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Senior Data Scientist

full-time Gauss - Neumann Barcelona

Gauss & Neumann is looking for an ambitious senior data scientist to lead the Advanced Data Group in our office in Barcelona. The candidate will have autonomy to design and develop data based strategies and technologies to create competitive advantages in online marketing. The current focus is in search bidding algorithms, search structure modelling and real time bidding for display.

Gauss & Neumann is an international Search Engine Marketing consulting company. We believe that advertising on search engines (SEM) should provide perfect answers to the users. We love and breath technology and we create techniques and tools that help our international clients deliver perfect responses when customers search on Google or Bing. Our team is composed by PhDs in mathematics/physics and engineers.

What you will do:

  • Find data opportunities and develop predictive models for improving our bidding algorithms.
  • Contribute to our bidding platform (DarwinSM) with the design and development of new features.
  • Collaborate with SEM managers to exploit actionable insights from the current accounts (e.g. modelling conversion rates with 1st party data).
  • Help creating technologies along with our tech department, that take advantage of other data opportunities, specially in structure modelling and RTB.
  • Lead the growth of the Advanced Data Group and do frequent presentations to share knowledge and advances of the data initiatives within the company.

What we look for:

  • Advanced machine learning and statistics practical knowledge: how different predictive models / advanced analytic techniques work and which one could perform better in which conditions. We expect you to create those models. We highly value participation in Data Science competitions (Kaggle, KDD Cup…).
  • Experience in deploying predictive models to production.
  • Advanced knowledge of Python (scikit-learn, pandas, matplotlib, jupyter…).
  • Bias to practical action and creativity using data. We value past or present projects that support this.
  • Communication and leadership skills to help moving the company forward through a data strategy.
  • Knowledge of other data technologies (SQL, NoSQL, Spark and Data Warehousing) and web development (Django) it is not required but will be valued.

Why G&N:

  • Gain a deep knowledge in online marketing cutting edge techniques
  • Acquire business knowledge of how G&N has gone from a startup to one of the most reliable SEM consulting companies in the world.
  • Work in an open environment of excellence with total freedom of time. You will have total daily autonomy, private insurance and the ability to run your own projects and take relevant decisions within the company.
  • G&N office is located right in the heart of Barcelona in Passeig de Gracia with spectacular 360º views of the city.

We only accept applicants with passion for what they do.

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published: Oct. 2, 2017

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