Senior Data Scientist

New York, NY /
Data & Media Systems – Performance Storytelling / Story Data /
Full-time Staff Employee
/ Hybrid
We live to tell stories that grow brands and help them be undeniably distinct among messaging noise. To continue delivering on this goal we are looking for humans with exceptional skills, a passion for creativity, unique lived experiences, and a curiosity for building, to join us.

Our vision is to deliver cutting edge innovation through the art & science of advertising technology to the creative industry. We are nimble, cutting edge and operationally efficient, allowing time to focus on true client partnerships and innovation. We are motivated by what’s next, what could be, and developing bleeding edge service capabilities aligned with market trends. Our integration with the rest of FIG unlocks client and career opportunities others company’s cannot provide.

This team is passionate about their own personal and professional development in service of the group and we are always motivated by “finding a better way”. Innovation is at the core of what we do. 


Build bespoke attribution models and improve the attribution product offering based on
communication data assets unique to the firm. Provide business solutions and optimization through various statistical and quantitative methods. Provide statistical models to support predictive analytics and develop both machine learning and AI influenced outputs in regards to our proprietary data warehouse.

Requirements

    • Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics, or closely related quantitative field, plus 3 years of experience in position offered or in a financial analyst or data analyst position.
    • All required experience must have included performing statistical modeling and using machine learning techniques (feature engineering, regression, classification, segmentation, cross validation, bootstrapping, and Bayesian techniques); transforming research and analysis into product code, working in Git, and performing peer code review; programming with at least one of the following: R, Python, SAS, Scala, or Matlab; and working with engineering interfaces D3, containerized applications, MongoDB, Scikit-learn, and NLTK.
The salary is $225,000 per year.

This description is limited to essential functions and duties. It is typical at FIG that you will work beyond the scope of this when and where necessary to create success within our agency and our efforts, and to advance your career. 

We are a flexible working organization. We encourage working and communing in our SoHo office space as frequently as it benefits your work and team. There are times where in-person attendance is required.

FIG is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusion and celebrating diversity in our workplace. Discrimination or harassment of any kind based on race, gender, color, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or any other protected characteristic is prohibited. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To learn more about us, our clients and working at FIG, please visit www.figagency.com