Senior Data Scientist, AdTech
Dow Jones publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch, and other thought-leadership publications to inform the ambitious individuals transforming our world. Dow Jones is also leading its own transformation of the media business by investing in industry-first advertising experiences that drive performance for our advertisers by combining machine learning algorithms with unique rich media executions that are industry-first.
The Dow Jones AdTech team is seeking a Senior Data Scientist who will lead and support the core data science capabilities within Dow Jones AdTech. This role will focus on developing scientific approaches to execute large-scale data projects and advanced analytics to optimize our advertising platform capabilities and offerings to develop data science solutions for our company’s advertising platform for our consumer products. Team members are effective communicators and thrive on cross-team collaborations to build great products that deliver big business impacts at a global scale that are highly visible at the firm.
The Data Scientist will perform research, analysis, and modeling on organizational data; and develop and apply algorithms or models to key business metrics with the goal of improving operations or answering business questions. These findings and analysis are for use in decision-making for the Dow Jones advertising business. To succeed this candidate will need strong communication skills, both verbal and written, including emails, JIRA, and presentation-style documentation. Along with this, they will need a fundamental understanding of Agile concepts and OKRs, specifically planning, processing and feedback. Basic knowledge of the various tools and technologies used on projects is also a requirement.
Develop scalable solutions using state-of-the-art machine learning models
Draw meaningful insights from large datasets, define key metrics to track performance, and develop actionable solutions to tackle business problems
Use the Dow Jones terabyte-scale data lake to identify opportunities to enhance an understanding of the Dow Jones customer base and content consumption
Use visualization tools to present complex model and business insights in a simple, engaging manner for business stakeholders
Work closely with engineers to develop and deploy scalable machine learning applications
Identify opportunities for new data projects. Ask smart questions, diagnose the real problem, and develop a long-term solution
Work with stakeholders in a collaborative and strategic approach to develop the best solutions, and help translate those solutions and insights for the business to understand and leverage.
Postgraduate degree preferred
At least 3+ years of relevant experience, preferably in a digital domain
May have a Ph.D. in lieu of years of work experience
Experience in developing machine-learning models
Programming experience with either Python or R, plus one other general-purpose programming language such as Java or C/C++
SQL & relational database experience a must, experience with NoSQL, Big Data stack preferred
Strong foundation in inferential statistics and machine learning algorithms
Experience in visualization tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, etc.
Strong capacity to communicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand terminology
Ability to translate data and insight into a value-driving business plan
Experience with off-the-shelf models from AWS, GCP, and Natural Language Processing is desired
Experience in creating and delivering training programs desired but not essential
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Business Area: TECHNOLOGY - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Job Category: IT Development Group
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 29202