Alliant is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join its Data Science team to build predictive machine learning models and perform customer segmentation. The ideal candidate will be data-curious and willing to participate with a team driven to provide direct and digital marketing clients with innovative, profit-building solutions. The successful candidate will have a wide-range of experience building machine learning models and presenting the results to marketing teams and senior management. Additionally, candidates should be highly experienced with Python, SAS, large-scale databases, web analytics and data manipulation. This position will report to the Vice President of Data Science and become a key contributor to a skilled predictive modeling and analytics team.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Build predictive machine learning models to meet business requirements of direct and digital marketers independently
  • Conduct ad hoc analyses to identify changes, counts and trends in marketing data
  • Produce analyses to compare, validate and improve modeling solutions
  • Evaluate third party data
  • Create novel solutions and products for online and offline marketers
  • Develop and maintain predictive modeling pipelines in Python and SAS.
  • Provide guidance and creative suggestions to internal and external clients for creating or improving modeled solutions.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Graduate degree in Data Science, Data Mining, or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience building predictive models with machine learning algorithms.
  • Significant experience applying machine learning algorithms in Python (Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-learn) to data mining problems
  • SAS programming experience required (Base, STAT and some Macro; or Visual Analytics and Visual Statistics)
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel knowledge and an overall keen understanding of technology
  • Must have strong quantitative/analytical skills and extensive attention to detail and the ability to solve complex problems independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Direct and Digital Marketing Industry experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Linux, parallel processing and SQL a plus
  • Must be flexible, detailed, team-oriented, able to work independently as needed and committed to having a good time while doing a great job

June 2022


Brewster, NY


Company Wide


Permanent, Full-Time

About Alliant

Alliant is a leading data company trusted by thousands of marketers. We deliver highly predictive custom and on-demand audience solutions across TV, programmatic, social, direct mail and more. The Alliant DataHub — built on billions of consumer transactions, advanced data science and high-performance technology — is the foundation for profit-driven audience solutions. For more information, visit: alliantdata.com

The position is based in Alliant’s offices in northern Westchester County, New York. Alliant is an equal opportunity employer.

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