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Advanced Analytics Associate

Boston, MA | Analytics

Job Description

We find our people as innovative as we do our company.

Fun, smart & vibrant people make up our Xu (pronounced "zoo") team! Our collaborative, dynamic & high energy environment makes this the kind of place where people want to work. Our Xu team is looking for additional members:

Analytics Associate

DataXu is seeking a talented individual for a key role in its Advanced Analytics Group (AAG). The Analytics Associate will be a key contributor in developing cutting edge consumer analytics. He/she will support external and internal customers with data driven insights. The ideal candidate will have a passion for quantitative problem solving, strong background in a quantitative field and experience with databases. The Analytics Associate will be working within the relaxed culture of a Boston leading startup and further polishing their entrepreneurial skills in a high-growth environment. This opening presents a unique opportunity to develop a career in Big Data analytics for online advertising and marketing, by creating innovative analysis, and tools to automate it.


Analytics Innovation

Work with petabyte scale databases of consumer data to developing cutting edge analytics

Collaborate with cross functional teams for new products and innovation

Design and prototype reports to be integrated into the DataXu platform

Customer Deliveries

Create analysis and derive findings and recommendations for external and internal customers

Automate reporting tools for interactive use through DataXu’s web user interface

Develop processes to streamline new analysis

Internal Monitoring and Insights

Support new business opportunities with analytics insights and innovation ideas across the DataXu platform

Investigate and identify opportunities for improvement within the data processing subsystems of the platform

Become an expert in DataXu’s core data set and data available for reporting


Proven skills in data extraction and data analysis

Innovative drive and passion for building new things

Problem solver with an apt for finding answers

Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

Strong knowledge of SQL databases, preference for experience working with very large datasets

Experience with computer programming and scripting desired

Knowledge of excel advanced features (pivot tables and dbase connection)

BA/BS in Computer Science, Math or Engineering and demonstrated academic excellence

1-3 years of prior work experience

Local candidates (Boston, MA area) strongly preferred

About the Company:

Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices throughout North America and Europe, DataXu (www.dataxu.com)( Voted Advertising Age’s 2011 #5 Best Place to Work & Named "Top Place to Work in 2011" by Boston Globe) is the only multi-channel digital marketing management (DMM) platform offering real time optimization for display, video, and mobile advertisers. With exceptional growth, DataXu is a private, venture backed company with the resources to make a big impact and the agility to lead revolutionary change in both technology and media.

DataXu is leading a revolution in advertising with the first and only machine learning-based Digital Marketing Management (DMM) platform: DX3, which makes impression-level decisions in real time, optimizing the creative, consumer and contextual ad choices to help brands acquire more customers for less money. We’re already recognized as a leader in the Forrester Research December 2011 report: "The Forrester Wave™: Demand-Side Platforms, Q4 2011," in which DataXu is recognized as a Leader with DX3 ranked as the #1 current offering. http://www.dataxu.com/news/press-releases/forrester-wave-report/

Beyond its technology, DataXu has developed a trusted reputation for expertly advising and servicing advertisers and media agencies trying to cross the chasm into a data-driven way of working. DataXu is now expanding those relationships globally.

Benefit Highlights:

Medical & Dental Insurance – 100% company paid deductible

FSA (Medical, Dependent & Transportation care)

Onsite dry cleaning service

Company paid weekly catered lunches

Innovation Days

Generous Employee Referral Program

Monthly Employee Recognition Program

Free snacks and drinks

Friday socials



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