Data Scientist


New York, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Industry: Services
  • Post Date: 11/24/2022
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 88 Pine St 9th Fl, New York, NY, 10005, US

About Button

Button is the mobile commerce technology company that is powering a commerce-driven internet. Button powers mobile growth for the world’s largest brands and publishers, while offering consumers more seamless, enjoyable experiences. With each action taken, brands make sales, publishers earn revenue, and consumers get exactly what they want at the tap of a button.

Job Description

Button’s mission is to build a better way to do business in mobile. Today, we work with some of the largest and most interesting businesses in the world to connect consumers with what they want at the tap of a button. We build with the consumer experience in mind, have a reputation for paving the future of mobile, and have a good time doing it.
Button is a data-driven company committed to harnessing the power of data and machine learning to build the very best products for mobile commerce. As a Data Scientist you will continue the tradition of data-driven product innovation by working closely with engineers and product managers on existing and nascent products for the mobile economy. Within product and engineering you will evangelize mathematical approaches to measurement and analysis and make our organization stronger in the process.
Button is based in NYC and has employees distributed throughout the US and UK. This position is for NYC or Remote. #LI-Remote

As a Data Scientist you will:

    • Contribute to the design, testing, and iteration of the machine learning algorithms that form the backbone of Button’s PostTap SMS and App products
    • Work with our data warehousing systems to design, build, and maintain analyses and performance visualizations for key customers, major product initiatives, and other internal needs.
    • Work closely with engineering to design and implement A/B testing of consumer and customer facing product features

We look for teammates who:

    • Are able to work independently and take initiative in a fast-paced environment
    • Have an insatiable desire to sharpen your skills in analytics, communication, product, and strategy
    • Are confident contributing to products and deliverables in collaboration with experts in engineering, product, and sales

Experience level:

    • Skilled in Markov Decision Processes and Bayesian Statistics
    • Proficiency in Python
    • Experience with linear algebra, Monte Carlo methods, SVM, Model Selection, and optimization
    • Familiar with both SQL and NoSQL databases
    • Comfortable with AWS, distributed computing, and large-scale data sets
    • A desire to produce production level code and contribute to the engineering codebase
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Button is committed to being a welcoming and inclusive workplace for everyone, and we are intentional about making sure people feel respected, supported and connected at work—regardless of who you are or where you come from. We value and celebrate our differences and we believe being open about who we are allows us to do the best work of our lives.
Button is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against qualified applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual preference, sexual identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law, rule, or regulation.
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