Data Scientist (Contract)

Location: Oakland, CA
Date Posted: 08-08-2018
Data Scientist (long-term contract)
Our software client is looking for a Data Science Contractor to assist its Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team with the development of an improved ad revenue forecasting model. The right individual will have a strong statistical or econometrics background, an ability to wrangle data from multiple sources, and an ability to rapidly iterate through modeling approaches.

The expected time of this engagement is 6-9 months.  For immediate consideration, please email your resume to:
* Assist FP&A Analytics Team with development of an improved ad revenue forecasting model, including data sourcing and cleaning, model design and training, validation, and deployment.
* Develop associated analytical reporting to aid in communication of forecast output to business stakeholders.
* Coordinate with stakeholders from the ads business to incorporate business drivers into the forecasting methodology.
* Master’s degree in statistics, econometrics, operations research, or related field. 
* Experience with CRM data and experience presenting to executive leadership a plus.
* Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of analytical and statistical concepts and techniques.
* Proactive self-starter with the ability to respond quickly to changing requirements. Willingness to develop and pursue novel approach to solving problems, and course correct if these approaches fail to deliver.
* Experience with SQL and basic understanding of Hadoop/Hive.
* Familiarity with R or Python. 

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