Senior Data Scientist

Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets you smarter, faster with news that matters. We're hiring a Senior Data Scientist!

Why it Matters: We are a data-hungry organization with incredibly interesting problems to solve. We need individuals talented at finding hidden stories in data to help us make better products and communicate more effectively.

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

Highly collaborative and comfortable working on a distributed team Self-motivated with high attention to detail, ability to think critically and problem solve Ability to learn new technologies and comfortable prioritizing multiple projects at once Experience delivering on a wide range of data science projects using Python and cloud-based solutions Highly analytical with solid experience in analysis, math and statistics Analyze large amounts of complex raw and processed information to find patterns that will improve our understanding of user behavior and effective communication Experience applying appropriate analytical methods and experimental design (training models, feature development, regression testing) Excellent programming skills in Python, R, & SQL to extract and manipulate data Comfortable with Jupyter Notebooks, and relevant Python libraries such as Pandas and Numpy Excellent communication skills - ability to help our team understand experimental design, how models work, outcomes generated, and other related concepts. Partner with internal teams to define questions and scope of analysis to provide business recommendations (e.g. cost-benefit, forecasting, experiment analysis) based on rigorous analysis Tableau experience a plus

Don’t forget:

Competitive salary Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families) Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave 401K Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays Company equity Commuter and cell phone benefit A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture Annual learning and development stipend