Data Scientist

15 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
About PlanSnapWe're building the fastest way to get friends together. From a spontaneous post-work beer to an adventure weekend away, our app gives even the most disorganised person the power to make any social plan in a snap. Our team of seven is based in Moorgate in London.About YouYou'll love finding insight in even the smallest amounts of data. You might be an engineer who's been working in data science for the past few years or someone who's been hacking away on the weekends to analyse an interesting data set having finished an intensive data science course or masters. You'll have a good knowledge of scripting languages, and understanding of how to build out predictions in a way that can be used.The RoleYour job will be to use data to make our users' plans happen . You'll help us understand what's feasible and what data we'd need to collect. You'd then start building on our stack to serve up those recommendations either through email or our mobile app. This will include:Data mining our activity feed using state-of-the-art methodsEnhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytics systemsProcessing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysisDoing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear mannerCreating automated personalisation systems and constant tracking of its performanceSkillsExcellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.Ability to match machine learning models with our Rails backend stackProficiency in using SQL for our main database, and a scripting language of your choice to help parse the dataDiverse teams solve big problems faster - we are proactively seeking applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.SkillsAnalytics, Data Science, Machine LearningSectors