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From: ZP
Date: 13 Mar 2008
Subject: New York, NY: Director, Strategic Analytics at Sirius Satellite Radio

Sirius Satellite Radio is looking for a resourceful and motivated individual to join our Strategic Analytics team. This team leads the initiative to harness customer data in addressing strategic issues that materially impact our business. The primary responsibility for the Director role is developing statistical analyses in support of our marketing activities. The successful candidate will have strong consultative skills in addition to quantitative ability.

This position will give exposure to the challenges of using statistics in a business setting, such as incomplete data, biased data, large data sets, low signal-to-noise ratios, high variance and multiple objective functions. There is a need to be creative and resourceful and we will utilize traditional statistical methodologies as well as newer techniques from computational statistics and data mining.

Satellite radio is a young but proven market with huge growth potential. This is a great opportunity to get first-hand experience at a fast-moving media company with a rich data set consisting of millions of customers from numerous channels making decisions during their life cycles.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop statistical models to support our marketing efforts, such as customer segmentation, acquisition and retention
  • Develop statistical testing programs to measure and improve on-going performance of marketing campaigns
  • Conduct statistical analyses to solve well-articulated business problems, including exploratory data analysis, visualization, regression, data mining, etc.
  • Develop and present strategic recommendations based on rigorous data analysis
  • Maintain partnership with Marketing, Finance and IT
  • 5-7 years of work experience in quantitative analysis in a business setting, including experience in building statistical models
  • MS or above in Statistics, Data Mining, Econometrics and related fields
  • Strong ability to extract strategic insights from large data sets
  • Expertise in SAS and SQL
  • Experience in Excel (including pivot tables) and PowerPoint
  • Desire and ability to consult with business partners
  • Prior experience in entertainment, electronics and/or Internet businesses is helpful
Job is located in Manhattan, NYC.

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