Sr. Data Scientist, Fluent Inc. - She Runs It
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Sr. Data Scientist, Fluent Inc.

By She Runs It

Sr. Data Scientist

Tech
Company: Fluent, Inc.
Location: 300 Vesey St. New York, NY 10282

Fluent, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLNT) is a global data-driven performance marketing company and trusted growth partner for leading brands. Experts in creating value for consumers, Fluent leverages its consumer database, digital media portfolio, and, proprietary data science and technology to deliver outcome-based solutions for marketers. Founded in 2010, the company is headquartered in New York City.

We interact with 1MM US consumers daily across our owned and operated websites. Our team uses the insights gathered from these interactions to drive growth for our partners. Through engaging digital experiences, Fluent creates meaningful and lasting connections between brands and consumers.

Position Scope

Fluent’s Analytics team is looking for a Senior Data Scientist with a strong passion for turning large data into actionable insights that drive improved business performance. They must have strong critical thinking skills and a passion for empirical research and for answering hard questions with data.

In this highly dynamic and fast-paced environment, this individual will be responsible for manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources. They will be integral in transforming the way that data is integrated and leveraged to drive business results. This position will have the opportunity to present findings and share insights with multiple business leaders throughout the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Build and implement machine learning, statistical and other mathematical models for specific business use cases
  • Identify appropriate algorithms to discover patterns, optimize user experience
  • Produce dynamic data driven analytic solutions to support the strategic goals of the company
  • Mine and translate data into meaningful insights and recommendations for the operational and strategic business units
  • Conduct data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Process, cleanse, and verify the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Enhance data creation procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems
  • Drive the collection of new data sources and the refinement of existing data sources
  • Analyze, interpret & clearly communicate the results of experiments to the business units
  • Work with cross-functional teams on the day-to-day execution of data & analytics projects and initiatives
  • Keep up to date with latest technology trends

Requirements

  • 5 – 8 years professional experience in solving analytical problems using machine learning approaches
  • Excellent in pattern recognition, optimization, segmentation, predictive modeling, and Natural Language Processing (NLP) skills
  • Knowledge in API development
  • High proficiency in statistical programming using Python and R, including use common data science toolkits and libraries
  • Proficiency in querying languages such as SQL
  • Experience in cloud-based Machine Learning development and deployment preferably AWS
  • Experience using cloud services – Compute, Containers, Storage, ML
  • Experience in data visualization tools, such as Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, etc.
  • Programming experience in C# and Java is desired
  • Experience with Hadoop – Hive, Pig is desired, but not required

Experience & Personal Qualities

  • Strong background in statistical concepts including regression analysis, factoring, clustering, decision trees, random forests, xgboost, neural networks
  • Experience implementing Advance Machine Learning (Reinforcement Learning, Deep Learning) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques and applications
  • Experience in applying ensemble modeling approach
  • Experience in applying Machine Learning solution for web optimization and personalization to improve user experience
  • Practical experience with relational databases, ETL, data processing, database programming and data analytics
  • Ability to research and test advance modeling techniques to solve complex business problems
  • Strong appetite to learning new technologies in the data science space
  • The ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise and actionable manner
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to details, and the ability to multi-task
  • Be detail-oriented and comfortable with a fast-paced, structured, performance marketing environment

Education/Certification

  • A minimum Master’s degree in Data Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or a related field

Benefits

At Fluent, we like what we do and we like who we do it with. Our team is a tight-knit crew of go-getters; we love to celebrate our successes! In addition we offer a fully stocked kitchen, catered breakfast and lunch, and our office manager keeps the calendar stocked with activity-filled events. When we’re not eating, working out, or planning parties, Fluent folks can be found participating in recreational sports leagues, networking with She Runs It, and bonding with across teams during quarterly outings to baseball games, fancy dinners, and pizza-making classes. And we have all the practical benefits, too…

  • Competitive compensation
  • Ample career and professional growth opportunities
  • New Headquarters with an open floor plan to drive collaboration
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Pre-tax savings plans and transit/parking programs
  • 401K with competitive employer match
  • Volunteer and philanthropic activities throughout the year
  • Educational and social events
  • The amazing opportunity to work for a high-flying performance marketing company!

Fluent participates in the E-Verify Program. As a participating employer, Fluent, LLC will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Fluent, LLC follows all federal regulations including those set forth by The Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC). The OSC enforces the anti-discrimination provision (§ 274B) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b.

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