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Data Scientist

| Greater Denver Area

SpotX is the leading global video advertising platform that enables media owners and publishers to monetize premium content across desktop, mobile and connected TV devices.

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Company: SpotX, Inc. 

Requisition ID: 25394

Here at SpotX, we are seeking a talented Data Scientist who can contribute brilliantly to our team. Our Data Science team solves problems important to the business giving the opportunity for high impact.

We know you want:

  • To work for a company that actually knows what a Data Scientist is
  • Be supported by leadership (higher up buy in)
  • Be able to make an impact (eg your solutions will be put into production)
  • Data (lots of data!)

We don’t believe in “culture fit”. We believe in you being a genuine human being and pleasant to work with. Sure, we might share a beer at work or after work but you don’t have to. You just need to be a contributing member of our team who is thoughtful and wants to do quality work.

Making an immediate impact:

  • Build machine learning or statistical models to discover actionable insights
  • Develop proof-of-concept solutions for advanced reporting or automated decision-making
  • Monitor, tune, and extend existing Data Science solutions/products
  • Be a resource for the Data Analysis team for advanced reporting needs
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and reporting for Operations and Engineering (HDFS, Spark, Kafka, Druid)
  • Retrieve, clean, transform and overlay 3rd-party data

Needed SpotX’er talents:

  • Strong knowledge in Python, R, and/or Scala
  • Solid understanding of predictive analytics, statistical modeling and data-mining (theory, algorithms and application)
  • Knowledge and experience in: Regression (multivariate, logistic and kernel), Support Vector Machines, Bagging, Boosting, Decision Trees, Survival analysis, Clustering, Optimization, Stochastic Processes
  • A track record of providing compelling insights based on data
  • Able to make intelligent approximations and design effective, practical, and scalable mathematical models
  • Able to identify assumptions and the limitations of models/algorithms and the impact on reporting and decision-making
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to maintain focus in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • Experience with SQL, Spark, and "Big-Data" is desirable

Bonus SpotX’er talents:

  • Ad Tech experience

SpotX Perks:

  • Work-life balance
  • Unlimited PTO(work it out with your team first!), company closed from Christmas to New Years
  • Work in a fun, casual, team environment – flip flops OK
  • Frisbees, foosball table and ping pong
  • Benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k)

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HBaseDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases


8181 Arista Place, Suite 400, Broomfield, CO 80021

What are SpotX Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement

Additional Perks + Benefits

Work-life balance. Unlimited PTO (work it out with your team first!), company closed from Christmas to New Years. Make a real difference - your code reaches millions of people as soon as you release it. Work in a fun, casual, team environment – flip flops OK. Frisbees and foosball tables.

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