Rarefied talent in data science, data technology, and analytics

Data Scientist


Job Description

Want to make an impact on the world? Enjoy data mining, big data, machine learning, statistics, databases, and other data centric activities. Have a deep knowledge of machine learning methods and the ability to tune them in practice to meet client needs?

Role & Responsibilities

  • Deep analysis for clients in order to optimize their performance on TV
  • Develop new algorithms and guide implementation within the platform
  • Creation of new product, including any appropriate patent application materials
  • Work directly with the client account management team to present proposals, update on results, and provide conclusions directly to clients
  • Present in depth models and approach to scientists/analysts at client companies
  • Conduct presentations, lead client meetings, and explain complex concepts
  • Given some raw data in a spreadsheet or database and a business question, the candidate should be able to analyze it and deliver relevant results


Desired Skills & Experience

  • PhD, MS or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics or another quantitative or numerical field
  • Programmer-level knowledge of machine learning algorithms including AdaBoost, C4.5, Gaussian mixtures, A Priori association rule mining, Radial basis function neural nets, optimization methods, curve fitting
  • Experience in experiment design and statistical hypothesis testing (parametric and non-parametric) is also useful
  • Expert abilities with Excel will be important as many of our models are presented using this tool
  • Expert-level knowledge of SQL for aggregating and analyzing data out of databases (e.g. SQLServer) with a range of data models
  • Familiarity with scientific programming languages such as Matlab, scripting languages such as Perl, and 3GLs such as C would also be beneficial as many analyses will be new and will need to be manipulated
  • The successful candidate will not only need to know algorithms – they will need to “have a knack” and genuine talent with data analysis
  • A successful track record of previous analytical consulting work for clients would be helpful
  • Peer-reviewed publications – or unpublished works that showcase your previous engagements – would be desirable
  • Communication and presentation skills need to be excellent
  • Applicants should be prepared to relocate to Seattle area
  • 3-5 years relevant work experience desired

We’re building a team of data experts, statisticians, scientists, software developers, analysts, UI creators, and media experts. We are looking for people, who want to work with a hugely passionate and highly competent startup team tackling big, interesting problems.

Interested in this position?
Job Location
821 2nd Ave, Suite 700
Seattle, WA 98104
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time