Topps is seeking a Data Scientist to work in an agile DataOps environment.
Your mission will be to empower our product decision-makers with information to make the best possible product for our fans.
Topps is one of the most enduring and respected brands in the United States. We are building a world-class digital group to deliver the highest quality mobile sports and entertainment apps to fans all over the world.
We are on a mission to dramatically lift the quality of our apps and modernize the Topps brand. We are looking for people with the passion, talent and focus to begin creating the highest-quality mobile apps around sports properties such as MLB, NFL & NHL, and entertainment brands such as Star Wars, Marvel and Disney.
Join our dynamic & entrepreneurial team and be a driving force as we transform one of the most storied entertainment brands into the world leader of digital collectibles.
Why you will love it here:
* Work with the world's top sports and entertainment properties * Work with a passionate, confident and humble team * Fun office atmosphere * Independence and lack of bureaucracy that clears the way for you to do your best work * Competitive compensation & benefits. We build great teams and take care of them
* Modeling user behavior to better understand how users interact with our applications * Work closely with product owners and business customers to gather requirements * Interface with our data engineer to communicate data requirements and needs * Conducting A/B testing for mobile apps * Developing production quality machine learning solutions and design of probabilistic models * Take the lead in developing data products within our mobile applications, i.e. recommendation systems * Clearly communicate output of models to key product owners/ business customers * Recognize and adopt best practices in modeling including data cleaning, feature engineering, testing, maintainability, validation and documentation
* 1-4 years of experience in a Data Science/Analytics role * Code proficiency on at least one of the following languages: Scala, Python, R * Familiarity with ubiquitous data science libraries i.e. pandas, sckitlearn, tidyverse, ggplot, matplotlib, keras, tensorflow, etc. * Interest in functional programming a plus * High interest on Big Data processing * High interest in probabilistic modeling and statistical methods * Interest in machine learning * Experience on AWS is a plus * Experience with Test Driven Development is a plus * Familiarity with Spark/Databricks is highly valued * Familiarity with Mongo/Postgres is a plus * Analytical/mathematical mindset * Good communication skills * Intellectual curiosity. Passion for learning and exploring * Team player
* BS/BA in either Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or related field required * Masters in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Data Science or related field a plus
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