Spartz is searching for a Data Scientist in Chicago, IL. The post states, "We're one of the fastest-growing companies in Chicago. The Spartz Network, including OMG Facts, GivesMeHope, and MuggleNet, attracts 17 million readers across a dozen websites, mobile sites, and apps. You’ll be responsible for: Helping evolve an advanced feature testing process for all new major and experimental features and products including observing the critical metrics central to our business. Analyzing existing data points & proactively finding your own data points to improve a product or overall product line. Fine-tuning product settings in order to optimize KPIs. Periodically providing site health diagnostics for each product."
Qualifications for the position include: "Solid expertise in Excel. Understanding of SQL and how to gather, retain, process & analyze data using a SQL database. Comfort working with R or SPSS to analyze & process discrete datasets. Understanding of web analytic measurements (CPM, PPV, etc.) and Google Analytics. Ability to Collect, analyze and apply statistical analysis of a variety of data. Firm understanding of mathematical statistical principles (confidence intervals, regressions, probability distributions, etc.). Basic understanding of how to understand & analyze data, especially trends, and making recommendations based on that understanding. Comfort understanding how ontologies, RDF & RDFa impact the collection, analysis and recommendation of data & content. Utilize Map/Reduce (Hadoop) and other processing algorithms to analyze scores of data."
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