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YouVisit // create, share & explore interactive VR
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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Who We Are

Founded in 2010 by three friends who dared to challenge the limitations of reality, YouVisit is a rapidly growing technology company built on collaboration, values, & innovation. Our New York office brings together YouVisit employees of all walks of life to drive innovation with agility & work together to solve complex problems serving our partners & their users, thus creating valuable & unique experiences at scale. At YouVisit we're all engineers & creatives who dream & build the impossible. Our pace is rapid, structure is limited, innovation & creativity are expected!

What We Do

YouVisit is a marketing technology company. We offer content engagement solutions for institutions looking to supplement physical visits with virtual tours & increase engagement on their website with interactive content.

YouVisit offers the only platform that can weave multiple media types into one single asset, transforming traditional photos & videos into immersive & interactive content, while additionally capturing interest, intent, & inquiries.

For 10 years our client success & award-winning studio production teams have partnered with over 600 institutions, providing them with the support they need to achieve their recruitment & enrollment goals.

YouVisit is looking for...

YouVisit is looking for a Senior Data Scientist, reporting to the Director of Data & Analytics, responsible for shaping the future of our SaaS-based data insights platform & content personalization/personification products while fostering a data-driven culture across the entire organization. You will have the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the delivery of our exciting product roadmap while working with a modern data stack in order to build & design new models & advanced AI/ML products. We are looking for a unique candidate with an extensive background in research, coupled with a track record of owning the productionization of new customer-facing AI/ML models & data products, who is eager to play a mentorship role within the team while driving towards our shared company vision & objective!

In this role, you will:

  • Conduct advanced exploratory data analysis on large datasets across multiple data sources. 

  • Develop & test hypotheses & provide insights based on the results of statistical analyses.

  • Determine the best algorithms to apply to the data, including machine learning tools as appropriate.

  • Work in teams to develop machine learning models that support & enhance our products by adopting best practices in processes & techniques for statistical modeling.

  • Prototype & build new machine learning pipelines that train the models.

  • Build tools & metrics to monitor & analyze model performance & data accuracy.

  • Collaborate with other Data Scientists as well as the Product & Engineering teams to deliver data products & incorporate your models/pipelines/architectures into new deployed products.

  • Effectively communicate model results & limitation considerations to internal stakeholders.

  • Provide mentorship & guidance to our junior Data Analysts/Businesses Intelligence Engineers & Data Scientists in the Data & Analytics team.

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A Masters or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Physical Sciences, Engineering or other related quantitative fields.

  • 5+ years of industrial experience in related roles, solving complex problems including machine learning applications.

  • 5+ years of experience performing advanced data analysis using SQL, Python (numpy, scipy, pandas, scikit-learn, tensorflow/keras/pytorch, etc.), R or other equivalent languages.

  • Strong background in SQL, relational data modeling, & data architecture.

  • Experience working with Spark, Hive, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Kinesis, Kafka.

  • Ability to write production-quality code applying knowledge of data structures & algorithms with Python or related programming languages.

To be most successful in this role, you have the following assets:

  • Understanding of common software development practices around design, coding, & testing of large codebases.

  • Background in NLP/NLU.

  • Background in Info Retrieval.

  • Previous experience building production-ready recommender systems.

  • Experience with marketing technology products (interactive web content, web browsing tracking, etc) & related metrics & analytics.

  • Experience in a SaaS-based growth-stage company.

  • Experience in the MarTech, AdTech, or EdTech space.

Why Youll thrive at YouVisit

Our offices speak to who we are -- transparent, collaborative, & full of energy:

  • Located near Penn Station surrounded by great food, entertainment, shopping, multiple transportation points, & much more!

  • Open floor plan for ease of communication & increased visibility

  • Fully stocked office with snacks & flexible workspace

  • Bi-weekly catered lunches with the entire office

We will give you the tools you need to be successful:

  • Cutting edge technology to work on

  • Career development & training

  • Competitive salary & incentives

Youll have access to amazing benefits:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, & vision coverage

  • 401K

  • Generous vacation, paid holidays, unlimited sick days

At YouVisit, we dont just accept difference we celebrate it & its benefit to our employees, our products, & our community. YouVisit is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace!

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