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Princ Data Scientist

Mountain View, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead
About Symantec:

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC) is the global leader in cyber security. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.

About the Role:

The data scientist will work as part of the marketing data science group inside the broader marketing analytics team. We are now looking for a talented and motivated individual to accelerate our efforts and be a major part of our data-centric culture. The candidate will report to Senior Manager of Competitive Strategy.

  • Work with analysts, data scientists, and marketing teams to optimize spend and ads performance, predict future behavior, and make robust data models.
  • Work with various organizations.
  • Define, develop and produce comprehensive methodologies and analytic plans for existing and new marketing initiatives.
  • Design, implement, and over see the automation and interpretation of models and reports
  • Work with various sources of messy data to extract insights and models.
  • Initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance.
  • Work on multiple projects in parallel and adapt to change
  • Masters or PhD in Economy, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Physics, or similar fields.
  • 8 years of post-secondary education and/or industrial experience
  • Solid knowledge of statistics and machine learning algorithms including A/B testing, regression, baysian methods, trees, random forest, SVM, deep learning, etc.
  • Professionsal in R, SQL, and python
  • Experience with Hadoop, MapReduce/Spark and big data modeling
  • Familiar with Tableau
  • High energy and enthusiastic
  • Good storyteller and communicator
  • Java programming skills preferred
  • Experience in marketing attribution, media mix modeling, ROI optimization, and consumer segmentation preferred.

Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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