Data Scientist at Reedsy

Western Europe, Remote · Full Time
In 2014, we thought we could make it easier for authors to publish their book, that's why we created Reedsy. Today, we're proud to be a community of over 150,000 authors and publishing professionals. We turns ideas into beautiful books. Read More
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Job Description

#About Reedsy

We’re here to help authors find world-class professionals to create amazing books. Our curated marketplace gathers some of the best freelancers — the likes of Stephen King's designer, Neil Gaiman's editor or Walter Isaacson's publicist.

Using a content marketing-led strategy, we’ve grown to a community of 150,000 authors in just a few short years (while picking up a number of industry awards along the way).

Want to join us? Read below!

We're building a marketplace and soon a new tool for authors to grow their audience. We already have over 100,000 users and we're now looking to reach millions :). As a result, we're going to need help with designing a custom data analysis tool to:
- Optimize liquidity (offer/demand) on our marketplace;
- Improve funnel conversion tracking through our entire ecosystem;
- Determine conversion costs for freelancers, authors and readers;
- Provide KPIs to marketing team to optimize acquisition efforts and drive growth.

You have experience with:
- Elasticsearch
- Using query language (SQL and variations)
- Data Mining (web crawling, open data, parsing)
- Big Data (Hadoop/Spark, Talend, Amazon/Google Cloud)
- Scripting and programming (Python, R, Ruby)
- Machine Learning, ideally with some knowledge about Deep Learning
- Perfectly fluent in English, great communication skills
- Experience working remotely

#Bonus points:
- Experience creating robust and elegant dashboards to present data;
- A good dose of ambition, as well as a great sense of humour.

#How to Apply
We currently receive over 30 applications every day and we won't spend any time on generic messages. If you'd like to stand out, make sure that
1) you've done some research about Reedsy and signed up to try the product;
2) you include a well-structured and **concise** message with your application explaining why you find Reedsy interesting and why you'd be a good fit. Show off but not too much :).

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What We're Building

We're a community of 150,000 authors and freelance publishing professionals. We help authors find top editors, designers and marketers to turn ideas into beautiful books:

Learn about publishing:
Find writing inspiration:

PS — We're fully remote! Check out how our co-founder Matt just spent 3 months living and working from the Alps:

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What are some of the toughest engineering problems Reedsy is facing now?
We're building a pretty awesome book production tool that uses operation transformations (OT) with shareJS. It's got the look and feel of Medium but designed for books. It exports perfectly formatted EPUB and PDF files. There's many more features to add. You can see the current version here:
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How many people are you hiring in the next year?
Whenever we find talented people, we try to hire them :).
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