Statistician at Linktree

Full-time, Melbourne melbourne full-time
Posted 11 days ago

You will develop and apply statistical, numeric and quantitative principles and techniques to solve problems and create business value with Linktree data. This role is responsible for advising and producing statistical evaluation for our business on the potential of existing data sets, guiding the acquisition of relevant new data, as well as developing business insights and valuable data-driven features for our users. The statistician will create and recommend solutions to enhance the performance by the use of statistical analysis, data mining and data visualisation techniques.

Tasks Overview (Not Limited To):

  • Continuously analyse and interpret Linktree data to discover potential improvements to User Experience (UX) and reduce user-facing bugs in the software.
  • Develop features that provide users with meaningful insights and design new recommendations for partnerships, features and marketing amongst other areas.
  • Provide statistical evaluations to assist in the development of automated data modelling and machine learning capabilities.
  • Extract data insights from product experiments and collaborate with product teams to optimise the work.
  • Analysing data and using numerical analysis methods to develop algorithms
  • Working with the engineering and growth teams to identify areas to be explored and analysed to gain insights for future work
  • Recommending methods and workflow to help process data
  • Identify trends and patterns and prepare statistics through analysis and interpretation of Linktree user data.


Technical Must Haves : 

  • Understanding of statistics models (a/b testing, bayesian models)
  • Statistics tools (R, Matlab, Excel)
  • Fluency in Python, SQL
  • Knowledge of visualisation tools
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in computer science/mathematics / engineering
  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience

(Basic / BAU) KPI’s

Set on a fluid based to reflect current goals of the business. However, here are some general indications of performance. Individual KPI’s will be set upon successful completion of the probationary period.

  • Consistency of delivery measured against time and specification
  • NPS satisfaction score from your peers

The Linktree story…

The Linktree journey begins in 2016, when co-founders Alex, Anthony and Nick were running a digital agency and using Instagram to make announcements about the artists they managed. Created as a side hustle to solve a simple problem, Linktree has well outgrown its roots, with over 5 million users worldwide, 10,000 - 15,000 new signups every day and over 120 million unique views per month. Paired with rapid growth, Linktree has recently garnered much attention in the tech world, earning 4th place on Fast Company's "10 most innovative social media companies of 2020".

The Linktree audience is broad, spanning publications, artists, celebrities, fashion and beauty influencers, YouTube stars, sports teams and household brands, right the way through to individuals with a side hustle and micro-influencers. Linktree subscribers include Alicia Keys, Selena Gomez, Pharrell, Jamie Oliver, Vice, Red Bull, Adult Swim, Patreon, Naomi Campbell, Comedy Central, Gordon Ramsay, Billabong…and many more!

This is a full-time role based out of our office in Collingwood (although all working remotely during COVID-19 and we are great with flexible working arrangements) but we are open to remote working in Australia.