Data Scientist

Posted: 2/26/2014 | Expires: 3/28/2014

Location: Telecommute
Category: Digital Media, Marketing, Social Media, Technology
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

We are currently seeking a Data Scientist for our Inside Network division. This role will be responsible for generating estimates of mobile application performance for Inside Network's AppData subscription service.

The successful candidate will:

* Be responsible for generating analytical estimates of mobile application performance in the following marketplaces: Facebook, iOS and Android along different dimensions such as usage, revenue and downloads
* Build and create models that extract and display insights from Inside Network Research’s massive amounts of data and uncover actionable and interesting trends and insights on market conditions
* Create a variety of data views that benchmarks game/app performance and informs the market conditions of Facebook and Mobile games and apps
* Analyze quantitative research data for market sizing estimates
* Be able to gather data from a variety of sources and synthesize it as necessary
* Provide analytics leadership and guidance to internal stakeholders and clients on ways to look at data
* Be the data advisor on Inside Network Research products and provide input on productizing data from analyst-perspective
* Constantly be looking and playing with data


* Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science or related field
* 2-4 years experience with strong analytical and problem-solving skills involving data mining, predictive modeling, market sizing and/or data integration methodologies
* Proficient in SQL and with analytics tools (R)
* Ruby experience desirable but not required (we're an all Ruby shop)
* Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and to meet changing deadlines and priorities on multiple simultaneous projects
* Must be detail-oriented and focused on data accuracy
* Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate and present data and information
* Be able to work and think independently but also be a team player that works collaboratively cross-functionally

Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and salary requirements.

Mediabistro Holdings, LLC. is a group of industry-leading brands committed to excellence in, and the advancement of, the media and creative businesses globally. Formed in 2015, it consists of Adweek, The CLIO Awards, Mediabistro and Film Expo Group.

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