Roku

Senior Data Scientist, Devices

Company: Roku

Location: San Jose, CA 95110(Downtown area), United States

Posted on: August 09

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  • $123K - $155K a year is Indeed's estimated salary for this role in San Jose, CA.

Teamwork makes the stream work.

Roku is changing how the world watches TV

Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the US, and weve set our sights on powering every television in the world. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem. We connect consumers to the content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers unique capabilities to engage consumers.

From your first day at Roku, youll make a valuable and valued contribution. Were a fast-growing public company where no one is a bystander. We offer you the opportunity to delight millions of TV streamers around the world while gaining meaningful experience across a variety of disciplines.


About the role

Roku pioneered streaming to the TV and continues to innovate and lead the industry. While we are well-positioned to help shape the future of television including TV advertising around the world, continued success relies on its investment in our data.

At Roku, data is at the center of everything we do. At Rokus scale, the depth and richness of our data help us uncover insights to improve our users' everyday experience. Thats why were actively looking for a Senior Data Scientist to leverage big data, generating the insights that fuel Rokus most significant business decisions to play an instrumental role within the device and core OS product analytics team.

Senior Data Scientists use a combination of technical skills, business intuition, and analytical thinking to partner with business leaders and provide actionable recommendations. Senior Data Scientists at Roku are thought partners to executive business leaders, so communication and presentation are enormously important.

As a Senior Data Scientist, youll be expected to look at what exists and find ways to make it better. Were always in build mode because were a company of data-focused builders, especially on the data team.

What youll be doing

  • Use Rokus enriched datasets to perform thorough analyses
  • Look proactively for questions and opportunities that will help shape business strategy
  • Assist new product launches
  • Develop data visualizations that illustrate complex platform phenomena using Looker, Tableau, etc.
  • Partner with leadership, engineers, product managers, and data engineers to understand business needs and how these can be addressed through analytics
  • Use creativity to find proxies where verbatim data or measurement is unavailable
  • Identify new applications for the myriad logged events in Rokus immense data catalog

Were excited if you have

  • 4+ years of relevant experience as a data scientist in technology, e-commerce, finance, or ad-tech
  • Excellent command of SQL, ETL, and A/B testing
  • Experience coding in Python or R
  • Experience with data visualization platform like Looker, Tableau, etc.
  • Statistics knowledge: hypothesis testing, experimentation, regressions, etc.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ownership mindset, you own end to end lifecycle of a product starting from ideation, rollout to post-launch performance tracking
  • Academic background in math, physics, computer science, economics

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The Roku Culture

Roku is a great place for people who want to work in a fast-paced environment where everyone is focused on the company's success rather than their own. We try to surround ourselves with people who are great at their jobs, who are easy to work with, and who keep their egos in check. We appreciate a sense of humor. We believe a fewer number of very talented folks can do more for less cost than a larger number of less talented teams. Were independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. In short, at Roku you'll be part of a company that's changing how the world watches TV.

We have a unique culture that we are proud of. We think of ourselves primarily as problem-solvers, which itself is a two-part idea. We come up with the solution, but the solution isn't real until it is built and delivered to the customer. That penchant for action gives us a pragmatic approach to innovation, one that has served us well since 2002.

To learn more about Roku, our global footprint, and how we've grown, visit https://www.weareroku.com/factsheet.

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