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Staff Data Scientist, Strategy & Insights

LinkedIn

LinkedIn

Data Science
United States
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, built to help members of all backgrounds and experiences achieve more in their careers. Our vision is to create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. Every day our members use our products to make connections, discover opportunities, build skills and gain insights. We believe amazing things happen when we work together in an environment where everyone feels a true sense of belonging, and that what matters most in a candidate is having the skills needed to succeed. It inspires us to invest in our talent and support career growth. Join us to challenge yourself with work that matters.

Creating economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce is a responsibility we all share. To truly transform the global economy, we must evolve the way we hire and enable our talent to serve people of all backgrounds and experiences. LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

LinkedIn’s Data Science team leverages big data to empower business decisions and deliver data-driven insights, metrics, and tools in order to drive member engagement, business growth, and monetization efforts. With over 800 million members around the world, a focus on great user experience, and a mix of B2B and B2C programs, a career at LinkedIn offers countless ways for an ambitious data scientist to have an impact.

We are looking for a talented and driven technical leader to accelerate our efforts and be a major part of our data-centric culture. This person will work closely with various cross-functional teams such as product, marketing, sales, engineering, policy and operations to develop and deliver metrics, analyses, solutions, and insights, with actionable recommendations to business partners. Successful candidates will exhibit technical acumen, product sense and business savvy, with a passion for making an impact through creative storytelling and timely actions.

At LinkedIn, we trust each other to do our best work where it works best for us and our teams. This role offers a hybrid work option, meaning you can both work from home and commute to a LinkedIn office, depending on what’s best for you and when it is important for your team to be together.

Responsibilities
• Partner with cross-functional teams to initiate, lead and drive to completion large-scale/complex strategic projects for teams, departments and the company.
• Act as a thought partner to senior leaders to prioritize/scope projects, provide recommendations, and evangelize data-driven business decisions in support of strategic goals.
• Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members on solution design as well as lead code/design reviews.
• Drive org-wide impact by shaping product and business strategy through data-centric presentations.
• Work with a team of high-performing data science professionals, and cross-functional teams to identify business opportunities, optimize product performance or go to market strategy.
• Analyze large-scale structured and unstructured data; develop deep-dive analyses and machine learning models to drive member value and customer success.
• Design and develop core business metrics, create insightful automated dashboards and data visualization to track them and extract useful business and product insights.
• Design and analyze experiments to test new product ideas or go to market strategies. Convert the results into actionable recommendations. Independently craft compelling stories; make logical recommendations; drive informed actions.
• Engage with technology partners to build, prototype and validate scalable tools/applications end to end (backend, frontend, data) for converting data to insights.
• Mentor junior members of the team.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor or higher degree in a quantitative discipline: statistics, operations research, computer
science, informatics, engineering, applied mathematics, economics, etc.
• 5+ years of relevant work experience.
• Experience influencing strategy through data-centric presentations .
• Experience in SQL.
• Background in at least one programming language (e.g., R, Python, Scala).
• Experience in applied statistics and statistical modeling in at least one statistical software package.
• Experience telling stories with data and visualization tools
• Experience running platform experiments and techniques like A/B testing

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with manipulating massive-scale structured and unstructured data.
• Proven record writing and optimizing code with high levels of craftsmanship, and coaching others to improve technical outputs.
• Working knowledge of Unix command-line/shell, git and review board.
• Experience leveraging government data or publicly available third-party APIs.
• Experience mentoring other data scientists in an official or unofficial capacity.
• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to synthesize, simplify and explain complex problems to different types of audience, including executives and compile compelling narratives.


Suggested Skills:
SQL
Python
Statistical Analysis
Data Storytelling
Data Interpretation


LinkedIn is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices.

The pay range for this role is $131,000 - $215,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. This may be different in other locations due to differences in the cost of labor.

The total compensation package for this position may also include annual performance bonus, stock, benefits and/or other applicable incentive compensation plans. For more information, visit https://careers.linkedin.com/benefits.


You will Benefit from our Culture:

We strongly believe in the well-being of our employees and their families. That is why we offer generous health and wellness programs and time away for employees of all levels


Equal Opportunity Statement
LinkedIn is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. LinkedIn considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. LinkedIn is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer as described in our equal opportunity statement here: https://microsoft.sharepoint.com/:b:/t/LinkedInGCI/EeE8sk7CTIdFmEp9ONzFOTEBM62TPrWLMHs4J1C_QxVTbg?e=5hfhpE. Please reference https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf and https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf for more information.

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-Documents in alternate formats or read aloud to you
-Having interviews in an accessible location
-Being accompanied by a service dog
-Having a sign language interpreter present for the interview

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