Python Developer

Company: Ampersand
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 03.AUG.2021


At Ampersand, we are passionate about moving the TV advertising industry forward. How? We start with two simple questions for advertisers: W...


At Ampersand, we are passionate about moving the TV advertising industry forward. How? We start with two simple questions for advertisers: Who do you want to reach? And What are you trying to accomplish? With countless stories to be told--each one distinctwhether it's buying a second car, baby's first diapers or the ring that leads to I do, we enable advertisers to deliver those stories to the people they need to reachanytime, anywhere and on whatever device they happen to watch TV. With industry leading technology developed withing the AND Platform, and the largest combined sources of TV viewing and STB viewership insights, Ampersand is changing the way TV advertising is bought and sold. We believe in true audience based buying and unique insights that will enable an advertiser to buy more efficiently and achieve optimal results. Co-owned by three of the largest cable companies in the US, Comcast, Charter, and Cox, we are paving the way in data-driven multiscreen TV (addressable is part of multiscreen so this is duplicative), giving advertisers those most precise targeting in TV. We are driven by a brave, thoughtful, passionate, and relentless team of more than 600 employee change agents nationwide. If you share these qualities, and a passion for making an impact, we'd love to work with you, too!Join us. Learn more at IS FULLY REMOTE THROUGH COVID-19JOB AT A GLANCE:The Data Science and ML Engineering team at Ampersand is seeking Python Developer to help grow The AND Platform Ampersand's first step in bringing automation and simplicity to audience-based TV buying, for both local or national campaigns, in a single interface. You will be focused on maintaining and developing APIs that serve the results of our Bayesian models. You will be working on these APIs using Python, fastapi, and clickhouse, a low-latency column-store database. Because we manipulate large, probabilistic results on-demand, you must be highly proficient at writing SQL and be willing to learn how to optimize queries against Clickhouse.You can review examples of the kinds of model outputs we work with on our open source repository, PyMC3-HMM here: role allows for a great opportunity to work in a startup-like environment within a well established company and create impact by partnering with teams across the organization. For more information on The AND Platform, watch here: HOW YOU'LL BE CONTRIBUTING: Software design, testing, and maintenance in PythonRequired proficienciesPython and a backend web development framework, e.g. django/flask/fastAPIWriting and optimizing SQLVersion control using gitTesting with unittest or pytestAny of the following is helpful but not required:Text and structured logging using logging or loguruAWS and Kubernetesnumpy/scipy/pandasOpen source contributions, blog posts, personal projects on GithubWHAT YOU'LL BRING TO THE TABLE: Ability to communicate and collaborate with stakeholders across Ampersand and to present clear oral and written argumentsDegree in quantitative field like math, statistics, operations research, economics, or physicsAdvanced degree or equivalent experience preferred 4+ years of experience as a data scientistPython expert comfortable independently leading software development projects from start to tested completion. OUR VALUES: Trust Simplicity Bravery Inclusivity or Belonging Growth Balance WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER: Competitive salaryOpen company culture where you have the headroom to grow and legroom to run Opportunity to join a company revolutionizing the Advertising Technology industry Trust worthy, hardworking colleagues Opportunities to learn and grow Management, Sales, Executive Presence, Operations trainings; just to name a few! Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage Generous Time Off Work/ Life balance 401k and Company matching Commuting benefits Other perks Please visit our website at for more information on our products and services.Ampersand is an equal opportunity employer, and proud to be committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, nationality, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, disability or age.Apply Now

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