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Senior Data Analyst/ Developer

Senior Data Analyst / Developer

AdGear (belonging to the Samsung Ads business), is an advanced Advertising Technology Company located in the heart of downtown Montreal. AdGear/Samsung Ads focuses on enabling brands to connect with Samsung TV audiences as they are exposed to digital media across all devices. Being part of an international company such as Samsung and doing business around the world means that we get to work on big complex projects with stakeholders and teams located around the globe. 

Samsung Ads is an advanced advertising platform where advertisers find and connect with audiences across over 100M Samsung Households around the world. Samsung Ads delivers high-quality audience targeting powered by three key components: first-party audience data at scale, world-class data science, and brand-safe cross-device ad inventory. Using our data, insights, and scale, we help advertisers reach consumers across CTV, our native apps, mobile and desktop. With Samsung Ads, advertisers can buy the way they want, reach who they need, and prove business results.

Our purpose is to deliver unparalleled results for our customers. By using the industry’s most comprehensive data to build the world’s smartest connected audience platform, Samsung Ads is uniquely positioned to transform the advertising landscape. We deliver on Samsung Electronics’ 51-year commitment to excellence through smart, easy, effective advertising solutions to make advanced video advertising work.

 

What you’ll do

As a senior data analyst / developer in the Product Analytics teams, you will interface with various Product domains and business leaders. You will utilize your technical and analytical skills to draw meaningful insights from the available data at your disposal where they can be turned into actionable recommendations. You will be called to solve problems and answer questions through data to satisfy business needs. You will create recurring or ad-hoc reports and visualization dashboards.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Synthesize raw data into actionable insights to drive business results, identify key trends and opportunities and report the findings in a simple, compelling way
  • Design and maintain data systems and databases; this includes fixing coding errors and other data-related problems
  • Mining data from various sources, possibly reorganizing it in a format that can be easily read by either human or machine
  • Preparing reports to effectively communicate trends, patterns, and predictions using relevant data. 
  • Collaborating with PMs and Engineers to help identify opportunities for improvements based on data and conduct preliminary & exploratory analysis towards roadmap items
  • Provide quantitative analysis and strategic insights to make smart, data-driven decisions
  • Software development, using various APIs, for ad-hoc reports, dashboards, projects, and process automations

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • University degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of relevant working experience as a data analyst
  • Background in statistics will be an asset
  • Strong SQL Skills, ability to perform effective querying and analysis of data from multiple sources. 
  • Full competency in at least 1 software development language (Python/Scala/etc…), including a solid grasp of computer science fundamentals
  • Experience analyzing and manipulating data in various formats – plain text or binary, output streams, SQL databases, Big Data warehouses such as HDFS/S3, Kafka
  • Experience as an end-user on linux servers, including starting jobs, scheduling, monitoring output, etc…
  • Experience doing data extraction, transformation, and reporting using various low-level and high-level tools
  • Experience with source control system, ideally git
  • Experiencing producing data visualizations, presenting and discussing findings
  • The ability to distill complex subjects and data into compelling and understandable writeups
  • You have a track record of making things better, questioning and improving the status quo
  • You enjoy working with others who are smart and passionate about building useful, reliable, performant products
  • Experience with AWS and related services (e.g. Athena, Lambda, Airflow, EC2)
  • Proficiency in multiple flavours of SQL (Postgres, RedShift, etc)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • High level of attention to detail
  • A "can-do" attitude  
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to work autonomously, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

The candidate should thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and effectively handle working across different teams and priorities. The candidate should have an entrepreneurial mind-set, taking ownership in creating opportunities, aligning to the yearly plan but also being flexible to take advantage of new opportunities.

If you're interested in joining a rapidly growing team working to build an outstanding, world-class advertising organization with a relentless focus on design and customer experience, you've come to the right place.

 

About our culture…

We are proud to have built a world-class organization, grounded in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit. Working at Samsung Ads offers one of the best environments in the industry to learn just how fast you can grow, how much you can achieve, and how good you can be. We thrive on problem-solving, breaking new ground, and enjoying every part of the journey.

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