Data Scientist | UPKEY
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Data Scientist

Job type Full-time Company Guild Education Location Colorado - CO

As a Data Scientist you will:

  • Serve as the primary analytics partner for teams across the organization including Marketing, and Product, to help teams make the best data-informed decisions by deeply understanding trends, advising on standard methodologies for collecting data, and building data science.
  • Identify, validate, and make use of structured and unstructured data from disparate data sources in order to perform analyses sought at highlighting trends and opportunities.
  • Use data and outcomes to make recommendations that drive impacts to our students, communicating proposals to partners through effective data storytelling, and supporting the implementation and measurement of changes.
  • Define and supervise adherence to standard methodologies to ensure data is gained in a way that it can be used to help make impactful decisions, working closely with other data teams to handle Guild’s data assets.
  • Serve as a cross-functional consultant on strategic and operating business questions by translating business needs into analyses. This could include uncovering a problem, identifying data sources to quantify the problem, synthesizing findings and solutions, and analyzing the business case and tradeoffs.

You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

  • Shown experience in data science, analytics, or a related technical role in a fast-paced business or start-up environment
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Familiar with data science solutions, and how these apply to business problems (i.e. supervised/unsupervised learning, NLP, collaborative filtering, etc.)
  • Experience translating ambiguous business questions into relevant analytical problems or data requirements, and working cross-functionally with business partners to seek problems, achieve goals, and generate maximum impact.
  • Analytical, intellectually curious, excellent problem-solver who is comfortable working with messy data and translating it into strategic recommendations.
  • Excellent teammate attitude, with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Passion for our mission – Guild is groundbreaking a new path for education as a benefit in a complicated and regulated space – success means quickly and effectively adapting your expertise

Preferred Proficiencies:

  • Analytics and reporting experience related to customer-facing teams in a B2B sales or CRM environment.
  • Exposure to analytics related to digital marketing and/or product development/optimization
  • Highly skilled in a scripting language like Python or R.
  • Something else? Wonderful, we're curious to learn more about you!
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