Intern - Data Scientist
TellApart - Burlingame, CA

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TellApart unlocks the power of customer data for many of the world's largest retailers. Our sophisticated distributed systems power a real-time customer scoring platform (for 100s of millions of consumers in real time) that allows us to make data driven decisions to lift our retailers' revenue by double digit percentage points. Our strengths are building web-scale infrastructure, handling massive data pipelines, and building systems leveraging machine learning to make intelligent decisions.

TellApart is backed by Greylock Partners and Bain Capital Ventures. Several of technology’s top executives have also invested in TellApart, including: Ron Conway (SV Angel), Dick Costolo (CEO, Twitter), Reid Hoffman (Founder & Chairman, LinkedIn), Jeff Jordan (former CEO, OpenTable), Phil Libin (CEO, Evernote) and Mike Walrath (former CEO, RightMedia). David Rosenblatt (former CEO, DoubleClick) is also an executive advisor.

Our team's impact on the business:
Data is in the DNA of TellApart. As a Data Scientist, you will impact the core technology of the TellApart system. You will work with every team at TellApart to optimize the performance of our current products and build new ones.

Why we need you:
Work with other data gurus on TellApart products, to participate in projects like:
Customer modeling
Auction mechanics
Experiment design
User lifetime value measurement and analysis
Ad inventory optimization
Team up with engineers on the development of new products
New product ideation and proof of concept
End to end ownership of product performance
Work closely with account managers to optimize performance for existing accounts
Ask the right questions to break complex problems down into digestible pieces
Manage buy-side relationships and monitor performance on various RTB exchanges

Your qualifications:
Currently enrolled and studying toward an advanced degree (MS or PhD) in Statistics, Economics, Math or similar field from a well-recognized university
Solid academic/research experience in analytics or independent research projects related to data science
Experience in SQL or Hive a plus
Experience working with clients and partners a double plus
Excellent communication skills, initiative, and a proven ability to work independently but also effective in teams, especially in a cross-disciplinary setting
Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and high-growth start-up environment

Our data is unique, our platform is full of possibilities, and our business is booming. We are looking for motivated talent who want to take our technology and business to the next level and realize its full potential. If this sounds like your kind of environment, come join us at TellApart! Please apply and include any links to code samples (if possible/relevant).

TellApart is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a commitment to workplace diversity. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply. Employment with TellApart is based solely upon one's individual merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, or disability. And we will make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.