Data Scientist

Location: Durham, NC

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We're looking for someone to join the analytics team at Adwerx. Ideal candidates will have a passion for numbers and data discovery, deep analytical capabilities, a collaborative work-style and strong strategic judgment. You’ll get to help drive data-based decision making at Adwerx. If you like to discover the "truth" through data, this role's for you. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Generate reports on key product metrics. 
  • Conduct analysis for major projects. 
  • Be an expert on Adwerx’s reporting systems and data flows (currently MixPanel, MySQL, Redshift, and Tableau), including troubleshooting of data issues and implementation of new data streams.
  • Help other users find and understand the data they need.
  • Help Adwerx find new ways of measuring and understanding the behavior of our users. 
  • Advise and train product, business development, marketing, etc. on metric definition/ implementation requirements for projects and testing methodology (what to measure, how to structure a test, etc.) 

Requirements: 

  • 2-4 years of related experience in online reporting/analytics.
  • Proven analytics ability/ experience dealing with complex analytical projects and large data sets. 
  • Ability to pull data directly from large databases and write complex queries in SQL. 
  • Demonstrated ability managing data and analytical projects cross- functionally to achieve results. 
  • Experience with database systems such as MySQL, SQL Server, Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery or similar tools. 
  • Strong business sense with the ability to do detailed work while remembering the big picture.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate findings. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially Excel - Pivot Tables, Vlookup, etc. 
  • A team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. 
  • College degree mandatory. Prefer candidates with an advanced degree in a quantitative field such as CS, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, or Physics.

Nice to have: 

  • Experience with one or more web reporting packages (MixPanel, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Coremetrics, Adobe Omniture, etc.)
  • Experience with R
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing concepts.
  • Experience with Data Visualization tools such as Tableau, Qlik, Tibco, Periscope.io, or similar.
  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language (Perl, Python, Ruby, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques such as clustering, and logistic regression.

Note: Candidates will be screened on their ability to write SQL queries and use advanced functionality in Excel
 

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