Millennial Media (NYSE: MM) is the leading independent mobile marketplace, supporting the world’s top brands and mobile content providers. The company's unique data and technology assets enable its clients to connect with their target audiences as they move across screens, media, and moments. Millennial Media drives meaningful results at scale through a diverse suite of products fueled by innovation and the industry's smartest minds. We have incredible growth and momentum and are looking to add the right talent to our strong, skilled team. You can have a direct impact on the future of our business starting now. We are looking for a Data Scientist to help us develop the next generation of mobile advertising technologies. Our 24x7 platform systems process several billion global requests daily. We are looking for outstanding researchers whose skills span the entire spectrum of Machine Learning/Data-Science and who have a desire to develop and deploy world class technologies in ad targeting, personalization, content extraction, content matching and other prediction and optimization problems. A Day in the Life As a Data Scientist on our team, you will: Initiate and propose unique and promising projects involving new and innovative algorithms, pursuing patents where appropriate. Dig through our petabytes of data to develop insights that can be used to devise new solutions to a broad array of optimization and machine learning problems. Work with Millennial Media’s product, engineering and operations teams to transform your ideas and prototypes into deployed code processing billions of transactions per day. Lead small teams of analysts, software engineers and junior data scientists working together on a focused problem area. Stay current on published state-of-the-art algorithms and emerging technologies. Contribute to Millennial Media's technical vision. Requirements Excellent understanding of algorithms and data structures. Strong problem solving and analytical skills. Great oral and written communication and presentation skills. Ability to communicate complex ideas to a non-technical audience. Masters or PhD Degree in Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research or similar fields with an emphasis on machine learning and a strong background in computer science. Experience in one or more of the following areas is a plus: markets, auctions, advertising. Experience working within an agile product development team is preferred. Experience with UNIX environments (Linux) is preferred. Experience with software development in Java or Scala is preferred. Experience with Hadoop is preferred. You have an excellent Computer Science or comparable background including OO fundamentals and design patterns; you know “why” things are, not just “what” they are. You also know and demonstrate that staying current is a never-ending process. You enjoy passing knowledge on and believe as we do that everyone has something to teach and something to learn. You are a team player who will contribute to the company’s culture of collaboration, accountability, and above-expectations performance. We also make it a point to have fun along the way – success should be enjoyed. You have passions equally for technical excellence and seeing your work have an impact. You aspire to great things and are willing to work to get there. Benefits Millennial Media prides itself in building exceptional career opportunities and offering outstanding benefits to our team such as HSA/PPO health plan options, a 401k plan with company matching, unrestricted vacation time, and many others. We have the enthusiasm of a start-up, the stability of a public company, a culture driven from industry veterans committed to long-term growth, and the benefits package of a mature industry leader. We offer great benefits for a very simple reason: to attract the best people and enable them to focus on the extraordinary opportunity in front of them. Millennial Media is a great place to work. Additional Information The position is in Boston MA. You must be legally able to work in the United States. Principals only please; no recruiters. We’re ready for you to start immediately! Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Millennial Media is an equal opportunity employer.

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