Lead Data Scientist JiWire
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We are the dominate leader in everything location! In fact, we recently raised $20 million for location advertising. We have built the world?s largest location-based media company though mobile app partnerships and the top Public Wi-Fi providers (AT&T, T-Mobile, Boingo, British Telecom) to deliver advertising to on-the-go, affluent audiences with outstanding results. Today we are serving billions of ads across hundreds of mobile apps and wifi partners.
JiWire has been widely recognized as an industry leader in both the US & the UK during this past year, and we?re honored by this. AlwaysOn recently named JiWire as one of its OnMobile & OnMedia Top 100 Media Companies for the second year in a row. We also won the eConsultancy Award for Innovation in B-to-B media & Most Innovative Online Advertising Campaign, to name just a few.
We have aggressively become a leader in location through strategic partnerships, acquisitions, and launching revolutionary products. Recently we filed a patent and trademarked the concept of Location Graph ? a platform that is able to target users in a real time based on user location, previous history and act-alike behavior. We accomplish it by applying machine learning to a vast amount of the first party data in combination with third party data providers.
We are looking for a data scientist who can lead the development of advanced algorithms and methodologies that will provide a competitive advantage based on the utilization of our most valued asset ? data. If you are a hands-on data scientist who knows how to operationalize the extraction of data, iterate on development and testing of algorithms ? read on. If you have experience with tools like Hadoop, Mahout/Weka/R/Matlab, Hive/MySQL ? you are the right person. You will play a crucial role in the company and a be a center point between Product, Data Services and Platform teams.
Apply machine learning to figure out what is the best ad to show the user
Develop algorithms to take into account hundreds of different attributes to build user profiles
Interface with the Data Services/ETL team to produce the data required for machine learning activities.
Interface with the Platform team to ensure correct implementation of algorithms in the ad serving stack
Interface with Product team to develop requirements and analyze the tests/data resulting from machine learning activities
Suggest and implement integration of first and third party data to build richer targeting and profile assets
Operationalizing the data science process ? improving the process of data preparation and iteration of algorithm optimization
PhD in CS/Math/Statistics or equivalent experience
Expert in machine learning methodologies
Hands-on experience with Hadoop, Weka/R/Matlab, Hive/MySQL, Java/Python
Familiarity with the digital media / advertising industry is a big plus
Be an excellent communicator and a leader able to articulate complex decisions to the cross functional team
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, a name as interesting as its people. We are passionate about everything we do, whether it?s working, telling the JiWire story at industry events, playing our Xbox Kinect, or participating in Beer Fridays. We come from a background of companies like, TiVo, CNET, AOL, Walmart, Coca Cola and many we just picked up out of college. Together we have created a company that is awesome, inspiring, innovative, fast-passed, nimble, and forward thinking.
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