Data Scientist, Fusion Media Group

New York

FMG is looking for someone who can use statistical tools to analyze its digital site, advertising and commerce data and tell a story with it: Interpret the data, gain insights, and make recommendations to grow efficiencies (by optimizing manual tasks), revenue, our audience and engagement.  


Position responsibilities (3-7 years of professional/academic experience):

  • Multi-task and work in a fast paced and changing digital media environment
  • Analyses include: topic analyses, audience segmentation, yield management, working closely with Editorial, E-commerce, Data Engineers and Product
  • Think critically to identify key metrics and track them using various analytics and ad reporting tools
  • Work with Data Engineering to create dashboards: Python, Flask, HTML, Bootstrap, CSS, JavaScript, d3.js, Git (version control), BASH (a plus)
  • Query & analyze data: SQL, excel & pivot table mastery
  • Data analysis, visualization & predictive modeling: Python (incl. pandas, scikit-learn), R (incl. ggplot2), Redshift/BigQuery/SQL-like language, Hadoop/Spark/other ‘big data’ framework is a plus
  • Experience with the following tools a plus: Google Analytics, DFP, Moat, multivariate testing tools and methodologies
  • Knowledge of tag management systems a plus



  • Undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Economics, Engineering, Data Science, Communications, Marketing
  • Graduate degree strongly preferred


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