Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and servic...
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.
In June 2019 the Libra Association announced plans for Libra - a new global cryptocurrency that runs on the Libra network. Libra's mission is to create a simple global financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people around the world. It's powered by blockchain technology and the plan is to launch it in 2020.
Calibra is a newly formed Facebook subsidiary whose goal is to provide financial services that will enable people to access and participate in the Libra network. Our first product will be a digital wallet for Libra, a new global currency powered by blockchain technology, and it will be available in 2020 in Messenger, WhatsApp, and as a standalone app. Our vision is to reinvent money and transform the global economy so people everywhere can live better lives. Calibra will let you send Libra to almost anyone with a smartphone, as easily and instantly as you might send a text message or photo, and at low to no cost. And, in time, we plan to offer additional services for people and businesses, such as paying bills with the push of a button, buying a cup of coffee with the scan of a code, or riding your local public transit without needing to carry cash or a metro pass.
We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join the Calibra Data Science team. This person will work very closely with cross-functional partners to provide insightful analytics. This work includes measuring the impact of marketing in driving brand, increasing user growth and engagement, testing various creatives to optimize impact of marketing at scale, identifying and testing new audience segments, and working as a consultative partner to our marketing team. This analytics professional should thrive at the intersection of data, human behavior, marketing, product, and engineering. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical and analytical background, as well as an intense hunger to make a significant business impact by owning and driving business outcomes.
This is a full-time position based in our office in Menlo Park.
Partner with our marketing teams to identify opportunities in a go-to-market strategy and make well-informed decisions backed by data and survey results
Partner with marketing, research, and product organizations to scope, design, execute, measure, and improve the impact of our marketing efforts on our business, consumer sentiments, and the world
Set KPIs and goals, design and evaluate experiments, monitor key product metrics, understand root causes of changes in metrics
Translate data insights into actions and recommendations that will drive brand sentiment, positioning, messaging, user growth, engagement, and marketing effectiveness
Develop quantitative analysis, tools, ad hoc reports, and models to support marketing decision making. Analysis areas might include (but not limited to): retention, sentiment, lifetime value, messaging, promotions, usage, and engagement
Produce data visualization such as charts, infographic, and dashboards to communicate findings and actionable recommendations to internal stakeholders clearly and effectively
The Data Scientist, Blockchain Marketing has to work across the following four areas:
Evaluating past marketing launch and experiments to better inform our product decisions
Building and analyzing dashboards and reports
Evaluating and defining metrics
Narrowing broad product questions with data-informed conclusions
Proposing what to build in the next roadmap
Identifying new levers to help move key metrics
Building models of user behaviors for analysis or to power production systems
Influencing product teams through presentation of data-based recommendations
Communicating state of business, experiment results, etc. to product teams
Spreading best practices to analytics and product teams
Working in Hadoop and Hive primarily, sometimes MySQL, Oracle, and Vertica
Automating analyses and authoring pipelines via SQL and Python-based ETL framework
Bachelor's degree in economics, operations research, mathematics, statistics, engineering, psychology, or another field with quantitative roots and demands
5+ years experience doing data analysis, data science, decision science, or similar quantitative fields, applying experimentation methods to test various hypotheses for customer segmentation, consumer sentiment or perception, and outbound online marketing campaign evaluation
Statistical modeling and data analysis experience (e.g. significance testing, regression modeling, sampling theory, etc.)
Proven experience leading data-driven projects from definition to execution: defining metrics, experiment design, communicating actionable insights
Experience using R or Python or a similar scripting language for statistical modeling
Experience with SQL, Hive, Presto, Hadoop, or other data querying languages
Experience communicating with cross-functional stakeholders and leadership teams including brand strategists, marketing researchers, product marketing managers, and engineers to share analyses and influence the strategy of the product
An MBA or Master's or Doctorate degree in economics, operational research, mathematics, statistics, engineering, psychology, or another field with strong quantitative roots and demands
Experience supporting CPG brands at client side or consulting
Experience presenting data-driven insights to business and marketing audiences
Experience with distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop)
Experience developing data pipelines
Experience using open-source statistical packages such as dplyr, RStudio, NumPy, Pandas
Basic experience or basic understanding of machine learning, data mining, and natural language processing
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