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Acxiom LLC Senior Data Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Data Scientists work hands-on with Machine Learning and Big Data technologies and build scalable machine learning data products and solutions for our domestic and global businesses. The Data Scientist’s responsibilities include collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to identify insight requirements and applying creativity to test hypotheses, prepare data, build models, analyze and visualize results and integrate the solution into innovative data products. Apply state-of-the-art algorithms relying on knowledge of statistical modeling, machine learning, and optimization to develop new data products or improve the performance/quality of existing products. Build, evaluate and optimize models which incorporate machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to understand business and insight goals, define a learning agenda, and identify relevant KPIs and diagnostics to pursue. Collaborate with other data scientists and team leads to define project requirements including data sources, algorithms, and implementation. Build expert knowledge of the various data sources brought together for audience segmentation solutions – survey/panel data, 3rd-party data (demographics, psychographics, lifestyle segments), media content activity (TV, Digital, Mobile), and product purchase or transaction data.

Location: Austin, TX

Masters degree in quantitative field (Data Science, Statistics, Math, Operations Research, Quantitative Social Science), Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or a related field plus 2 year experience or Bachelor degree or equivalent in quantitative field (Data Science, Statistics, Math), Computer Science, Industrial Engineering or a related field plus 5 years experience required. Academic training or experience must include some experience with or exposure to:

· 3 years’ experience with open-source analytic tools (Python and / or R)

· 3 years’ experience with Spark or PySpark or Cloud-based Database (e.g. BigQuery) systems or Hadoop.

· 3 years’ experience in multi-service provisioned cloud environments; ability to develop data and modeling pipelines spanning multiple Cloud-based services

· 3 years’ experience in at least two of: Machine Learning techniques or Artificial Intelligence or Artificial Neural Networks or Linear / Non-linear Optimization methods

Primary Location City/State:

Homebased - Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.