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Data Scientist
Analytics, Trust & Safety
Posted on 10/19/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • 3+ years of operations planning, demand planning, or forecasting experience
  • 3+ years of industry experience in a relevant field
  • Own one or more safety data verticals end to end; drive workstreams including data pipelining, data analysis, metric definition, dashboard building and data visualization
  • Design and deploy end-to-end process and best practice tooling standards for forecasting and demand planning
  • Own and improve demand planning KPIs on forecast accuracy by leveraging historical data and understanding upcoming policy and product changes
  • Cultivate relationships with cross-functional partners across operations, product, policy, and engineering to remove roadblocks, provide insight, and execute on high-impact projects to reduce harm to the Twitch community
  • Prioritize and execute in the face of ambiguity: work with stakeholders and mentors to distill the problem, adapt your tools to answer complicated questions, and identify the trade-offs between speed and quality of different approaches
  • Create analytical frameworks to measure team success: partner with cross-functional teams to define success metrics, create approaches to track the data and troubleshoot errors, quantify and evaluate the data, then develop a common language for all colleagues to understand these KPIs
  • Operationalize data processes - provide the team with ad-hoc analysis, automated dashboards, and self-service reporting tools so that everyone gets a good sense of the state of the business
  • Work with product and engineering teams to build and maintain our data infrastructure to ensure the ability to use data to turn into insights
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of demand modeling (e.g., forecasting, planning, optimization etc. and its application to solve real-world staffing problems)
  • Experience with model building using regression, forecasting, time series, classification, cluster, etc. Experience with quantitative analysis and hypothesis testing
  • Strong technical data skills including experience with a SQL dialect and experience building tools and automation to clean, transform, merge, and visualize data in a procedural language
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization tools (SQL, Tableau, Mode, Looker). Programming language skills with R/Python, Statistics or mathematics tools like R, MATLAB, SAS
  • Proven track record of using data to generate insight and drive business results
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to justify forecasting plans to influence peers and executives
  • Comfortable working independently; strong prioritization skills and demonstrated ability to manage stakeholder expectations
  • Must be comfortable working with highly sensitive and/or disturbing content

1,001-5,000 employees

Social video platform for gamers
Company Overview
Twitch is on a mission to build the future of live entertainment. The company operates an interactive livestreaming service for content spanning gaming, entertainment, sports, music, and more.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
Company Core Values
  • Creators first
  • Experiment to decide
  • Commitment, not compliance
  • Empower communities