Quantitative Scientist, PhD Intern / Co-op

Facebook

Quantitative Scientist, PhD Intern/Co-op

(Menlo Park, CA)
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.
Facebook is looking for a Quantitative Scientist Intern to join the People Analytics team to design and build scalable analytical solutions to help Facebook recruit, grow and retain people. Finding the best talent and keeping them at Facebook are among the most leveraged problems to solve for the company and this role will be germane to doing that well. This is a full-time internship/co-op role based in Menlo Park, CA.
Responsibilities
  • Apply your expertise in statistics, machine learning, or deep learning to see beyond the numbers and understand what Facebook can do to recruit, grow and keep talent
  • Work with HR and recruiting teams to understand their analytical requirements and translate that into data products
  • Use quantitative methods to analyze data deeply and build products that will help leaders understand the organization better, and will help them take specific actions around people
  • Constantly learn and explore emerging technologies in the areas of machine learning and deep learning
  • Leverage your strong SQL and programming skills to develop insights from data that significantly impact how we run our business
  • Partner with others on the People Analytics team to build end-to-end products and deliverables for HR and recruiting business functions
Minimum Qualifications
  • Pursuing a PhD in an analytical field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Management Science) or other statistically oriented field, or pursuing a PhD in Organizational Behavior, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology with a strong grounding in quantitative methods
  • Interest in organizational behavior and in understanding what motivates people
  • One year applying machine learning and/or deep learning techniques to solving business problems
  • Able to clearly and concisely explain the output of technical analyses to non-technical members of the HR and recruiting business functions
Preferred Qualifications
  • One year experience coding in SQL
  • Two years of experience with R or Python
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Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.
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