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Senior Data Scientist (Consumer Profiling)

Teralytics AG

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Senior Data Scientist (Consumer Profiling)

Senior Data Scientist (Consumer Profiling)

at Teralytics
Zürich, Switzerland

Do you have a strong background in web data analysis for targeting and recommender systems? Would you like the opportunity to work with some of the largest and most interesting datasets in the world - utilising real-time data from over 350 million people across over 90 countries?  

Who are Teralytics?

Teralytics is a fast-growing data analytics company with great ambitions in the emerging big data economy. At Teralytics, we work with challenging data and the technologies of the future (Scala, Spark, Hadoop, Accumulo, Tableau). Our products transform the way industries, governments and our society works.

We offer our employees unique learning opportunities and the chance to take on important responsibilities from day one. Teralytics is funded by international venture capital firms, who previously invested in high profile companies such as Facebook, Spotify, Skype and AirBnB. 

Your role

We at Teralytics are currently searching for exceptionally talented data scientists for our team in Zürich, Switzerland.

You will be working with huge volumes of web log and location data provided by Teralytics’ global telecoms partners. You’ll be collaborating on consumer profiling models for Teralytics’ data management platform; delivering rich segmentation solutions to the fast-paced digital advertising market.

You will have the opportunity to shape how the global advertising technology market consumes data. To achieve this, you will be providing richer and more accurate consumer segments using data sourced from Teralytics’ exclusive partners.

Your responsibilities will also include:

  • Building complex recommender models using text mining & machine learning algorithms
  • Continuously evaluating and enhancing your models, incorporating campaign and customer feedback
  • Designing data analytics pipelines processing multiple Terabytes of data; leveraging technologies such as Spark, Spark ML, PySpark, scikit-learn in Python, and Scala
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary, distributed team to deliver your analytics products

Your profile

You have a deep background with large data volumes and extensive experience in utilizing web data to solve recommendation and targeting problems. You will require good computer science skills with strong programming expertise (ideally with Python and/or Scala).

You possess excellent English communication skills.

Must have

  • MS or PhD-level in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or similar
  • At least 1 years’ professional experience building recommendation models for consumer profiling purposes
  • Great data mining, statistical modelling and machine learning skills
  • Proficient in at least one scripted language (e.g. Python, R, Matlab), including its scientific / statistical packages
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage a project on your own

Highly desirable

  • Experience with NLP on large data sets
  • Proficient in at least one functional language, preferably Scala
  • Interest in distributed computing including experience with frameworks such as Apache Spark

Your new team

We are a diverse team of data scientists, software engineers and business people from over 20 different countries with offices in Zürich, Singapore and New York. We are smart, hungry and fast moving; operating in small teams, with freedom for independent work and fast decision making.

Teralytics is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Contact information

For more detailed information on this Data Scientist job, or to discuss any other potential IT jobs with Teralytics in Zürich, New York or Singapore please contact Daniel Tudor (Talent Acquisition Manager) on daniel.tudor@teralytics.netor 0041 786 245 224.



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