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Jr. Data Scientist

| Greater Denver Area


We are looking for a passionate, detail-oriented Jr. Data Scientist to join our Data Science team. The successful candidate be responsible for identifying and developing solutions to turn data into actionable business recommendations. You will need to exhibit a strong combination of analytical prowess, technical aptitude and business judgment. You will be expected to focus on results, be a self-starter and demonstrate success in using analytics to drive the understanding, progression and excellence in product and operations.

As a Jr. Data Scientist, you will be the analytical partner for our Media and Product teams. You will work closely with Campaign Strategists, Developers and Product Managers to transform subjective discussions about product into concise analytic questions that deliver actionable answers. You will support the design, development, and execution of marketing campaign analysis and game design including managing data and processes, modeling, and analysis to measure effectiveness and improve performance.

You will shape the way product performance is measured, defining what questions should be asked, and scaling analytics methods and tools to support our growing business, leading the way for high quality, high velocity decisions for the business.


  • Evangelize data knowledge and insights: manage communications with your stakeholders and other teams, collaborate with both technical and non-technical colleagues to complete data projects and ensure all parties can use the insights to further improve.
  • Prioritize and execute in the face of ambiguity: work with stakeholders and mentors to distill the problem, adapt your tools to answer complicated questions, and identify the trade-offs between speed and quality of different approaches.
  • The Jr. Data Scientist sifts through all incoming data with the goal of discovering previously hidden insights, which, in turn, can provide a competitive advantage or address a pressing business problem.
  • Participates in technical designs of the wrapped product, which will run the model.
  • Work on data modeling, metric development, data prototyping, and insight generation using statistical techniques.
  • Must have the ability to come up with solutions to loosely defined business problems by leveraging pattern detection over potentially large datasets.
  • Create efficiencies through automation or enhancement of existing processes.
  • Defines the data analytics research plan, scope and resources required to meet the objectives of his/her area of ownership (segments of the project/engagement).
  • Constructs data models (algorithms and formulas) for required business needs and predictions.
  • Communicate findings, actionable recommendations, and data limitations to stakeholders to facilitate data-driven decisions.
  • Verifies that the correct data population is being processed.
  • Ensures that that the output of the model is used correctly and that business objectives are being targeted.


  • 3+ years of experience as an analyst, data scientist, or related quantitative role.
  • 3+ years of relevant quantitative and qualitative research and analytics experience. Solid knowledge of statistical techniques.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Economics or a related technical field. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Advanced PostgresSQL.
  • Strong programming skills (Python preferred.)   Experience with Pandas, Numpy, scikit-learn, etc preferred
  • Experience with more advanced modeling techniques (eg ML.)
  • Distinctive problem solving and analysis skills and impeccable business judgement.
  • Experience working with imperfect data sets that, at times, will require improvements to process, definition and collection.
  • Strong communication skills and desire to work in cross-functional groups
  • Solution-oriented, self-starter with a solid ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks on time in a fast-changing environment; comfortable with ambiguity.
  • A passion for gaming and/or the mobile app space.


AdAction celebrates individuality and we value each other’s hard work by celebrating with exciting activities, lavish happy hours, complimentary meals, and seasonal sports. We offer a flexible work schedule, including generous PTO, and a benefits package including health, dental, vision insurance and up to 6% 401(k) matching. Starting salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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200 Union Boulevard, Lakewood, CO 80228

What are AdAction Interactive Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
AdAction's Flexible Spending Account helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually. Employees may rollover up to $500 each year.
Disability Insurance
AdAction pays 100% of premiums for Short-Term Disability, which covers up to 60% of an employees salary for up to 11 weeks.
Dental Benefits
AdAction covers 50% of employee and spouse/dependent premiums for dental coverage.
Vision Benefits
AdAction's vision insurance plan provides 100% of premiums covered by the company.
Health Insurance Benefits
AdAction's health insurance plan with UHC covers 70% of premiums for employees and their families. Employees are given two plan options to best fit their needs, both of which have low copays.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
AdAction's 401(k) retirement plan matches 100% of employee's contributions up to 6% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
AdAction offers a Dependent Care FSA to help families cover childcare-related expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $5000 annually. This helps cover expenses like daycare and summer camps.
Generous Parental Leave
AdAction offers up to three weeks of paid parental leave for all new parents, which can be used in tandem with our PTO and short-term disability benefits.
Flexible Work Schedule
Every employee is given a second monitor for their home on day one of employment, so no matter when or where they choose to work, they have all of the resources they need.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Employees are eligible for up to 4 weeks of PTO annually. Coupled with our flexible work from home policy, employees are able to really take the time off they need to do whatever they please.
Paid Holidays
All employees are granted paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
We've got a kegerator in the office for a rotating selection of craft brews and cold brew coffee! There are other beer and coffee options in the fridge, so that everyone can have something they like!
Casual Dress
Come as you are! At AdAction, we want our employees to be comfortable and happy while they're working. We care about the work you're doing, not if you're wearing jeans, a t-shirt and flip flops.
Company Outings
AdAction really values team outings, so we have a minimum of one unique outing each month! That's on top of happy hours, volunteer events, holiday parties and our annual all-inclusive staff retreat.
Game Room
Our lounge area is fully-equipped with a Wii and Play Station, including a multitude of game options. There's also a mini basketball hoop and everyone is always ready for an impromtu nerf dart war!
Stocked Kitchen
AdAction has a fully-stocked kitchen with unlimited granola bars, snacks, fruit, coffee, and LaCroix! We also have some essential lunch items like PB&J for days employees are in a pinch for a meal.
Some Meals Provided
AdAction provides a weekly catered lunch on Thursdays.
Happy Hours
Whether welcoming a new employee or taking advantage of some nice weather, AdAction loves to get together for some apps and craft brews!
No need to worry about where to park at AdAction! We have a parking lot which is completely free and it also backs up to a major RTD station for those wishing to take the train in.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
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