Chief AI/Data Scientist

  • USD200000 - USD240000 per annum USD
  • Manhattan, NY, USA Manhattan NY US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Glocomms
  • 07 Aug 18 2018-08-07

A leading Ad-tech start-up firm just recently received their series C, $120,000 million worth of funding to be specific, and they are currently seeking a Chief Data Scientist. Are you ready to join an organization that sees the value in Data and utilizes it to assist global companies decode rapidly shifting marketing forces and market dynamics? Are you interested in working with clients such as The New York Times, Electronic Arts, Uber, Spotify, and the MLB to name a few?

Chief Data Scientist

Ad-tech Start-Up

New York, NY OR Santa Clara, CA

Salary: $200,000 - 240,000

A leading Ad-tech start-up firm just recently received their series C, $120,000 million worth of funding to be specific, and they are currently seeking a Chief Data Scientist.

Are you ready to join an organization that sees the value in Data and utilizes it to assist global companies decode rapidly shifting marketing forces and market dynamics? Are you interested in working with clients such as The New York Times, Electronic Arts, Uber, Spotify, and the MLB to name a few? This opportunity will give you the chance to join a thriving company and manage the overall data platform, architecture, and technical roadmaps.

The Chief Data Scientist will be responsible for:

  • Individual will be instrumental in building and managing a 10-15+ headcount data and IT group from scratch. The team will consist of Data Engineers, Software Developers, and Data Scientists.

  • The ability to architect this group as you see fit is a huge plus. This start-up is run by individuals who have a long track record of success.

  • Proven experience managing complex custom software development, systems infrastructure and data projects from inception to implementation

  • Entrepreneurial mindset

  • Work with distributed teams for delivery and execution

The Chief Data Scientist will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 8 to 10 years of IT Experience in the Technology, Architecture and Design, and Analytics space

  • Hands-on experience as a data scientist who knows how to operationalize the extraction of data, iterate on development and testing of algorithms

  • PhD in CS/Math/Statistics or equivalent experience

  • Expert in machine learning methodologies:

    • Regression, classification and unsupervised approaches

  • Familiar with Bayesian statistics, AB testing, design of experiments

  • Hands-on experience with R/Weka, SQL/Hive/Pig, MSSQL, Cassandra, Java/Python, Hadoop and related systems

  • Familiarity with the digital media / advertising industry is a big plus

Apply now if you like:

  • Unlimited PTO

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • 401k Matching

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave

  • Free lunches

  • Competitive bonus with equity with a flexible work from home policy

Interviews are ongoing and this is an urgent hire. Submit your application today to have the best chances of being considered for this exciting, new opportunity!