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Data Scientist, Analytics

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Menlo Park, CA
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Data Scientist, Analytics


Menlo Park



We’re looking for Data Scientists to work on our core and business products at Oculus with a passion for virtual reality to help drive informed business decisions. You will enjoy working with one of the richest data sets in the world, cutting edge technology, and the ability to see your insights turned into real products on a regular basis. The perfect candidate will have a background in a quantitative or technical field, will have experience working with large data sets, and will have some experience in data-driven decision making. You are scrappy, focused on results, a self-starter, and have demonstrated success in using analytics to drive the understanding, growth, and success of a product.

Required Skills:

Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how our users interact with our core/business products

Partner with Product and Engineering teams to solve problems and identify trends and opportunities

Inform, influence, support, and execute our product decisions and product launches.

The Data Scientist Analytics role has work across the following four areas:

Data Infrastructure

Working in Hadoop and Hive primarily, sometimes MySQL, Oracle, and Vertica

Authoring pipelines via SQL and Python based ETL framework

Building key data sets to empower operational and exploratory analysis

Automating analyses

Product Operations

Setting goals

Designing and evaluating experiments monitoring key product metrics, understanding root causes of changes in metrics

Building and analyzing dashboards and reports

Exploratory Analysis

Proposing what to build in the next roadmap

Understanding ecosystems, user behaviors, and long-term trends

Identifying levers to help move key metrics

Evaluating and defining metrics

Building models of user behaviors for analysis or to power production systems

Product Leadership

Influencing product teams through presentation of work

Communicating of state of business, experiment results, etc to product teams

Spreading best practices to analytics and product teams

Minimum Qualifications:

4 years experience doing quantitative analysis.

BA/BS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics or other technical field.

Experience in SQL or other programming languages.

Development experience in at least one scripting language (PHP, Python, Perl, etc.)



Equal Opportunity:

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1 650-308-7837.

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