Data Scientist
Pornhub Montreal, Canada. Bucharest, Romania Competitive Long term Any
About Pornhub

Pornhub is a Canadian pornographic video sharing website and the largest pornography site on the Internet. Pornhub was launched in Montreal, providing professional and amateur photography since 2007.

Pornhub offers its employees a competitive compensation plan and various perks including…

  • Annual bonus plans and benefits package
  • Tuition, conferences and training reimbursement program
  • Discounts for nearby businesses and a 500$ yearly gym/fitness allowance
  • Access to onsite Ping-Pong, foosball and pool tables
  • Access to onsite cafeteria including a daily free complete breakfast (bacon and eggs on Friday)
  • … and much more!

Don’t be shy, apply. But only if you’re up for the challenge of a lifetime!

We’re willing to sponsor visa application (with a two-year contract), we’re paying relocation (within reason) and we are willing to hire in Bucharest and Montreal.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No telephone calls please. No agency calls or emails.

Job Description

Looking for a new and exciting challenge?

As a Data Scientist you will be responsible for analyzing complex data patterns in order to find new solutions to specific technical or business challenges within the area of web publishing and marketing. We expect you to have a solid training in computer science, software development, modeling, statistics and mathematics or any related quantitative field. You also have good business knowledge and a strong sense of initiative and adventure. You will work closely with technical and business teams to find innovative approaches to the various data processing challenges that our organization faces.

You will work on various systems like content recommendation engines, ad bidding systems, credit card fraud detection solutions, anomalous web traffic detection, and much more.


  • Review recent technological and research advances from the community and integrate them with existing architecture
  • Architect, develop and implement systems to optimize revenue, views and engagement
  • Meet, communicate and present findings to internal clients
  • Find creative solutions to current issues and identify new opportunities
  • Develop and implement solutions including applying algorithms, improving existing algorithms, and developing custom algorithms
  • Provide expert advice and assistance to other teams in the company



  • M.Sc. in Data Mining, Machine Learning, Statistics, Mathematics or similar field – Ph.D. an asset
  • Strong knowledge and proficiency in data mining algorithms including decision trees, probability networks, clustering, regression and neural networks
  • Research-oriented and strong passion for empirical research on hard problems
  • Strong programming skills in R, Java, Python or similar high-level languages
  • Ability to present results to non-expert people

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with database environments and functional knowledge of SQL.
  • Experience with Samza, Kafka, Yarn and other distributed and big data solutions
  • Experience with UNIX/Linux environment
  • Experience and ability to work with Big Data problems
  • Data Science side project or Kaggle competitions an asset

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