Senior Data Analyst


Senior 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 a dynamic Senior Data Analyst to serve as a coding and methodological thought leader. 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 Senior Data Analyst you will be responsible for improving methods and efficiencies across the team, project management, hands-on coding and cross team collaboration.

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

  • Working independently or collaboratively on large and complex data science problems and analyses
  • Leading and mentoring fellow analysts
  • Communicating with clients to develop analytical solutions within client context
  • Applying or adapting methods to new problems, and developing new tools as needed
  • Collaborating with software engineers to implement methods into production
  • Working with client/sales team to build new business opportunities
  • Master's degree in a quantitative field
  • 7+ years experience (or postgraduate degree(s) plus experience) in a comparable field
  • 4+ years of coding and specifically 2+ years in R/Python coding; proficiency with SQL
  • 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 machine learning and/or statistical skills and intuition
  • Solid understanding of sampling, weighting, biased data, overfitting, ensemble methods, survey methodology, causal inference
  • 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:

  • PhD, ABD with experience in a comparable 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

  • Comprehensive health and dental insurance for employees and their families
  • Life insurance
  • 401k with match, eligible for match after one year
  • Pre-tax flexible compensation plan for medical, transit, parking or dependent care expenses
  • PTO & Sick days—if you’re sick, you stay home
  • Work-from-home Fridays
  • 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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