Product Data Scientist
About the Role
Houzz is looking for a world-class data scientist to join our Consumer Products Data Science team. Our mission is to assist Houzz growth initiatives with data driven insights. Our team is working on discovering information hidden in vast amounts of data to make intelligent business decisions and to deliver better products. Critical projects will focus on data-driven insights to guide product development and business direction.
What You’ll Do
Collaborate with leadership, product, data, and engineering teams to identify, define and launch strategic and operational data science initiatives to improve core user experience.
Define key metrics (KPIs) to guide business decision making across various aspects of our site. Relentlessly manage the key metrics of the business and product.
Ensure product areas are performing in line with our high expectations and be able to identify, diagnose, and recommend projects to improve our performance
Design product experiments, interpret results to draw detailed and impactful conclusions, and conduct root cause analysis.
Own the end-to-end execution of projects by working with a broad cross-functional team
Work with data infrastructure / product engineering teams to define the data collection needs.
Provide recommendations to assist quick product ideation and feature launch decisions.
At a Minimum, We’d Like You to Have
Bachelors/Masters Degree with 2-3 years of experience working within an analytical role in a high-growth tech company
Proficiency in writing complex SQL queries such as using aggregate functions and all types of joins using Hadoop, Hive and Presto. Strong programming skills in Python or R
Proficiency in advanced experimental designing, testing, and analysis
Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
A passion for analytics and product development
Self-motivated, independent, and eager to learn.
Ideally, You'll Also Have
An advanced degree in a technical field such as Statistics, Operations Research or Engineering
Experience with web/app user growth, engagement and funnel conversion
Ability to learn and act quickly, making decisions and drawing conclusions in the face of ambiguity
Experience with statistical modelling.
Proficiency in using Tableau for visualization.
Houzz is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. When applying for a role at Houzz, we guarantee your application will be considered regardless of your sex; race; color; gender; national origin; height or weight; ancestry; physical or mental disability; medical condition; genetic information; marital status; registered domestic partner status; age; sexual orientation; military and veteran status; or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.
We embrace and celebrate the value that diversity brings to an organization. Diverse backgrounds and different points of view help Houzz provide the best experience for our community. Houzz is committed to fostering an inclusive environment through projects and initiatives, such as employee resource groups, that support Houzzers’ efforts to be themselves and share their lives at work.
If you would like assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. This information will be treated as confidential and used only for determining an appropriate accommodation for the interview process.
Houzz is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans
Be Who You Are and Do What You Love at Houzz
When founders Adi and Alon remodeled their home, they were frustrated by the lack of resources and inspiration to help them articulate a vision and select the right pro to make it a reality.
So they built Houzz.
Houzz is now the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing an all-in-one software solution for industry professionals and tools for homeowners to update their homes from start to finish. Using Houzz, people can find ideas and inspiration, hire professionals, and shop for products. Houzz Pro (houzz.com/pro) provides home industry professionals with a business management and marketing SaaS solution that helps them to win projects, collaborate with clients and teams, and run their business efficiently and profitably.
Our Mission and Core Values
We're proud to say there's no one quite like us. Houzz is a community-centric, innovative tech company that continues to disrupt the home renovation and design industry. Our mission-driven culture is rooted in our core values, and we’re all here for one purpose: make the home remodeling and design process more fun and productive for everyone.
To create the best experience for home renovation and design.
Our Core Values
We’re a Family
At Houzz, we collaborate to accomplish our goals, always working as a team. We aim to build a culture of inclusion — celebrating and leveraging our differences for the betterment of one another, our products and our community. We take pride in making each person feel at home.
We Build the Future
Houzz is revolutionizing the home remodeling and design industry. Our global community of more than 65 million homeowners and home design enthusiasts use our platform to make their home dreams a reality, and over 3 million home professionals grow and manage their businesses with Houzz Pro. Houzz has been named one of the most innovative companies in the world by CNBC and others, and is backed by top venture capitalists. At Houzz, you can help build the future of an industry worth over $1 trillion in the U.S. and Europe alone.
We Make Things Happen
Our team members play a key role in guiding the direction of our company and work across multiple groups to implement fresh ideas that make Houzz the industry leader. If you are interested in transforming the lives of the tens of millions of people who are designing, remodeling and decorating their homes – and the millions of pros using Houzz Pro software to run more profitable, efficient businesses – you’ve found the right place!
By applying for a job with us, you acknowledge and agree to the terms of our Job Applicant Privacy Notice.