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Senior Data Scientist, AdTech, 130-160k base, bonus, options

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Location
Boston, MA
Salary
$130,000 - $160,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Oct 04, 2018
Job ID
2630856
Senior Data Scientist, AdTech, 130-160k base, bonus, options
Compensation Commensurate with experience, bonus, benefits, EOE, diverse highly educated culture
Candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, refugee, asylum, or lawful permanent resident.
 
Our client believes that in freedom and responsibility, brilliant colleagues to work with and learn from, accomplishing a lot of important work quickly, and having fun while doing it. Their product drives engagement and emotional connection between consumers and advertisers through the power of online and social marketing. Our client enables targeted, AI-optimized video distribution at scale by helping advertisers deliver messages to those consumers who are most likely to engage with their brand across the most relevant channels.
 
Our client is seeking a motivated Senior Data Scientist for our viral video marketing Software as a Service (SaaS) platform. Ideal candidates are passionate about discovering insights and applying those insights to deliver massive business value. The candidates need to be process driven, detail-oriented, hands-on, fast learners and passionate about technology.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Use your analytical, problem solving skills, ability to learn and apply new tools & applications.
  • Apply tools and develop strategies/software to discover actionable insights from massive video-based ad tech marketing data
  • Develop tools/models to leverage those insights during a media advertising campaign to optimize marketing strategy and execution
  • Clearly communicate insights to all employees — including executives — through written and verbal presentations
  • Leverage your experience with AdTech technology and industry to
    • build machine learning models in Python, R, or similar language
    • use SQL to query large data sets (e.g. Snowflake; RedShift; BigQuery)
    • work with business intelligence and data visualization tools such as Tableau, Excel, QlikView
    • deploy predictive analytics/statistical modeling/data mining algorithms
    • apply Artificial Intelligence approaches for business outcomes
  • Make intelligent approximations of mathematical models to make them practical and scalable
 
Qualifications:
  • Solid understanding of marketing platforms (emphasis on Display/Ads) and experience using several consumer-oriented apps
  • Hands-on experience building models using Regression algorithms, Classification algorithms, Unsupervised algorithms (e.g. Clustering; A Priori); Ensemble approaches
  • Experience with Regularization approaches; model performance optimization and hyper-parameter tuning
  • Must have knowledge/experience in the following: Multivariate Regression, Logistic Regression, Support Vector Machines, Bagging, Boosting, Decision Trees, Customer Lifetime Value analysis, common clustering algorithms, Optimization, Stochastic Processes; Deep Learning algorithms
  • Experience using Linux, Apache Spark to develop and productionize machine learning models
  • Experience in similar role analyzing large amounts of data and generating actionable business value
  • BA/BS in Data Science, Data Analytics, Computer Science or related field
  • Interested in working in a dynamic and fast paced environment
  • Thrives on freedom and responsibility
  • Able to work at downtown Boston headquarters
 
BlueSkyClarity:
 
BlueSkyClarity (a Delaware LLC) is a search firm focused on retaining smart, passionate and talented people within the marketing, creative, analytic, product, sales, software engineering and information technology domain disciplines for web-to-consumer, digital agency, consulting, start-up, or iconic brand clients in all industries.
 
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