Senior Data Scientist

Full time

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Job Description

Want to do cutting edge quantitative research to understand the behaviors of users, reimagine, and inform the future of modern work? The Oracle Design Research team is doing just that, and we are excited to have more people join.

At Oracle, we’re rebooting what design is for our entire company, creating a design-led culture that will put users and their needs at the center of our product development process, and transform the way our customers work on a global scale. We’re looking for a passionate Data Scientist to help us in our mission to create a state-of-the-art consumer-grade enterprise experience that connects, empowers, and delights our users.

You will join a small but mighty Data Science group that is bringing scientific rigor to understand what our customers and end users are doing in our products, leveraging empirical research methods to extract meaningful patterns from large data sets, visualizing that information in truly cutting-edge ways that is furthering a whole new level of empathy, and scaling our approaches to the daunting breadth of our enterprise products. In addition, the Data Science group is embedded within the larger Research organization and partners closely with the qualitative researchers, enabling an integrated viewpoint of both scale and in-depth understanding of customer behaviors. In short, we are starting a mini revolution of being data and customer obsessed and looking for someone who is excited to join us!

A bit about the team

Oracle Design is a team of innovators, designers, researchers, data scientists, prototypers, content creators, and technologists that have come together to take Design to the next level. We are reimagining the UX of over 300 enterprise cloud applications in the field of Human Resources, Finances, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Marketing, Commerce, Health Care, Education, Government, and so much more. At the brink of a cultural transformation, you will have tremendous opportunities to bring your best, grow, and develop as a UX professional. While our goal is simple (make work more enjoyable for the users of our software), the process of enabling that intersects with rapidly developing areas of technology such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Machine Learning, Conversational UX, and more. Oracle Design Studios are all over the world (US, Mexico, Canada, Bucharest, India); we are looking for curious and collaborative people that are passionate to work together and make work simpler and streamlined for millions of people out there.

Here’s the kind of person we’re looking for:

  • You are insatiably curious. You love asking meaningful questions about human behaviors, motivations and challenges.
  • You have previous exposure to user experience or product analytics
  • You know your Data Science fundamentals (applied statistics, quantitative methodology, and scientific programming)
  • You have deep empathy and a passion for understanding people’s behaviors, the patterns and the motivations underlying those behaviors and you thrive on evangelizing what you learn.
  • You are organized and detail-oriented. You have several years of experience using your quantitative toolkit to facilitate high quality research, applying the right methods to the right problems, and practice these in real business context.
  • You are driven by impact. You don’t stop until the insights from research are applied to the benefit of our customers and business.
  • You don’t already know everything and you love to learn from others, new contexts and new challenges.
  • You love to collaborate with designers, user researchers, engineers, product managers, executives, and inspire them to do their best.

What skills/abilities/background would you ideally possess?

  • Master’s or PhD degree in Computer Science, HCI, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets (especially clickstream data).
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large, disconnected datasets.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience with some object-oriented/object function languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala
  • Experience with sequence analysis (especially of time-series data) is a strong plus
  • Experience in user or product analytics (especially in an Enterprise setting) is a strong plus
  • Prior exposure to one of the following is a plus as well: NLU/NLP, Sentiment Aspect Mining,
  • Data Visualization, Predictive Analytics/ Machine Learning, developing and evaluating A/B testing pipelines


What will you do as a Senior Data Scientist at Oracle?

  • Dive deep into usage data to understand problem and opportunity areas for complex and massively scaled enterprise products.
  • Use your deep expertise in data analysis to generate easy to understand insights and communicate findings to product stakeholders
  • Own and work independently on projects
  • Tell the user’s story through data and shine a bright light on what works and what doesn’t
  • Collaborate closely with partners in design and product management to learn complex domains, assess needs, ask the right questions, and understand how the analysis could move the business decision-making forward.
  • You don’t stop there. You will work with partner teams to ensure the right action is taken to further the cause of your customers and business.

Required Skills

  • Analytical Skills
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Python (Programming Language)
  • Quantitative Research
  • Statistics
  • Tableau

About Us

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation.

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.


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