Senior Data Scientist

Company:
Location: Amsterdam

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Media.Monks is a digital-first marketing and advertising services company connecting the dots across content, data & digital media and technology services. Inspired by the connectivity and flexibility of technology APIs, Media.Monks' single-P&L model offers brands seamless access to a nearly 6,000-strong team of digital talent organized across 57 talent hubs in 33 countries.

With us, you'll find a diverse group of colleagues with different backgrounds and perspectives. We believe everyone has something of value to offer, and that sustaining a truly diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace begins with fostering an environment where people can be themselves, authentically, every day. We want to build something with the potential to change the heart of our industry, and we'd love to include your unique perspective.

The Senior Data Scientist will help develop solutions using statistical, data mining methods and data engineering solutions, working closely with our Analytics, Account Management, and Solutions Engineering teams. The senior data scientist should be a data specialist with strong experience in the deployment of propensity modeling, clustering analysis, churn analysis, product recommender systems and descriptive analytics. The candidate can expect to participate in all phases of internal research & development and client projects, including project definition, data discovery, data engineering, model development and/or data mining, evaluating options, and making recommendations.

Responsibilities

  • Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes.
  • Use statistical analysis and machine learning libraries (R Stats, Python StatsModels, scikit-learn, etc.) to create models that quantify the influence of online activities on offline conversions.
  • Deploy cloud resources (Microsoft Azure or GCP) to perform analysis on large data sets.
  • Create ML pipelines models from data-wrangling to getting it into production.
  • Utilize data visualization techniques to explain data and models to clients and internal teams (Power BI, Tableau, Looker, etc.).
  • Mine data to support analytical projects and prepare data to support the development of information models to prove or disprove project hypotheses.
  • Design and manage experiments to ensure proper execution, data cleanliness, and statistical significance of results.
  • Nurture client understanding of the importance of building & testing strategies across media buys; act as a consultative resource to help clients understand the quality of their internal testing processes.

Required skills and qualifications

  • MSc or higher in a quantitative STEM subject such as Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics.
  • Proven experience articulating, translating, and solving business problems through data.
  • A Microsoft Certified: Azure Data certification.
  • 3+ years of experience in data science with a focus on marketing analytics, statistical modeling, machine learning for forecasting, classification and optimization.
  • 3+ years of experience analyzing large data sets with the Python data ecosystem including Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-learn.
  • 3+ years querying large databases (SQL, BigQuery or similar).
  • 2+ years experience using Power BI, Tableau, Looker, or similar.
  • 2+ years of experience deploying digital analytics (Google Analytics/Adobe Analytics) and measurement solutions in the digital advertising industry with client vertical experience including: retail, financial services/retail banking, insurance, telecommunications, automotive or CPG.
  • Ability to explain the analytical methods and results to non-technical stakeholders to drive data-driven decision making.
  • Willingness to both teach others and learn new techniques.
  • Advanced English communication skills.

Preferred qualifications

  • A set of certifications or work experience in another cloud vendor (GCP, AWS).

About Media.Monks:

At Media.Monks, you'll be joining a highly ambitious company on a global mission to win the decade by changing the industry for good. Partner to 8 of the 10 most innovative companies in the world, Media.Monks works with established as well as up-and-coming global, regional, DTC and B2B brands, helping them own their data and build out customer ecosystems to elicit smart, efficient, high-impact engines for growth. We deliver table stakes quickly, creating cost efficiencies from day one to push up the creative effectiveness of our work with every cycle.

We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to building a respectful and empowering work environment for all people to freely express themselves amongst colleagues who embrace diversity in all respects. Including fresh voices and unique points of view in all aspects of our business not only creates an environment where we can all grow and thrive but also increases our potential to produce work that better represents—and resonates with—the world around us.

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