Senior Python Developer

Company: Ampersand
Location: New York, New York, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 31.MAR.2021
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Ampersand is an audience-based multi-screen TV advertising sales and technology company owned in partnership by Charter, Comcast and Cox. Ou...


Ampersand is an audience-based multi-screen TV advertising sales and technology company owned in partnership by Charter, Comcast and Cox. Our mission is to help advertisers reach their audiences in premium content environments across today's multiscreen consumer experience, at scale, and powered by our proprietary insights, automation and measurement capabilities. Built on three decades of operating experience in television, Ampersand represents inventory from all major multi-channel TV providers including Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirectTV, DISH, and Verizon, as well as many virtual and over-the-top providers. In total, we reach 85M US households in premium TV content across 150 networks, in all dayparts, in all 210 DMAs, and with unique viewership insights derived from nearly 40M households. We leverage these insights to simplify the ability for an advertiser to plan, target, and measure their traditional and digital television buys. Using our industry-leading platform, advertisers can deliver efficient and effective TV campaigns across all screens and markets.POSITION IS FULLY REMOTE THROUGH COVID-19JOB AT A GLANCE: Ampersand is seeking Senior 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. The ideal candidate has extensive experience developing data intensive software as part of a data science or machine learning engineering group. We make extensive use of Bayesian methods (PyMC3) so our model deployments are fairly computationally intensive. This role allows for great opportunity to work in a startup-like environment within a larger company and create impact by partnering with teams across the organization. For more information on The AND Platform, watch here: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Software design, testing, and maintenance in Python EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 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 scientist We are looking for a Python expert comfortable independently leading software development projects from start to tested completion. We use git for version control and expect that the candidate will have significant experience with git-based workflows. You can review an example of the kind of code we write here: Experience with the following technologies/practices is preferred but not required: AWSCI/CDKubernetesMonitoring/LoggingSQLColumnar storage databases, e.g. clickhouse and redshift We work extensively with the following Python libraries so any experience with them will be beneficial: daskpymc3/theano/arviznumpy/scipy/pandaspytestfastapi BENEFITS:Ampersand offers a competitive salary plus benefits package including medical, dental, & vision plans, (PTO) paid time off, 401K, & tuition reimbursement. 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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