Media IQ: Data Scientist

Work in the R&D team that builds sophisticated analytical tools and products to scale and diversify our business processes and workflows.

Media IQ At: Media IQ
Location: Bangalore, India

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Media iQ is an analytics technology company unlocking insights to help drive business growth.

Media iQ has a clear vision for their clients - to inspire through insights. They are experts at ingesting large amounts of data, modelling data to convert into insights and then actioning these insights through a variety of products and services.

Our people have an endearing and unique quality that sets them apart from the rest and that is why our product inspires. Our People make the difference and our values make the people.

In short, Media iQ make data valuable, insightful, and intelligent, which helps clients engage customers, grow sales and generate revenue. The major focus of the business is programmatic advertising on which they enjoy a 97% client retention rate globally across brands such as Walmart, Barclaycard and Ford.

MEDIA iQ was built 5 years ago by Gurman Hundal and Lee Puri, with its original base in London, UK. Remaining a self-funded business, the company has now grown to over 250 employees, with 8 global offices covering 4 continents. Our business vision is to inspire through insights. It is for this reason Media iQ has very exciting and realistic growth expectations over the coming years. It's a great opportunity to work across a global business while becoming a key contributor within a growing, winning organization.

  • Represent over 450 Clients Globally
  • 97% Retention Rate of Clients since Launch
  • 250 Global Employees, with a 100% Staff Retention Rate in the first 3 years of the business, currently 95%
  • Offices in London, Manchester, Hamburg, New York, Toronto, Australia and Bangalore
  • Award Winning Infrastructure - Recently voted for the 'Best Use of Data' as well as 'Best Trading Team' in UK and 'Most Innovative Brand in Mobile' in North America

MiQ is looking for a Data Scientist to work in the R&D team that builds sophisticated analytical tools and products to scale and diversify our business processes and workflows.

The right candidate will be required to understand product requirements and develop and deploy predictive models and provide exciting insights to our end users that will help answer their business questions.

The role will report into the Head of R&D. To succeed in this role you will work closely with your peers and mentors. Your key stakeholders will mainly be the Product, Media Analytics and Tech teams in India. You will be supported by your peers and experts across many fields who will help you succeed.


Your main responsibilities will include:
  • Understanding client/business objectives and goals and translate them into data analytics modules
  • Performing exploratory data analysis on client specific data sets
  • Generating Predictive outputs for clients or business objectives using appropriate modelling techniques
  • Staying updated on the latest algorithms, tools and technologies in the big data space
  • Liaising with engineers on platform requirements or data processing work flow automation
  • Generating world class insights for clients and business
  • Proactively producing stories using compelling visuals

  • 2 - 5 years experience in a relevant position, preferably with some exposure to marketing field
  • Strong experience with advanced SQL is a must
  • Good experience in big data ecosystem - Hive/Pig/MapReduce, Spark is required
  • Experience with at-least one programming language - e.g. Java, Python, R is also a pre requisite

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritise workloads.
  • Extreme attention to detail and willingness to roll up your sleeves.
  • Demonstrated high degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities.
  • Good verbal and written communication & data presentation skills, including ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams.
  • Excellent Client facing skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and effective communicator

Bachelors or Master's degree in computer science, mathematics or statistics is a must

  • INNOVATION, the difference between good and great
  • PASSION, infectious, creates momentum
  • COMMUNITY, making the world a smaller place
  • AMBITION, potential is limitless
  • DETERMINATION, always find a way
  • ADAPTABILITY, change is exciting
  • PERSONALITY, endearing, unique and authentic