Data Scientist

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We're Karat, the leader in technical interviewing and pioneer of the Interviewing Cloud

Karat’s purpose is to unlock opportunity, and we built the world’s first Interviewing Cloud to conduct predictive, fair, and enjoyable technical interviews 24/7. Karat helps companies expand interviewing capacity, unlock developer time, and raise engineering quality so they can hire smarter and grow faster, and create more opportunities for software engineers. From our industry-leading solutions to Karat’s Brilliant Black Minds program, the work we do here matters. We’re a team of passionate, focused, human-centric team, and we want you to join us!

Come join our Data Science team

Our Data Science team is committed to partnering in exploratory data analysis, conducting experimentation, and building and automating data-driven product features. We conduct research and development needed to make technical interviews more predictive. Working on the Data Science team, you will shape the future for the intelligence and efficiency of our product.

What you will do

As a Data Scientist at Karat, you will collaborate with Data Analysts, Data Engineers, and Software Engineers to design, implement, and scale our data processing and modeling platforms. You will be responsible for determining the feasibility of producing predictive models from available data to meet specified product requirements.

Karat’s HQ is based in Seattle, Washington, but we are open to remote candidates for this role (within the U.S.). Immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Identify experimentation, automation and efficiency needs for Karat's business and product teams, understanding their goals and metrics in order to conduct research to identify potential solutions.
  • Design, build, and deploy efficient and reliable cloud-based data modeling pipelines to deliver automation and predictive modeling services.
  • Help refine our interview data processes to increase the signal captured in every minute of our interviews and maximize the value provided to our customers.
  • Investigate new data sources and methods for combining multiple data sources to support new types of data analysis, modeling and new product features
  • Identify methods for automating existing manual business processes
  • Help manage and advance our experimentation platform to support testing new features and making intelligent product development decisions
  • Protect Karat's data processes against quality issues. Design and develop data modeling performance monitoring.
  • Support our engineering teams by reviewing code and designs as-needed
  • Nurture data conversations within Karat by educating teammates about data science and machine learning.
The experience you will bring
  • 3+ years of tech industry experience in data science, machine learning, software engineering, or other related roles
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Engineering, a natural science or equivalent quantitative subject (or equivalent experience) preferred
  • Proven experience applying machine learning to solve business prediction and automation challenges
  • Strong data analysis and scientific thinking skills
  • Experience with Python and related data science and machine learning libraries a plus
  • Significant experience with relational databases with a strong knowledge of SQL and data modeling best principles
  • Experience with data visualization and presentation, data analytics and BI tools, and cloud services
  • Experience with — and a knack for — communicating technical work to partners
  • Professional familiarity with marketplaces solving problems at the intersection of supply and demand a plus
Benefits of joining Karat

Karat strives to offer everything you need to best support you today, tomorrow, and beyond. We’re proud of our current offerings, and highlight some of our team’s favorites below. There are more, just feel free to ask!

Compensation / Time Off:
  • Highly competitive salary and stock options
  • Generous paid PTO (see below) and Sick Leave (10 days per year)
  • Flexible Time Off Policy for salaried positions
  • Three weeks accrued per year for hourly positions
  • Parental Leave (12 weeks paid with transition back to work in part-time capacity)
  • 18 paid Company Holidays for 2021
Benefits / Wellness:
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance via Cigna or Kaiser (for CA-based employees)
  • 100% premium covered for employees
  • 70% premium covered for dependents
  • FSA, STD, LTD, Standard Life Insurance, and Optional Life Insurance
  • Mental Wellness offerings such as Calm, Happify, Talkspace, Modern Health, and more
  • $150 per month contribution to miscellaneous benefit/wellness of employee’s choice
Learn more about usStatement of Non-Discrimination:

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Karat.

We value a diverse workforce: people of color, womxn, and LGBTQIA+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at [email protected].

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An Insider's view of Karat

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

We're passionate about what we do, but know how to turn off at the end of the day. Come here to work hard, build great trusted relationships, learn, and also to be recognized as a person with interests both in and out of the office, with plenty of work-life balance.

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What are Karat Perks + Benefits

Karat Benefits Overview

Have a Voice
Everyone at Karat has a seat at the table, so you can be free to speak your mind and know you'll be heard.

Meaningful Equity
You'll be making an impact here, so you get a fair stake in our success too.

Unlimited Time Off
Take the time you need to do your best work and live your best life.

Health + Wellness
We got you covered: 100% of your health, dental, and vision insurance.

Equipped for Success
We'll set you up with a new MacBook Pro + monitor and whatever other gear you need.

Flexible Work Environment
Work from wherever you like, whether that's at our Seattle headquarters or your home office.

401k
Save for your retirement the smart and simple way.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Employees get free lunch on Tuesday and Thursday.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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