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Ph.D Data Scientist, R&D (Decision Sciences Identity Team)

Company: Epsilon
Location: Stone Park
Posted on: May 14, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

In this role, you will contribute to research initiatives and develop enhancements to Epsilon's CORE Personalization Platform to continually increase the capabilities of Epsilon's digital marketing businesses.

We prioritize analytical thinking, creativity and computer science skills over ad tech industry experience. If using internet-scale data to drive business impact excites you, and you enjoy the kind of research that starts with a blank sheet of paper that turns ideas into a new technological reality, we want to talk to you.


  • Individually contribute to data science and machine learning R&D projects
  • Use your data science, machine learning, and/or computer science skills to conduct research and contribute to solutions to technology and business problems
  • Contribute to projects from early-stage research through development
  • Implement and optimize state-of-the-art algorithms in distributed environments
  • Develop an understanding of Epsilon PeopleCloud Digital Media Solutions personalization platform and proprietary datasets
  • Participate fully in our collaborative approach to research and applications projects

    • Ph.D. in a computational, mathematical, engineering, or scientific field
    • Fluency in computer programming, data structures, and algorithm design
    • Proven analytic and modeling skills
    • Proven ability to conduct research projects
    • Research experience in a computational area such as data science, computer science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistics, or graph algorithms
    • Verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to summarize technically complex information for a non-technical audience
    • Organizational, motivational, and interpersonal skills
      Additional, But Not Required Skills

      • Spark libraries
      • Scala programming
      • Python programming
      • SQL queries
      • Experience with distributed computing
      • Experience with Hadoop and cloud databases
      • Demonstrated proficiency working with business and technical teams to integrate algorithms into product platforms on large data sets

        Additional Information

        About Epsilon

        Epsilon is a global advertising and marketing technology company positioned at the center of Publicis Groupe. Epsilon accelerates clients' ability to harness the power of their first-party data to activate campaigns across channels and devices, with an unparalleled ability to prove outcomes. The company's industry-leading technology connects advertisers with consumers to drive performance while respecting and protecting consumer privacy. Epsilon's people-based identity graph allows brands, agencies and publishers to reach real people, not cookies or devices, across the open web. For more information, visit

        When you're one of us, you get to run with the best. For decades, we've been helping marketers from the world's top brands personalize experiences for millions of people with our cutting-edge technology, solutions and services. Epsilon's best-in-class identity gives brands a clear, privacy-safe view of their customers, which they can use across our suite of digital media, messaging and loyalty solutions. We process 400+ billion consumer actions each day and hold many patents of proprietary technology, including real-time modeling languages and consumer privacy advancements. Thanks to the work of every employee, Epsilon has been consistently recognized as industry-leading by Forrester, Adweek and the MRC. Positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is a global company with more than 8,000 employees around the world. Check out a few of these resources to learn more about what makes Epsilon so EPIC:

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          Great People Deserve Great Benefits

          We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.

          Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Epsilon's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.


Keywords: Epsilon, Chicago , Ph.D Data Scientist, R&D (Decision Sciences Identity Team), Other , Stone Park, Illinois

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