[Hiring] Data Scientist at VRChat

February 19, 2024

Job Overview

  • Date Posted
    February 19, 2024
  • Location
  • Expiration date
    --
  • Experience
    5 Years plus
  • Gender
    Both
  • hiringOrganization

    VRChat

Job Description

Join the VRChat team!

VRChat offers a first-of-its kind, game-changing platform that provides an endless collection of social immersive experiences and gives the power of creation to its robust community. With over 250,000 worlds and growing, VRChat’s vision is to allow users to bring their imaginations to life and help shape the metaverse anywhere in the world on any device. VRChat has raised $100M to date with the support of investors Makers Fund, Anthos Capital, and HTC and is building out a strong team to achieve hypergrowth in the coming years.

Job Overview

We’re looking for someone to join VRChat’s Data team as a Data Scientist to continue to improve and transform our expanding platform. In this role, you will tackle unique challenges on the frontier of multiverse experiences by bridging our product development and marketing efforts. You will work within our analytics stack to monitor, analyze, and find trends in user behavior to help ideate, test, and deploy new product features and user experiences to better the experience for our users.

Job & Team Impact

You will work closely with product, operations, and policy teams to identify areas of strategic growth, devise plans on how to capitalize on those opportunities and help execute. Your ultimate goal as part of the data team will be to enable the entire VRChat team and worldwide community to craft incredible immersive social experiences.
Duties and Responsibilities
      • Analyze large, complex datasets to derive actionable insights and findings.
      • Utilize statistical analysis, data mining, and data visualization techniques to understand product performance, customer behavior, and market trends.
      • Work closely with engineering, design, marketing, and sales teams to ensure alignment of data science activities with broader company goals.
      • Design dashboards to allow real-time access to KPIs against established objectives across the organization.
      • Gain a deep understanding of VRChat users and their cohort-based journeys and psychology to most effectively drive active user scale and loyalty.
      • Work with product teams to design and analyze A/B tests to evaluate the impact of changes in the product, interpreting the results and providing insights to guide future product developments.
      • Ensure compliance with data privacy regulations and ethical standards in data handling, prioritizing user privacy and data security.
Experience, Skills, and Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field.
    • 5+ years of relevant experience at high-growth companies.
    • Demonstrated interest in and understanding of VR and online communities.
    • A well-versed storyteller with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience using event-based data to derive actionable insights.
    • Strong knowledge of SQL and experience with large structured and unstructured datasets.
    • Familiarity with cloud-based databases and data warehouse solutions (e.g. Snowflake, Redshift, MongoDB).
    • Experience with SAAS Product analytics tools (e.g. Amplitude, Google Analytics, Heap, Mixpanel).
    • Proficiency in data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, Excel, Matplotlib, Seaborn).
    • Ability to communicate and collaborate across all functional teams and contribute to product design, development, and go-to-market strategy.
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment that required balancing competing priorities throughout the entire product lifecycle.
    • Highly-organized and effectively able to hit deliverable deadlines with high-quality output and outcomes.
    • Experience working with large quantities of data and utilizing it to make informed and strategic decisions.
    • Self-starter with an independent drive that can successfully follow through on initiatives.
    • Ability to act fast and adapt to quickly changing situations.
    • Professionalism and integrity.

Bonus Points

    • Experience in social platforms or social gaming.
    • A basic level of understanding of Unity 3D.

Benefits

    • Work from anywhere! VRChat is a 100% remote company
    • Health Benefits
    • 401K for US & RRSP for Canadian Employees
    • Stock Options
    • Generous paid holiday schedule
    • Unlimited/Flexible vacation time
    • Paid parental leave benefits
VRChat is an equal-opportunity employer, and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds. VRChat fosters a diverse, creative, and collaborative environment where anyone can contribute to any of the ongoing projects or direction of the roadmap at any time.  If you’re a passionate team player who wants to have an impact on a dynamic team, we’d love to hear from you! 
Offers are subject to satisfactory background and reference checks.