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Data Scientist – Media Consultancy – New York or Cambridge – Python/SQL – Competitive+bonus/share options & great benefits


Our client is a modern marketing company engineered to meet the unprecedented challenges and opportunities facing marketers today. They're setting a new standard by data scientists with award-winning creatives, expert research teams and strategists to deliver clients the most advanced, end-to-end solutions

The Opportunity

Our client is looking for a Data Scientist to join the team and work alongside other data analysts, data scientists, and software engineers. Data Scientists at our client have a diverse set of responsibilities which go beyond traditional technical disciplines like machine learning.  This includes business strategy, client-facing engagement, and quantitative solution design.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the media spend you’re responsible for, including ideation on quantitative approaches for driving value, monitoring metrics, and troubleshooting issues
  • Design and execute every technical aspect of an engagement, including machine learning, analytics, and visualization 
  • Develop new techniques (e.g., ML models, optimization algorithms, and automation) to optimize KPIs and improve our client IP
  • Discuss and defend your analyses and ensure that it directly meets the client’s needs. 
  • Build presentations and present work to clients with the ability to articulate results
  • Productionalize workflows and contributing code to our our client repos (I don’t know what this means)
  • Operate existing software infrastructure to traffic, evaluate performance, and analyze media

 Who You Are and What You Have

  • A Masters or PhD from a well-regarded college or university. STEM degrees are preferred 
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience doing quantitative analysis, predictive modeling, optimization and/or statistics
  • Some professional experience in marketing, advertising or media is a plus

Skills, abilities, and knowledge

  • Experience utilizing Python (or similar language) and SQL
  • Experience using Machine Learning
  • Understanding of statistics/science/evidence/experimentation
  • Ability to build and maintain external relationships (clients, vendors, etc.)
  • Superb written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to articulate clearly and communicate a “data story”
  • A desire to work on advertising challenges that require flexibility in approach -- everything from on-the-fly analytics to statistics, big data, machine learning, and mathematical algorithms 
  • An ability to translate business challenges into quantitative problems, and solve them by whatever means necessary, which may not always be strict machine learning
  • An ability to think strategically, analytically, and proactively about diverse business problems
  • A commitment to managing the quality & accuracy of analytics, ensuring high standards with your and others’ work
  • Maybe a desire to mentor and teach others
  • Ability to think strategically, analytically, and proactively about diverse business problems
  • Abundant intellectual curiosity and integrity

Benefits On Offer

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Equity plan with profit sharing
  • Annual bonuses
  • Vacation and birthday cash bonuses
  • Generous medical plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company-paid cell phone service
  • Fully stocked kitchen
  • Weekly company lunches

How do You Apply?

If you’re interested in applying for this Data Scientist role contact me  on the phone or email. Get in contact with Digital Republic by sending a mail to [email protected] or call the office on +1 628 239 3600. Check out the website on  www.digitalrepublictalent.com. You can also find our more on Linkedin, Instagram or Facebook.

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