ActiveCampaign is one of the fastest growing tech companies in Chicago revolutionizing marketing automation. Our software allows all of our users, the power to make smarter business decisions based on data-driven analytics.
We are currently seeking a creative Data Scientist to join our Data Science team. The Data Scientist will leverage value from terabytes of platform transactional data, user UI interaction time series, email and marketing content, user e-commerce trails, email enrichment tags, etc. We work on predicting deal closure, predicting best email send schedules, predictively suggesting best email and marketing automations and much more.
What your day could consist of:
- Interviewing business teams and brainstorming appropriate (accuracy & effort) data science solutions
- Collating existing and new hypothesized data sets for PoC's
- Statistically exploring data with underlying business processes in mind
- Prototyping data science/machine learning models, then polishing later
- Creating solid quant metrics of impact, making them visually accessible
- Letting creative ideas rule the day. Don't settle for the first solution, research and dig to the core
- Ongoing support of live models (change in process, abnormalities, outliers etc.)
- Presenting data as a story
- Promoting data science products companywide
What is needed:
- 2+ years of professional experience delivering sound analytical insight with statistics and machine learning (business or science)
- Ability to explore and prototype independently in Python (preference) or any other (e.g. R, Mathematica, Matlab)
- Excellent SQL skills
- Excellent communication and business analysis skills
- We improve business processes, understanding them fully (including underlying data) is the key
- A desire to be part of a small team where hierarchy is not encouraged, everyone's input matters, your work has a high impact, and everyone is working together
- Desire to build the right data science products at the right time on the Gartner curve vs. the "coolest" products
- Information sponge
- You live data and relationships
- Research scientific papers/business solutions from cross-functional fields
- Re-use as much as possible
We continually invest in our employees and offer comprehensive benefits including 100% coverage of your medical premiums and 50% for dependents, open vacation policy, fully paid maternity and paternity leave, 401k matching, catered lunches every day in a kitchen stocked with snacks and fresh fruit, free CTA or Metra passes, and a DIVVY bike membership (to name a few).
At ActiveCampaign, we are committed to maintaining a culture that is inclusive and diverse. Our colleagues foster an environment that is warm, supportive, and helpful where we treat each other exceptionally well. We are looking to add curious, driven, and creative individuals to our team who are ready to grow with us!
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