Job Details

Jr. Data Scientist

Austin, TX | Contract

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Long Term


3-5 years

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Job Description


  • Identify, ingest, and enrich a wide range of structured and unstructured data into datasets for analysis
  • Learn to apply statistical and advanced techniques (e.g. segmentation, machine learning) to develop both prototypes and scalable (i.e. efficient, automated) data analyses
  • Conduct basic ad hoc analysis, building models, forecasting viewing behavior
  • Extensive code development, debugging, optimizing, and productionizing
  • Support the development of machine learning pipeline architecture
  • Help build out frameworks for quickly rolling out new data analysis for standalone data-driven products and services to support our network of media brands.
  • Be able to transform unstructured raw data in to formats suitable for modeling
  • Be able to work in teams and collaborate with stakeholders to define requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a quantitative field
  • Knowledge of Python
  • Knowledge of algorithms for data mining, machine learning, and/or natural language processing
  • Possess some understanding of statistical procedures used in advanced analytics
  • Experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data using Spark, Hive or other Big Data technologies
  • Experience building scalable data models and performing complex relational database queries using SQL (Oracle, MySQL), etc.

Additional Qualifications

  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to detect and resolve data/analytics quality issues
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills