Rakuten Kobo Inc. Positions 2022 in Toronto, ON – Manager, Data Science & Analytics

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The Company

Job Description:

Here at Rakuten Kobo Inc. we offer a casual working start-up environment and a group of friendly and talented individuals. Our employees rank us highly in terms of commitment to work/life balance. We realize that for our people to be innovative, creative and passionate they need to feel valued and supported. We believe in rewarding all our employees with competitive salaries, performance based annual bonuses, stock options and training opportunities.

If you’re looking for a company that inspires passion, personal, and professional growth – join Kobo and come help us make reading lives better .

The Role

Rakuten Kobo Inc. is seeking a Manager, Data Science & Analytics to join our Big Data team. The analytics team plays a critical role within the company: you will have access to rich datasets being generated by millions of readers across the globe as they interact with our website, apps, eReaders , partner integrations, marketing platforms, and our CRM channels. You’ll be tasked with leading the evaluation of new features and campaigns, identifying and siz ing new opportunities, identifying meaningful customer segments, and build ing models to analyze customer behaviour.

To succeed in this role, you will leverage your experience of delivering insightful analysis and championing revenue-driving projects in the context of ecommerce. You have a vision for which approaches, tools, and prior art may apply to our business, and you’re interested in growing and developing a team to multiply your effectiveness. You are a storyteller who is equally comfortable developing a technical roadmap as you are presenting findings to our executive team.

The Skillset

Must Haves

  • B.Sc. or greater in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent experience .
  • 5+ years experience developi ng and communicating advanced analytics in the context of ecommerce.
  • 3+ years experience developing statistical models ( acquisition, predictive value, time series analysis.)
  • 3+ years developing & analyzing A/B tests.
  • Master manipulat or: you can join & analyze complex sets of data using SQL, Graph QL , Python, R, or similar.
  • A methodical approach to breaking complex and abstract problems into discreet work packages.
  • Experience using both off the shelf tooling (Google Analytics, Amplitude, Twilio) and in-house developed analytics with an understanding of the tradeoffs of each.
  • Experience with Python & R.
  • A zealous advocate for data-driven decisions.
  • Leadership or mentorship experience.


  • Hands on experience working with streaming data platforms (Kafka, Storm, Flink, …)
  • Hands on experience developing & deploy ing ML models .
  • Hands on experience with dashboarding tools (Looker, Tableau, Domo, …)
  • Familiarity with marketing and CRM ecosystems.

The Perks

  • Flexible hours and remote working environment
  • Full benefits starting from your first day
  • Paid Volunteer days, unlimited sick days, and 3% RRSP matching
  • Monthly commuting allowance and internet allowance
  • Flexible health spending account
  • Talent and development training budget
  • Free Kobo device + free weekly e-book or audiobook
  • Weekly Kobo Tech University sessions
  • Maternity/paternity leave top up

About Rakuten Kobo Inc.

Owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten and headquartered in Toronto, Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the most advanced global e-commerce companies, with the world’s most innovative eReading services offering more than 6 million eBooks and audiobooks to 30 million + customers in 190 countries. Kobo delivers the best digital reading experience through creative innovation, award-winning eReaders , and top-ranking mobile apps. Kobo is a part of the Rakuten group of companies.

Rakuten Kobo Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations for candidates with disabilities participating in the selection process are available on request. Any information received related to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially. Rakuten Kobo would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this role however only qualified candidates will be shortlisted

Company: Rakuten Kobo Inc.

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate

Job Location:  Toronto, ON

Application Deadline: N/A

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