Data Scientist

Data Scientist   |   Stamford, CT

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This hands-on position will take a leading role in the creation of sophisticated algorithms and data mining strategies critical to maximizing the value of our data, while playing an instrumental role in the development of Tru Optik’s DMP & data related products and services. The Data Scientist will be responsible for ensuring that our data products are industry leading. Tru Optik is a fast-paced startup environment, where we value team members that can apply past knowledge, but think out of the box and look for creative ways to solve complex problems.


Duties:
• Develop sophisticated algorithms and data mining strategies
• Build statistical models to analyze data, and find meaning and insight
• Use advanced data structures and their related mathematical concepts
• Use logic design and optimization without the use of programming
• Build and execute the company’s data mining and modeling activities in support of our clients’ online targeting and digital media marketing goals
• Develop and maintain ongoing data exploratory analyses against internal and client-provided data

Highlights:
• Working for a rapidly growing start up with room for advancement
• Incentive stock options package
• 401K with company match
• Generously subsidized employee and family health insurance
• 24/7 snacks and beverages and company wide lunch weekly!
• Diverse and inviting work environment


Required Experience:
• Bachelor degree in mathematics, statistics or computer science or related field - master degree or PHD preferred
• 3+ years industry experience preferred
• Expert knowledge of Ubuntu Linux
• Expert knowledge of designing and writing mathematical algorithm pseudocode
• Knowledge of Lua and AWK
• Ability to script and code in Unix BASH and either PHP, Python or Node or other relevant languages
• Knowledge of data structures and hashing techniques


Required Talents & Attributes:
• Excellent written documentation and verbal communication skills
• Ability to autonomously manage simultaneous projects in a fast paced business environment
• Ability to work independently and collaborate across multiple teams
• Excellent troubleshooting skills, a creative and methodical thinker
• Experience with online media and targeting a plus


About Tru Optik
Tru Optik is a trailblazer in data driven millennial audience and consumer monetization. Armed with the largest census level audience measurement of global OTT media consumption, Tru Optik uses interest and behavior segmentation to empower brands, media companies and agencies to deliver targeted advertising and experiences to millennials across all channels.


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