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Software Engineering
Senior Scientist, Ads Targeting

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452943
Date Posted: 04/07/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Scientist, Ads Targeting
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Oakland, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
Salary Range: Very competitive base salary, bonus, RSU grants and benefits
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Computational advertising brings in special challenges and opportunities here at Pandora. It might surprise you to learn that we are one of the largest mobile display advertisers and that we have over nine percent of the entire radio market here in the USA. And, the truly surprising part of this is that it¹s only the beginning.

-Use Pandora¹s unique listener data to build models for ad targeting, timing and sequencing
-Develop models for inventory forecasting, pricing, and prediction of listener behavior
-Develop methods, metrics, and frameworks to measure the performance of Pandora¹s advertising
-Participate in cross-functional revenue projects and initiatives

-PhD in a quantitative field with working knowledge of computer science
-Several years of applied research experience, modern experimental design and practice
-R, Python (scientific libraries), Matlab, or equivalent
-Experience with large-scale applications in machine learning and statistical techniques

-Familiarity with advertising systems for online consumer products or services
-Proficiency with Hadoop, Hive, or Pig (or proprietary equivalents)

Application Requirements
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Application Requirements:
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Application deadline: 05/25/2015