Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets you smarter, faster with news that matters. We’re hiring a Data Scientist!

Why it Matters: We are a data hungry organization with incredibly interesting problems to solve. Our team is looking for a new member interested in telling actionable and compelling stories about the data we are collecting to better inform our company’s decision-making and strategy.

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Highly collaborative and comfortable working on a distributed team
  • Self-motivated with high attention to detail, ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Ability to learn new technologies and comfortable prioritizing multiple projects at once
  • Experience delivering on a wide range of data science projects using Python and cloud-based solutions
  • Highly analytical with solid experience in analysis, math and statistics
  • Analyze large amounts of complex raw and processed information to find patterns that will improve our understanding of user behavior
  • Solve challenging analytical problems, which requires working with large and complex data sets, including machine learning.
  • Experience applying appropriate analytical methods and experimental design (training models, feature development, regression testing)
  • Excellent programming skills in Python, R, & SQL to extract and manipulate data
  • Comfortable with Jupyter Notebooks, and relevant Python libraries such as Pandas and Numpy
  • Experience building complex visualizations and translating data analytics outcomes into clear visualizations understandable to our internal team members; Tableau experience a plus
  • Ability to partner with internal teams to define questions and scope of analysis to provide business recommendations (e.g. cost-benefit, forecasting, experiment analysis) based on rigorous analysis

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend