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Lead Data Scientist, Personalization Analytics

Movable Ink

Movable Ink

Data Science
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Sunday, January 28, 2024
Movable Ink scales content personalization for marketers through data-activated content generation and AI decisioning. The world’s most innovative brands rely on Movable Ink to maximize revenue, simplify workflow and boost marketing agility. Headquartered in New York City with close to 600 employees, Movable Ink serves its global client base with operations throughout North America, Central America, Europe, Australia, and Japan.

As a Lead Data Scientist, you will be part of our Applied AI and Machine Learning team. You will own the work with our client-facing teams on testing and optimizing our DaVinci Personalization product to realize the best outcomes for our clients and for Movable Ink. This includes running a/b tests and conducting deep dives into data to identify opportunities for improving the product and how we deploy it. You will also work on driving improvements to our working model and process, driving training and technical investments for how to make more of our analytics self-serve. This is an opportunity to become Movable Ink’s resident expert for how we run experiments and how best to operate our modeling solutions to maximize their real-world impact.

Responsibilities:

  • Run a/b tests for our DaVinci personalization product and own the reporting for their business outcomes - you will serve as our resident expert for a/b testing, work with advanced techniques for variance reduction, and influence metrics and test success criteria
  • Determine and conduct deep dives as necessary to understand the behavior of our recommender models and to identify opportunities for improving our system – this includes both correlational and causal analysis
  • Help customer-facing teams and our clients resolve issues that come up during tests and answer questions about how to optimize setups - you will own a ticket queue and the process for resolving issues, ensuring resolution happens within an SLA
  • Help determine BI tooling needs to make testing, reporting, and analytics lower lift, and partner with engineers and client-facing teams to make improvements
  • Help design documentation and other materials for educating adjacent teams on our recommender system behavior and self-serve insights generation

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of industry experience owning reporting and analytics required to operate a machine-learning system
  • Solid foundations in statistics and online controlled experiments (a/b testing), including advanced measurement techniques such as Causal Inference or model-based variance reduction (e.g. ANCOVA, CUPED)
  • High comfort level with SQL, reporting tools such as Looker/Google Sheets, and some programming skill (e.g. in Python) to be able to reason about logic in code
  • Intuitive understanding of machine learning models and systems
  • You enjoy helping others find pragmatic solutions to the daily challenges they face and have the ability to abstract from these challenges and identify process, training, and technical improvements we can make
  • Ability to collaborate and drive projects that involve multiple teams
  • A desire to always be learning and contributing to a collaborative environment

The base pay range for this position is $190,000-$215,000 USD/year, which can include additional on-target commission pay/bonus. The base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Stock options and other incentive pay may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, depending on the position ultimately offered.

Studies have shown that women, communities of color, and historically underrepresented people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture where all Inkers can thrive. If you’re excited about the role but don’t meet all of the abovementioned qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Our differences bring a breadth of knowledge and perspectives that makes us collectively stronger.

We welcome and employ people regardless of race, color, gender identity or expression, religion, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ethnicity, family or marital status, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, disability, Veteran status, or other protected characteristics. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.