General information

Agency: Initiative

Job Function: Data & Analytics

Location: Los Angeles, United States

Job Ref#: 6725

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

We are looking for a Manager to join our Engineering Team within the Global Data, Technology and Tools team on Rufus, for Amazon. A successful candidate will be a data minded, hands-on individuals with a technical background (DevOps, data management, data governance), entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in media and marketing. 
 
Primary day-to-day tasks will include building data ETLs and APIs, working with teams and media partners, globally, to establish raw data templates, reinforcing templatized data collection, and managing communication with client data teams/3rd parties agencies leveraging the data. Regular data quality checks including comparison, reformatting and researching new potential sources are an integral part of the role (CI/CD).
 
Given the technical nature of the role, prior experience working with ETLs and API creation are a must, as as strong experience with JavaScript, Python, SQL and AWS (Glue exposure desirable).  
 
A background working with media metrics is highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for collecting, ingesting, auditing, processing, and the automation of all data feeds:
  • Manage and mentor junior analysts and engineers
  • Work with cross-functional internal teams to establish data reporting templates and routines (scoping and requirements gathering)
  • Work with team leads to establish operational/data requirements and help ensure adherence.
  • Primary point of contact for clients, internal teams and 3rd party partners with regards to data delivery, comparisons and QA checks
  • Lead and training and operational improvements with teams on outlined processes - subject matter expert
  • Collaborate and provide quality assurance, process optimizations and work with data from multiple partners, clients and systems for analysis and reporting
  • Lead ETL and API automated data processing buildouts for key data sources across major clients 
  • Help manage Tableau data feeds and dashboard refreshes. Understand visualization platforms and how reporting/dashboard tools work.
  • Interest in analytics with emphasis on Marketing Mix Analysis.
  • Agile project management methodoloy experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (professional and technical). This role will involve working with multiple teams and partners

Desired Skills & Experience

Education:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in: Information Systems, Computer Science, Data Science, Business Management, Statistics, Mathematics, or other related field.
Work Experience:
  • At least 3+ years of experience in data specific function supporting reporting automation programs of work
  • Media data or agency experience is highly desirable

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Mediabrands, please email accommodation@mbww.com

About Us

Initiative is different to other media agencies.
We are not trapped by a legacy structure primarily centered on paid advertising. Instead, we are liberated by a new world structure designed to deliver highly differentiated and highly effective communications strategies for our clients.
We are the world’s fastest growing media agency built upon the strongest strategic capability of any agency in the market. Core to this strategic proposition is the belief that the faster a brand can move through culture the more relevant it can become.
We call this Cultural Velocity ™.
Our process is designed to create ideas that move through culture through unique insight, market leading analytics and strategic media brilliance.
Our new world model is comprised of “craft centers” – Client Advice and Management, Strategy, Communications Design, Partnership and Culture, Insights & Analytics.