Data Analyst


Data Analyst

605 is an independent TV measurement and analytics firm that offers advertising and content measurement, full-funnel attribution, media planning, optimization and analytical solutions. Comprised of engineers, analysts, data scientists, media experts and marketing strategists, 605 forges new paths using groundbreaking innovations that set industry standards for audience targeting and measurement.

605 is looking for an experienced Data Analyst to help develop solutions, codes and reports which solve the questions most pressing to the TV and media industry. Being able and excited to analyze large and messy data is part of the job, as is having the skills to flexibly work on a variety of tasks to maintain project success. As a Data Analyst you will be responsible for improving methods and efficiencies across the team, developing reports, project management, hands-on coding and cross team collaboration.

A Data Analyst’s day-to-day tasks would include:

  • Working independently or collaboratively on large and complex data science problems and analyses
  • Applying or adapting methods to new problems, and developing new tools as needed
  • Coding original R/Python/Spark scripts as well as optimizing current scripts
  • Developing reports to convey analytics findings to a client facing audience
  • Working with client/sales team to build new business opportunities
  • 2+ years work experience
  • 2+ years of coding and specifically 1+ years in R/Python coding; proficiency with SQL
  • Undergraduate degree (preferably in a quantitative field)
  • Strong understanding and application of statistics, logic and problem solving
  • Able and excited to analyze large and messy data
  • Strict integrity, able to work with confidential, private, and high-value client information
  • Intellectual flexibility to adapt existing tools, algorithms, methods to new needs
  • Can balance workload across a variety of different projects over the course of a week
  • Find stable threads to explore within amorphous and changing business problems
  • Strong ability to communicate about data structure and characteristics, analytical techniques, statistical findings, and solutions to a variety of audiences using data visualization and reporting tools such as ggplot2, matplotlib, Shiny, etc.
  • Excellent written skills to translate results to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences through white papers; reports; and internal, external, and client-facing presentations

Preferred Skills:

  • Master's degree in a quantitative field
  • Experience working in analytics in the entertainment industry or in television or digital marketing
  • Design and analysis of experiments
  • Analysis of high-dimensional time series or event stream data
  • Adapting, implementing, and scaling various machine learning techniques
  • Previous experience with Databricks (or other distributed computing environments) and familiarity with Spark SQL and Scala
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance for employees and their families
  • Company-paid life insurance, short and long term disability
  • 401k with match
  • Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
  • Generous vacation, personal and sick days
  • Office space on-demand in Pasadena, CA, Manhattan, NY and Syosset, NY.
  • 100% paid parental and family caregiving leave
  • Educational reimbursement program
  • A kitchen stocked with sodas, snacks, yogurt and other goodies
  • A tight-knit startup community who likes to eat! We celebrate everyone’s birthdays, have frequent team lunches, and do events in and out of the office
  • 605 is an active participant in conferences
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