Data Scientist (Salt Lake City, UT)

| Salt Lake City, UT
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We're looking for a Data Scientist to join our team in Salt Lake City, UT as part of our Technology function.

This Data Scientist with ML engineering skills (Python, PySpark) will work on an innovative team to develop products for any of the several companies/brands in the Digital Commerce businesses in Ascential. This role requires comfort working with Big Data and tools that go with it, such as Spark and AWS cloud technologies.

Key Responsibilities
  • Keep our customers in mind for all decisions
  • Data processing from cleaning through feature engineering
  • Analysis and decision documentation
  • Model building
  • Set realistic expectations for model performance
  • Graceful and generous collaboration with others
  • Concise and effective communication of abstract ideas to audiences of differing levels of knowledge

Your Experience
  • Python (including OOP)Spark / PySpark experience preferred5+ years' experience at a market research firm within the digital or e-commerce space.
  • 2 years of experience ML engineering on shipped products
  • Proven competence with Statistics and Probability
  • Conceptual mathematical fluency
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud computing tools
  • preferred Experience with DataBricks a plus Advanced degrees, publications, patents a plus but not required

What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we're passionate about - unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability - whilst giving you control over your benefits.
  • 15 days of holiday per year and an extra day for each year of service up to 20 days
  • 401K - Saving Incentive plan
  • Medical and Dental Insurance plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Vision benefits
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Life Assurance and Disability insurance
  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme

Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

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About Edge

Edge by Ascential™ delivers some of the industry's most accurate and actionable sales-driving data, insights and advisory solutions for global brands and retailers looking to win in today's ecommerce-driven world.

Formerly Brand View, Clavis Insight, One Click Retail and PlanetRetail RNG, Edge by Ascential was launched in October of 2018, bringing four brands under one roof. Our market leading products are a product of our people and we are always in the market for top talent.

If you are interested in progressing your career, this position represents a great opportunity to join our team at an exciting stage in its development and expansion. Edge is headquartered in London, with offices in the USA, UK, China, Germany and France. Find out more at

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