Director, Data Science

Company Name: Integral Ad Science
Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 21st Oct, 2016
  • Work on challenging fundamental data science problems in online advertising
  • Propose and develop solutions independently and leading a group of other data scientists
  • Prepare white papers, scientific publications, and conference presentations
  • Work closely with product and engineering teams to identify and answer important product questions
  • Communicate findings to product managers and engineers
  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources
  • Analyze and interpret the results
  • Develop best practices for instrumentation and experimentation and communicate those to product engineering teams
  • Ph.D. in a relevant technical (machine learning, computer science, physics, mathematics, statistics, or related field), or 4+ years experience in a relevant role
  • Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches using machine learning methods
  • Track record of using advanced statistical methods, information retrieval, data mining techniques
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • A strong passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data
  • A flexible analytic approach that allows for results at varying levels of precision
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Fluency with at least one scripting language such as Python
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Expert knowledge of an analysis tool such as R or Matlab
  • Experience working with large data sets, experience working with distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, HBase, etc.)