Seattle, WA.

You Will:

  • Inform strategies and prioritization through insights derived from in-depth data analysis
  • Leverage statistical and analytic models to uncover insights and segmentations that drive the business forward and help us uncover new opportunities
  • Define and implement core metrics for Content teams
  • Develop automated dashboards and other self-service reporting tools to surface important data to stakeholders
  • Develop scalable data pipelines to support analytics needs
  • Evaluate impact of go-to-market initiatives on creators, viewers, and the entire Twitch ecosystem

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study; Master's degree preferable
  • 7+ years of experience as a data scientist or data analyst in a high-velocity environment
  • Expert fluency in SQL-based data manipulation
  • Experience using scripting languages such as R or Python for data analysis
  • Experience building aggregates and optimizing data workstreams
  • High level of comfort creating dashboards in Tableau or comparable software
  • Impact-oriented, customer-centric approach to data analysis

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k), Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.),
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages 

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or other legally protected status.

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