Senior Data Scientist

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Location: Modena, Emilia-Romagna

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Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global technology and data company that builds verification, optimization, and analytics solutions for the advertising industry and we're looking for a Senior Data Scientist to join our data science team. If you are excited by technology that has the power to handle hundreds of thousands of transactions per second; collect tens of billions of events each day; and evaluate thousands of data-points in real-time all while responding in just a few milliseconds, then IAS is the place for you!

As a Senior Data Scientist at IAS, you will be part of a team that is a center of innovation for the company and a major contributor to the company's core products. The types of challenges we solve have attracted people from industry and academia with diverse backgrounds, including machine learning, physics, biology, neuroscience, computer science, finance, and economics. We're passionate about maintaining an open and collaborative environment, where team members bring their own unique style of thinking and tools to the table.

You will join a diverse group of data scientists working on a variety of`challenging projects within the larger data science organization. Creativity and innovation are at the heart of the role. This work is not a predictable series of tasks. You should expect to think out of the box and take the initiative to do your own experimentation, testing, validation, and automation. Failure is not discouraged, but what is expected is that you will build upon the knowledge you acquire and doggedly rework solutions to ultimate success. Your work will have a significant impact on the IAS business, leading to additional value and ROI for IAS clients.

What you'll get to do:

  • Build and maintain systems that can detect signals or anomalies in IAS data, tell stories behind the data that will feed back into the business. In particular, help mitigate risk against technological errors that could have negative consequences to revenue and reputation.
  • Help redesign predictive technology that is literally at the center of the IAS verification business and used by almost every product
  • Work with a variety of data sources to build production-ready ML models
  • Collaborate with engineers to integrate solutions within larger engineering workflows
  • Effectively communicate results from ML models and statistical learnings to a variety of stakeholders within R&D and product organizations

You should apply if you have most of this experience:

  • Advanced degree in a relevant technical field (machine learning, computer science, statistics, physics, mathematics, or related field)
  • 8+ years industry experience in applying machine learning techniques to real-world problems
  • Experience working with a U.S. based company
  • Experience in ad-tech
  • Experience with source control workflows and deploying ML models in production
  • You have led and owned a few large projects end-to-end, from business problem framing to execution and delivery.
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Proficiency with at least one scripting language such as R
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience working with cloud environments: AWS, GCP, etc
  • Experience working with distributed computing tools (Hadoop, Spark, Hive, etc.)
  • Experience with at least some of the following machine learning libraries: scikit-learn, H2O, SparkML, etc

About Integral Ad Science

Integral Ad Science (IAS) is a global leader in digital media quality. IAS makes every impression count, ensuring that ads are viewable by real people, in safe and suitable environments, activating contextual targeting, and driving supply path optimization.

Our mission is to be the global benchmark for trust and transparency in digital media quality for the world's leading brands, publishers, and platforms. We do this through data-driven technologies with actionable real-time signals and insight. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in New York, IAS works with thousands of top advertisers and premium publishers worldwide. For more information, visit integralads.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

IAS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to our diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age. We strongly encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA community, people with disabilities and veterans to apply.

California Applicant Pre-Collection Notice:

We collect personal information (PI) from you in connection with your application for employment or engagement with IAS, including the following categories of PI: identifiers, personal records, commercial information, professional or employment or engagement information, non-public education records, and inferences drawn from your PI. We collect your PI for our purposes, including performing services and operations related to your potential employment or engagement. For additional details or if you have questions, contact us at compliance@integralads.com.

To learn more about us, please visit http://integralads.com/ and https://muse.cm/2t8eGlN

Attention agency/3rd party recruiters: IAS does not accept any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles. If you are interested in becoming an IAS recruiting partner, please send an email introducing your company to recruitingagencies@integralads.com. We will get back to you if there's interest in a partnership.

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