Data Analyst/Data Mining Engineer JiWire
JiWire is the leading location-powered mobile advertising and data platform, connecting advertisers with engaged mobile audiences at scale. Since 2003 we?ve been leveraging proprietary historical and present location data from both wi-fi and mobile networks to understand audiences across all mobile devices, ultimately delivering high performance campaigns for our clients.
We operate under a core belief that audiences are defined by location ? the most powerful audience signal and one entirely unique to mobile. Or quite simply, where you go is the best indicator of who you are. Our Location Graph? platform is built on this principle to deliver the mobile industry?s first one-to-one and most powerful audience targeting solution. An innovative and proven approach to mobile advertising, Location Graph? provides advertisers with custom audiences, deep insights, and a 4x higher performance over traditional mobile targeting approaches.
JiWire is a recognized luminary in mobile having won prestigious awards like Frost & Sullivan?s 2012 Best New Product Innovation Award for Mobile Advertising; referenced as ?One of the most accurate audience segment & profiling data sets in the industry.? In addition to the 2013 AlwaysOn Global 250, 2013 OnMedia?s Top 100 Private Companies, and being selected as a finalist for Red Herring?s Top 100 North America.
Our continued commitment to innovate and evolve the mobile advertising industry drives our vision and product evolution constantly developing new ideas that enable mobile to deliver solutions that solve advertisers biggest needs ? to engage audiences on mobile better than any other media channel. JiWire?s data platform creates unique audiences and identifies actionable insights from over 760M devices and tens of billions of location tags. Our scale allows us to execute with unparalleled business results for our clients & partners.
We are looking for a Big Data Engineer that will focus on making JiWire a data driven business. In 2014, we are planning to grow our data 10x and that presents the engineering team with great opportunities and challenges. The responsibilities for this position include these activities:
Analysis of large data sets to derive fact-based decisions of high-value business problems for the various business units, such as business analysts, product managers , data scientists, marketing and ad operations teams;
Produce actionable insights and data-driven recommendations for business and monetization strategies. Apply business analytics through ad-hoc reporting and custom scripting to drive optimization of various ad campaigns;
Create visualization to illustrate data trends
Lead A/B testing processes, create and evaluate user segments and performance metrics, come up with the data-based recommendations
Prepare data sets for targeting, reporting and data science research
Contribute in the design, tuning, performance and maintenance of raw and normalized data so that data can be leveraged by stakeholders in a timely fashion by the appropriated reporting tools
Expert in data warehousing solutions in multi-billion records data size
Hands-on experience with Hadoop based technologies, such as Map/Reduce APIs, Hive, Pig
Expert in complex SQL optimization preferably in Paraccel, Postgres, Mysql
Hands-on with high level languages such as python, java, ruby
Be an excellent communicator and a leader able to articulate complex decisions to the cross functional team
Advance degree in CS, Math or related subject is preferred
Familiarity with the digital media / advertising industry is a big plus
What's in it for you?
Be the lead of the most disruptive revolution in the mobile advertising industry
Work with wicked smart people in the hottest area of modern business ? mobile/local/social targeting
Excellent benefits and stock option plan
JiWire is a high performance ?beat the number? culture based on Customer First, Trust, Empowerment, Innovation, Accountability and Teamwork. We come from a background of companies and organizations like AT&T, Yahoo, NASA, Nielsen, McKinsey, TiVo, CNET, AOL, Walmart, Coca Cola to name a few. Together we have created a company that is awesome, inspiring, innovative, fast-passed, nimble, and forward thinking.
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