GO1 are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join their Data Science Group, a strategically important function at GO1. The business relies on the function to make best use of our data to
(1) help drive scale on the two sides, e.g., perform experiments for learner acquisition, reduce churn or more targeted content acquisition, and
(2) improve liquidity in the marketplace for a defensible business, e.g., improve search and offer recommendations to increase transactions between the two sides.
In addition, Data Science plays a critical role in exploring opportunities for new business models, e.g., conversational interfaces for delivering learning.
The Data Science Group work collaboratively with members from Design and Engineering to deliver on the initiatives on the road map as well as other independent experiments that are designed to move critical engagement metrics for the business.
Within Data Science, we are hypothesis-driven by nature. It starts from uncovering opportunities for improvement and hypothesising about the solutions all the way to developing and testing them out in the leanest possible manner so that we can learn quickly.
In terms of our activities, they are broadly grouped into four: business understanding, data exploration and acquisition, prototyping and development, and deployment and evaluation.
The ideal candidate
To be successful in the role you will have the following skills or background:
If you're passionate about improving the future of how we learn and have relevant skills and experience, please consider applying even if your background doesn't perfectly match our ideal credentials.
Reporting into the Head of Data Science, the Data Scientist will work closely with UI/UX Designers and Product Managers/Owners to feed into the discovery and delivery processes for new features development and improvement.
Together with our AI Engineers, you will also work closely with Developers to ensure the successful delivery of AI solutions at the individual initiatives and experiments level.
This is a mid to senior-level role, designed for Data Science professionals who have been actively contributing to or leading projects or tasks from inception to delivery the opportunity to further sharpen their stakeholder management and leadership skills and to apply their experience to help make learning fun, accessible and effective for millions of people worldwide.
Key activities that the role is expected to perform are:
Data acquisition and explore
Prototyping and evaluation
A graduate of Y-Combinator, the GO1 team are disrupting workplace learning and changing the way organisations across the world train their teams.
With the goal of being the most used source for professional learning by 2020, GO1 merges technology and learning to help millions of users learn and grow in their careers.
Our GO1 employees enjoy a relaxed office environment in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD.
Why you will love working with us
Vibrant & Dynamic – We love what we do, we work hard to do it but we’re flexible and we have fun in the process
Unique culture – Be part of a dynamic, supportive and free thinking team that applauds creativity and encourages individuals to share their ideas and opinions
Great workspace – Enjoy free coffee, snacks and regular celebrations on site. We even have office dogs!
We are passionate about Learning - Enjoy unlimited access to the GO1 Learning platform - thousands of training modules are waiting for you!
We’re in serious growth – GO1 is on a stable and rapid-growth curve and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us