Senior Analytics Scientist

DS-IQ - Greater Seattle Area

Posted 605 days ago
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This newly-created position will work with an outstanding applied analytics team that is developing, prototyping and integrating state of the art statistical and machine learning algorithms into an existing message targeting platform to help brands market smarter across digital channels.  This role will be ideal for a scientist who has successfully developed predictive models, and practiced statistical or machine learning methodologies on a variety of business problems using real data streams.  Your ability to drive consistent innovation in analytics while creatively framing new ways to productize services based on those innovations will be the foundation of this role.  Our ideal candidate will have experience in working with teams of the highest intellectual caliber, be savvy about using analytics to drive business outcomes, and will exhibit a passion for automating personalized ways for consumers to buy and save.    

Key Responsibilities:


-          Perform in depth data analyses of the impact of hyper-targeted messaging on consumer behavior.

-          Develop and prototype models, algorithms and new predictive modeling techniques and technologies.

-          Establishing new machine learning approaches and techniques to mine and leverage vast amounts of behavioral and other data streams.

-          Teach, coach, and mentor fellow members of the analytics team.

-          Collaborate with the product management and engineering teams to define requirements for automated data processing and analytics capabilities, as well as planning and execution of automated testing of data processing and analytics.


Desired Skills and Experience


A passion for new technology based on big ideas and a strong desire to turn scientific theory into products that solve real-world problems.

-          8+ years’ experience in a senior analytics development role.

-          Experience in providing analytical services for business and presenting results to a senior executive audience, preferably in retail – online, mobile, or brick & mortar.

-          Ability to present complex ideas to non-technical audiences.

-          A thought-leader with a high degree of creativity, self-direction, and a love for problem solving.

-          A demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional manner with executive management, research and product development organizations and customer and business groups.

-          A solid understanding of experiment design, model development, and model selection processes and techniques.

-          An outstanding attention to detail, quality, and customer satisfaction.

-          M.S. in Computer Science, Statistics, or Applied Mathematics; focused on clustering, classification.  



-          Previous startup/entrepreneurial experience.

-          Experience with one or more of the following: social media, text mining, digital offers, payment systems, online advertising, point-of-sale data,  mobile analytics, or productized analytics solutions, Hadoop, Big Data.  



About this company


DS-IQ develops and operates engaging retail-consumer applications that drive personalization and relevance on a massive scale. Today our technology is reinventing the shopping experience and transforming digital marketing for the largest retailers in the world by combining shopper behavior and response data with powerful predictive analytics. Our digital focus includes mobile, digital coupons, QR codes, loyalty & rewards programs, personalized email, online, and in-store digital signage. All of our solutions are powered by our multi-channel targeting & personalization platform that currently optimizes over 4 billion marketing impressions per month.

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