Data Scientist

| Austin
Pinpoint is looking to hire multiple Data Scientists, with strong backgrounds in Machine Learning and Statistics, to join our burgeoning Data Science and Analytics team. The primary focus of the position will be working with our large data set of customer activity data across a variety of data sources and developing models and algorithms to better understand how to improve performance, predict improvements and leverage key insights around the data. At Pinpoint we value collaboration between teams so occasionally you may work with our front-end team on how to visualize the data, back-end team on APIs, product teams on how to interpret and find new insights or marketing team to improve the product.
We're looking for someone who can plan ahead and work with minimal oversight when given a set of tasks. We favor flexibility and the ability to learn quickly over having a list of required stack or library experience.

Main Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree with emphasis on coursework of a quantitative nature (e.g., Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, Social Sciences)
  • Strong database knowledge and experience with SQL
  • Strong understanding of applied statistics and statistical modeling
  • Fluency with statistical scripting languages (R/Python)
  • Strong understanding of product and business analytics
  • Strong problem solving, process-improvement, and adaptability skills
  • Comfortable with iterative and flexible experimentation
  • Experience with Git and Jira

Preferred Skills

  • Master's Degree/PhD in a quantitative field
  • Knowledge and experience with machine learning techniques and applications
  • Experience with machine learning tools (Tensorflow, MXNET, Caffe, H20)
  • Exposure to working with Docker, Flask, Plumber, AWS, Apache Kafka
  • Experience with consulting, data visualization, and metric development
  • Understanding of coding structures and unit testing

If this role is exciting you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all 100% of the description or qualifications. We believe the collective sum of our individual differences, point-of-view, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, background and talent are what helps us achieve our vision.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Pinpoint conducts all employment-related activities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, citizenship status, genetics, or status as a Vietnam-era special disabled and other covered veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Pinpoint participates in E-Verify and will confirm work authorization for candidates residing in the United States.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

11801 Domain Blvd, Austin, TX 78758

An Insider's view of Pinpoint

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

We encourage innovation by having regular all-company hackathons at our bi-annual company retreat. We don’t just focus on engineering, we mix teams together from all parts of the company and they work to come up with all sorts of innovative ideas — which could be business models, marketing ideas, product improvements, or engineering concepts.

Jeff

CEO

What are Pinpoint Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Eligible employees get 1 quarter of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Pinpoint hosts company outings semi-annually.
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Pinpoint's pet policy is dog friendly daily, cat friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Pinpoint offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Cross functional training encouraged
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