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From: Jeanine Wallner
Date: 03 Nov 2006
Subject: Seattle, WA: Senior Analyst at Atlas, a division of aQuantive

The Senior Analyst is responsible for client strategy and project recommendations for product improvement. The Senior Analyst will at a minimum function as a mentor to more junior analysts on the team, and potentially act as a direct team lead.

Core Duties/Responsibilities

  • Provide strategy and project recommendations for on-going analytical improvements to our products.
  • Engage in critical analytic R&D for products, including prototyping analytics improvements to assess value of integration and explore implementation options.
  • Provide support for software development and operations teams: assess implications of analytic improvements, assist in development of test cases, analyze system behavior, and monitor the performance of newly released algorithms.
  • Mentor other analysts on the team.
  • Generate ad hoc analyses for clients as necessary.
  • Special projects as assigned.
  • Creative person with strong analytics and quantitative ability.
  • Must possess strong leadership skills.
  • Adaptable, flexible person able to participate in a broad range of roles and function well in the face of time and resource constraints
  • Must have sufficient programming and statistical package expertise to function independently and work with data directly.
  • Basic familiarity with relational databases (i.e., SQL) required; additional programming experience (i.e., VBA / C# / C++) strongly preferred.
  • Must be open to learning new skills.
Education and Experience

  • A college degree with significant coursework in statistics, math, computer science, and/or econometrics required.
  • Post-graduate degree in a quant-related field strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership ability required; direct experience managing highly quantitative personnel strongly preferred
  • 5+ years experience data mining or generating statistic-based research
  • Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment preferred
  • Experience in interactive marketing a plus
Jeanine Wallner, Recruiter
206.816.8118, direct
206.816.8702, fax

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