Data Scientist at Stanza

San Francisco · Full Time

Stanza lets people and communities discover, share, and create their own event calendars. To date, 6M+ fans have found and synced over 315M events with their personal calendars via Stanza.

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Job Description

About Stanza

Hundreds of millions of pageviews, natural language processing, real-time user analytics, header bidding… these are just a few of the challenges we face at Stanza. To the consumer, Stanza is a seamless calendar integration, allowing users to sync their favorite interests and events such as concerts, sporting events, movie releases and esports. With partners such as Warner Brothers, NBC Sports, CBS, NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA, and many more, Stanza is becoming the default way to embed and share calendars on the web.

We are redefining the purpose of a calendar with one core value in mind: Your Time Matters. With hundreds of millions of synced events and global reach, our goal is to make sure that each and every user spends more time doing what they love. We are a fun, bright, diverse team that's passionate about solving problems in an elegant way using cutting edge technologies.

Stanza is backed by top tier venture investors and is headquartered in San Francisco.

What you will do

Work with key developers to design and build a scalable data infrastructure and analytics system
Build real-time analytics infrastructure (Kafka, Spark MLLib, Amazon Kinesis, etc)
Build automated ETL pipelines
Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of data sources
Identify and push efforts to improve data monitoring and automation
Who you are

Loves to code (JavaScript, Python, Java)
Driven to make a huge difference and have positive impact in the company
Hands-on distributed computing architect
6+ years experience with Hadoop, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Redshift
AWS / cloud computing experience
Deep understanding with data stores such as MongoDB and SQL
Knowledge and experience performing advanced analysis in a statistical computing language (e.g. Python, R, SAS) is a plus
Function well in a fast-paced, open, and bold culture in rapidly-changing environment
Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science
Strong oral and written communication skills
What else

Exciting startup environment with a competitive salary with equity
Commuter reimbursements
Catered lunches several times a week
Medical, vision and dental benefits

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What We're Building

Stanza is the easiest way to share your calendar of upcoming events & dates with the world. Our products include the ubiquitous blue Add-to-Calendar button and StanzaCal - a visual representation of upcoming events.

Our platform is used by 10K+ orgs including the NFL, NBA, NHL, NCAA, Major League Gaming, and more. Over 8M users use Stanza to find and subscribe to over 200M events. Once users subscribe, calendar publishers can continue to update them with event changes and other upcoming events.

Stanza is a StartX accelerator alum.

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Kevin Farst
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Raquel Atkinson
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Natasha Welch
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What makes Stanza a unique place to work at?
We work with NFL, NBA, NHL, E-Sports teams, Nike and Warner Bros. We have 10K+ event publishers hosting & sharing their upcoming events. There are 50M monthly users discovering & engaging with those events along with 200M monthly pageviews. Currently have 6M users adding 250M events to their personal calendars via our Add-to-Calendar button. In addition.....We have an entire floor to ourselves, a fully stocked fridge and the greatest office dog in the world!!!
What is your office environment like?
It's a mixture of witty repartee and long brainstorming sessions with a few bottles of beer or wine if you prefer ; )

Stanza Investors

David Hirsch
Managing Partner/founder @metamorphicvc, xgoogs @Google, board @GirlsWhoCode and @RiverFundNY. Father of two. Well done is better than well said -Ben Franklin
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