Principal Data Scientist
Machine Learning
Posted on 10/11/2023
INACTIVE
Rec Room

201-500 employees

Social virtual reality platform for building and playing games.
Company Overview
Rec Room Inc. stands out as a leader in the VR, AR, social, and multiplayer gaming industry, providing a unique platform where users can create, play, and share games across various devices. The company fosters a diverse and inclusive culture, encouraging creativity through tools like the Maker Pen, which empowers users to design anything from simple objects to complex worlds. With its commitment to community, Rec Room offers a welcoming environment for people of all backgrounds, making it an exciting and dynamic place to work.
VR & AR
B2C

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding

$294M

Founded

2016

Headquarters

Seattle, Washington

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

16%

2 year growth

90%
Locations
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Apache Spark
SQL
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics
Requirements
  • Master's or Ph.D. degree in computer science, statistics, mathematics, or a related field
  • 10+ years of ML experience in a production setting, with extensive experience working on ranking/recommendations
  • Experience with recommendations, ranking, personalization, search, and/or content discovery
  • Strong proficiency in Python and SQL
  • Deep familiarity with ML infrastructure to collaborate with our infra team
  • Extensive experience with experimentation
Responsibilities
  • Design, develop and implement production-facing ML models to deliver valuable commerce content to our users
  • Collaborate closely with the ML Infra team to define a roadmap that powers real-time personalized ranking models
  • Design and run A/B tests, analyze model performance, and deep dive into the data to uncover opportunities for improvements
  • Build out pipelines in collaboration with our Analytics Engineering team to enable model building on top of sophisticated features
  • Set best practices, mentor, and provide guidance to the more junior Data Scientists
Desired Qualifications
  • Dbt knowledge is a plus
  • Spark/Databricks knowledge is a plus