Staff Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

About the Team

The VIZIO Advertising, Technology, and Innovation team is looking for a highly talented and motivated data scientist to help build advertising technology products. We are looking for a dynamic employee to perform non-commoditized data work. The position can be held in one of several offices (San Francisco, Dallas, Denver, New York).

What You Will Do

  • Work cross-functionally with product management, engineering, and business stakeholders.
  • Develop and write algorithms for use in production.
  • Let the problem be the guide, sometimes the solution is a heuristic. Other times, it’s a model.
  • Use data to evaluate the efficacy and value of product features.
  • Organize and document complex technical projects.
  • Communicate technical information clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences.

About You

  • Trained researcher with a doctorate in a quantitative field or a master’s degree with a thesis.
  • 5+ years’ ad-tech experience.
  • Fluent in Python and SQL.
  • High sense of ownership and results driven.
  • Technical knowledge of the adtech industry and ecosystem.
  • Solid understanding of predictive analytics, mathematical modeling, and statistics (theory, algorithms, and application).
  • Proficient with modern big data technologies and CI/CD frameworks.


We are Beautifully Simple.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO’s mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.

VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

For New York-based employment: The minimum salary for this position is $152,000/year. The maximum salary for this position $198,000/year. In addition to base salary, the compensation package also includes eligibility for an annual bonus, as well as equity and a range of medical, dental, vision and other benefits.


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