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Data Scientist, Machine Learning - Ads Planning + Opportunities
Posted on 6/2/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Planning advertiser engagements and ad campaign execution - develop scalable data processing pipelines and data analytics services for advertiser facing products that derive marketplace insights and leverage them to help Sales, Account Managers, and Advertisers to plan, execute, and optimize their ad spend on Reddit
  • Forecasting the effectiveness of an ad campaign - employ machine learning to forecast the outcomes of an ad campaign to help advertisers plan their campaigns
  • Opportunities - automatically analyze the performance of ad campaigns; derive and surface actionable suggestions (e.g. bid recommendation) to advertisers and account/campaigns managers on how to optimize the performance and improve return on investment
  • Develop time series forecasting models using the most cutting edge algorithms to empower various advertiser facing products
  • Work with product managers, engineers, designers, marketing, sales and a wider set of cross-functional partners to design, implement, and launch delightful products that improve business performance
  • Be involved in all phases of modeling such as ideation, offline modeling, online implementation, experimentation, deploy and post-launch monitoring/measurements
  • This role will have a lot of overlap with other Machine Learning Engineer roles, but will differ in a couple of areas. First is that you will focus on offline model prototyping and feature/model pipeline building, while relying on engineers for model serving. Secondly, you will have a keen interest in the collection and quality of underlying data (experiment design and analysis, data deep dive), along with working on ETLs and data aggregations
  • Partner with the Advertiser Platform team to enhance Reddit's Ads Manager. Build tools that allow account managers to perform advanced campaign optimization on their own

501-1,000 employees

Social news website & forum
Company Overview
Reddit's mission is to bring community and belonging to everyone in the world. The company operates a social news website and forum where content is socially curated by members.
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Flexible unlimited vacation days & monthly global wellness days
  • Family planning funds & 4+ months paid parental leave
  • Personal & professional development funds
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • Workspace & home office benefits
Company Values
  • Evolve: Only by continually improving and learning will we succeed.
  • Add Value: We constantly evaluate our work to ensure it’s adding value and bringing us closer to achieving our mission. It’s easy to fall into the trap of conflating activity with value. Adding value requires hard work, but not all hard work is valuable.
  • Default: Open The free flow of ideas and feedback is the lifeblood of a healthy organization, and Reddit must embrace it if we are to thrive.