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FocusKPI Inc. Data Scientist in San Bruno, California

FocusKPI is seeking a Data Scientist to enable deep media insights through advanced analytics for our client, one of the largest retailers/e-commerce companies in the U.S..

Work Location: Remote in the U.S. Duration: 6 months contract with potential for extension/conversion


  • Perform hands-on coding to retrieve and analyze large datasets using Python and SQL

  • Integrate disparate data sources and leverage state-of-the-art analytics best practices to deliver integrated actionable insights to partners and stakeholders

  • Manage and streamline data extraction process with great attention to details

  • Assess the potential usefulness, validity, and rigor of new data sources

  • Work with cross-functional team to ensure that the quality of the data are of the highest standard

  • Help with media mix models to connect the impact of marketing tactics and business short-term and long-term outcomes


  • Master’s degree in statistics/mathematics, engineering, computer science, economics, or related field

  • 3+ years of industry experience in data, analytics, data science role

  • Proficient coding skills (SQL/Python/R)

  • Deep knowledge on relational database capabilities and experience with big data technologies (Hive/Hadoop)

  • Proficient BI/BA data visualization tools (Tableau, PowerBI, ThoughtSpot, Looker, etc)

  • Experience with cloud technologies such as GCP, AWS, Azure

  • Experience in integrating, structuring, and analyzing large amounts of data from diverse sources

  • Strong project management skills and attend-to-detail documentation skills.

  • Strong written & verbal communication with the ability to communicate complex technical topics clearly to a range of audiences and to ‘tell a story’ that provides insight into the business

  • Passion for working in a fast-paced agile environment.

  • A collaborative mindset and sense of curiosity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in statistics/mathematics, engineering, computer science, economics, or related field

  • Experience with predictive modeling algorithms and optimization techniques

  • Experience applying statistics to business problems

  • Experience with advertising, measurement, and/or digital marketing analytics

  • Experience with advertising technology platforms Ad servers, DSPs, DMPs, etc.

Thank you!

FocusKPI Hiring Team

Founded in 2010, FocusKPI, Inc. (FocusKPI) is a data science and technology firm specializing in predictive analytics practice and methodologies. FocusKPI is a US company headquartered in Silicon Valley, California with an East Coast office in Boston, Massachusetts.

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