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Change.org // platform for petitions
 
Engineering, Full Time    San Francisco, USA or Victoria, Canada    Posted: Saturday, March 21, 2020
 
   
 
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Change.org is searching for a Senior Data Scientist to help us build Intelligent content understanding, personalization & recommendation services within our scalable machine learning platform, that leverages adaptive exploration, text-based embeddings, high-level of automation & contextual bayesian bandits.

We're a social impact business (a public benefit company), & the largest tech platform focused on civic action in the world with 80m monthly users, 50,000 campaigns launched on the site every month, 150 staff, & a new revenue model that has grown by 500% in 2 years. We're growing quickly, & our users win campaigns for change once every hour. From strengthening hate crime legislation in South Africa; fighting corruption in Indonesia, Italy, & Brazil; to fighting violence against women in India.

We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist who is great at statistical data modeling, designing machine learning experiments & productizing bayesian bandits & custom multi-armed bandit models at scale & has a passion for expanding our machine learning platform to mobilize hundreds of millions of people to take deeper civic action.

You will be based out of our San Francisco headquarters & report to our Head of Machine Learning & AI.  As a key member of our Data Intelligence pack, you'll help us enable adaptive personalized user experiences on our site, recommend the best petitions to our altruistic supporters & enable staff-level support for petition starters beyond human scale. 

You're a perfect fit for this role if your superpower is creative data hacking abilities in finding & inferring data from uncommon sources, a critical eye for introspective data analysis & hypothesis testing, & ability to customize & prototype bandit algorithms & bayesian models towards solving a unique business problem. 

A Senior Data Scientist at Change is someone who can work effectively & independently, manage their own priorities & make appropriate progress with minimal supervision. Typically, Senior Data Scientists have 3-5 years of relevant industry experience as well as a mastery of one skill, such as developing machine learning models using a distributed event interaction data, designing new multi-armed bandit algorithms & novel modeling methods on live time series data or inventing processes & hooks for data collection & enrichment of existing signals, etc.

When we get busy, it's likely that we're making headline news somewhere. It is a distinct pleasure to know we are providing a personalized experience that is empowering people all over the world. Our team takes great pride in using AI powers for good.

 
 
 
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