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Senior Data Scientist, Experimentation

ROKTFull-time$160k - $225kNew York City, New YorkJun 21, 2023
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About Rokt

Rokt is the global leader in ecommerce technology, helping companies seize the full potential of every transaction moment to grow revenue and acquire new customers at scale. Live Nation, Groupon, Staples, Lands' End, Fanatics, UrbanStems, GoDaddy, Vistaprint and HelloFresh are among the more than 2,500 leading global businesses and advertisers that are using Rokt's solutions to drive more value through every transaction by offering highly relevant messages to their customers at the moment they are most likely to convert.

With our December 2021 Series E raise of USD$325M, Rokt is expanding rapidly and globally – operating in 19 countries across North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region with the largest office in NYC and a major R&D hub in Sydney. With annual revenues of more than US$200M and vibrant company culture, Rokt has been listed in ‘Great Places to Work’ in the US and Australia. Our award-winning culture is guided by our five core values: Smart with Humility, Own the Outcomes, Force for Good, Conquer New Frontiers, and Enjoy the Ride. These values help us attract, engage, and develop the right talent around the globe and ensure we have the right conditions to do our best work. Keen to join a fast-growing company and a vibrant culture? Learn more at rokt.com.

About the role

Rokt is looking to hire a Senior Data Scientist to lead our Marketplace efforts. This Data Scientist will be part of the engineering team, in a hub working specifically on Experimentation. Rokt operates a robust marketplace connecting customers to relevant products and services across the world’s biggest e-commerce players, serving 1B transactions a year and growing 51% YoY. We’re constantly looking to develop this marketplace, especially as we expand into new verticals and markets, and we’re constantly innovating on the auction mechanics to ensure the best outcomes for our customers, advertisers, and partners. We’re looking for an entrepreneurial leader with the stats, econometrics, and modeling chops to own the health of this marketplace and lead our strategy for growing this.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for owning the health of our marketplace and driving its growth, including:

  • Defining the metrics for tracking the health of our marketplace, and build tracking to monitor this
  • Proactive analysis and modeling to identify opportunities to further develop the marketplace, including innovating and building cutting-edge auction mechanics / pricing
  • Partnering closely with R&D and Sales stakeholders to develop the strategy for growing the marketplace, including the product roadmap and Sales programs to drive growth
  • Conducting deep dives on marketplace impact to support high impact launches and Sales growth

Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Econometrics, Applied Math, or related fields.
  • Strong academic or professional experience with the latest auction theory
  • Strong knowledge of Python 3 and SQL
  • Entrepreneurial ownership and a deep desire to push the status quo
  • Strong and clear communication skills
  • Experience working with scaled marketplace and auction-driven businesses
  • Strong analytical / modeling experience tied to business outcomes
  • Applied use of visualization tools such as matplotlib, seaborn, tableau
  • Experience with common Python data science libraries such as pandas, numpy and scipy
  • Experience with relational databases such as Postgres, MySQL and/or SQL Server

Benefits

  • Force for Good. We actively invest in the growth of our people and the strengthening of our communities. Our NYC office is 100% vaccinated to keep our employees and community safe and healthy. We require all Rokt’stars as well as anyone else who will be onsite at the Rokt NYC office – clients, contractors, vendors, and suppliers – to show proof of vaccination and their booster shot.
  • Work with the greatest talent in town. Our recruiting process is tough. We hold a high bar because we have a high-performing, high-velocity culture - we only want the brightest and the best.
  • Join a community. We believe the best things happen when we come together to solve complex problems and make meaningful connections with each other through interest groups, sports clubs, and social events.
  • Accelerate your career. Develop through our global training events, ‘Level Up’ investment, online training courses, and our fantastic people leaders. Take your career to Rokt’speed - Grow your career in our rapidly growing company.
  • Take a break. When you work hard, we know you also need to rest. We offer generous time off and parental leave policies, as well as mental health and wellness days for all employees. We also offer a paid Rokt’star Sabbatical for employees who have been with us for 3 years or more.
  • Stay happy and healthy. Enjoy catered lunch 3 times a week and healthy snacks in the office. Plus join the gym on us! In the US, access generous retirement plans like a 4% dollar-for-dollar 401K matching plan and get fully funded premium health insurance for your whole family. And our NYC office is dog-friendly!
  • Become a shareholder. All Rokt’stars have stock options. If we succeed, everyone enjoys the upside.
  • See the world! Along with our global all-staff events in amazing locations (Phuket, Thailand in January 2020, Hawaii in May 2022), we also offer generous relocation packages for those interested in moving to another Rokt office. We have cool offices in great cities - New York, Sydney, London, Singapore, Tokyo.
  • Get the best of both worlds with a hybrid workplace. Get the best of both worlds with a hybrid workplace. We currently work 3 days a week in office, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds (please note: this is subject to change based on the needs of the business, and some support roles still require a full-time presence). One week per quarter, you also have the flexibility to work from anywhere.
  • We believe in equality. Rokt is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes that a diverse workforce is crucial to our success as a business. We would love you to apply for one of our open roles - irrespective of socio-economic status or background, age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, color, pregnancy, carer/family responsibilities, national and social origin, political opinion, marital, veteran, or disability status.

  • Salary Range: $160,000 - $225,000 /year
  • #LI-Hybrid

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