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Senior Data Scientist - Marketing and Web Analytics (Remote)

About Prodigy

Prodigy is currently operating, hiring, and onboarding remotely.

Prodigy Education is a global leader in game-based learning and is one of the fastest-growing EdTech companies in North America. Our mission is to help every student in the world love learning, motivating millions worldwide via fun, secure and accessible curriculum-aligned gameplay experiences. Visit www.prodigygame.com to learn more.

As a Senior Data Scientist at Prodigy, we are looking for a Marketing and Website Analytics Expert to join our growing team to help design and develop data strategies to understand our users and build solutions for them.

As we scale our marketing efforts, the team will be looking to you for insights on the effectiveness of initiatives, and opportunities for optimization and growth. You will have the chance to apply your marketing analytics expertise to add real strategic value and ensure that we are asking and answering the right questions.

Your Impact:

  • Collaborate with data scientists, data engineers, and team leads to create solutions which will directly affect Prodigy’s growth 
  • Help our marketing team explore, analyze, and understand their data to help marketing make channel investment decisions
  • Benchmark performance across all channels and inform campaign optimization based on performance analysis
  • Improve data visibility by building dashboards and charts to inform strategy, and capture market and user insights
  • Implement analytics and data tracking best practices in Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
  • Work with the marketing and data teams to improve data quality to provide high quality insights and recommendations
  • Help design, execute, and evaluate experiments (e.g., A/A, A/B, multivariate tests etc) 
  • Communicate insights, analysis, and recommendations clearly and accurately to stakeholders with a variety of technical and non-technical backgrounds.

Who You Are:

  • Extensive experience in leading teams and growing people
  • Extensive data science and analytics experience (statistical modelling, machine learning, applied statistics, etc)
  • Expertise in business analytics and in user analytics (segmentation, user profiling, user modelling)
  • At least 2 years demonstrated analytics experience covering deep marketing analytics expertise
  • Extensive experience helping determine team priorities and collaborating with business stakeholders
  • Expert skills and knowledge of traditional data tools (Python, R, SQL)
  • Knowledge of distributed computing and architecture (Spark)
  • Expertise in working with BI platforms (Periscope, Tableau, Looker)
  • Experience with channel forecasting and attribution modelling
  • Experience working with end to end user journeys in Google Analytics
  • Experience working with A/B testing and experimentation
  • Ability to translate data insights into actionable advice for our teams and value for our users
  • Demonstrated ability to solve hard mathematical, algorithmic, and statistical problems
  • Love for our mission of helping every student in the world love learning

Our Core Technologies:

  • Python, R, SQL
  • Tooling: Databricks, Snowflake
  • Distributed computing and architecture (Spark, Snowflake)
  • BI platforms: (Periscope, Tableau, Looker)

Bonus Points For:

  • Experience in cloud ecosystems and their data tooling (AWS, GCP)
  • Significant accomplishments that required both technical and strategic capabilities, such as research projects, open-source software contributions, and entrepreneurship

Working at Prodigy

  • Our passion is our mission - to help every student in the world love learning! Together we are improving accessibility to education for students worldwide, and that’s what drives us to do our best everyday. Our culture centred around having a Growth Mindset and Extreme Ownership enables us to do great work while developing ourselves and each other in the process. As one of the fastest growing EdTech companies in North America, we have won industry accolades, including being named one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies in 2021. Prodigy employees enjoy competitive total rewards including stock options and health benefits, as well as a learning and wellness fund. We value the importance of togetherness and host frequent and fun team events to stay connected and build relationships. Our hybrid work arrangement gives employees the flexibility to choose whether they work from home or in-office based on what works best for them on any given day.
  • Please note: the privacy and security of our users are of the utmost importance to us, and all employees will be expected to act in accordance with Prodigy’s stringent security policies.  
  • Follow us @ProdigyCareers on Twitter and Instagram to learn more, or visit our website at www.prodigygame.com to view additional benefits and perks and our Culture Blog.
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Department: Data Science and Engineering

Location: Canada

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Come as you are. We believe the power of our collective potential will transform education. We are building towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create access and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people from all underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the LGBTQIA2+ community, BIPOC and other underrepresented races and nationalities, people with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Prodigy Education. If you feel like you don’t have all the qualifications for this position and are willing to use your initiative to learn the rest, we’d still love for you to apply! We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Education will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us, and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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