Data Scientist



Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), formerly known as Facebook Inc., builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps and services like Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. To apply, click “Apply to Job” online on this web page.

Required Skills:

Data Scientist Responsibilities:

1. Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how Facebook users interact with our consumer and business products.

2. Mine massive amounts of data and perform large-scale data analysis to extract useful business insights.

3. Develop data pipelines with automated, machine-learning systems that convert noisy core datasets into powerful signals of user behavior.

4. Build models of user behaviors for analysis or to power production systems.

5. Partner with Product and Engineering teams to solve problems and identify trends and opportunities.

6. Design and implement dashboards and reports that track key business metrics and provide actionable insights.

7. Inform, influence, support, and execute our product decisions and product launches by effectively communicating results to cross functional groups.

8. Work across areas of product operations, exploratory analysis, product leadership, and data infrastructure to help shape the future of what we build at Meta.

9. Telecommuting is permitted from anywhere in the United States.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

10. Requires a Masters degree (or foreign equivalent) in Applied Science, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or a related field and 12 months of experience in the job offered or in a related occupation. Experience must include 12 months involving the following:

11. 1. Machine learning techniques

12. 2. Relational database (SQL or PLSQL)

13. 3. Developing in scripting language: PHP, Python, or Perl

14. 4. Statistical analysis using R, MATLAB, SPSS, SAS, or Stata

15. 5. Quantitative analysis techniques including clustering, regression, pattern recognition, or descriptive and inferential statistics

16. 6. Communicating and presenting results of data analyses.

Public Compensation:

$188,748/year to $235,400/year bonus equity benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

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