Data Analyst

AppNexus   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Technology

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 122 days ago

About the job: 

  • Become an expert in Real Time Bidding (RTB), marketplace dynamics, optimization & yield management, and data visualization
  • Leverage creative problem solving and technical skills to tackle new, never-before-solved problems as they arise
  • Partner with internal teammates and our largest clients to provide Return on Investment (ROI)-focused insights and recommendations 
  • Work alongside Data Science, Product and Engineering teams to roll out and monitor success of new algorithms and product lines
  • Develop new software, database and computer language capabilities and teach them to others to expand the technical skillset of our team (and our company as a whole)
  • Help build our Analytics practice by developing training materials, customer facing assets and internal resources

 About your skills and experience 

  • 3-6 years of relevant analytics work experience and a quantitatively-oriented degree
  • Experience compiling, manipulating, and gleaning insights from extremely large datasets in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and fluid start-up environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a demonstrable passion to impose structure on seemingly undefined problems, dig into terabytes of data, and quickly construct tools
  • Experience with data visualization and using data to tell a story
  • Mastery of MS Excel; experience with relational databases, SQL and Python (NumPy, SciPy, Pandas)
  • 1-2 years of experience leading projects from initial scoping phase to completion, including presenting insights and making recommendations to senior-level clients or stakeholders
  • Outstanding organization and presentation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 More about you: 

  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve and sharing your knowledge to empower others.
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen.
  • You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem.
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing them with knowledge and tools.