Data Scientist Position at Google for 2021 (PhD University Graduates)

About the Job
At Google, data drives all of our decision-making. Data Scientists work all across the organization to help shape Google’s business and technical strategies by processing, analyzing and interpreting huge data sets. Using analytical excellence and statistical methods, you mine through data to identify opportunities for Google and our clients to operate more efficiently, from enhancing advertising efficacy to network infrastructure optimization to studying user behavior. As an analyst, you do more than just crunch the numbers. You work with Engineers, Product Managers, Sales Associates and Marketing teams to adjust Google’s practices according to your findings. Identifying the problem is only half the job; you also figure out the solution.

As a key member of the team, you work with engineers to analyze and interpret data, develop metrics to measure results and integrate new methodologies into existing systems. Google is and always will be an engineering company. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology’s greatest challenges and make an impact on millions, if not billions, of users. At Google, engineers not only revolutionize search, they routinely work on massive scalability and storage solutions, large-scale applications and entirely new platforms for developers around the world. From Google Ads to Chrome, Android to YouTube, Social to Local, Google engineers are changing the world one technological achievement after another.

– Work with large complex data sets, solve difficult non-routine analysis problems, and apply advanced analytical methods as needed.
– Conduct end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering and requirements specification, processing, analysis, ongoing deliverables and presentations.
– Build and prototype analysis pipelines iteratively to provide insights at scale.
– Develop a comprehensive understanding of Google data structures and metrics, advocating for changes.
– Interact cross-functionally with a wide variety of people and teams.
– Work closely with engineers to identify opportunities, design and assess improvements to Google products.
– Make business recommendations (e.g. cost-benefit, forecasting, experiment analysis) with effective presentations of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders through visual displays of quantitative information.
– Research and develop analysis, forecasting and optimization methods to improve the quality of Google’s user facing products such as ads quality, search quality, end-user behavioral modeling and live experiments.

Minimum Qualifications
– PhD degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Operations Research, Physics, Economics, Applied Mathematics, or similar quantitative discipline, or equivalent practical experience.
– Relevant internship or work experience with data analysis.
– Experience with statistical software (R, Python, S-Plus, SAS, or similar) and experience with database languages (e.g. SQL).

Preferred Qualifications
– Authorization to legally work in the United States.
– 1 year of relevant work experience, including experience with statistical data analysis such as linear models, multivariate analysis, stochastic models, sampling methods.
– Ability to draw conclusions from data and recommend actions.
– Demonstrated leadership and self-direction.
– Demonstrated willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques.

Gateway Job ID: 218604

Published on November 9th, 2020

Last updated on November 11th, 2020

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