Staff Data Scientist

eventbrite

THE CHALLENGE

Eventbrite has the world’s largest data repository of live events, powering millions of events and hundreds of millions of ticket transactions each year in 170+ countries. Our data scientists work to take that collection of interactions, synthesize them, and leverage them to make the product work better for our customers and creators. 

THE TEAM

The Data Science team is dedicated to leveraging data and modern machine learning tools to directly impact creator experiences across the entire product surface. Each member of the team is embedded into a product and engineering squad and works side by side with them to solve their customers’ pain points. At the same time, data scientists collaborate sharing innovative ideas, technical components, and model artifacts across squads both to stay connected and to deliver exceptional results.  

THE ROLE

You will work directly with an engineering and product squad to design models and data assets that power critical product experiences and move customer metrics. You will collaborate with other data scientists to design accurate and robust models, stay up to date on the latest approaches, and build a strong machine learning foundation for the company.

 

YOU WILL

 

  • Build machine learning models and deliver end-to-end scalable solutions to business problems
  • Analyze large datasets to identify new opportunities for data-driven product development·
  • Establish efficient and well-maintained automated processes from model development to deployment and monitoring 
  • Partner with product managers to design the most suitable machine learning solutions for business problems
  • Accelerate the pace of data-driven product experience at Eventbrite
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    THE SKILL SET

     

  •   At least five years of hands-on technical experience building machine learning solutions to solve business problems
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language (Python preferred) including machine learning frameworks (TensorFlow, scikit-learn, Spark MLLib) and comfort with software development best practices
  • Familiarity with data extraction and manipulation languages and tools such as SQL, Spark, or Pandas
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills with team members and cross-functional product partners through writing, visualizations, and presentations.
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    BONUS POINTS

     

  • Master’s or Ph.D. in a quantitative field with strong machine learning or CS background·
  • Experience building machine learning models for recommendation and personalization and/or working directly with product and engineering teams
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    WHAT WE OFFER
    At Eventbrite, we strive to support our Britelings and their loved ones through different stages of life with robust and attractive benefits, financial and physical wellness options, and great perks. In addition to offering a competitive salary and company stock, we have other great benefits available. In the Briteland, you’ll find great medical plans, fertility and adoption benefits, wellness reimbursement, generous parental leave, and much more. 
    We care about your mental health and wellbeing.
    Our employees enjoy free coaching sessions with Modern Health. We also offer free therapy sessions with a psychologist. You’ll also have access to private medical insurance for you and your family, that includes dental care. And our wellness program to pay for your gym expenses. 
    We work hard to cultivate a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where Britelings feel like they belong. 
    Employees can participate in resource groups and we offer programming throughout the year to support a diverse and inclusive workplace.  
    We offer ongoing training and career development that meets people where they are in their careers. 
    We offer unlimited access to courses in Udemy, leadership coaching for all managers, Briteling led talks, and weekly company-wide town halls with our CEO. We take culture seriously and design programs with employee feedback in mind to make Eventbrite a great place to work no matter where you work from in the world. 
    Work-life balance & flexibility is extremely important to us.
    Our employees can choose what works best for them: work in one of our offices, be fully remote or the best of both worlds! We believe in a flexible working environment to allow Britelings to perform at their best ensuring a healthy work-life balance. We have recently implemented Britebreak Fridays: all Britelings turn off their computers and take the first Friday of every month off to focus on their wellbeing. 
    ABOUT EVENTBRITE
    Eventbrite is a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform that serves a community of hundreds of thousands of event creators in nearly 180 countries. Since inception, Eventbrite has been at the center of the experience economy, transforming the way people organize and attend events. The company was founded by Julia Hartz, Kevin Hartz and Renaud Visage, with a vision to build a self-service platform that would make it possible for anyone to create and sell tickets to live experiences. The Eventbrite platform provides an intuitive, secure, and reliable service that enables creators to plan and execute their live and online events, whether it’s an annual culinary festival attracting thousands of foodies, a professional webinar, a weekly yoga workshop or a youth dance class. With over 290 million tickets distributed for over 5 million total events in 2021, Eventbrite is where people all over the world discover new things to do or new ways to do more of what they love. Learn more at www.eventbrite.com.
    IS THIS ROLE NOT AN EXACT FIT?
    Eventbrite is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.  We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
    Eventbrite believes that vaccines are one of the most powerful tools to fight COVID-19 and save lives. It aligns to our mission to bring the world back together through live experiences. Proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all US applicants and employees to enter any Eventbrite office and/or interact in a physical setting with Eventbrite employees. Eventbrite will consider exceptions to this policy for medical or religious reasons on an individualized basis. 
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