Director, Data Science and Analytics - New York, New York | STAND 8

Director, Data Science and Analytics
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Director, Data Science and Analytics
Date Posted:  5/6/2021
Job ID:  Job #3606
Employment Type: Perm Placement
Location: New YorkNew York
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We are hiring for a Director Data Science and Analytics  for a cutting edge media entertainment company. If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Architect and develop technologies that support our commercial and ad sales organization
  • Build highly-available tools and services that help internal partners access commercial data and systems 
  • Provide code assessment and maintain commit quality for owned features and products
  • Design software for maintainability and reuse that directly impacts our internal users 
  • Insure test coverage at all levels of the testing pyramid: unit, integration, and end-to-end (e2e)
  • Focus on performance and scalability during software design and code construction

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • 3+ years of experience working with digital ad technologies and 5+ years working as a software engineer
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript, react, VCL and python
  • Experience using and working with Google Ad Manager or Freewheel SSPs for display & video
  • Understanding of advanced digital advertising concepts and challenges, especially around auction dynamics and programmatic marketplaces
  • Understanding of header bidding concepts and Prebid.js implementations
  • Solid foundation in Computer Science fundamentals, such as algorithms and data structures
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Passion for solving complex and interesting problems

NICE TO HAVE

  • Bachelor's degree in CS, MIS or another technical field or commensurate experience
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