Data Scientist

San Francisco, California | Freelance | Job ID #57086 |
Posted Last Month

Global Music Entertainment firm in San Francisco is seeking a Data Scientist for a 6 month contract. We are looking for candidates with the following skillset and experience. 

What You'll Do

  • • Work closely with cross-functional teams of research and data scientists, product managers, designers, policy teams and engineers.
  • • Deliver dashboards and analyses related to our algorithmic impact, and prepare reports for teams and stakeholders
  • • Develop a deep understanding of how products and platforms influence behavior.

Who You Are

  • You know how to scope and solve loosely defined problems and come up with actionable insights to guide product, business and policy decisions
  • You have a deep understanding of statistics and experience working with real-world data.
  • You have relevant experience, with a degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, economics, psychology, HCI, data science or another quantitative discipline
  • You have the technical competence to perform advanced analytics: coding skills (such as Python), experience with analytics tools, and experience performing analysis with large datasets (SQL/BigQuery, R, Python), and building (Tableau) dashboards.
  • You possess statistical competence (such as regression modeling, a/b testing, significance testing, anomaly detection, etc)


  • •Demonstrated experience with hands-on statistical modeling and possess knowledge about machine learning and how decisions in the Machine Learning and recommendation lifecycle affect outcomes.
  • Have a demonstrated interest in platforms’ algorithmic responsibility and impact on society

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.