Dublin   Senior Analyst - Data Science

About Segmatic:

Segmatic is a performance marketing agency and technology platform established in 2014 to bring the highest level of analytical rigour to Paid Search. We are building a team of exceptional, creative, analytical people who are focused on performance and eager to learn.

You’ll join colleagues in our Dublin city centre office who come from a range of backgrounds and perspectives — from IT and engineering to marketing, psychology and history. We work hard, challenge each other, and together we achieve great things.

At Segmatic we believe in rewarding excellence and performance. We review everyone’s salary every six months.

Segmatic delivers results, plain and simple. In fact, we are so committed to this philosophy that we bill our clients based on performance. This is popular with our growing client base, which includes T.M. Lewin, Betfair, Volusion, and Photobox.

Find out more about what it’s like to work with Segmatic on our careers page.

About the Team/Role:

Data is at the heart of what we do in Segmatic. We consider ourselves to be the most rigorous, numerate & data-driven Paid Search evangelists in the industry. At the heart of this ambitious outlook is our Data Science Team. From performance analytics to predictive modelling, we consistently aim to put numbers behind the decisions we make. The successful candidate will be a core member of this small team, and will be given the opportunity to develop original and innovative solutions to the wide range of challenging problems that stand between Segmatic and world domination.

This position is ideal for a high-quality operator who has a number of years’ experience in a numerical environment, and who harbours an ambition to deliver high-impact solutions within a small & tight-knit team. Segmatic is going places, this is an opportunity to get in at the ground-floor.

Key Responsibilities:

Bidding Model: From day one the successful candidate will be working on our bespoke bidding model. This predictive model dynamically calculates and updates millions of bids we place at-auction on behalf of our client companies daily;

Search Volume Prediction: Key to increasing the efficiency of our internal systems and algorithms is predicting likely search volume on a range of search terms each day. The successful candidate is likely to be tasked with building a model which predicts trends in search traffic across the range of industries we currently, or plan to, operate in;

Sales Funnel Analytics: The successful candidate will regularly work directly with a range of our client companies to help them better understand their sales funnel. This process often involves sourcing a diverse range of weird and wonderful data-sets, and developing techniques to easily access the valuable insight hidden therein;

Data Guru (aka Data Agony Aunt): Each week in Segmatic a myriad of problems will come across your desk. Equipped with a logical mind-set, a wide range of technical skills and a firm focus, you will be encouraged to solve these problems and thereby improve the performance of the company as a whole. Understanding Auction Dynamics, Web Scraping, Data Parsing & Cleaning, Natural Language Processing, Reverse Engineering Google Adwords... Your ability to contribute to Segmatic’s forward momentum will limited only by your ability and dedication.

Other tasks as required by the Head of Data Science.

Desired Skills & Experience:

- Highly numerate qualification(s), background and a strong analytical mind-set

- Minimum 3 years’ experience in a data-driven environment. A track-record of high-quality output and innovation

- Ability to source, process, store and analyse large data sets

- Advanced technical skills desirable e.g. SQL, Python, C#/VB/Java, Excel

- Highly motivated and quick learner. Confidence and ability to tackle new initiatives with little guidance

Role Details

Permanent contract. Salary is very competitive, commensurate with experience.

Applications will be processed as they are received.

Apply with CV & subject line Senior Analyst - Data Science | NAME to recruitment@segmatic.io