Data Scientist, Architect BlackArrow
BlackArrow is looking for a Data Scientist/Architect to lead efforts in designing and implementing our next generation data aggregation, persistence, processing and analysis platform. This person will work with business stakeholders and executives to construct a rich set of tools that will enable BlackArrow and its customers to anticipate TV advertising (> $70 billion) market needs. The role requires both a broad knowledge of existing data mining methodologies, algorithms and technologies and a passion to invent and customize where required.
In the last couple years, BlackArrow?s video advertising platform has quickly grown to serve 30 million pay TV subscribers internationally for customers including Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Rogers Communications. We collect a phenomenal amount of audience data and have only begun to look at how this information can be used to make advertising less obtrusive and more engaging for viewers while at the same time allowing advertisers to raise brand awareness and optimize marketing campaigns across select audience segments. BlackArrow provides a fertile and collaborative work environment for exploring new ideas and rapidly applying them to real world problems.
Create end-to-end data mining solutions to support BlackArrow?s business initiatives
Work with BlackArrow customers and business stakeholders to develop technical solutions at anticipate market needs
Research and evaluate both proven and groundbreaking technologies for applicability to technical challenges
Where necessary, develop new technologies or customize existing ones to meet the specific requirements of BlackArrow?s business
Work alongside and direct data warehouse and application software developers to create robust product offerings
Support production data management systems
Perform ad hoc statistical and data mining analyses and present results to business colleagues
Strong working knowledge of data mining algorithms including decision trees, association rules, clustering, and regression
Familiarity with database modeling and data warehousing principles
Experience in some of the following: SQL, NoSQL, NewSQL; Solr, Hadoop, Cassandra, Shark/Spark; C/C++
Creativity and initiative to go beyond current tools to deliver best solution to the problem
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability and comfort working independently and making decisions on projects
Either a Ph.D. in Data Science, Machine Learning, Statistics, Operations Research or related field
Or an M.S. in related field with 5+ years experience applying data mining techniques to real business problems.
- See more at: http://www.blackarrow.tv/careers/data-scientist-architect-2/#sthash.dW3CwheT.dpuf
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