Senior Data Scientist, Personalization - Stealth Venture in Irvine

BCG Digital Ventures is an ever-growing global team of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, product experts and investors. We invent, build and launch startups with the world’s most influential companies. The business ventures we create build strategic advantages for the most important global companies enabling them to own the next horizon of innovation.
We are getting ready to launch and scale a new, stealth venture within a leading skin care and aesthetics company  that will transform the medical aesthetics market and beauty space. With funding in place, this venture is well positioned to disrupt the multi-billion dollar US medical aesthetics market, infusing cutting edge technology and killer content into an industry primed for innovation.
We are looking for an exceptional leader who will own the data science strategy and execution for the underlying platform.
We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist, in this role you will be responsible for the development, execution of the data science that will be focused on personalization, with potential opportunities to mentor junior team members.
To be successful in this role you will need to have a deep background in data science.

In your role as the Senior Data Scientist, you will:

  • Demonstrate and communicate a passion for building the data foundation, products and capabilities that drive business growth
  • Build innovative data products that power real-time services and personalization
  • Execute descriptive analyses, ranging from identifying product opportunities to understanding user behavior
  • Construct and develop predictive models that are reliable, scalable, and modular
  • Cultivate strong collaborative relationships with engineering, strategy, and other senior stakeholders
  • Share your technical solutions and product ideas with the team through design review, pair programming, code reviews, and tech talks

As a Senior Data Scientist You Will Have the Following Experience:

  • Demonstrated understanding and experience in applying traditional statistical, machine learning, deep learning, NLP, and/or graph techniques to business problems
  • Experience in Python/R, and SQL
  • MS degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or related area
  • Delivering data science components that are part of successful commercial products
  • Collaborating with engineering teams to develop prototypes and software products that can be deployed across varied environments (e.g., cloud, on-premises, devices, etc.)
  • Strong ability to handle large volumes of data independently
  • Able to apply engineering discipline to data science outputs
  • Strong knowledge of Linux-based OS and cloud platforms (AWS, Azure)
    Additional Desired Competencies:
  • At least 5-7 years of relevant work experience, including expertise in recommendation systems and personalization
  • Experience with distributed systems such as Hadoop/MapReduce, Spark, streaming data processing, cloud architecture
  • Ability to work with dashboard and visualization software such as Tableau, D3, Mixpanel, Flurry or Google Analytics

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Interested applicants may apply through the careers section of the website at Interviews will take place after resumes have been screened for minimum requirements. Please note that this position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and that the job scope and responsibilities are subject to change.
BCG Digital Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

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