Data Science Manager

US-NY-New York
3 months ago
Requisition ID
2017-13753
# of Openings
1
Category
Advanced Analytics
32 Avenue of Americas

Overview

360i is an award-winning agency that helps brands capitalize on change. As a highly strategic creative and media partner with a deep understanding of how people discover brands and share stories, we don’t just react to changes in the marketplace – we predict and define them. By bringing together some of the smartest, most curious people with expertise in data, creativity, media, strategy, search, and social, we help our clients achieve their objectives and drive their business forward. And our hustle doesn’t go unnoticed. We’ve been recognized in Advertising Age's Agency A-List issue seven years in a row, named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, and ranked amongst the best Lead Agencies and Search Agencies by Forrester Research. That’s some range. We work with brands including HBO, National Geographic, DSW, Mondelez and Capital One. To learn more about us, visit www.360i.com.

 

360i Advanced Analytics is about taking complex data to devise elegant yet simple, actionable solutions to our clients' business questions. Our clients see us as trusted advisors and depend on our subject matter expertise to drive enhanced decision making via our deep (and constantly evolving) marketing analytics capabilities.

For this role, we are looking for someone who is deeply interested in the application of advanced statistic and econometric methodologies in both theory and practice. Candidates should be intellectually curious with a passion for learning while simultaneously a pragmatic self-starter who sees projects through to completion.

Responsibilities

  • Operate as subject matter expert on advanced econometric and statistical frameworks
  • Drive discovery of new opportunities in analytics, introducing new and vetting current methodologies on an ongoing basis
  • Lead analytics client engagements from start-to-finish, including:
    • Stakeholder interviews/fact-finding to uncover client issues
    • Develop client solution, managing project timeline throughout, escalating potential roadblocks when necessary
    • Direct Data Scientists on analytical approach, execute directly if needed
    • Deliver final presentation of results to client, follow-up when appropriate
  • Develop/propose/test optimal statistical econometric frameworks to solve complex client questions
  • Manage and mentor data scientists to ensure career development and team building

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree or higher in a quantitative field
  • Must have a problem-solving approach, providing the "So what" rather than the "What"
  • Possess deep knowledge of econometric and statistical frameworks, including but not limited to:
    • Multivariate linear regression, logistic regression, Bayesian networks, clustering, etc.
  • 3-5 years working experience in analytics or other consultancy
  • Experience with marketing response models and their applications to media activation, strategy and measurement
  • Needs to have strong client management and presentation skills, can develop decks from scratch
  • Functional working knowledge of R and/or Python (e.g., can process data and run above analyses)
  • Expert in Excel and PowerPoint

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