Company: Aspire Institute
Posted on: November 19, 2021
About Us:The Aspire Institute is a non-profit program that
provides a fully-funded career development opportunity for students
worldwide who face difficult financial and social circumstances and
are the first member of their family to attend university. The
programs goals are to create a diverse pipeline of future graduate
students at leading universities and cultivate future leaders from
across an array of socio-economic, racial, and cultural
The Data Scientist will develop and implement analytical research
using machine learning models. This is a highly quantitative role,
requiring programming skills and running experiments at scale, and
TechnicalThe Data Scientist will inform the design and analyze the
outcomes of in-platform tests and experiments (i.e., A/B tests).
They will be tasked with defining, developing, and monitoring the
metrics or dashboards to enable reporting and ad hoc analysis,
eventually becoming an expert in translating the team's needs into
specific analysis that yields actionable insights. Candidates
should leverage a range of financial, learner-related, and
behavioral data to uncover issues or opportunities the organization
can use to innovate and improve the product and learner
experience.You will also be tasked with working with the data
scientist team to apply machine learning algorithms, automated
decision engines, and other models. The role may require ad hoc
statistical analysis, reporting, and visualization as needed. The
Data Scientist will leverage business knowledge to create solutions
that enable enhanced program performance. They will also help guide
programs when making technical decisions.
Qualifications3+ years of experience running online experiments at
scale. Degree in data science, statistics, mathematics, computer
science, economics, or other quantitative field required.
Preferred QualificationsProficient in either R or Python. Extensive
experience with SQL. Advanced knowledge of applied statistics and
machine learning techniques. Design and Data Visualization skills
to be able to create presentations of data for all audiences.
Excited to work in a start-up setting.
Keywords: Aspire Institute, Cambridge , Data Scientist, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts
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