Data Scientist

CAREERS

Data Scientist

Sightly is in an exciting stage of expansive growth! We deliver transparent, effective, and brand-safe ad campaigns that drive outcomes on the world’s largest video platform.

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our team! This role will work on the Data Science and Analytics team developing machine learning models, data science products and derived metrics that help us stay competitive across our advertising platforms.

Sightly is an equal opportunity employer.

DUTIES INCLUDE

  • Gathering and analyzing unique ad placement and performance data
  • Generating insights based on our ad placements and performance
  • Building heuristics and models that allow us to quickly optimize ad campaigns
  • Understanding and communicating data requirements for the purpose of product development
  • Communicating results with key stakeholders across internal business units and external clients

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • 2-3 years experience as a Data Scientist building machine learning models and analyzing data
  • Bachelor’s degree or better in a quantitative field (computer science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, economics, etc.)
  • Excellent experience with a modern data science programming toolset (Python, Jupyter or similar notebook environment, PyTorch/Tensorflow or similar machine learning framework)
  • Excellent data intuition and analytical skills (understanding and identifying sources of bias, able to derive insight from unstructured data)
  • Good understanding of modern machine learning algorithms (tree models, SVM, deep learning)
  • Good experience with feature engineering 
  • Good relational database experience (PostgreSQL or similar)
  • Some experience developing software services for machine learning models, especially REST APIs (FastAPI or Flask preferred)
  • Familiarity with and experience using git or similar code versioning software 
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and follow industry best practices in an ever-evolving field
  • Able to communicate complex data science concepts to non-technical audiences

NICE TO HAVE

  • Snowflake data warehouse experience
  • Docker/Kubernetes or similar containerization experience
  • Masters degree in a quantitative (computer science, engineering, etc.) field
  • Experience deploying and updating machine learning models to a production environment
  • Experience utilizing state of the art machine learning methods for natural language processing, video semantic segmentation, clustering, etc.

ABOUT SIGHTLY

Sightly is a high-performance media services and technology company that uses data science and analytics to deliver unrivaled business outcomes and client service.

We’re smart, agile digital media experts, bolstered by strong partnerships and innovative tools. We’re people of all ages, backgrounds and personalities who share the same ambitions to make a difference for customers, build innovative solutions and have fun doing it. If you’re ready to join a team that works hard, plays hard and loves to win, then we want to hear from you.

If this sounds like fun, send us your resume and cover letter!

Performance Manager

CAREERS

Performance Manager

DUTIES AND ResPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle online video ad campaigns from top agencies & brands, including setup, launch, pacing & optimization.
  • Navigate & utilize Google Ads & YouTube tools on a daily basis.
  • Become an expert at using Sightly’s proprietary platform, TargetView.
  • Ensure campaigns adhere to precise technical specifications of Sightly’s proprietary platform, TargetView, while meeting strict editorial & strategic requirements set by the inventory partners.
  • Address & provide support for clients & internal team members regarding campaign inquiries (i.e. status requests, report requests, troubleshooting).
  • Oversee campaign reporting to ensure accuracy of data & measurement of campaign success.
  • Deliver client-facing reporting to Account Management and/or directly to the client.
  • Act as a liaison between Operations department to the Sales, Marketing, Product & Account Management teams to ensure top-notch campaign performance & service.
  • Analyze campaigns to identify areas of opportunity for growth.
  • Work closely with other team members in managing requests and the documentation of these details for the benefit of inter-departmental accuracy and communications.
  • Assist in the quality assurance of our product through owning the cross-check of TargetView, AdWords, & Salesforce. This will require working closely with numbers & the Engineering & Finance departments.
  • Identify and escalate priority issues, redirecting them to appropriate resources.
  • Responsible for reaching and exceeding team revenue goals.
  • Stay current with system and standard operating procedure changes and updates.
  • Enjoy working with smart, knowledgeable, passionate colleagues within a supportive team.

ReQUIRED SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • At least 3-4 years experience in ad operations, programmatic media campaign management required.
  • Familiarity in managing Search, Display and/or Video Advertising Campaigns is a plus.
  • Current Google As certification is a plus.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and Google Sheets.
  • Experience using Salesforce and/or Asana is a plus.
  • Extremely organized & thorough.
  • Creative thinking, resourcefulness, multi-tasking and problem solving.
  • Flexibility to move from project to project as needed.
  • Both analytic and creative thinking abilities, with proficiency in process management and problem solving.
  • Previous experience working with YouTube is a plus.
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills with ability to create clear, results oriented messaging and related materials.
  • Proactive personality with a drive to implement, execute and accomplish results daily.
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative team environment, regularly interacting across all departments and organizational levels.
  • Desire to learn new technology.
  • Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.
  • Sense of humor.

If this sounds like fun, send us your resume and cover letter!