Data Scientist RetailMeNot, Inc.
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WhaleShark Media, Inc. is the world's leading marketplace for online coupons and deals, receiving more than 450 million visits to our sites per year.
Our portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the largest online coupon site in the U.S.; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the largest online coupon site in the UK; www.Deals.com in Germany; http://web.Bons-de-Reduction.com in France; www.Deals2Buy.com; www.CouponSeven.com; and www.CouponShare.com.
WhaleShark Media's mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience.
Our motto is "Every Deal. Every Customer. Everywhere."
As a Data Scientist, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of WhaleShark. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of engineers and analysts on a wide range of problems. This position will bring analytical rigor and statistical methods to the challenges of understanding user behavior and satisfaction on RetailMeNot.
This position requires the Engineer to aid in the research, development, and testing of algorithms, with an emphasis on customer satisfaction / revenue positive algorithms. Candidates will be expected to evaluate existing algorithms, propose solutions for problems based on careful analysis, code (or assist/direct) proof-of-concept software, and assess performance on realistic datasets. Candidates should have general knowledge in the fields of machine learning, pattern recognition, probability theory, image/video processing, and basic software development.
Typical candidates for this role would have developed data mining algorithms using huge data sets and have also built large scale data processing/analytics systems incorporating them. This is a hands on role, and it is ideal for someone that has experience with large amounts of sparse data.
--Develop mathematical modeling and computational social algorithms to help identify, analyze, and predict consumer behaviors and identify product opportunity spaces
--Measure the relative effectiveness of various coupon types, page designs, coupon formats, ad formats
--Discover new predictors of coupon quality.
--Research on how changes in content impacts user behavior.
--Develop meaningful statistical segmentations of our user base.
--Provide general guidance on quantitative analysis methods to WSM engineers and decision-makers.
--Work with product management, customer operations, and other engineers to understand algorithmic problems, and then, develop innovative solutions to the problems.
--Implement and test new algorithms for quantifiable impact as well as performance.
--PhD preferred in CS or statistics, applied mathematics, operation research or related field; or MS with equivalent experience.
--Substantial real-world experience, especially in areas of data analysis and visualization, including love for testing
--Expertise in statistical software (R, S-Plus, SAS, or similar).
--Familiarity with machine learning and experiment design principles.
--Proficiency with databases and scripting or programming languages My SQL, (C#, C++, PHP and Java are the most commonly used in our engineering environment).
--Ability to draw conclusions from data and recommend actions.
--Demonstrated willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques.
--Demonstrates ability to think through structure and effectively communicate with other engineers.
--Experience implementing data mining and machine learning algorithms.
--Experience analyzing large volumes of data.
--Experience with quantitative research, market microstructure, and trading systems are highly desired.
--Must demonstrate the ability to rapidly develop solutions to complex problems that involve both elegant software design and deep analytical thinking.
We offer competitive salaries, employee stock options and benefits and an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition.
If you are interested in our Data Scientist role, please visit us at www.WhaleSharkMedia.com or apply online at http://WhaleSharkMedia.com/careers.html
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|Headquarters:||301 Congress Ave. Suite 700|
Austin, TX 78701
RetailMeNot, Inc. (www.retailmenot.com/corp/) is the world's leading digital coupon marketplace. The company's websites enable consumers across the globe seeking to save money to find hundreds of thousands of digital coupons from retailers. RetailMeNot, Inc. experienced more than 450 million consumer visits to its sites in 2012. The RetailMeNot, Inc. portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the leading digital coupon site in the United States; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the leading digital coupon site in the United Kingdom; www.Deals.com in Germany; www.ActiePagina.nl, a leading digital coupon site in the Netherlands; Bons-de-Reduction.com and www.Poulpeo.com, leading digital coupon and cash back sites in France; and www.Deals2Buy.com, a leading discount offer site in North America.|
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