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Data Science Intern - PhD/Masters

About Pixalate

Pixalate has the Most Advanced Ad Analytics Platform for Display and Mobile Advertising. Our company was created with one purpose: to simplify advertising analytics for advertisers and publishers.

Pixalate's analytics suite fills an unmet need for real-time campaign tracking, fraud detection, optimization, and reporting. Outside of improving existing technologies, Pixalate has created first-to-market white box products for viewability, user interaction mapping, and media discrepancy tracking. 

Our clients include publishers and advertisers who use our products and services to better understand their media and get the most of their ad dollars.

Data Scientist Intern Job Description:

Candidate needs to be located in Southern California (no relocation offered)

In this role, you’ll work with product and other engineers to build data driven features and products. We need someone who is highly motivated and enthusiastic about keeping up-to-date with the latest technologies. If you are a talented and proven data science/analytics guru who loves to investigate data, we want you. If you have a detail-oriented, creative mind and love complex challenges, we definitely want you. If you enjoy working with data to build products and solve hard problems in creative ways, we know you will fit right into our innovation driven start up environment.

In This Role, We’re looking for:

  • Candidate needs to be part of or completed a PhD program (or Masters Program) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Theoretical/Computational Physics, or related field, or other quantitative science majors

  • Solid knowledge of basic probability, statistics, and machine learning algorithms

  • Hands-on experience with advanced SQL
  • Hands-on programming experience with one or more of the following: Python, R, or related languages
  • Demonstrable ability to quickly understand new concepts
  • Savviness with modern tools for working with unstructured data
  • Passion for visualization and creative data
  • Proven achievements resulting from data analysis
  • Experience with languages used for querying, preprocessing, and statistical analysis
  • Knowledge of scripting languages and familiarity with web frameworks
  • Someone who can research, evaluate, implement, and present statistical methods to provide actionable insights 
  • Implement algorithms using machine learning and data mining to analyze and model big data sets 
  • Ability to communicate results clearly to non-technical folks
  • Results-driven with ability to effectively function in a fast-paced, start up environment

More about Pixalate

Located 11 blocks from the beach in downtown Santa Monica, the core of Pixalate’s DNA lies in innovation. We focus on doing things differently and we challenge each other to be the best we can be. We offer:

  • Experienced leadership and founding team
  • Casual environment (as long as you wear clothes, we’re good!)
  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Stock options
  • Food! (You name it, we’ve got it)
  • Fun team events
  • High performing team who wants to win and have fun doing it
  • OPPORTUNITY (Pixalate will be what you make it)

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