Senior Applied Statistician MaxPoint Interactive
MaxPoint is now seeking an Applied Statistician to join our fast growing Analytics team in our Austin, Texas office. We are not looking for someone to generate reports and PowerPoint presentations. We need smart, quantitative people to rip through data and find novel insights that will help us grow. YYou will office out of Austin working closely with software engineers there while also working remotely with our analytics team in Morrisville, NC on highly visible projects that improve performance and grow our product suite.
Research and develop new algorithms, methods, models for understanding online behavior
Develop and apply statistical techniques to improve online targeting efforts (including behavioral and geo-spatial targeting)
Design ROI analyses for online display ad campaigns, including creation of new performance metrics
Create/ improve prediction/response models. Quantify model performance and communicate design to senior management
Design experiments to identify and exploit new patterns in data
Innovate, patent and publish, as appropriate
Develop in-depth understanding of drivers for optimization by utilizing statistics and data mining techniques
Work with product managers and engineers to deploy models into production environment
Degree(s) in applied quantitative field (math, statistics, economics, CS, etc) with masters preferred
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in applying various modeling techniques, experience particular to marketing campaigns, response modeling, segmentation, content classification a plus
Strong analytical skills and proven ability to quickly learn and integrate new analytical concepts
Experience with data extraction and manipulation with SQL and other tools
Fluency in statistical software packages (prefer experience in R, SAS and/or Matlab)
Experience with very large, sparse datasets a plus
What?s in it for you
MaxPoint offers a generous benefits package including company paid premiums for employee and family health, dental and vision coverage, company contributed Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical expenses, 401k, paid vacation and holidays. Additional benefits include optional employee paid life insurance and AD&D, voluntary long-term disability, and employee contributed Flexible Spending Account for eligible medical and dependent care expenses.
About MaxPoint Interactive
MaxPoint Interactive?s retail advertising platform drives in-store traffic for retailers, brands, and multi-location business owners. The company?s Digital Zip technology delivers the most effective and scalable neighborhood-level online campaigns. MaxPoint can pinpoint qualified customers interested in purchasing a product with more precision than using traditional zip codes, ultimately offering accurate neighborhood-level targeting with national reach and local results. Founded in 2007, MaxPoint has offices in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Bentonville, Austin, and Raleigh-Durham.
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