Senior Data Scientist, Advanced Marketing Analytics

Leverage cutting-edge technologies and user data to build advanced marketing analytics solutions and drive marketing results.

Duolingo is the most popular language learning application in the world, with over 300 million users and hundreds of billions of data points. We are passionate about educating our users, making fact-based decisions, and finding elegant solutions to complex problems. While we take our mission to heart, we don’t take ourselves too seriously; we are creative, and we have fun at work everyday. If this sounds like you, then come help us build the next-generation learning company!


Responsibilities

  • Drive measurable marketing results through data-derived insights
  • Lead marketing experiments to create and optimize campaigns
  • Apply advanced statistical methods to model user behavior, media performance, and attribution
  • Problem-solve with the marketing team through data analysis
  • Own marketing dashboards, reports, and forecasts
  • Ensure the quality of our tracking and data
  • Help preserve our culture of fact-based decision making as we scale


Requirements

  • 2+ years experience in advanced marketing analytics
  • Strong understanding of digital media (search, display, social) and CRM (email, push notifications)
  • MS or PhD degree in a quantitative field (e.g.: statistics, economics, computer science)
  • Expert-level skills in SQL, R, Python, and statistical methods to analyze behavioral data
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Able to relocate to Pittsburgh, PA

Bonus Points
  • Experience with “big data” technologies like Redshift, Hadoop, Hive, BigQuery
  • Applied experience with machine learning on large datasets
  • Experience articulating business questions and using available data to find answers that translate into business recommendations
  • Demonstrated self-direction, with a desire both to learn new techniques and teach others
  • Programming experience in Python, Java, or Scala a plus

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