Full-Time

Staff Data Scientist

Posted on 9/23/2023

Grindr

Grindr

201-500 employees

Location-based social networking app for LGBTQ


Senior

San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Python
Jupyter
Data Science
Git
Apache Spark
SQL
Pandas
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • BS or higher in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, a related quantitative field, or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of industry data science experience
  • Experience effectively communicating & collaborating with non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong Python skills in data analysis using pandas and Jupyter Notebook
  • Expertise in software engineering best practices: git, modular design, DRY, etc...
  • Experience writing and optimizing complex SQL queries on large data sets
  • A strong background in inferential statistics, especially in an experimentation setting (hypothesis testing, power analysis, experimental design)
  • A strong machine learning background with a deep understanding of when ML is the right tool and the subtle science of creating models that function well in the real world
  • Experience in big data technologies like Spark
Responsibilities
  • Extract actionable insights from broad, open-ended questions
  • Design and evaluate experiments to measure the impact of product changes
  • Analyze data from across the product to uncover the root causes of metric movements
  • Communicate results to cross-functional stakeholders to inform product decisions
  • Develop tools to scale and automate analyses, improving productivity across the company
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to team members + identify and recommend best practices
  • Devise ML solutions to improve recommendations, detect spam, and better serve our users
  • Apply an engineering mindset: minimize complexity while maximizing utility & maintainability

Grindr, a leading location-based social networking app specifically tailored for LGBTQ individuals, connects users globally and offers convenience with a web-based version eliminating the need for downloads. It offers a platform that not only fosters community and personal connections but also prioritizes inclusiveness and diversity, embodying values that are crucial in today's workplace. Employing cutting-edge location-based technology to enhance user experience, this company is at the forefront of digital innovation in social networking.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$643M

Headquarters

West Hollywood, California

Founded

2009

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

-14%

2 year growth

9%
INACTIVE