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Lead Data Scientist

Company: System1
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Data Scientist to join our growing Data Analytics team. This person must have a strong background in data analysis and be able to effectively communicate complex analytical findings to both technical and non-technical audiences, focusing on our highly profitable Search Engine Monetization business. This role requires a strong background in exploratory data analytics, statistics, data modeling as well as excellent communication and leadership skills. The Role You Will Have

  • Serve as a subject matter expert to both the Analytics team and business leaders, providing sound & data-driven strategies that help meet or exceed business goals -
  • Develop and create - models in production (classification, clustering, learning models, multivariate - regression, time series, k-means, etc.) - to identify the best business solution
  • Use Python and packages like Pandas, NumPy, etc., to perform complex statistical analysis on results, and utilize APIs for data ingestion -
  • Use SQL to self-serve data from disparate sources & manipulate multiple large data sets simultaneously for analysis -
  • Perform complex exploratory analysis on historical search engine marketing campaign data - - - including keyword performance, ad spend, and conversions - and identify opportunities for new expansion - & data acquisition
  • Collaborate with teams in Taxonomy & Performance Marketing to proactively identify keyword trends & develop data-driven optimization strategies
  • Use tools like Tableau, Looker, or PowerBI to visualize results and present directly to business leaders
  • Provide mentorship & training to junior analysts and new hires, and evangelize ways to implement better data-driven practices throughout the organization
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in search engine marketing and data analysisWhat You Bring to the Team
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a related field (e.g. Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, - Data Science)
    • 7+ years of progressive experience in data analysis/data science and handling of large data sets -
    • Strong experience with mathematical optimization methods, exploratory data analysis, - predictive modeling and machine learning techniques
    • Advanced proficiency in SQL -
    • Strong proficiency in Python & its data science packages (Pandas, NumPy, MatPlotLib, Seaborn, etc.)
    • Familiarity with digital marketing KPIs including CPA, CPC, CPM and ROAS
      • Experience with big data technologies (e.g. AWS, Snowflake, Hadoop, Spark, BigQuery)
      • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI), as well as surfacing insights with interactive notebooks (e.g Jupyter, Google Colab)
      • Familiarity with pulling data from third party API's and basic ETL processing
      • Excellent communication, and experience in providing leadership within your team (code-review or pair-programming, interviewing & onboarding new hires, etc.)What We Have to Offer
        • Competitive salary + bonus + equity
        • Generous PTO + 11 company holidays
        • Open sick time
        • 100% covered Medical, Dental, Vision for employees
        • 401k with match
        • Health & Dependent Care Flex Spending Account -
        • Paid professional development
        • Leadership & growth opportunities
        • Virtual company and team building events -
        • #BI-Hybrid
        • #BI-Remote
        • #LI-Remote
        • #LI-Hybrid

Keywords: System1, Seattle , Lead Data Scientist, Other , Seattle, Washington

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