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Principal Statistician - Top Comparison Shopping Site

at NexTag, Inc in San Mateo, CA   —   Jun 27, 2014   |  
Overview
We are looking for a dynamic Principal Statistician to join our top-notch analytics team.
As a technology leader in e-commerce, we are constantly engaged in the most challenging and interesting development projects. NexTag has an entrepreneurial small-team environment, where individuals' innovative ideas are rapidly adopted and rewarded. You'll see the results of your efforts in days or weeks, not years.
Responsibilities
Apply statistical methods to answer business and engineering questions.
Use statistics and predictive modeling to collect, explore, and identify the right data to be analyzed from multiple sources, then construct algorithms to explain or predict behavior and solve a variety of business and engineering problems.
Design and implement statistical experiments to maximize site performance and profit as well as minimize and manage risk of revenue loss.
Extract and transform data from existing data stores and perform ad-hoc statistical analyses.
Build predictive models using data, test the model on results outside of the sample size and verify the validity of model in real business situations.
Assist managers with finding patterns and relationships in data.
Develop bidding and optimization algorithms to maximize the efficiency of our marketing strategies.
Define and implement processes and procedures on analytical projects to ensure consistency.
Experience
10+ years of work experience in the statistics/analytics field
Skills
Solid understanding of statistical methods:
◦Experimental design
◦Analysis of variance / Regression
◦Logistic regression
◦Non-parametric statistics
Familiar in time-series analysis.
Solid data management skills: SAS, SQL and Excel (SAS certified highly desirable).
Effective communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
Ability to explain results and statistical concepts to both technical and non-technical audience.
Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking abilities.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects while working independently and in teams.
Education
•MS in Statistics or Operations Research or Computer Science.
Compensation
To apply:
Please send resume to job2@nextag.com
For more information, please visit our website at http://www.nextag.com
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