Data Scientist at Goodway Group

Goodway Group

Data Scientist – Virtual

Technology & Engineering United States


What We Need

A Data Scientist that is a key member of the Media Trading Intelligence team at Goodway. This team utilizes advanced tools and innovative techniques to maximize advertising results for our clients, as well as demonstrate thought leadership within the digital advertising industry. You will be at the center of data analysis, modeling, machine learning and data engineering and bleed-edge in the ad-tech space. Although not strictly required, the ideal candidate will have hands-on experience working on a wide range of optimization and analytics problems in ad-tech including fraud detection/mitigation, price prediction, conversion attribution and modeling, as well as experience with the tools of the trade including SQL, Python, Hive, R, Athena and others.

What You Would Do

  • Design, build, and deploy algorithms to enhance the performance of advertising campaigns
  • Define data requirements and gather/validate information, applying judgment and statistical tests.
  • Prototype code for the newly researched methods to support the integration of new algorithms into the existing data warehouse and BI visualization platforms
  • Consistently apply various models and methods to test, learn, and improve the manner in which data is being evaluated and algorithms are being built
  • Develop clear, “obvious” visualizations that make the story behind the data obvious to the viewer
  • Provide data streams from front-end/third-party systems to drive real-time business metrics and decisions.
  • Invest time and effort to constantly learn latest technologies and trends
  • Join forces with analysts and stakeholders to gather, understand, and develop business initiatives and specifications.
  • Recommend standards and methodology for creation, capture, maintenance, and integration of metadata.
  • Provide expertise and leadership on making technical decisions, thus delivering a platform that provides business value and meets end-user goals.
  • Be flexible, adaptable, and available for full production support during off-business hours on a regular basis.

What We Offer

We provide a world-class total rewards program that includes market-competitive pay, rich healthcare and other benefits (our family leave policy is out of this world), employee development opportunities, and a strong virtual work culture.

You’ll Be Successful Because You Are

  • Knowledgeable: B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in computer science, math, statistics or a strong quantitative educational background
  • Experienced: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in applied data science, machine learning or modeling
  • Adept with: scripting languages such as Python, Bash or Perl and some exposure to modern software development practices including scripting languages, github/gitflow and automated testing
  • Cutting Edge: working with big-data tools such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Pig, Presto, Athena or Qubole
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convey ideas accurately and concisely to both technical and non-technical employees
  • Adaptable to any and every situation: You have a knack for being fluid and embracing change.
  • A quick study: Swiftly demonstrate an understanding of the business, organizational structure, culture, client base and industry.
  • Masterful ability to evangelize Goodway’s values and culture to both prospects and employees.
  • Results-Oriented: We call this grit. You can be counted on to exceed goals, and you’re known to push yourself and others across the finish line
  • Ability to learn new paradigms, tools, and processes quickly and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing, exciting work environment
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convey ideas accurately and concisely to both technical and non-technical employees
  • Work From Home: We all work from our home offices throughout the United States

Things You Should Know

  • Our workdays can sometimes be long and unpredictable. You should be comfortable and capable of sitting and/or standing at a desk for at least 8 hours.
  • Twice per year we gather together to work and play for a week. Both retreats are “can’t miss” events (like seriously…they are mandatory). There may also be other opportunities to travel depending on your specific role and business needs.
  • We want applications from everyone, regardless of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, citizen status, age, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected status.

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