JOE - April 2013

Data Scientist
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Data Scientist
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
JEL Classifications:
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
C6 -- Mathematical Methods and Programming
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
C9 -- Design of Experiments
D4 -- Market Structure and Pricing
M2 -- Business Economics
Keywords: data science, visualization, modeling, forecasting, product development
Deadline Date: 04/2013

JOE ID Number: 201304_398728

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Airbnb is seeking a talented and proven analytics expert to help investigate our data. The candidate would work cross-functionally to help the rest of the company understand problems ranging from forecasting growth in markets around the world to fraud modeling to product development.

We look for people with strong quantitative training, substantial experience in data manipulation, savviness with modern tools for working with unstructured data and automated processes, a passion for visualization, and the ability to communicate results clearly to non-technical colleagues. Bonus points for having mastered a programming language.

If you have a detail-oriented, creative mind and love complex challenges, we want to hear from you.

2+ years professional experience
Proven achievements resulting from data analysis
Degree in CS, applied math, physics, economics, or other quantitative science
Experience with languages used for querying (e.g. Hive/Pig/SQL), preprocessing (e.g. unix/python), and statistical analysis (e.g. R/Matlab/Stata)
Proven ability to succeed in both collaborative and independent work environments.
Nice to have: experience with machine learning, natural language processing, time series analysis/forecasting, GIS, survey design, creative data visualizations.

Stock options
Paid time to travel on Airbnb
Competitive salary
Vacation days & time off
Medical, dental, & vision insurance
Life & disability coverage
Three meals a day & happy hours
Much more...
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