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Acxiom LLC Senior Data Scientist (Remote) in Des Moines, Iowa

The Data Scientist will work independently on a variety of projects to quantify and improve Source data quality and Product data quality. The candidate will need to collaborate with resources across different areas of the business - data sourcing, data ingestion, data architecture, and product builds - to complete objectives. Communication skills, Critical thinking, and problem-solving are key skills that will make the candidate successful. This position reports to the Senior Manager for Data Quality. The Candidate will design and present metrics about data quality to key stakeholders in the Product and Engineering organizations. Areas of focus include - evaluate new sources to quantify source value; identify and use truth datasets to examine source value; monitor existing source data; develop standard reports that describe source quality and product quality; run analyses that identifies overlap between sources; identify the impact to a product when a source is removed/eliminated; ensure source data is fully utilized; consider ways that source data can be utilized to build new data content; and provide recommendations to product and build teams on the integration of new sources.

This role can be located remotely in the U.S.

What you will have:

  • Advanced Degree in Statistics, Data Quality, Data & Analytics, Business, Math or related field with 3+ years’ experience; or an Undergraduate Degree and 5+ years’ experience.

  • Experience writing and running SQL and generating reports; SAS experience is ideal.

  • Experience with data manipulation, reporting, and analytical tools such as SAS, R, Tableau, Altureyx. Experience with Tableau a plus.

  • Ability to present detailed analysis using verbal descriptions, tables, graphs, and charts

  • Good communication skills; including flow-charting, project planning, and project documentation

  • Ability to review reports, summarize the results, and make presentations and/or recommendations to stakeholders.

  • Experience analyzing first or third-party data in a marketing database.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel

  • Experience in building datasets and analyzing data; experience working with unstructured data

  • Experience working with machine learning algorithms and tools

  • Quick learner with strong critical thinking skills

  • Detail-oriented


Primary Location City/State:

Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

Who is Acxiom?

We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.

Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.

At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.

If you are interested in applying for employment with Acxiom and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our recruiting department at 1-877-314-2049.

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