Periscope seeks two essential qualities in its job candidates—adaptability, and the ability to grasp information quickly. The startup wants folks who can solve tough challenges thoughtfully, both by themselves and in teams. Ideal candidates must also able to absorb lots of new information that are thrown at them by team members and customers.
Founded in 2012 by two former Google and Microsoft engineers, Periscope is a data visualization platform that runs its clients’ business data 150 times faster than its competitors. Data scientists can operate their data very quickly, analyzing new ways to improve customer acquisition, sales revenue, and user retention on their web and mobile platforms.