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Data Scientist, People Analytics

Love data? We do too.

The People Analytics team is a new and rapidly growing function within the People organization. We are using analytics and data science to help DK employees work better, be more engaged and reach their full potential.  We are searching for a data scientist who is a self-starter, creative, and passionate about conducting impactful applied research. 

Our rapid growth and global expansion presents an opportunity for driving efficiencies across the business, especially for our most valuable asset - our people. In this role, you will leverage advanced quantitative methods to derive actionable insights and make related programmatic recommendations. You’ll focus on key People Analytics opportunity areas such as - performance, productivity, organizational effectiveness and quality of hire.

What you’ll do as Data Scientist, People Analytics:

  • Generate new insights using large data and make recommendations on additional data collection

  • Conduct research and build predictive models for the integral points in the employee lifecycle.

  • Translate stakeholder needs into analytical requirements through close collaboration with the People team leaders.

  • Communicate key insights and recommendations to executive leaders across the organization.

  • Be a thought-leader on the People team by elevating analytical knowledge and maturity across all People functions.

What you’ll bring:   

  • Master’s or PhD degree in a qualitative field (such as Economics, Psychology, Statistics, Computer Science)

  • 1+ years of experience in an applied data science role 

  • Experience applying statistical concepts in research (such as regression modeling, causal inference/quasi-experimental methods, data transformation); Knowledge of Bayesian methods

  • Experiencing managing and analyzing data using R or Python (or a similar language; Proficiency in SQL 

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.

  • Comfortable working autonomously with a strong desire to produce high-quality work.

  • Passion for continued learning and growth in the applied analytics space


Who are we a good fit for? 

We love working with talented people but more than that, we seek out compassionate co-workers with a collaborative spirit. Our work moves quickly and we’re great at coming together to find creative solutions to some of tech’s most interesting problems. If that sounds good to you, join us. 

We are DraftKings.

We’re inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

Join Us!

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

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