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From: TB
Date: 09 May 2007
Subject: Seattle, WA: Director of Analytics at Atlas

Atlas (www.AtlasSolutions.com) is a provider of digital marketing technologies and expertise. Atlas offers agencies and marketers integrated solutions for online campaign management, rich media, search marketing, landing page optimization, reporting, and analysis to maximize their online ROI, and provides a highly scalable ad-serving platform to help online publishers increase revenue. Atlas delivers the industry's most complete service and support, serving its clients from offices in Seattle, San Francisco, New York, Denver, London, and Sydney.

The Director of Analytics will lead a team of analysts responsible for domestic and international client support. Additionally, the Analytics Director will oversee research projects which will inform the future evolution of the Atlas Publisher optimization technology, a sell-side yield maximization engine for online publishers. As such, the Analytics Director will act as both a technical mentor for individuals working on core system analytics and a strong leader supporting analysts engaged in directly client facing analytics projects.


  • 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.
  • Act as a technical mentor for the analytics team.
  • Oversee generation and presentation of client facing, ad hoc and scheduled analytics research
  • Special projects as assigned.


  • Creative person with strong analytics and quantitative ability.
  • Must possess strong leadership skills.
  • Must possess strong communication skills, including the ability to interact effectively with technical program management, analysts, internal business owners, senior management, and external clients
  • 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
  • 5+ years demonstrated leadership ability required, including direct experience managing highly quantitative personnel
  • 7+ years experience data mining or generating statistic-based research
  • Experience working in an entrepreneurial environment preferred
  • Experience in interactive marketing a plus

Please apply directly here

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