Senior Data Scientist – YuMe – Chennai (5-7 + years of experience)

Jobs Admin 14 Nov, 2014
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Designation – Senior Data Scientist

Location – Chennai

About employer YuMe

Job description:


  • Design optimization algorithms for ad targeting and delivery at ad-serving time
  • Build a statistics driven ad optimization system, working closely with the product team
  • Constantly experiment and improve the relevancy of the ad-delivery optimization system

 Typical Work Day

  • Measure and understand what our audience looks like and wants
  • Use these measurements to target audience segments at scale
  • Optimize YuMe operations
  • Derive and define key metrics to analyze and optimize business based on strategic goals

How We Get Things Done

  • Work closely with PM Team to understand & analyze requirements
  • Help create design documentation & review the same with the team
  • Collaborate with teams across geographies to finalize design documents
  • Help create low level design & test case for the module/feature
  • Help write code & work with version management tools
  • Own a feature/module & take it till go live
  • Should help write & execute unit test cases
  • Should help write & execute functional, integration test cases
  • Should help contribute in code review & improve guideline documents
  • Should help analyze & fix issues found post development
  • Actively contribute in supporting product on need basis
  • Participate in design review of other features
  • Work with solutions engineering teams to streamline the go-live process of new releases.

Qualification and Skills Required

  • D. in Math/Statistics/Computer Science or equivalent with an emphasis on programming
  • Strong understanding of Algorithms, Data Structures and Machine Learning / Data Mining
  • Experience with math/statistics tools such as R or MATLAB
  • Solid understanding of yield management
  • Solid understanding of control theory and Markov decision processes
  • Solid understanding of numerical optimization (linear, integer, nonlinear, and dynamic programming)
  • Solid understanding of forecasting
  • Previous experience in digital ad serving optimization a huge plus
  • Previous experience in digital advertising and ad targeting a big plus
  • Previous experience in web analytics a big plus
  • Experience with Machine Learning / Data Mining open source tools, preferably in Java (e.g., Weka)
  • Experience with Hadoop Map/Reduce, Hadoop streaming, Pig, or Hive
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, test-driven collaborative and iterative programming environment

  Education and Years of Experience

  • MS/PhD in Computer science, Statistics or related fields is required. Recent Ph.D. graduates or Ph.D. candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • 7+ years of experience; majority of experience should be in the online advertising industry.
  • 5+ years designing/developing large-scale internet software systems.

Interested people can apply for this job can mail their CV to [email protected] with subject as Senior Data Scientist – YuMe – Chennai

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