Senior/Staff Modeling Scientist at Quantcast

| San Francisco
Sorry, this job was removed at 7:33 a.m. (PST) on Saturday, March 21, 2020
Find out who's hiring in San Francisco.
See all Data + Analytics jobs in San Francisco
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
Quantcast is hiring a Senior/Staff Modeling Scientist to work on the Modeling Platform team in our San Francisco office.
As the real-time pulse of the Internet, Quantcast runs one of the world’s most substantial AI-driven insights and measurement platform directly quantifying over 100 million web destinations. Using machine learning to drive human knowledge, Quantcast provides brand marketers and publishers with meaningful audience insights, predictive targeting and measurement solutions across the customer journey.
As a Senior/Staff Modeling Scientist, you will use our large datasets, computational power, and analytic tools to build high quality and diverse products to support Quantcast’s position as a world-class leader in advertising. You will help lead our efforts in crafting, implementing and operating large-scale machine learning systems in a production environment.
The Modeling Platform team is developing groundbreaking platforms and algorithms to combine our vast first-party dataset with third-party data to provide the highest quality demographic and behavioral analysis of digital audiences on the market.


  • You will design, develop and operate statistical models and algorithms to deliver quality at scale
  • You will investigate modeling issues, identify fundamental causes, and design solutions
  • You will prototype solutions, conduct data analyses to tackle large-scale inference problems, improve existing insight products and introduce new products to delight our customers
  • You will work multi-functionally with other teams to develop standard methodologies in model building and validation
  • You will mentor modeling scientists & software engineers to grow their careers and improve their skills


  • M.S in Computer Science or related technical field with 5+ years of industry experience or Ph.D. with 3+ years
  • Fluency in Java, C++, Python or similar object-oriented programming language
  • Strong analytical, planning and social skills
  • Experience developing production software
  • Experience in Distributed Computing / MapReduce/ Spark

Quantcast owns and operates the world’s largest audience insights and measurement platform on the open internet. Fueled by live data drawn from more than 100 million web and mobile destinations, Quantcast applies machine learning technology to help marketers, publishers, and agencies grow their brands by better understanding and predicting consumer interactions in real-time. 
Founded in 2006, Quantcast is headquartered in San Francisco and has employees in over 20 offices across 10 countries. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone can be their authentic self.

Read Full Job Description
Apply now
By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • AerospikeDatabases
    • JIRAManagement
    • WrikeManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen


We are located at the corner of 4th and Folsom in the SOMA district

An Insider's view of Quantcast

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

My role in Growth Marketing is a highly collaborative function that serves as a bridge between departments to harmonize and disseminate information, strategy, and execution. Every day, I cultivate the knowledge of my teammates and our leaders, to generate marketing campaigns that are succinct with the organization, our messaging and business goals.


Demand Generation Specialist

What makes someone successful on your team?

Account Managers act as trusted advisors by deeply understanding the customers main business objective and strategically anticipating future needs. They own their voice, focus on innovation and act with integrity in building relationships and driving business outcomes, and proactively participate in growing our culture of inclusion and belonging.


Regional Account Director

What are some things you learned at the company?

I've received great on-the-job training around the technical and analytical aspects of my position and even had the ability to give feedback on and contribute to training for future new hires. I've found it valuable to see the build-out of processes that enhance the accuracy, efficiency and collaboration within the team.


Technical Account Manager

What are Quantcast Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
More Jobs at Quantcast11 open jobs
All Jobs
Dev + Engineer