Kochava is hiring a

Data Scientist

Sandpoint, United States
Full-Time
Kochava provides a unified platform with solutions for mobile advertising and marketing technology clients, serving the world’s top brands and apps; We are the industry standard for secure, real-time data solutions. We help people-based marketers establish identity, define and activate audiences, and measure and optimize their marketing across connected devices.

We enable the visibility into and management of billions of data points, millions of users, and hundreds of millions of dollars in lifetime value (LTV) and promotional ad spend. Our Unified Audience Platform empowers our customers to see and manage their data and unleash the power of their connected audiences; Globally, Kochava is trusted by the largest brands across a wide spectrum of verticals, including mobile gaming, commerce, news and media, to perform high-end mobile analytics; among our clients we have Coca Cola, Nike, ViacomCBS, McDonald's, Yelp, BBC Worldwide, Microsoft, and many more.

We’re looking for a Data Scientist to function as a key member of Kochava’s Data Science team to develop, validate, and maintain predictive modeling solutions for a variety of unique problems in the ad-tech space.  As a Data Scientist, you’ll be applying machine learning and statistical techniques on vast data sets to create and support data-driven products and business insights.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop machine learning models to create innovative solutions to problems in the attribution and measurement industry
  • Develop data pipelines to support modeling processes
  • Support business needs with ad hoc analysis
  • Continually improve the accuracy and efficiency of current modeling pipelines
  • Communicate findings to management
  • Assist in experimental design and hypothesis testing of marketing campaigns

Experience/Skills Required

  • 2 + years of experience with R or Python for statistical analysis, data visualization, and predictive modeling
  • 2 + years of experience with SQL for data analysis
  • Strong applied statistics skills
  • Working knowledge of popular machine learning algorithms, such as regression, clustering, random forest, and gradient boosting
  • A passion for tackling new challenges and working with large amounts of data
  • Strong business acumen
  • Works well with a team
  • Feels a strong sense of self-motivation

Bonus

  • Experience in working with ad technology and performance marketing
  • Experimental Design and hypothesis testing
  • Experience with the following technologies: Apache Spark, Tableau, Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery
  • Experience working with high volume and high velocity data in a distributed environment

Our Start
Kochava began in 2011 when a team of mobile and gaming professionals saw the need to better understand the feedback loop of user acquisition, engagement, and LTV for mobile applications. Through the process of creating apps for customers from a wide range of industries, we were repeatedly asked if we could shed some light on what media advertising efforts were converting and the effectiveness of their mobile ad spend by partner. Realizing a solution to these questions wasn’t readily available, we started designing and building a mobile measurement platform that would become Kochava.   

Our HQ Location
We live and work in the wonderful ski resort town of Sandpoint, Idaho. Kochava has sales and agency representation in major markets worldwide, but we choose to grow our development and engineering infrastructure around Sandpoint, as it allows us to stay focused on cutting code while taking advantage of the community and quality of life the town offers to our team. 

Kochava is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a team culture that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

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