Senior Data Scientist at Workiva

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The Senior Data Scientist optimizes marketplace efficiency by delivering customer analytics efforts to explain and help Workiva better understand how users engage with our products. This individual provides information to improve our products by analyzing consumer insights through data analysis and complex designs algorithm. The Senior Data Scientist is responsible for ensuring that all Workiva products are hitting pace and generating maximum revenue per impression. The Senior Data Scientist predicts sales and marketing efforts that will provide highest returns.
Responsibilities:
  • Data Analysis: Uses big data to understand and communicate how customers interact with Workiva products and to predict what customers will want in the future
  • Conducts advanced data analysis and complex designs algorithm
  • Works iteratively with clients to design experiments, test hypotheses, build models and validate findings
  • Recommends ongoing improvements to methods and algorithms that lead to findings, including new information
  • Presents and depicts the rationale of findings in easy to understand terms for the business
  • Collaborates with others in the pursuit of common missions, vision, values and mutual goals
  • Stakeholder Relationship Management: Collaborates with Information Technology teams and business stakeholders to identify new opportunities for software innovation
  • Acts as the primary interface to stakeholders to gain a comprehensive understanding of business vision, requirements and feature needs
  • Creates, maintains, prioritizes, and sequences the product backlog based on business value or ROI from which the team will execute
  • Conveys the business vision and goals associated with the product to the project team in order to ensure that delivery is focused on business value
  • Collaborates with business stakeholders as well as the project team to create and maintain release roadmaps based on projected team velocity, estimated size of features, and business priority
Skills:
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to deal with very granular data
  • Capable of using analytics to drive key success metrics related to yield management and revenue generation
  • Works with others to develop, refine, and scale data management analytics procedures, sys
  • Self-motivated with strong propensity for action, results and continuous improvement
  • The ability to work successfully in a high-energy, fast paced, rapidly changing environment is necessary
  • Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple processes, programs, and procedures simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to create examples, prototypes, demonstrations to help management better understand the work
Experience:
  • 4+ years post university experience in advanced analytics in the fields of data science and applying specific data analytics methods
  • Expert knowledge in conducting statistical analytics (statistical modeling, clustering, predictive analysis)
  • Experience in Machines learning, Algorithms, Python, Java, C++, and one or more business intelligence and data discovery systems: Qlikview, Tableau, Alteryx
  • Experience in database technologies: SQL, SQLServer and NoSQL databases
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or a related field
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
  • Depending on assigned work location, walking outdoors between company campus facilities in a variety of weather conditions may be necessary to perform responsibilities of this position
  • Less than 10% travel is required to meet with employees, vendors and/or suppliers
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Location

Workiva is in an ideal location on the banks of the South Platte River surrounded by restaurants and retail shops!

An Insider's view of Workiva

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Workiva is a close-knit workplace where teamwork is highly valued—people encourage and truly appreciate the hard work of their fellow team members and treat each other as family. With everyone constantly working together to provide the best possible solutions to customers, employees take pride in developing creative products while delivering a serv

Jared

Lead Customer Success Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our platform is incredibly fun to build! It empowers our customers to produce complex documents involving hundreds of contributors, on extremely tight deadlines, leveraging their company’s most sensitive data, and where every single word and number must be exactly right.

Gray

VP of Product Management

How does the company support your career growth?

Workiva prides itself on sharing knowledge among peers. Our Annual Employee Learning Week encourages employees to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge available within the company and schedule time to participate in knowledge sharing sessions, training courses, and self-development opportunities.

Jenn

Director of Learning and Development

What is your vision for the company?

Our mission: To build trust in the global economy with transparent data and connected reporting.

Our mission statement gives us purpose, our company values inspire us, our leadership principles guide us and our culture connects us in a workplace where we all belong.

Marty Vanderploeg

CEO

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Workiva employees have access to the latest technology in order to do their jobs the best they can, from wherever they work best. New laptops and wireless internet devices mean employees can work from home or while on the road, which helps create an excellent work-life-balance.

Nate

Engineering Manager

What are Workiva Perks + Benefits

Workiva Benefits Overview

Workiva offers competitive health and wellness benefits and perks, including a medical plan that offers paid premiums for employees, generous PTO and paid time to volunteer in the community. We have a flexible and casual work environment that also offers 12 weeks of paid parental leave, the ability to work remotely as needed, and to be able to bring your dog to work with you.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Workiva also provides 12 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning

Additional Perks + Benefits

Company Bicycles. Healthy Snacks and Drinks. Creative Culture & Open Minded Leadership (ie: autonomous work environment). Flex, HSA, Life, AD&D, supplemental life, Long & Short Term Disability, Paternity Leave. Stock Options and ESPP. Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Women in Tech Committee.

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