Video Data Scientist (Intern)

London

Who We Are

 

Magic Pony Technology is a London-based machine-learning startup specialising  in visual processing, which was recently acquired by Twitter. Magic Pony are responsible for video optimisation and innovation with Twitter, helping to design Twitter’s video infrastructure and develop new features.

 

What You’ll Do

As a video data scientist at Magic Pony, you will work on interesting problems like:

  • Understanding how streaming video quality affects user engagement

  • Anomaly detection, analysing and interpreting results to find and understand root causes

  • Designing and testing experiments for analyzing Twitter’s online video performance.

  • Designing and testing experiments for  understanding user behaviour for video consumption on Twitter

 

Who You Are

 
  • Have a field of study background in Maths and Statistics and have exposure to SQL and querying  

  • Strong statistics, math, and scientific computing background

  • Excellent written and spoken communication - you're not afraid to speak or use your voice

  • Experience using SQL plus a language like Python or R in your work

  • Ability to understand real-world business goals, and understand how data can help solve problems

 

“We are committed to an inclusive and diverse Twitter. Twitter is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.”

 

Engineering Hiring Process

Step 1

Once your application is received, a recruiter will reach out pending your qualifications are a match for the role.

Step 2

If your background is a match, you may have 1-2 technical phone interviews or be given the chance to provide a work sample depending on the role.

Step 3

If the phone interviews go well or your work sample is strong, the final step includes interviews with 5-6 people held onsite in our office.

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