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Data Scientist

| El Segundo
Join us in our mission to provide students with a safe and stimulating learning environment! At GoGuardian, you’ll get to work with interesting and motivated people and solve challenging problems in a great environment. You’ll be a joining a fluid, talented, and innovative engineering team with a highly capable data infrastructure focus. At GoGuardian, we pride ourselves on bringing the very best talent to empower millions of student lives in the most impactful way.
We are hiring a highly motivated Data Scientists at varying levels to help us reshape the student learning experience. This is a hands-on, dynamic opportunity that will require building production quality models for cutting edge educational technology products. This means being part of a team that will enable GoGuardian to deliver crucial insights to students, teachers, counselors, and parents about a student’s educational journey.

Here is what you’ll help us with:

  • Collaborating across teams to develop data products driven by business needs
  • Extracting and transforming data in a reliable, repeatable manner
  • Empirical exploration striving to identify and isolate signal from noise
  • Building machine learning models and deploying them as production services at scale
  • Building tooling to support such efforts such as unit testing, automated deployment testing, model performance tracking, etc.
  • Communicating methods and findings in written reports, presentations, and dashboards
  • Building the best data science team in LA (as a start...)
  • Making nerdy jokes about the android from Star Trek Next Generation

Absolute Must Haves Before Applying:

  • 2 or more years prior experience as a data scientist and a record of delivering data science products to production. Senior Data Scientist roles are available for highly qualified candidates.
  • An advanced degree in a quantitative field (math, statistics, engineering, science, etc.)
  • An outstanding ability to communicate complex findings in a clear and simple manner with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced skills in either R or Python
  • Proven self-learner with either the drive or talent to learn very quickly
  • Experience using AWS or GCP
  • Plenty of experience with traditional statistics and ML approaches
  • Experience extracting data from a variety of sources in a variety of formats
  • Knowledge of best practices in coding/scientific projects

Bonus Points:

  • A PhD in quantitative field
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals demonstrating experimental design and analytics analysis excellence
  • Experience using Docker in production
  • NLP and RNN/LTSM experience
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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200 N Sepulveda Ave, El Segundo, CA 90245

An Insider's view of GoGuardian

What are some social events your company does?

We love hanging out together here at GoGuardian and have a different social event almost every week! We’re not short on company events like Oscar viewing parties, basketball or crafts club and Harry Potter birthday celebrations. We also love smaller team events and have done everything from ice skating to biking on the beach to Korean BBQ /karaoke!


Business Analyst

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Our vision brings tall challenges; one of which is finding ways to sift through nearly insurmountable amounts of data, finding the important nuggets of information, then surfacing it to the right people. By using a combination of machine learning and cutting-edge data science (really), we're building better products for our users.


Senior Designer

What are some things you learned at the company?

One of GoGuardian's core values is to experiment and learn. I think the engineering team embodies this well, and one skill I have learned is to be open to all the learning opportunities available and not be afraid to try new things.


Software Engineer

What's something quirky about your company?

Being a company geared towards improving education it’s only fitting that we embrace the theme of the most magical school on the face of the Earth. Of course I’m referring to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. There’s nothing like wrapping up a game of Fifa in the Forbidden Forest and then jumping into a meeting in the Ministry of Magic.


Sales Operations Specialist

What are GoGuardian Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Relax, recharge, and refresh with weekly yoga classes & guided aromatherapy meditation. Whether you're a golfer or a gamer (or both), there's probably a weekly activity with your name on it.

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