Company: Resonate Networks
Location: Reston, VA
Resonate Networks, a data driven and rapidly growing online advertising company, is seeking a highly talented, creative and motivated Data Mining expert. This person will be responsible for analyzing Resonate's many data sources that include online browsing behavior, search terms, online and offline purchasing, campaign performance and survey responses, in order to enhance Resonate's unique online ad targeting algorithms. We are looking for someone who enjoys the challenge of a fast-paced start-up environment, likes to break innovative new ground, and possesses a proven ability to balance theory with pragmatic problem solving skills.
- Build predictive models from Resonate's multiple data sources, develop advanced algorithms that extract and classify information from large, noisy, unstructured datasets
- Create adaptive models that generate high-value data elements (e.g., performance predictions, behavior classifiers) for inclusion in Resonate's online display and video campaigns
- Design and Implement a platform for cleansing, harmonizing, classifying, matching and merging data sources
- Develop information extraction and text classification algorithms for extracting data from unstructured text
- Theoretical knowledge, intuitive understanding and practical hands-on experience with:
- Bayesian models, neural networks, machine learning and other data mining techniques
- Experience in online advertising analytics, behavioral targeting, online marketing analysis or web analytics required
- Demonstrated ability to apply statistical techniques to solve real problems
- Experience with statistical software (such as Matlab, R, SAS, SPSS, S-Plus)
- Knowledge of SQL, relational database design and methods for efficiently retrieving data from them.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills
- Ability to work independently and in a team to develop innovative solutions
- Experience in Java, C++, Perl and/ or Python is a plus
- Experience in natural-language processing techniques (e.g., classification of unstructured content, entity resolution, information extraction) a plus
- 5-10 years professional experience
- Must be able to maintain a "Big Picture" perspective
- Strong communication and collaboration skills
- Must have entrepreneurial spirit and drive and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
- MS or PhD in statistics, econometrics, computer science, operations research, mathematics or related field.
Resonate Networks is a rapidly growing venture backed online advertising company in Reston, VA. We help advertisers reach their desired audiences based upon attitudes, beliefs and values - what we call "Attitudinal Targeting".
Find out more about our story at www.resonatenetworks.com.
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Resonate offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.