Data Scientist


(Boston, Massachusetts)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About SpotX
With more than 6 billion ad decisions per day, SpotX is the largest global marketplace of video ad inventory reaching 600 million unique visitors in more than 190 countries each month. Our engineers work on one of the most transparent programmatic video advertising platforms. Everyday we are building new tools, features and functions to further expand our publishers and advertisers ability to buy and sell advertising.
We are seeking a talented Data Scientist who can contribute brilliantly to our team. Our Data Science team solves problems important to the business giving the opportunity for high impact. We don’t believe in “culture fit”. We believe in you being a genuine human being and pleasant to work with. Sure, we might share a beer at work or after work but you don’t have to. You just need to be a contributing member of our team who is thoughtful and wants to do quality work.
* Build machine learning or statistical models to discover actionable insights * Develop proof-of-concept solutions for advanced reporting or automated decision-making * Monitor, tune, and extend existing Data Science solutions/products * Be a resource for the Data Analysis team for advanced reporting needs * Perform ad-hoc analyses and reporting for Operations and Engineering (HDFS, Spark, Impala, Kafka) * Retrieve, clean, transform and overlay 3rd-party data
Ideal Candidate
**Needed SpotX’er talents:** * Strong knowledge in Python, R, and/or Scala * Solid understanding of predictive analytics, statistical modeling and data-mining (theory, algorithms and application) * Knowledge and experience in: Regression (multivariate, logistic and kernel), Support Vector Machines, Bagging, Boosting, Decision Trees, Survival analysis, Clustering, Optimization, Stochastic Processes * A track record of providing compelling insights based on data * Able to make intelligent approximations and design effective, practical, and scalable mathematical models * Able to identify assumptions and the limitations of models/algorithms and the impact on reporting and decision-making * Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to maintain focus in a fast-paced environment * Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally * Experience with SQL, "NoSQL" and "Big-Data" is desirable **Bonus SpotX’er talents:** Ad Tech experience
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Work-life balance. Unlimited PTO (work it out with your team first!) Work in a fun, casual, team environment, flip flops OK. Frisbees and foosball tables. Benefits such as medical, dental and 401(k).


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