Senior Performance Scientist
Quantcast - San Francisco, CA

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Quantcast is in search of a senior performance scientist to help develop and analyze our advanced realtime ad targeting system. This individual would have the opportunity to make a very large business impact by understanding how the final advertising performance is affected by the individual statistical and engineering components. Ideally the candidate would have experience in analyzing consumer ecommerce, such as forecasting seasonal effects, knowledge of modern machine learning methods, and experience developing software. He or she would also possess tenacity for diving into data to fully understand, organize, and communicate root causes of problems and successes. The senior performance scientist is expected to be very influential in the ongoing evolution of the ad targeting system.


Advanced R&D environment.

Opportunity to work with multi-petabyte data sets.

Opportunity to make a large business impact.

Opportunity to work with Quantcast’s scientific advisory board, comprised of Stanford professors Jerome Friedman and Trevor Hastie, and Berkeley professor Mike Jordan.


Understand, organize, and communicate root causes of problems and successes.

Develop tools that illuminate performance bottlenecks.

Provide guidance in the ongoing development of the ad targeting system.


Advanced degree in business, computer science, statistics, engineering, mathematics or related field.

Excellent problem solving abilities.

Tenacity for understanding data.

Coding experience.

Experience in a complex business environment.

Preferred : Direct experience with online advertising.

About Quantcast
Quantcast is a digital advertising company specialized in audience measurement and real-time advertising. As the pioneer of direct audience measurement in 2006, Quantcast has today the most in-depth understanding of digital audiences across the web, allowing marketers and publishers to make the smartest choices as they buy and sell the most effective targeted advertising on the market. Quantcast is dedicated to making display as relevant and effective as search, and currently delivers outstanding advertising campaigns for the world's leading advertisers and publishers and brings accurate audience measurement to over 100 million web destinations.

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