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Data Scientist


£300 - £325 per day


Data Scientist

Duties We are seeking a talented, self-motivated Data Scientist to join the Publisher Solutions team in London. Our mission is to bring highly targeted, quality ads to publishers around the world. You will enjoy working with one of the strongest data sets in the world, cutting edge technology, and the ability to see your insights turned into real products on a regular basis. This position is based in London and a 6-month contract.

Responsibilities • Apply your expertise in quantitative analysis, data mining, and the presentation of data to see beyond the numbers and understand how our users interact with our core/business products • Partner with Product and Engineering teams to solve problems and identify trends and opportunities • Inform, influence, support, and execute our product decisions and product launches. • The Data Scientist Analytics role has work across the following four areas: • Data Infrastructure • Working in Hadoop and hive primarily, sometimes mysql, oracle, and vertica • Authoring pipelines via SQL and python based ETL framework • Building key data sets to empower operational and exploratory analysis • Automating analyses • Product Operations • Setting goals • Designing and evaluating experiments monitoring key product metrics, understanding root causes of changes in metrics • Building and analyzing dashboards and reports • Exploratory Analysis • Proposing what to build in the next roadmap • Understanding ecosystems, user behaviors, and long-term trends • Identifying levers to help move key metrics • Evaluating and defining metrics • Building models of user behaviors for analysis or to power production systems • Product Leadership • Influencing product teams through presentation of work • Communicating of state of business, experiment results, etc to product teams • Spreading best practices to analytics and product teams

Skills • Experience doing quantitative analysis. • Fluency in SQL or other programming languages. Some development experience in at least one scripting language (PHP, Python, Perl, etc.) • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance • The ability to communicate the results of analyses in a clear and effective manner • Basic understanding of statistical analysis. • Experience with a statistical package such as R, MATLAB, SPSS, SAS, Stata, etc. • Experience with an Internet-based company. • Experience with large data sets and distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop) a plus.

Education • BA/BS in Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering, Statistics or other technical field. Advanced degrees preferred.

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