Senior Data Scientist

Job Title: Senior Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manhattan, New York
Salary: US$120000.00 - US$155000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00066888_1516231452
Contact Name: Emma Hage
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 17, 2018 23:24

Job Description

My client is a technology company focused on using advanced DSP and analytics techniques to give valuable real-time insights to their clients across the globe. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a mature start-up that is growing fast and doing exceptional analytics work.
They are looking for a Senior Media Analytics Manager who has experience either working at a media/digital agency or for an internal firm in a similar function, with exposure to DSP, Adspace and impression data. You will be responsible for creating data driven stories that provide real-time insights to improve clients' KPI's this will involve owning marketing campaign data and reporting, plotting customer journeys, customer conversion attribution, and linking this to the wider company goals.

This is a highly technical role where a combination of strong SAS, SQL and Python hands-on experience is required. You will be confidently able to create and install datasets, access DSP and impression data, conduct advanced modelling techniques (decision tree, random forest, logistic regression), analyse complex data, and finally, turn it into something value for clients.

As part of this role you will manage 2 people and be pro-active in driving value for clients and coming up with new and creative ways to better use DSP and impression data. You will also liaise directly with SVP's and the C-level leadership team. This role is based in NYC but has a global remit where you may be required to travel to London in-frequently.

Skills and Experience Required

-6+ years' commercial experience within a Data Science or similar type role
-A combination of SAS, SQL and/or Python experience
-Experience working for a digital/media agency or within a team supporting an internal division focused on campaign and DSP data
-Ability to 'tell the story' and bring value through using a range of statistical and data science techniques
-Excellent communication skills and ability to liaise with senior leadership

Why should you apply for this role? Not only will you be doing advanced work within this space, you will be able to play a key role in the growth of this analytics division. The environment is also one of collaboration, support and excellence, where analytics is at the forefront of the business.

Unfortunately my client is unable to provide sponsorship at this time so please ONLY apply if you are a US Citizen, Permanent Resident or Green Card Holder. Although not preferred, remote working is potentially an option if based outside of the greater NYC area.

Lawrence Harvey is acting as an employment agency in regards to this position.
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