Data Scientist

| Greater LA Area

Job description

We are looking for a Data Scientist to help design, develop and refine our ad serving methodologies. You will apply statistical and machine learning models to maximize advertiser and company outcomes, leveraging large data sets with both proven and experimental techniques.

 

AppOnboard is a next-gen platform that powers Full-Fidelity Demos, which allow users to instantly experience an app or game in the highest quality possible before downloading it. AppOnboard enables app and game testing, driving insights to product teams and optimizing app launches and onboarding. The company was founded in late 2016 by Jonathan Zweig, the founding CEO of AdColony (which sold to Opera Software for $350 million).

 

This is a unique opportunity for someone looking to have an impact at one of the hottest startups in Los Angeles and top companies defining the future of app developmentWe also just secured our official $15 million Series A fundraising round!

 

Job Details

  • Develop professional grade models to optimize advertising outcomes, employing statistical modeling, machine learning and data mining techniques
  • Process and analyze large data sets to discern meaningful trends and relationships
  • Partner with Data Analysts, Product and Engineering teams to operationalize/scale solutions
  • Eventually build out and lead a full data science department

 

Requirements

What We're Looking For

  • A Master’s or PHD in a quantitative field (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, or Engineering)
  • At least 4 years of professional experience as a data scientist
  • Strong understanding of machine learning techniques and statistical data analysis
  • Fluency with query languages (e.g. SQL) across MySQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience in at least one high-level statistical language such as Python or R
  • Ability to clearly explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Experience in Ad Tech or Mobile Gaming is a plus
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • MailChimpEmail
    • MixRankLead Gen

Location

AppOnboard's headquarters is located in West LA, close to plenty of bars and restaurants (e.g. Westwood, Santa Monica, Sawtelle).
11620 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90025

Insider's spotlight

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our open office space fosters an environment of collaboration where we can always catch up with members of any team. We have frequent check-ins and roundtable discussions, which help us maintain clear communication throughout the entire organization. We all benefit from knowing about each department's goals and tackle problems together!

Molly Stott

Account Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

AppOnboard has supported my professional development by empowering me with the responsibility and freedom to explore my strengths and dive into the aspects of the business that excite me. From Day 1, I’ve felt supported in the risks that I take and encouraged to break through the professional and personal comfort zones I had created for myself.

Katie Weinstock

Senior Director of Business Development

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Just like you'd expect with any start-up with tons of promise, the office has a very exciting and high energy vibe. Everyone has a positive attitude and will pound the pavement to accomplish our goals together!

Sohair Mahmood

Head of Ad Ops

What are AppOnboard Perks + Benefits

AppOnboard Benefits Overview

We provide a multitude of benefits (Dental, Health, Vision) and a fun, start-up environment! Our main mottos are #OneTeamOneDream and #WorkHardPlayHard. We also take pride in offering all our employees with equity within the company. Check out additional perks about working at AppOnboard below!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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